Archive | February 2012

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park wod

Yesterday was absolutely beautiful here in my neck of the woods. Celeste and I walked to the park and found some people to play with. While she frolicked and made new friends I busted out a quick wod! 21 – 15 – 9 is popular configuration in Crossfit. Meaning you do 21 reps, then 15 reps, […]

birthday training

It’s my twenty-eighth birthday today (friday)! Having a great day off to celebrate, just went for a nice long walk with lil C to the park. She wanted to go wandering in the woods, but I knew it would be wet and nasty out there. We were going to play basketball but there was a […]

fast n dirty

I have spent most of the weekend playing with my new toys…An ebony chunk of iron named Rogue (20 kg kettlebell), a ridiculously cumbersome 30-pound medicine ball, an Olympic jumprope, and an ABMAT! I swung Rogue, threw (HAHA!) the med ball up at the wall, did some sit ups, and actually performed two consecutive double-unders (whaaaaat???). Kassper […]

here’s the dealio

For anyone who doesn’t know me, this blog has been started at an interesting time in my fitness journey. From October of 2011 till New Year’s Eve I completely stopped working out and eating with any kind of sense. I’m not sure why I took such a long break. One reason? My loving husband of […]

happy birthday to me!

My dad surprised me with all these goodies today, imagine my astonishment! A 30 pound medicine ball, a 44 pound kettlebell, an ab mat, and an olympic jumprope. Cannot wait to put these tools to good use! I am so grateful! I first swung one like this at Crossfit Dallas Central. Felt absolutely perfect.

my first formally-designed wod

I have to thank Marianne Kane for all her inspiration over the past year or so. I love her on-camera persona, her warmth, her accessibility (I have corresponded with her on Facebook), and her vast knowledge of kettlebells. I have literally handwritten almost all of her workouts in a little blue notebook that I keep […]

a couple of wods

jac’s wod monday ( t h e   b u t t   a n d   n o t h i n g   b u t t ) el jefe I set el Jefe for 20 cycles of 45 seconds of work and 15 seconds of rest and proceeded to all the leg […]

sexy sweat

whoa, black betty! Earlier this evening I tried out the snatch test using Yaz, my smaller KB. I cannot imagine snatching Black Betty 100 times. I tried it out just to see if I could do one, and I can barely do it! But I’m getting stronger all the time, and I know it will […]

i’m addicted to paleo…and blogs…and tabatas.

Here are some rockin websites I have been haunting of late. They keep me motivated on my new paleo journey! Nom Nom Paleo The Clothes Make the Girl Mark’s Daily Apple Free the Animal The Paleo Solution Fast Paleo Civilized Caveman Paleo Hacks Paleo Butterfly Elana’s Pantry Whole 9 jac’s wod 2-10-12  I love Pat […]

walk this way

Yesterday I planned to take it easy on myself, but I’ve found it hard to do that lately. I’m feeling so strong and looking so lean, I don’t want to stop! But I know that your body needs rest and recovery, so today is definitely a rest day. I am going to clean my classroom […]