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

CrossFit, Fitness, Travel

Have WOD Will Travel

So your bags are packed, and you're feeling bad about leaving your gym stuff behind. Many people tend to hop on planes for special occasions, like vacations, weddings and holidays. Then there's the population of us whose jobs punt us out on the road fairly frequently. I'm part of the latter. If you're into CrossFit,… Continue reading Have WOD Will Travel

CrossFit, CrossFit Games

Follow the Road to Carson: Meridian Regional

Sigmund, David, Thor & Helga have really kickass kids. Huh, You ask? Four of the 5 women who advanced from the Meridian regional to the CrossFit games are -dottirs. Then there are the guys whose names I'll sound like a total clown if I try to pronounce out loud. So... let's type them. Here are… Continue reading Follow the Road to Carson: Meridian Regional

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Follow the Road to Carson: California Regional (#jackedandtan)

Hey now, Week 3 is wrapping up so I should probably get on with sharing the sun-kissed games-bound athletes of the California region. Hashtag........ INDIVIDUAL MEN 1) Dan Bailey | @dan_bailey9 2) Neal Maddox | @nealmaddox 3) Jon Pera | @jonpera 4) Julian Alcaraz | @009julian 5) Chad Melton | @_chadmelton_ INDIVIDUAL WOMEN 1) Brooke… Continue reading Follow the Road to Carson: California Regional (#jackedandtan)

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Follow the Road to Carson: East Regional

Next up, my home sweet home - the East Regional. Once upon a time regionals were in a place not too far away (Canton, MA - about 2 hours north of here). This year, they were practically in my back yard. We're talking 15-20min from driveway to parking space, tops. It was awesome. I took a… Continue reading Follow the Road to Carson: East Regional

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Follow the Road to Carson: Pacific Regional

Holy regionals weekend, Batman. From the Pacific, East and California Regionals, it was nonstop action around the clock. I loved that the Pacific Regional's timing put it in prime time television watching hours here on the East Coast. Minus the part where I kept staying up way past my bedtime each night to watch. For all… Continue reading Follow the Road to Carson: Pacific Regional

CrossFit, Videos

CrossFit Games Update: Regionals Week 1 Recap

Week 1 is in the books. My abridged summary of events goes something like this... Atlantic Region: Bridgers kicks ass, Briggs' foot is broken and she STILL takes 2nd place. On the men's side, EZ does it! South Region: CLB wins (of course), though Margaux Alvarez kept her on her toes early in the competition. Oh, and there… Continue reading CrossFit Games Update: Regionals Week 1 Recap

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Follow the Road to Carson: South Regional

Next up in the 'Follow the Road to Carson' series - the top athletes from the South Regional! INDIVIDUAL MEN 1) Roy Gamboa | @cfroygamboa 2) Travis Williams | @travis29140 3) Jordan Cook | @jcrossfitcook 4) Adrian Conway | @adrianconway_ 5) Chad Cole | #doesntbelieveininstagram #whompwhomp INDIVIDUAL WOMEN 1) Camille LeBlanc-Bazinet | @camillelbaz 2) Margaux Alvarez | @321gaux 3) Amanda Goodman | @_amandagoodman (Note: Private… Continue reading Follow the Road to Carson: South Regional

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Follow the Road to Carson: Atlantic Regional

I don't know about you, but I quite enjoy living vicariously through some of my favorite CrossFit athletes on ye olde instagram machine. With the first regional weekend's close comes the first batch of athletes who have punched that golden ticket to the 2015 CrossFit Games! In this series of posts over the next couple of… Continue reading Follow the Road to Carson: Atlantic Regional

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King of CrossFit: A 60 Minutes Interview w Greg Glassman

"CrossFit is better for you than sitting on your ass and eating pretzels" ... or something to that effect. CrossFit's Founder, Greg Glassman, sits down for an interview with 60 Minutes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IKnMQKU_-b8 Above is a preview, check out the full feature on CBS News Online.