Pre-Paris CrossFit Workout of the Day for Thursday

Photo of Eiffel Tower in Paris, FranceWell, this morning was my last CrossFit workout before heading off to Paris. I have two challenges while traveling this time:

  1. Keeping up with CrossFit Travel WODs
  2. Avoiding the temptation of French food to maintain the Paleo Challenge

That’s right. I have to somehow avoid the great bread, cheeses, pastries, and chocolate and only eat duck, beef, and foie gras. Wish me luck!

Read More

Go Dog Go! CrossFit Workout for Tuesday – As Many Rounds as Possible

Photo of Woman Doing Pull-upsI actually like all of the exercises that we did for our CrossFit workout of the day today (WOD): Push-ups, Chin-ups, and Dips. I’ve been practicing the kipping pull-up and chin-up, so it was a good day to put it to the test. This WOD is a great way to work on your chest, triceps, and biceps. The chin-ups, in particular, also help you perform better on rope climbing.

Read More

CrossFit Workout for Monday – Get Those Toes up to the Bar!

Photo of Guy Doing Toe to Bar CrossFit ExerciseWith all of the core strength training and ab work over the past few months, my abs have definitely become much stronger (see photo). For example, today in my CrossFit workout we did Toes-to-Bar for part of our conditioning WOD (see the photo on the right). It isn’t easy to do, but I can do it now! Can I do 45 of them? Ummm, no. But, I did my best to get toes to the bar on the first 21 and more like a Knees-to-Elbow (K2E) on the rest of the reps.

Read More

CrossFit Workout of the Day (WOD) for Friday

CrossFit workout this morning was short, but intense. It allowed time for a lot of mobility stretching work at the end. Warmup: Short run and then 10 push-ups, 10 pull-ups, 10 sit-ups, and 10 squats Strength training: 5.3.1 Bench Press – week 4 deload Conditioning: 7 minutes of as many rounds as possible (AMRAP) 7…

Read More

CrossFit Workout of the Day (WOD) for Thursday

Here is the CrossFit workout (WOD) that I did this morning. Warmup: 30 seconds each of burpees, push-ups, sit-ups, jump squats, split jumps Assistance: Mobility WOD to stretch shoulders and hips Conditioning: 3 rounds for time 7 Squat Cleans 500m row 3 Rope Climbs – Finally learning to trust my left hand grip strength. I…

Read More

CrossFit Workout of the Day (WOD) for Tuesday

I am going to start sharing what I do for my CrossFit workouts (WODs) each week. This will give you a better sense of what CrossFit is and how the program mixes things up to keep working different parts of your body to achieve overall fitness and balanced strength. The workout changes day by day…

Read More