There is this thing. It occurs every year, and it happens every week for five weeks beginning the end of February (today) to March. It is known by those who are familiar with CrossFit as “The Open.” Dun dun dun… It brings a crazy mix of feelings ranging from fear, excitement, nervousness, motivation, etc. For those unfamiliar with the CrossFit world, it’s pretty much five surprise workouts announced weekly that brings together the CrossFit community. It is incredible in that sense. Community is huge in CrossFit. Personally speaking, my gym and every coach, member, dog, etc. in it, do not just fall into the category of “fitness,” but also “friendship.” The Open magnifies this experience globally. That’s right. I said, globally. Continue reading
Strength has always been something of value to me. Strength of the body was always a given, it wasn’t until last year that I really was able to develop strength of the mind. I have such an appreciation for a strong mind. It has surely improved my life—in every aspect there is. The Whole30 definitely challenges and strengthens the mind. Day seventeen and I feel so powerful and finally in control of my food choices and eating habits. Continue reading
Thanks to 2014, I have become stronger and grown quite a bit as an individual (see my last post). I am so excited for this new year as I have big personal goals and I plan on really sticking to them. In my second decade of life, I am tired of “floating” around through life. Granted, I do want to be more free-spirited, but in the grand scheme of things, I want to have vision. I want to be a dreamer and a doer.