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In the beginning….

In the beginning….

God created the Earth. Then it took him 6 more days to create the rest of everything necessary to become what we are today. Sun, water, people..  a snake. In OUR beginning as CrossFitters we typically create some scary scenario of what will happen to us once we get...

So… what DO you want?

So… what DO you want?

There is a fine line between what we want to do and what we have to do. I don't WANT to do the laundry but I have to because I need clean clothes for work. I don't WANT to pay the bills but I have to because I like having electricity. I don't WANT to do burpees but I...

Keeping up

Keeping up

This past weekend I noticed something about myself. Stick with me here. I dropped into a CrossFit box in Toms River, NJ called Apache CrossFit. If you're ever in that area and need a place to drop in, Apache is it!  Anyway, I'm always a little nervous dropping into...

Steps

Steps

Last August when I joined 13 Stripes I could barely walk up the stairs into my house without getting winded. As a matter of fact, I HATED steps. I wished we lived on the 1st floor. I wished I didn't ever have to step up on a curb or take stairs to get somewhere.  I...

What is YOUR why?

What is YOUR why?

I have been asked on MANY occasions why I go to the gym as much as I do.  I've even been asked HOW I go to the gym as much as I do.  Since sarcasm is my first language my typical answer would be "I get in my car and drive over there." but, since most people really...

Home is where the best food is

Home is where the best food is

As a kid, I remember my Mom doing most of the cooking.  There were 4 small mouths to feed, she was a stay at home mom and my Dad worked a full time job and a part time job to support all of us. Going out to eat or even getting a pizza was a treat that my brothers and...