Strength Tuesday 2/5/13 (w/ Bonus Bear)
February 07, 2013

[caption id="attachment_2853" align="aligncenter" width="592"] photo -[/caption] In my quest for lean superhero-ness, I'm following the Wendler 5/3/1 strength training program. Twice a week, Dave...

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Still Hate You, Thrusters
November 01, 2011

Given that thrusters are a mashup of two of my favorite movements – front squat and push press – I should really like them. But,...

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Suck It, Thrusters. New PR!
August 03, 2011

As I've said many times, I have no love for thrusters. I do, however, have a thing for sprint-y workouts going on right now, and...

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Fran = Lame | Clean = Awesome
January 24, 2011

Last night, I woke up to visit the bathroom around 12:30 a.m., and as I staggered back to bed, trying to keep my eyes closed,...

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Again With The Thrusters
January 12, 2011

As part of my mission to become the Best Version of Me, I signed up for CrossFit Austin's Circle of Awesomeness Challenge. They seem to...

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Thrust This
January 03, 2011

Last Wednesday, I told y'all how I kinda cheated myself out of a 65# thruster – and I vowed that next time, I wouldn't let...

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On Never Underestimating Oneself
December 29, 2010

I simultaneously had a great workout and a lame workout this morning. I sort of underestimated myself and cheated myself, albeit unintentionally. But like a...

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Thrusters Need Love, Too
November 10, 2010

In the middle of a casual conversation yesterday, a friend said something that stopped me cold. I was blah-blah-blabbing as usual, amusing myself with witty...

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I Am Eeyore
October 22, 2010

And now, a re-enactment of my internal monologue at 6:15 a.m. today:"Oh, bother. I forgot to take my Synthroid... now I can't eat breakfast until...

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Fran Punched Me In The Nose
August 09, 2010

[image from The Hopper Deck]Full disclosure: Before today, I'd never done Fran.I know! The answer to "What's your Fran time?" is a CrossFit staple. But...

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Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?
July 09, 2010

And to take the Chicago song to its lyrical conclusion: Does anybody really care?Well, yes. Yes, I do care. Because I want to get myself...

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20 Degrees Was Going To Be Our Excuse
January 07, 2010

I watched the weather forecast last night with my buddies Dread, Glee, Commitment, and Negotiation.Dread said, "Oh, man! It's going to be, like, 20 degrees...

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