Last Week’s Workouts

August 17, 2015

Before I started CrossFit, it kiiiind of annoyed me to read blogs that referenced all sorts of CrossFit stuff that was totally a foreign language. And course, I rarely took the time to actually google what they were talking about…and if I actually did, even then, it was still kind of confusing. Now that I’m […]

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The Weekender

August 16, 2015

I just got back from church and lunch (devoured the farm house burger sans bun and adding sweet potato fries). Once home, I ate some leftover chocolate coconut cookies (from Practical Paleo) with some whipped coconut cream. The obvious next step is to go put on a bathing suit, which I intend to do shortly […]

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Gluten-Free Blueberry Peach Cobbler

August 15, 2015

  Fresh peaches and fresh blueberries and fresh figs are pretty much the BEST. I’m stocking up on them every time I go to the store or farmers’ market because they won’t be around long. I was a little bit ambitious with all the blueberries and peaches I bought last week so I decided to […]

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Friday Favorites

August 14, 2015

Happy Friday! I got out of bed this morning thinking I would head out for a run, but instead I’ve been having a leisurely morning, drinking water lemon water, online shopping at Nordstrom (I desperately need black flats –  I think I’m getting these Ivanka Trump Chic Flats), and will probably take Maizey for a […]

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5 Pre-Workout Snacks Ideas Specific to Your Workout

August 11, 2015

I get asked a lot how I fuel before workouts and my short answer is “It depends.” The longer answer is below. Before CrossFit I gravitate towards a balance of protein & fat for lifting/CrossFit workouts. I typically eat a couple scrambled eggs or hard boiled eggs before I head out the door.  If I’m […]

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Last Week’s Workouts

August 9, 2015

M – Top Tier CrossFit Helen (3 rounds for time of 400m run, 21 Kettlebell swings, 12 pull-ups)CrossFit Games Open 15.1A: 6 minutes to establish a 1 rep max clean & jerk I finished Helen in 10:50 and beat my previous time of 11:15 (wahoo!). The last time I did it, I did Russian KBs […]

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