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After the Fall...Redemption (???)

Thursday, August 23, 2012      0 comments

A good butt-kicking is just what the doctor ordered to clear the cobwebs! After yesterday's disaster, I needed something to put me back into the CF frame of mind. It definitely takes a "special kind" to keep returning class after class -- a... Read more

Foundation 4 -- Leaving My Ego at the Door!

Wednesday, August 22, 2012      0 comments

Can I have a do over? Tonight's class was a waste of Pete's and my time! The skills that were supposed to be covered in today's foundation session were the sumo deadlift high pull and the medicine ball power clean. Well....I didn't m... Read more

YOUR" Push Up Challenge

Sunday, August 19, 2012      0 comments

My father always told me that once you set yourself on a path, doors will open, people will come into your life to help you, and resources will be made available. For Christians, this means you are following God's plan....for those who believe i... Read more

My first full fledged WOD.... Mission accomplished (sort of)...

Saturday, August 18, 2012      0 comments

I SURVIVED!!! My 1st full WOD is under my belt. Pete has been babying me in Foundations...but I'm good with that -- for now! ;) It's not that the exercises are that difficult in and of themselves --- well pull ups, I must say, are a ch... Read more

My 1st Full Fledged WOD....

Friday, August 17, 2012      0 comments

Tomorrow, I attempt my 1st full fledged WOD! Yeah, I know...I haven't finished my foundation classes yet. But I have it on good authority (Pete's) that I'm ready for it. So who am I to argue with him. :) Actually, my trial class with him wa... Read more

Eating Humble Pie (Foundation 3)

Wednesday, August 15, 2012      0 comments

"They" say that admitting that you do not know everything is a sign of wisdom...and conversely, if you believe you know it all, that you are a fool! Well...tonight I feel into the latter category. Tonight's foundation class was on deadlif... Read more

2nd Foundation Class

Monday, August 13, 2012      0 comments

Another CF Foundation class under my belt.... Yesterday, I completed Foundation 2 -- working on upper body techniques (shoulder press, push press and push jerk). Sadly, upper body strength is not my forte. Neither is patting my head and ... Read more

Foundation 1...

Saturday, August 11, 2012      0 comments

Yesterday, I successfully completed my 1st CrossFit (CF) foundation session. Wow! I like what I've seen so far. Pete and I concentrated on squats -- air, front and overhead squats. I really like Pete's training style. He gives the right ba... Read more

Let the games begin....

Thursday, August 09, 2012      3 comments

Tomorrow, I take my first baby steps into the world of CrossFit (CF). I have my first Foundation one-on-one session with one of my new trainers, Pete. Over the course of the last 10 days, I tried out 3 CF gyms. Pete's gym, CrossFit Passaic V... Read more

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