The sport of fitness

My feature story will be about Katrin Tanja Davidsdottir a famous crossfitter and a winner of the crossfit games. This post is to inspire those that want to take crossfit to the next level. This feature story of Katrin will view how she started from the bottom to then eventually winning the crossfit games in…

The Burpee.. the one exercise that rules them all.. March 21st

  The Benefits of Burpees The burpee is the ultimate full-body exercise. There is only one reason why football teams, CrossFit practitioners, and elite military forces use the burpee in their workouts. Its the “death” move. Just one simple movement tests both your strength and aerobic capacities. Below is more details on the benefits of…

Pictures make a story

The story to this picture is the breakdown of a clean. Starting position to the ending position. Cleans are one of my favorite lifts to work on

10 things to know about crossfit

You will find out how out of shape you really are.  Even after being an athlete for years and years the first WOD you ever do will feel like death. Every part of your body will  ach.                                                                Your friends and family will begin doing research on “CrossFit” and tell you how bad it is for…

Snatch and over head squat

IMG_9193 first snatch is a high hang snatch starting from the top of your thighs. The second snatch is called a hang snatch starting from right above your knees. Your knees are pushed back not all the way straight but has a little bent to them. The last element I do is called an over…

breakdown of Snatches

Break down on how to do a snatch.. One of the hardest weight lifting techniques you can do.      

Fails

Snatch at a cross-fit competition with a huge fail.

We All Start Somewhere..

“In training, you listen to your body. In competition, you tell your body to shut up.” – Rich Froning Jr., four-time CrossFit Games champion The left picture is where I started a little over a year ago, right is one month ago. I have never seen my body change so much the way it has…