10 Ways to Cheat

Oct 29

There are many ways that one can cheat in CrossFit.  It not always the obvious.  Although it’s cliche, when you cheat, you are only cheating yourself.  Here’s how: 1.) The first way is the most obvious, and that is by shaving reps, or rounds off of your workout.  Honestly, I don’t understand why anyone would […]Continue Reading


Oct 21

“A joyful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit saps one’s strength“. -Proverbs 17:22 Energy… Sometimes you have it.  Sometimes you don’t; sometimes it can be created.  Sometimes it cannot. So many times, we know we need it, but we can’t seem to find it. About a week ago, there was a group of us […]Continue Reading

Stepping Off of the Plateau

Oct 15

I thought to myself, “You can’t write a blog about your best friend.  People will think you’re showing favoritism, being biased“. Then, I thought to myself, it IS my blog…I can write about whatever I want, and because she’s my best friend, I don’t even have to ask her permission. So, here it is… Over a month ago, […]Continue Reading

September Accomplishments

Oct 14

 “Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It’s not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it’s a day you’ve had everything to do and you’ve done it.” –Margaret Thatcher Well, by the looks of last month’s accomplishments, it looks as if y’all aren’t doing a whole lot of […]Continue Reading

Poking Holes

Oct 06

“Poking holes in other boats doesn’t make your own go any faster“. Wow.  So true.  Why do we so frequently attempt to “poke holes” in other people’s boats?  At work, I am always astounded by how many teachers make the extra effort to get other teacher’s in trouble.  Who cares if they are three minutes […]Continue Reading

And The Workout’s For The “Throw-Down Cancer” Partner Competition Are…

Sep 23

We still have some spots available for the Melissa Marottoli Foundation’s “Throw-Down Cancer” partner event on November 15th at Shoreline CrossFit.  You truly couldn’t support a greater cause.  Besides being in honor of Melissa Marottoli, whose life was taken by lung cancer almost 2 years ago, your donations will support lung cancer research; Lung cancer […]Continue Reading

Just Ask…

Sep 22

“The answer is no if you don’t ask the question“. True words. When I was a kid, I would often avoid asking permission for things that I wanted to do because the assumption was that my mother would say no.  Not asking at all surely didn’t grant me permission for whatever it was that I […]Continue Reading