Crossfitters may be tough, but mother nature always wins…

It’s been a rough summer here in New Jersey – a week of triple-digit heat, floods, an ?earthquake?, and now Hurricane Irene.  Lots of anti-rowing things happening, so Crossfit has been my salvation.  Now I am both happy and sad to report that the original Crossfit Ignite has been done in by the flooding from … More Crossfitters may be tough, but mother nature always wins…

Crossfit Endurance rowing workouts are highly specific to competition

The weather back east has been terrible this April and it’s been hard to get a lot of single sculling in.  What I did notice, however, is that I was able to get right back on the water after a rough winter and was able to be at full pressure, race ratings within 2-3 sessions.  … More Crossfit Endurance rowing workouts are highly specific to competition

Trying the Crossfit Games Open this pre-season…

Having done Crossfit for about a year, I was approached by the gang at Crossfit Ignite to join the Crossfit Games Open team this year.  I was apprehensive about it because there are still certain movements that I cannot do as prescribed (handstand push-ups, muscle-ups, and heavy overhead work).  Others I am pretty good at … More Trying the Crossfit Games Open this pre-season…

Barbells for Boobs fundraiser workout against breast cancer

Today was Crossfit Ignite’s Barbells for Boobs workout to fund breast cancer research.  It was a tough WOD for me – 30 clean and split jerks at 115lb. in 4:55.   I just can’t get the Rx weight of 135 overhead for more than 2-3 reps yet. But what a great idea.   This is Crossfit’s version … More Barbells for Boobs fundraiser workout against breast cancer