CrossFit Open season again

CrossFit Open season again

Once again, it is time for the CrossFit Open season. It’s the annual 5 week competition around the world held at every CrossFit affiliate location. Each Thursday evening, a specific workout is posted by CrossFit HQ. Participants have until Monday to do the...
My top ten HAPPY songs

My top ten HAPPY songs

At a class hosted by Axistence Athletics, we learned about the effects of cortisol (aka the stress hormone). As mentioned in Prevention magazine, one way to reduce your cortisol levels by up to 66% is music.  The following are ten songs that help me when I’m...
Challenges met — sorta

Challenges met — sorta

Well, I did it! In June, I did the Spartan Beast AND, a week later, the Denver Century Ride. Both were challenging and tested my strength, cardio, endurance and mental toughness. I won’t fill your time with details, but I did include a couple of pictures below....
Spartan Race – Breckenridge Beast

Spartan Race – Breckenridge Beast

On Saturday, June 13th, 2015, I ran my first Spartan Race, the Breckenridge Beast. I had a lot of fun, learned a lot about the Spartan, and met a lot of great people. Before the race, I said this would be my one and only run at it, but I can now see why people do...
Cutting out sugar and junk carbs

Cutting out sugar and junk carbs

Last fall, I decided to reduce my intake of sugars and “junk carbs.” It has been about 8 months since I started and I have learned quite a lot about myself and the foods I eat. I’d like to share some of that info with you. Hopefully it will help if...
Is CrossFit bad for you?

Is CrossFit bad for you?

It happens all the time. I mention that I do CrossFit or that I go to a CrossFit gym and many times the response is about how dangerous it is or how it is ineffective compared to some other brand of working out. It gets old after awhile, especially when those...

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