CrossFit, CrossFit Games, Miscellany

CFG Open WOD 16.One & Done

Ready or not, the 2016 CrossFit Games Open is here. I've been a broken record saying how it's been a bananas few months for me at work, I prrrromise that nonsense will stop in the next couple of weeks. I haven't exactly been on my A game in the workout & nutrition department, either. Clearly I'm playing with… Continue reading CFG Open WOD 16.One & Done


CFHQ + Rogue = We’ve got LIFTOFF

I dropped the ball on covering ANY of the CrossFit Team Series. Whoops. Well, HQ is at it again with another auxiliary 'event' to run as comp season kicks off and regional wannabes begin to buckle down in their training. The Open always comes faster than progress seems to, so it's never too early to… Continue reading CFHQ + Rogue = We’ve got LIFTOFF

lululemon, Reviews

The Fitting Room: Tight Stuff Tight

In the next review of the newbies, we're talking about the Tight Stuff Tight. I was looking forward to these the most out of any of the new styles that made their debut earlier this month. I was a serious Under Armour fanatic prior to getting bit by the lulu bug, and if they can do one thing… Continue reading The Fitting Room: Tight Stuff Tight

CrossFit, CrossFit Games

Dave Castro’s Top 10 of the CrossFit Games

Love him or hate him, #thedavecastro himself is the one in charge of everyone's favorite mid-summer spectacle, the CrossFit Games. Following this year's event, TDC took to social media to share his Top 10 moments on Instagram over the course of the last couple of weeks. The full rundown of the Top 10 can be… Continue reading Dave Castro’s Top 10 of the CrossFit Games

CrossFit, CrossFit Games, Videos

2015 CrossFit Games Highlights (HQ Video)

Finally came down off the vacation high, only to have it ignited again by HQ's releasing this video of highlights from this year's CrossFit Games. Not to mention, it's over a year later and I can't get enough of this song. Ultimate workout mojo. 2016 CrossFit Games, I will SEE YOU THERE. In the stands. With… Continue reading 2015 CrossFit Games Highlights (HQ Video)

CrossFit, CrossFit Games

The 2015 CrossFit Games in Photos: 1RM Clean & Jerk

With the 2015 Games season in the rear view mirror, it's time I get off my luon-clad rear end and share the rest of these umpteen zillion photos with the world. Yes, I know that Brooke Ence's name is spelled incorrectly in the captions. No, I can't fix it until later. Damn you autocorrect.  2015 CrossFit Games:… Continue reading The 2015 CrossFit Games in Photos: 1RM Clean & Jerk

CrossFit, CrossFit Games

The 2015 CrossFit Games in Photos: Speed Snatch Ladder & Heavy DT

Alright. It's taken a while to pare down the 700+ photos I took between the iPhone and the DSLR, here are the first batch of photos from the 2015 CrossFit Games! These are a few of the better shots I was able to capture of Friday's competition, mostly of the Speed Snatch Ladder and Heavy DT. Click on a thumbnail… Continue reading The 2015 CrossFit Games in Photos: Speed Snatch Ladder & Heavy DT

CrossFit, CrossFit Games, Miscellany

The Road to Carson

Today's the day! Today's the day I fly to Carson for the 2015 Reebok CrossFit Games! You can follow all my instagrammery for the most updates @luluandthebox. IG embeds plus rambling here. 5:18a - Airport Quest Bar. Breakfast of champions. 7:00a - Adult coffee in the airport. At least I'm not the guy… Continue reading The Road to Carson

CrossFit, CrossFit Games, Miscellany

Guess Who’s Going to the CrossFit Games?

The CrossFit games first caught my attention in 2012. Commercials featuring Iceland Annie in the latest Reebok kicks were running on tv for months prior, and I was curious what this CrossFit thing was all about. Having first learned about CrossFit in 2011, I remained intimidated by its intensity, despite having been a D1 athlete in college. I went along my… Continue reading Guess Who’s Going to the CrossFit Games?