7 Nightmares That Keep CrossFitters Up At Night

As I was writing my “10 Worst Nightmares Every Runner Fears” post, I thought to myself, it’s not just runners that have sports specific nightmare experiences.  I don’t want to leave my CrossFit friends out of all the Halloween fun.  A quick Google search will readily display hundreds of memes, video’s, and pictures of horrifying CrossFit misses and fails. … Read the rest

Weekly Recap 10.20.19

This week was a mostly good week.  I didn’t have to travel at all.  The weather was nice and cool for most of the week.  I went out and did non-running stuff over the weekend, which feels much more manageable when my long run is under a half-marathon distance.… Read the rest

20.3 & The Dumb Mistake I Won’t Make Twice

Every year during the open, at least one workout is a repeat from a previous year.  Each time the repeat WOD is announced, CrossFitters everywhere let out a collective groan.  We remember the pain, and pray for evidence that we have grown stronger since we the first time we experienced whatever hellacious WOD we are about to repeat. … Read the rest

Howard Peak Greenway Trail System

Locals in San Antonio know that the city boasts a great variety of trails, especially for a major metropolitan area.  The Texas hill country in general is one of my favorite area’s to run.  The views are amazing, the terrain is varied, and the rolling slopes are guaranteed to build leg strength. … Read the rest

10 Running Nightmares

For most endurance athletes, running is usually a positive experience.  It teaches us that we can persevere and do hard things.  It allows us to decompress and process things we may be struggling with.  It gives us a community and a socially approved rationale to eat every 90 minutes or so. … Read the rest

Weekly Recap 10.13.19

This was another week of travel for me, which adds a layer of difficulty.  Thankfully, I was in Austin, and there’s no excuse to be lazy in that city.  I finished out the week with three WODs and just over 50 miles of running. … Read the rest

20.2 & Lessons

On Thursday, the second workout of the 2020 CrossFit open was released.  My initial thought was, “that doesn’t look too terrible,” and then I realized that working through the same three movements round after round for 20 minutes might be a little more soul crushing than I initially thought. … Read the rest

Halfway Through Hansons Marathon Method Program

At the time of this post, I am exactly halfway through my ninth week of the Hansons Marathon Method program.  This is actually the second time I have reached this point in this particular training plan.  The first round of training, I was gearing up to run the St.… Read the rest

Weekly Recap 10.6.19

I want to do a recap of my week as a way of tracking my own progress, and hopefully giving a peek into how I make all the things I am interested work.

This Weeks Workouts

How the Runs Felt
Most of my runs felt pretty great this week. … Read the rest

20.1

Every year since 2009, CrossFitters around the world have had the unique opportunity to compete with one another and their favorite professional CrossFit athletes during the CrossFit Open.  To explain the Open, I have to back up a little bit to the first Crossfit Games, held in 2007.… Read the rest