Let me start by saying that is might be the most productive vacation that I've ever been on! That raises the question… is this a vacation if I'm doing work... And you also have to take into account that my work is play for me… So if my work is play, then going on vacation to work makes sense, right? … [Read more...] about Philippines… work, play, and massage…
So I have good news! I was let into the Philippines and given 21 days to stay here! Yay! There were zero complications with my ticket, and after working my way through immigration and customs I found an ATM and grabbed a taxi to the closest CrossFit gym. The taxi driver did require some … [Read more...] about Travel Adventures and CrossFit in the Philippines…
Training July two years ago I completed my very first triathlon at the ChelanMan. It was an Olympic distance race that inspired me to complete in two full Ironman events in the following 1.5 years. Since my last Ironman event I have decided to shift my training focus to competing in CrossFit … [Read more...] about ChelanMan Olympic Distance Triathlon on ONLY CrossFit (<2 hours tri training)
Many a time I've had people tell me that they're going to get into shape before coming to CrossFit, or CrossFit is for young people, or I have an injury so CrossFit isn't for me. The excuses go on and on! I'm very lucky in that my mother got into CrossFit around the same time that I did, and after … [Read more...] about Who is CrossFit for… Young people? Competitive athletes? Would you believe everyone?
I am a CrossFit, Ironman triathlon, and ultra marathon athlete, and am always looking for products that will help me perform better, or recover faster. Skins recently contacted me and asked if I'd give their compression gear a try. At that time I had never used any Skins gear before, but was … [Read more...] about Skins A400 Compression Pant Review
As I watch the 2012 CrossFit Games from my computer screen, and seeing how the sport is growing, I'm realizing that CrossFit is single handedly making "fit the new cool". The CrossFit audience (and participation) has grown so much in just the two years that I've been involved in the sport. It's … [Read more...] about Fit is the new cool thanks to CrossFit