When I was seven years old, my mother proudly showed me the space between her thighs as she stood with her feet together. Yes, my mother had achieved the coveted thigh gap. Even being so young, I was in awe. I couldn't believe such a thing was possible. My thighs collided at the knees.
While I have been doing Crossfit for over a year, I see so many new people coming in that it mentally takes me back to my first three months of Crossfit, making me think of things I have learned and things I wish I knew. I've put together a few things that I think anyone starting Crossfit should keep in mind as they start their journey!
I finished week 8 on Friday and I'm really happy with the progress I've made on the pull-up while doing this program. Not just because I've seen actual improvements in my quest for the pull-up, but also because I've managed to stay with the program despite holidays, stress, more holidays.......more
Just a quick update on my continued quest for my first pull-up after the second week of double-black bands.Things are going really well and I think it was absolutely the right decision to move up from one purple to two blacks so that I could do more reps and focus on form. I've gotten much better at not kicking when I do the pull-up.The table below gives a break down of each day....more
Yesterday, after finishing the metcon (CINDY in teams - blech! push-ups), we were sitting around chatting after Crossfit. Well, I was supposedly working on my pull-ups but chatting was more fun. Our coach has a 3 year old daughter and someone asked him what she wanted for Christmas. His response was "a fish Barbie" which is man-speak for Mermaid Barbie....more
Oops, it's been a while since I updated on my ongoing quest for MY FIRST PULL-UP!! It gets capitalized because it is currently my number one life goal..which is either really sad or totally awesome...so I'm going with awesome....more
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