More than just fitness

A story of dedication, consistency, self-development, community and love for CrossFit.

That's where growth begins

Why can’t it ever be easy? In this article I reflect on hard work and why we need to voluntarily go to those uncomfortable places.

Facing failure and frustration

Reaction and action: choosing between self-sabotage and growth. Overindulged and now feeling awful? Bad day at the gym and feeling weak, incapable? Whenever I “fail”, whether it’s eating too much cake, drinking too much, or being unable to perform a specific movement in CrossFit, my first response is guilt (when I did something I shouldn’t have done) or frustration (when I can’t do something). I am getting very involved emotionally, and I can internally rant for quite a long

"Overdoing it"

After falling into overindulging again and feeling awful for it, I am trying to find out why it happened and what needs to change. I had another weekend of “overdoing it”. It was a long weekend away from home, with a lot of drinking and a lot of delicious-very-high-in-calories foods. I was happy while eating it, I felt no guilt whatsoever. In my bliss there was no moderation. Looking back, I can identify a pattern: “It's your cheat time so eat what you can because you don't k