Archive for February, 2011

One of the most thought-provoking songs I’ve heard in awhile. Congrats on the Oscar win – Trent Reznor. ———————— On the countdown towards the first weekend of the NoVa Open (the new CrossFit sectionals). NoVa Open format – 6 Saturdays from March 19 – April 23. Unfortunately, I get to miss the last day due […]


Lemmy Kilmeister. An illustration that being homely young can be an advantage later in life. I don’t think he looks any different now than he did 25-some-odd years ago. —————- Pre-WOD 400 m run 15 burpees – fast group mobility and warmup WOD AMRAP 15 minutes 2 95# power cleans 2 HSPU (1st 3 rounds) […]


Pre-WOD Double-under Tabata Best: 17. Some 15s and 16s Best cycle – 20 redline PVC work 8 burpees WOD Behind the neck push jerk 35(5) – 65(1) – 85(1) – 85(1) – 95(1) – 95(1) All felt really solid, except when I put the 95# barbell on my head on the way down. Coulda been […]


It dawned on me that I am spending a lot of time and money having handsome men cause me pain. Dr. Andy, Brian PCF – I am talking to both of you. Dr. Andy – next time, I am asking for a safe word. WOD Shoulder, neck and jaw work at the ART doc. That […]


Pre-WOD redline 10 minutes on minute 4 hang power snatch 12# 4 hip raises 4 pushups. Did 1 handstand pushup in 1st round, but the equilibrium told me that wasn’t such a good idea today. WOD Muscle Cleans – 32(2) – 32(2) – 32(2) – 32(2) – 32(2) 32(2) Tall Cleans – 52(1) – 52(1) […]


Pre-WOD 5 minutes half-hearted jump-roping Best – 18 doubles. Rest: lazy singles No spring at all this morning. 5 minutes skin the cats. Did about 15. 10 minutes – 1 exercise per minute, because I was just not going to be moving fast this morning. 4 snatch balance 35# (4 rounds) 4 barbell rollouts (4 […]


WOD – taking another rest day. Busy at work. ————— Sleep: 10:45pm – 5:00am. Time check at 3:00am Stress: Medium. Work. Fish Oil: 3 caps —————– Food Breakfast: coffee with almond milk, carrots, hb eggs Lunch: french onion soup (no bread or cheese), palak paneer, water Snack: seaweed snacks, carrots, smoked trout, Blu Italy lime […]