Can’t Stand Up

Crime scene… Monday (December 14) – Home Stretch! 10 days until the Jolly Fat Man makes an appearance, Christmas Vacation and Snow! Right. That white stuff that puts the holiday spirit into people. There hasn’t been any of it and Mother Nature is making like it’s a late fall. You know, as I have gotten older, the skills that I...

Getting Mobile

The Supernova of Pain Monday (December 7) – Does anybody remember the other part of getting healthy? Not the eating or the activity (lifting, cycling, running or whatever else you do), but the component that is often forgotten. Mobility. Stretching. Rolling out. Smashing. Whatever it takes to get those sore muscles loosened up. Now mobility isn’t a naturally intuitive thing...

So, About That Challenge…

1 bar going up (nice pull @arboristriley) and 1 coming down… Tuesday (September 8) – In a time long ago, at a cottage far away, 2 inebriated CrossFitters decide that they should see who could do Grace faster. Great idea right? Well it was until one of them aggravated his shoulder and decided it wouldn’t be a good idea. Rain Check....

Always Easier With a Partner

Monday (June 30) – I’ve survived the first round of @Savannahjessie’s birthday month, but only just. My body feels absolutely great. I don’t remember the last time I said that and actually meant it. Aside from some stiffness in my shoulders, my knees feel almost 80% better and my Achilles hasn’t been nearly as bad. Who knew that Vitamin C...

You Make Friends with Salad

6am Class with our victory SALAD!! Wednesday (June 18) – It’s amazing what people will do to get some spinach. Wait, what? That’s right, the original Mamma Bear (@katieandrian) put the offer on the Facebook last night. With her green thumbs she had a plethora of spinach and lettuce and offered bags up to the 6am class. Heck yeah I’m...