Wodapalooza is on it’s way to becoming the Ultra Music Fest of CrossFit competitions, a multi-day carnival of fitness and CrossFitting. At some point in the future, if Guido and company choose to go in this direction, I can see them turning it into the biggest CrossFit-ness event in the world, perhaps second only to [...]
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I haven’t blogged about this, but my buddy Junior and I have been training for months to participate in Kokoro Camp. The date is finally here…we’re leaving for California tomorrow morning and will be at SealFit HQ by Friday at noon. If you haven’t heard of it, Kokoro Camp is a 50+ hour military-style camp [...]
In its second year, Beast Mode Battle (BMB) is hosted by CrossFit Militia of Lauderhill, Florida. BMB boasted 334 competitors, making it one of the biggest regional events of the year. As usual, the men’s side of the house was well represented, with 199 male competitors between the Rx, Masters, and Scaled divisions. The BMB [...]
I am rapidly approaching the three year anniversary of my relationship with CrossFit. Admittedly, CrossFit has been one of my best girlfriends, except for the part where I don’t get laid and it makes me pass out occasionally. Like with any girlfriend, it has its up and downs. Here are some insights and observations from [...]
I recently had the pleasure of interviewing via email and phone Steve Anderson, the CrossFit Games champ in the masters men 55-59 division. Steve is a TOTALLY AWESOME dude, one of the nicest guys I’ve talked to in the CrossFit community, which is saying a lot because the community is filled with really cool people. [...]
The first time I tried it I got 97 reps. That was at seven in the morning when I felt like ass. My knees, quads, and hips were smoked. Pissed, I gave it another go on Saturday morning. Here’s what I did in a bulleted list: Ate two eggs and two pieces of bacon two [...]
My second article was published on the CrossFit Games site. Entitled Adriana Grassi Mosley Achieves a Dream, this one is about the serious injuries Adriana overcame to get back to the Games. Adriana competed as an individual in 2008, qualified in 2009 but dropped out due to an impending surgery, and finally made it back in [...]
I did seven CrossFit competitions in 2011, all of them good learning experiences. Here are 8 things I learned from competing.
The Fit As F*ck blog has a great little interview series going that hits the topic of random vs. structured training in CrossFit. I’ve been thinking about this a lot as I’ve begun to compete and my own training has diversified in the last few months. I thought I’d use their format and blog my [...]
Quick post before I leave for GoRuck Tampa…btw, I can’t believe 1) I’m doing GoRuck Challenge again and 2) that’s it’s here already. That really snuck up on me. In other news, I did an email interview with Talayna Fortunato recently, an amazing CrossFit competitor who trains out of Real Fitness Naples. Talayna is a [...]