Need inspiration, watch this video – and never hit the snooze again

Nike outdid themselves with this one. It’s old but it’s awesome and I felt it needed a reposting before people attack their 2015 goals.

Some Inspiring World Records…

It was seemingly only a few years ago that one arm push-ups were nearly inconceivable. Now my mother-in-law does one arm push-ups. With a clap. With the recent breaking of the plank record, I decided to compile a few of the coolest and most inspiring records. Here are some recent world records of amazing peopleContinue reading “Some Inspiring World Records…”

Why Wait?

Waiting. One of the marvellous traits of humanity is that we can learn to enjoy it. I know more than anything, training has helped me to appreciate it as the essence of life. Every time I do a workout that challenges me, I wait. I wait until I can breathe again, I wait until myContinue reading “Why Wait?”

Thanks. Really. Thanks.

It’s impossible not to notice. Summer is gone. I spent it in a whirlwind of renovations and first trimester pregnancy blah. Hence, my blog writing frequency has been less than stellar. But I find myself compelled to write with the changing of the seasons and the not-too-distant arrival of 2014 and all the joys itContinue reading “Thanks. Really. Thanks.”

Fitness lessons from your toddler

My two year old is an exceptional athlete. She’s not making any Olympic teams, but she an exceptional athlete in the way a Crossfitter is. All the way around. Yesterday my little peanut completed the 48 flights of stairs in the Climb for Clean Air. I didn’t think she would make it, but she did.Continue reading “Fitness lessons from your toddler”

Crossfit Moms

I tried the stroller class thing. The session was mostly walking or walking intensity effort with exercises woven in. I tried the stroller bootcamp thing. Better, but as Goldie Locks, I would have hit my second too small chair. As a runner, I am certainly not the epitome of well rounded fitness but do likeContinue reading “Crossfit Moms”