Don’t Stop Now!

Mar 19

When CrossFit Open WOD 14.1 was introduced, everyone practiced their double-unders and power snatches.  Due to this fact, several athletes earned their first double-under and snatched better than they ever have. When 14.2 was announced, everyone practiced their chest-to-bar pull-ups and perfected their overhead squats.  Due to this fact, several athletes earned their first chest-to-bar […]Continue Reading

February Accomplishments

Mar 17

“The man who thinks he can and the man who thinks he can’t are both right. Which one are you?”  ~Henry Ford It seems like almost constantly in CrossFit, we are introduced to something that we “can’t” do.  Are you the person that says, “Oh no, I can’t do that”, or the person that says, […]Continue Reading

My Love-Hate Relationship

Mar 10

My relationship with the CrossFit Open, reminds me of a middle school relationship.  One second I like it, but most times I hate it. It’s so stressful.  I say that I’m not going to obsess, but then the workout is announced, and the strategizing, scheming, bubble-gut and butterflies begin… I hate trying to decide the […]Continue Reading

Shoreline Perks

Mar 03

We have a wide variety of services that many of our clients offer.  Since you folks do such a stellar job promoting SCF, I thought it time to promote you, and the awesome services that you provide on the Shoreline. If you’re looking for a market that sells meat, veggies, and an assortment of other […]Continue Reading

10 Rounds is a LONG Time

Feb 27

I teach two sections of English II Honors.  Any teacher can attest to the fact that the honors/AP student is a different breed.  They are extremely concerned, in fact, most times, obsessed, with their grades.  It never fails, that at the start of every marking period, one of these conscientious scholars will approach me, frantically questioning […]Continue Reading

The Winning Step

Feb 24

Picture to the left is, David, the runner-up of this past season’s The Biggest Loser Competition on NBC.  I’ve mentioned David in previous blog posts. Sadly, his first wife died of brain cancer at a very young age, leaving him with two young daughters for which to care.  “Life” got the better of him, causing him blow […]Continue Reading

Don’t Believe the Hype

Feb 18

A couple of years ago, the picture of me climbing rope hanging on the gym wall was posted to the  The first few comments read, “A man?“, “Dude, those are pecks not t*ts”, and “CrossFit bodies are gross“. This was not the first time that I read similar comments regarding my build on the […]Continue Reading