Almost Fit

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Current Rank: 117 (Sports & Recreation)
Site Description: Blog of a newbie CrossFitter and once wannabe runner on a quest to improve her fitness.
Date Joined: Apr 13, 2012

Tags: CrossFit, Paleo, running

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Apr 15 WOD: Baby McGhee
on Apr 14, 2013 in push ups box jumps dead lifts CrossFit This means we had to do just a scaled version of the real benchmark, McGhee. In this case, it was:15 minutes AMRAP5 dead lifts (275/185)13 push ups9 box jumps (24/18")And am I glad we didn't have to do the real thing, which is 30 minutes AMRAP. I use...

Taking a break
on Apr 13, 2013 in random thoughts And this is why I missed the Friday WOD...Dumaluan beach at low tideChocolate HillsPhilippine tarsierLoboc RiverBaclayon ChurchSunrise at the beachDauis ChurchAs my mother said, the more I travel around the Philippines, the more beautiful I find it.

Apr 10 WOD: Sprints and DUs + Wendler
on Apr 13, 2013 in double unders running dead lifts CrossFit WODI did the WOD first and did the Wendler while the bootcampers were working out.For skill work, Trisha and I practiced the muscle up transition while on our feet. I think I'll need to have been doing CF for 5 years before I get this movement.5 RFT:...

Apr 8 WOD: Diane
on Apr 7, 2013 in CrossFit Games Diane hand stand push ups dead lifts CrossFit benchmark We did benchmark girl Diane today:21-15-9Dead lifts (225/155)Handstand push upsI used 115 lbs and did pike push ups on an 18" box.My time: 9:24Isabelle and Rachelle came to the 12:30 pm class -- the first time they'd both attended since Open season h...

Apr 5 WOD: Open 13.5
on Apr 4, 2013 in thrusters CFMNL Open CrossFit Games pull ups CrossFit I tried my hand at the last Open workout and you might think it's *just* 4 minutes, but the Fran-ish misery it brings will make you think twice. You wanna do well but you don't know if you wanna do well enough to get a bonus time of 4 minutes and pro...

There is no other community like the CrossFit community
on Apr 3, 2013 in CrossFit Games CrossFit More than getting reaching my goal of getting fitter and stronger, what keeps me coming back for more at the box is the community. Whenever I open the door to the box, it's like coming home. We all greet one another like old friends and I just love t...

Apr 3 WOD: Max reps + Wendler
on Apr 2, 2013 in burpees sit ups CrossFit Games push ups Wendler box jumps shoulder presses KBS CrossFit WOD3 RFT:1 minute max reps push ups1 minute max reps kettlebell swings (24/16 kg)1 minute max reps burpees1 minute max reps sit ups1 minute max reps box jumps (24/18")1 minute restI used the Rx'd kettlebell weight and box height, but to be totally ho...

If I were depressed...
on Mar 31, 2013 in CrossFit From my tumblog... CrossFit would be my Prozac. But more than my Prozac, it would be my happy pill.

Mar 28 WOD: Open 13.4
on Mar 27, 2013 in CFMNL Open CrossFit Games knees to elbow toes to bar clean and jerk CrossFit Today and tomorrow are holidays here but CrossFit Open don't care. Life goes on for CrossFitters and the box is open today so athletes can have a shot at 13.4. I watched the live announcement again, and this time it was Spealler vs. Holmberg. I think...

Mar 26 WOD: Triplet + Wendler
on Mar 25, 2013 in DNF burpees back squats SDHP Wendler power cleans CrossFit Strength: Back squat70% x 3 = 3 x 9080% x 3 = 3 x 10090% x 3+ = 5 x 115I did this before the 12:30 pm class so I didn't have time to do assistance lifts post-WOD.WOD5 RFT:20 burpees15 hang power cleans (135/95)40 sumo deadlift high pull (24/16 kg)I u...

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