Testing Ourselves

The CrossFit Sectionals are providing us with an interesting way to test our fitness level against that of other CrossFitters.We have this capability within CrossFit in general in that everyone doing a benchmark workout like “Fran” can see what...

Who are you competing with?

Doing the Sectional WOD #1, yesterday brought a lot of insight to me. I determined that I would do it on Saturday rather than Thursday like most of the other competitors at Integral did. I wanted/needed extra time to work on my double unders. Shane was great coaching...

Training vs Working Out

There’s a lot of chatter on the CrossFit Games site over the decision to allow another week to complete the first workout. Some people are upset over the possibility of people doing the workout more than once and having their best score registered. This seems...

Competition

Shane and I were talking over a cup of coffee this morning about this really great experiment in fitness that the CrossFit competition is. There are something like 15, 000 people doing the same workout(WOD)–with some variation for age, sex–each week and...

In Search of Double Unders

Ok, here I am, it’s St. Patty’s day and the CrossFit Sectionals have started. This is a six week long process of doing one CrossFit workout–announced on Tuesday of each week by CrossFit Central–a week. We get the workout–the first Tuesday...