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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…

Keeping My Fitness In Check Over the Holidays

December 9, 2016
AUTHOR: Emilie

Reading Time: 3 minutes Oh the Holidays. You know, people are so into the Holidays, and I get it. It’s a time where family is intentional about all getting together and spending time in each other’s company. It’s known for travel and generous meals. Turkey and ham- two underappreciated meats after my own heart. I totally understand the appeal…

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…

InDependent’s Military Spouse Wellness Summit

August 24, 2016
AUTHOR: Emilie

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sometimes being the significant other of a military man can be hard, especially when they aren’t around. Netflix and chill is a big part of the routine when that happens, which it is currently. However, there is a risk with that philosophy–I’m not doing anything to help myself. Last year, I attended the Military Spouse…