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

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

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

My Story

Hi, I’m Andrea.  I am a wife, a mother, a crossfitter, a runner, self-diagnosed introvert, and now a blogger.  Every good blog needs an origin story, and before I share why I have decided to broadcast my story on a public platform (which feels weird to an introvert like me), I figured I would share a little bit of my history. … Read the rest