Going Mental – Newsletter #3

1. Going mental Two weeks ago you’d probably never heard of Katrin Davisdottir. Now the latest CrossFit Games women’s champ is being interviewed on ESPN. She breaks down how she went from not qualifying last year to winning this year and the mental strategies she used. (Also interesting: her vote for the toughest games workout? Murph). Extra:… Continue reading Going Mental – Newsletter #3

100 Burpees For Time – CrossFit Tips, Tricks, and Times

Here’s how it went the first time I tried 100 Burpees For Time: A buddy mentioned he was going to give “100 Burpees For Time” a shot. Huh.  Never tried it.  I don’t fear burpees.  Sure, I’ll give it a go… First 20: I’m flying!  What’s the world record for this workout? Rep count 30: Uh,… Continue reading 100 Burpees For Time – CrossFit Tips, Tricks, and Times

Can You Bring A Salad? – Newsletter #2

1. Fred and Wilma Flintstone’s Cookbook This free downloadable cookbook contains recipes from all the stars of the paleo world.Among the one’s I’m planning to try: Mark Sisson’s Slow Cooker Pork Stuffed Peppers and Robb Wolf’s Rosemary Citrus Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes. Our family is 100% paleo (80% of the time) so we’ll let you know which we like in… Continue reading Can You Bring A Salad? – Newsletter #2

The CrossFit Murph FAQ

Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about the CrossFit workout Murph: Q: Am I allowed to divide up the pull-ups, pushups, and squats or do I have to do them in order? A: The original post on the CrossFit.com website clearly says “partition as needed”. Although a handful of people may disagree,… Continue reading The CrossFit Murph FAQ