I was in love with Crossfit until I was no longer in love with Crossfit. In October, I hit a wall. After 5 months of Crossfit, my body was in a lot of pain, I was having a lot of difficulties completing even scaled workouts and sticking within their time caps. I hurt my shoulder … Continue reading I quit Crossfit.
On this episode, I'm learning from Emmy Simpkins. Emmy is Co-Owner and a Level 3 Crossfit Trainer at Crossfit Speakeasy in Belmar, New Jersey. Emmy is a Competitive Crossfit Athlete and was a former Division 1 Soccer Player at Rutgers University from 2008-2013. Emmy is an amazing coach, trainer, and friend who motivates everyone she meets … Continue reading Fitness, Community and Entrepreneurship with Emmy Simpkins – LLP0037
In the spirit of brevity, I'm just going to give you a quick recap again of what I've been up to these days. When I haven't been able to make it to a scheduled Crossfit class, I've been using their open gym times to get my workouts in. Last week, Chris bought a new car, … Continue reading Working Out, Whole30, and a Triathlon
I've been doing Crossfit since May 2019 and Chris joined in August 2019. We chat about our experiences. We go over some of the basics of Crossfit and what we've learned, as well as explaining some common misconceptions and our experience in joining our new CrossFit community.
Even though I have been absent from this blog for a bit longer than I anticipated originally when I decided to take a few days off, which turned into a month, I've been happily plugging along with my new workout routine despite its continual difficulty and mega sweat sessions. I actually couldn't wait to get … Continue reading Still Enjoying Crossfit!
I've completed my first full month at crossfit and definitely have seen some progress in how much I'm able to do and how my body is starting to change. Here's a breakdown of how many days I've worked out this past month (the prior month I believe I ran 1-2 times, that's it!): My goal … Continue reading My first month at Crossfit
This is a guest post by Matt from Empower Your Run. Empower Your Run is a health and running-oriented blog which will help you make this amazing physical activity your regular dose of self-improvement. Furthermore, he addresses all the problems a runner may face, runs various tests and recommends the best gear. Welcome Matt to … Continue reading Running Can Improve Mental Health in These 5 Amazing Ways
Every time I turn around, things are changing. My body, my life, my schedule, our children; nothing seems to rapidly stay the same. As I've focused more on my health the past two years, I've gotten a lot under control. I feel so much better, but a few things were still out of place. Over … Continue reading It’s a New Day, It’s a New Lifestyle
The past two weekends I've gotten into something new: hiking! I was a part of a hiking club in college, but never really made it out on many hikes. I used to enjoy trails, but since becoming a runner I always looked at trail maps for distances and elevation in order to run easier trails. … Continue reading Gone Hiking
A few months ago I finally gave myself permission to quit running. Not just quit for a while, but to quit permanently if I didn't feel I ever wanted to do it again. I thought I'd be writing here about quitting and moving on. I knew that post would be coming after I made that … Continue reading I quit running. Or did I?