What is Fitness?

I’ve always loved this definition of fitness, published in the inaugural CrossFit Journal.  It’s worth excerpting from the CFJ in its entirety: Eat meat and vegetables, nuts and seeds, some fruit, little starch and NO sugar. Keep intake to levels that will...

Bartleby The Prowler

Warmup: V 3.4 Chalk: Rock-a-Bye Baby Strength: Deadlift 40% (or closest to 135/95/65) x 5 50, 65, 75% x 5, 85% x 1+ Prowler: Go! Assistance: Sandbag Good Morning, sets of 5-10 Additional Optional Conditioning: “The Descent” With partner, alternate DB...

When To Say When

The hardest thing is having to say ‘no.’  Hell, it’s hard enough to think ‘no.’  No, that rep was high.  No, that knee moved a little bit.  No, those pushups weren’t legit. No, I shouldn’t do another rep.  No, you...

Don’t Pay The Ferryman (Don’t Even Fix a Price)

Warmup: V 3.4 Chalk: Locking the Legs/Pressing From the Chest and Glutes Strength: Press 40, 50, 65, 75, 85% x 5 and 5+ Assistance: One-Arm KB Bench (Bottoms Up), sets of 3-7 Prowler: Open For Business Additional Conditioning: Rounds of Cindy/Twisted Cindy (With...

Deep One Perfect Morning: Congruence

We talked a little bit here about goals and plans.  For those who are loath to click links, I can summarize: solving your problem–i.e., meeting your goal–will probably be harder than you would like it to be, but easier than you think it ought to be.  I...