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Three Strategies for Evaluating Your Fitness Goals

January 8, 2018
AUTHOR: Emilie

Reading Time: 8 minutes At this time of year, it seems like everyone is setting fitness goals and, frankly, I’m no different. I set one fitness goal this year: to get into AND sustain the best shape of my life. Last year, my goal was to get into the best shape of my life- and I did. In July/August,…

Reflections on My First Crossfit Open

April 3, 2017
AUTHOR: Emilie

Reading Time: 9 minutes I recently told someone that if they’re looking for a way to make money quickly, they should take a life insurance policy on me because I was not sure that I would make it through the open. I’m happy to say, though, that Mama, I made it. The better analogy is that of  one of those…

My First Crossfit Open: 17.2

March 6, 2017
AUTHOR: Emilie

Reading Time: 7 minutes   How many muscles in your body are sore right now? If the answer is anything other than absolutely all of them, you might not have done 17.2 this weekend. I did it on Thursday night and I am still feeling the effects. Boy, oh boy, am I sore! Thanks to all the new visitors from The…

My First Crossfit Open: 17.1

February 27, 2017
AUTHOR: Emilie

Reading Time: 7 minutes Whether or not you’re a Crossfitter, you may be aware the the Crossfit Open is currently going on. The Crossfit Open happens at affiliates and in home-gyms around the country. Anyone can sign up for the Open. Open-level competition leads individuals to regional-level competition (“Regionals”) and then onto the Crossfit Games, which you may have…

My First Hero WOD

September 3, 2016
AUTHOR: Emilie

Reading Time: 5 minutes My sophomore year of college, my rugby captain was super into Crossfit. She wasn’t in ROTC but she had already gone to OCS and was planning to commission into the Marines after graduation (she ultimately did). She was one of those people who was intimidatingly fit. That was my exposure to Crossfit: the incredibly fit…