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HELLO! I haven’t done a very good job of updating what I’ve been doing lately  and might leave a few things out.. but here are the last couple days worth of workouts and wods: WEDNESDAY: “ZERO DARK 30” * SKILL * … Continue reading

It’s time for me to go on a rant here. Let’s start off with some awesome pictures of the beautiful cherry on top of an awesome season… the blackhawks parade.  Captain Serious thrusting that shit in the air in front … Continue reading

Chicago is still in celebration mode and will continue to be in celebration mode until at least Monday because my hawks are stanley cup champions. It’s almost still hard to believe. All I know is seeing all the players out … Continue reading

I’m going to keep this really short and sweet because it’s 10:56 pm and I just got home from work about 10 minutes ago. After a long and challenging day of training, I went to work for 9 hours with … Continue reading

First and foremost, who hates handstand pushups? If you aren’t super speedy and efficient with them, my guess is that you despise HSPU as much as I do. These have been giving me continuous problems for the past couple of … Continue reading

Yes, you read that correctly. Today’s strength portion and wod were a shit storm of overhead work… which is a good thing, because I have always had very weak overhead/pressing strength. It was the DAY OF THE SNATCH! Strength= SQUAT … Continue reading

“Yeah… I think I’m gonna be sore until I’m 42.” You KNOW that when my coach says things like this, it’s the REAL DEAL! Today my coached turned 41 and he was out for blood! In fact, the workout was … Continue reading

Strength: DEADLIFT (YAY!!!!) 3-3-3 I did 255, 265, 270. I tried for 275 but could barely pull for one, so I left it at 270! Especially since we had a pretty tough wod directly after! WOD: 10 sumo deadlift high … Continue reading

“There is no screaming allowed. I don’t want to hear loud groans, cussing, or yelling. I just want to hear you breathing.” My coach has lost his mind! Or has he? When he first said this to us, I thought … Continue reading

Since the weekend, I’ve been nervous about today… the big CrossFit Total! We worked up to our 1RM for strict press, squat, and deadlift. Last time I squatted, I hit 190. I was expecting a 200 pound squat today, but when … Continue reading

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