Making weight when you don’t care about weight

I have been a bit quiet on the blog lately, but alas, the world of eat, sleep, WOD, repeat, has continued to go on. When I last checked in, it was an update on my current Outlaw Way training, which has been temporarily shifted to...more

Beginning Strength Training for Women

“New Year, New You.” While not a fan of that phrase, as we roll into the new year, a lot of women are looking to experiment with new things, and I am loving the increasing trend of women lifting weights!...more

Out with the old..

It’s been awhile since I had a “woe is me” post. The last four months of training have been pretty grand. I have had some challenges doing Outlaw and there were some times that I struggled in my lifting and some days where the WODs crushed me, but the feeling usually passed pretty quickly after ....more

20141227 The #OutlawWay Training Update

Four cycles down! This weekend marked the end of a testing week which followed my fourth complete cycle of training using The Outlaw Way. If you are unfamiliar with the programming, you can check out why I’m trialing...more

#WODSwap: January 2015!

Thank you to everyone that has participated in the #WODSwap so far! With the holiday season, I know I had a hard time getting my package out on time (oops!) but seems like most people are cooperating and having a good time! #WODSwap: January 2015- Sign up HERE!! ...more

Holiday Gift Guide – Sleep and Recovery (and a Giveaway!)

As I talked about in my article about reasons why you still suck at Crossfit, a key component to progress in Crossfit is rest and recovery! I wanted to share some of my favorite things that I use for rest and recovery, so surely you or those you are shopping for this season will love these things, too! (For all items on my gift guide, be sure to check out my Wine to Weightlifting Reader Discount page to see if there is an extra deal!) Recovery: Bioskin compression...more

Holiday Gift Guide: Mobility Essentials

Be sure to check out my other Holiday Gift Guides for the Crossfitters you know: Holiday Gift Guide for the Crossfit Man Holiday Gift Guide for the Crossfit Girl And today, I present to you.. a holiday gift guide for that person who needs all the mobility! (For all items on my gift guide, be sure to check out my Wine to Weightlifting Reader Discount page to see if there is an extra deal!) Help someone to channel his or her inner supple leopard with the following ideas: Becoming a Supple Leopard...more

December #WODSwap!

I think our first #WODSwap was a success! We had a total of 30 participants in the US and everyone seemed pleased with how the program was run. You can view the bottom of this post to see what others have received so far or search for #wodswap in the social medias, AND...more

Holiday Gift Guide: Crossfit Girl

Yesterday’s post was on what to get the guy who does Crossfit...more

Holiday Gift Guide: The Crossfit Man

It’s the holiday season…! I love Christmas. Christmas music, Christmas lights, Christmas spirit (or replace with “holiday” if you prefer) ....more