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10 things I’ve learnt about CrossFit

As you read this I’d like you to sing the theme tune to the Sunday night countdown, if you’re too young know I’m eye rolling you while you look it up on Spotify. Yes I know it’s not exactly a CrossFit tune but it amuses me so thems the breaks! 10 – Everyone spends a...

25.3.22

CROSSFIT BRACKNELL – CrossFitView Public WhiteboardMetcon (Time)5RFT: 2 Legless Rope Climbs 20 Alternating DB Snatch (20/30kg)Lifting (Open Gym)Snatch (In 10′ build a 1RM for the day)Complete within 5-15′ of class ending to improve ability to lift...

It’s a journey not a destination

Don’t panic I’ve not completely lost it and will now only wear cheesecloth and refuse to shave my legs! I’ve had a bit of a reminder this week that in CrossFit terms this is the truth of the matter and I need to have a word with myself! Why?  Well this week seemed to...

I completed the Open

I actually found that difficult to write (not only because I only finished 22.3 forty minutes ago and I’m not entirely sure which bit of me isn’t tired) but just because I’m still in shock that I have.  To the experienced CrossFitters in the community who stand at the...

Have I mentioned my hate of burpees?

I’m pretty sure I have mentioned that as far as I’m concerned burpees are the spawn of hades and while I thought I had issues with the inventor of wall walks it is NOTHING compared to the utter contempt I have for the inventor of burpees. So imagine my utter delight...

22.1 gulp

I thought I’d write today’s blog in two parts because a) if I need hospitalisation afterwards at least someone can post something and b) it might be interesting to see how different the pre and post first ever Open workout me are. Prep for today has gone like...

I’m in the Open

How is that possible?  How is it that I, flush with class endorphins and very much swayed by some community peer pressure has signed up to take part in the Open?  Little me who came along to the Pumpkin Pairup and while I’ll admit was quite swept away by the...

A whole month of CrossFit!

Not going to lie I was not expecting to write that!  After the nightmares I had before I got started and the unbelievable DOMs after the first session, I’d very much expected that by the end of the first month I’d have quietly sloped off back to doing nothing and...