After a second half-assed cut cycle this summer and a few months of maintaining my weight around 54kg, I wasn’t feeling as strong or powerful as I had during my original maintenance plan. Around October, I started eating around a loose maintenance plan and gained a little weight back, and then in November, I purchased … More Getting Huge
2016 has been a strange year in my world of strength and conditioning. I started the year off with a bothersome right shoulder, impinged and likely strained, but thankfully not torn. I used at least three different types of manual therapy (not like that) to combat the issue, beginning with myofascial release to gain back … More Weighing In on 2016
Not too much to report here. I’ve been on vacation in Hawaii, visiting Oahu, dropping into CrossFit Oahu, hiking around, and eating everything in sight. “Murph” takes place tomorrow, and with my hands already torn up from a prior WOD, I’m not certain what I’ll end up doing. We’ll see. Here’s a photo of me … More Sky’s The Limit!
16.5 is… 14.5. If that doesn’t mean anything to you, you are a stronger human than I. If you do know and it’s haunting you, don’t worry–I am here to offer tips and guidance, just like 1,001 other sources are. (They might have better advice, but that’s your call.) CrossFit Open WOD 16.5 For time: 21-18-15-12-9-6-3 … More The Average Athlete’s Guide to 16.5
At least my legs are still intact. …I think. I’m not entirely sure which week is coming to a close on the Renaissance Periodization cutting program (10? 11? Why am I counting in weeks when my team decided we were going for 90 days?), but I know that I just completed CrossFit Open WOD 16.4 … More I’ve Lost Track of Time
If you’re wondering how 16.2 went for me (the second time), here are a couple of statistics: 1 – total reps under my first attempt (both attempts performed with a bad shoulder and a cold) 6 – reps into WOD before first no-rep 4 – roughly how many times double-unders were broken 0 – amount … More 16.2 Just Ruined My Fitness Life For Maybe Ever
Halfway there! Week 6 is over. I haven’t hit any new PRs and my shoulder isn’t fixed. But I have not lost strength in my legs. I’ve completed a 5×5 at 198lbs., a 2×2 at 220lbs., and a 2×3 at 208lbs. I am just quads now. Average weight is hovering just below 130lbs., even with … More Day 42