Monthly Archives: June 2011

Work It

Practice Makes Perfect. I’ve been making some good progress on my power lifts lately and my pullups.  So today I decided to show you a small montage of what we’ve been up to lately at CrossFit.  Did you sweat today?

Adam doing a Kettlebell swing

Running between exercises

The 4:30 Crew

Single Arm Kettlebell Snatch 21-15-9

Close-up

4:30 Crew doing Power Cleans on the minute for 10 mins.

 POWER CLEAN PROGRESSION PICS:

Beginning of a Power Clean (foreground – Me, background – Ashley)

Hang Stage

Triple Extension

aaand catch!

P.S. – Annapolis 10-Miler training kicks off July 10th…excited to get back to some distance running!

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I’m Baaacckk!!

Oh my GOSH do I owe you guys a post or 10!  Here’s some highlights of what I’ve been up to the past 3 weeks!

  • Heather and Sam’s Wedding – Athens, GA

The fam at Heather and Sam’s beautiful wedding

  • MURPH. (Memorial Day CrossFit Workout) RUN 1 mile, 100 pullups, 200 pushups, 300 squats, RUN 1 mile again.  To see the history of the real “Murph” for which the workout is named, click here.
  • American College of Sports Medicine Conference 2011 – Denver, CO

Denver, CO

  • Race for the Cure 5K – Washington, D.C. – My client, a breast cancer survivor, raced this with me and had a PR time!!
  • ZOOMA 10K – Annapolis, MD – Hilliest 10K to date, no PR, but still a great race with great friends and ZOOMA ambassadors!

Ashley, Me, and Kaitlyn

  • Most Awesome Vacation Ever! (Charlotte, Asheville, NC and Charleston, SC) – included MetroDash, wakeboarding on Lake Wylie/Catawba River, eating at a vegetarian restaurant, biking everywhere (Mount Mitchell -highest point east of the Mississippi!, Mt. Pleasant, Sullivan’s Island, Isle of Palms), beach time and weddings!

Top of Mount Mitchell! hardest bike ride of my life!

Adam at one of the other views on the way to Mt. Mitchell

My veg meal – zucchini manacotti with spinach pesto (raw, vegan, GF)

Adam’s veg meal – veggie burrito and side salad

Homemade Kombucha tea!! mmm

Finn at the beach, laying in a freshly dug hole

Finn dug holes all around the umbrella

Man’s best friend

Such a happy dog!

Finn loves king sized hotel beds

Riding in the back seat of the truck

Beautiful Charleston harbor and the Cooper River bridge

  • Elyse and Chuck’s Wedding – Charleston, SC — Pictures soon!
No wonder I haven’t had any time to post!  Whew…back to reality!
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