Running and CrossFit Competitions

I'm so excited about running! Last night I joined in my gym's Running/Endurance class. It was at 7pm, and was a little rainy, and I was the only one there. (There's another class Monday mornings.) It worked out perfectly since it was the coach (who's also a fellow 5AMer) was able to tailor the running … Continue reading Running and CrossFit Competitions

How I’ve Exercised–Safely–While Injured

I've become an expert at injured fitness. Ok, fine, that's a lie. I've just learned what works for me as I've been healing from this stupid soccer injury. Yes, this is going to be a "Tips" post. Sorry to those of you who hate them; just leave now. 😉 1. I waited to be cleared … Continue reading How I’ve Exercised–Safely–While Injured

How CrossFit Changed My Idea of Body Image

I'll be the first to admit that, like any person, I've struggled with my body image. No matter how much we tell ourselves that we're awesome (which, let's face it, human bodies are a miracle unto themselves), the concept of "perfect" is constantly drilled into our heads through television, magazines, movies, blogs, etc.: Women want to … Continue reading How CrossFit Changed My Idea of Body Image