Attitude

Against All Odds, I Did Not Register For The Open

(Written in the middle of the 2013 Open) Every day it seems, there is a new article about someone who, against all odds, registered for the Open. This year, I did not register for the Open.  And while there may be a million reasons I “should have”, for someone who hasn’t done anything ever, it […]

Mini Challenge Anyone?

Mini Challenge?? Mini challenge?  PHhhhhhffffttt!!! 5 days is nothing! Come on, that’s not even a week!!! And that’s exactly right.  I have been thinking about this for a while and put my theory to the test a few times  recently with a group of people. Many of us have been Paleo for a while.  It’s […]

Stop Being Full of Shit When You Celebrate Strong.

This is part II of “Strong is my Victory over the Skinny Word” rant. ** And another disclaimer at the bottom of the page*** I inhabit a community that celebrates getting and being strong. It’s a radical departure from inhabiting a world that idolizes eliminating oneself to the body size of Skinny. My Community proclaims […]

My Strong is My Victory over the Skinny Word

****** read this disclaimer below please ****** Growing up in a world of Skinny I reached puberty in the 70s.  The females who were hot, sexy, gorgeous and desired were Charlie’s Angels, Wonder Woman, later Kate Moss, Linda Evangelista and hundreds of actresses and supermodels who looked like heroine junkies. They were skinny. I, on […]

Breaking It OFF!!

It started innocently enough, as most relationships do.  I was completely taken by you and determined to win you over.   But things changed along the way.  You took over my thoughts and people started noticing my obsession with you.  I was consumed with thoughts of how to please you. Our good days brought me instant […]

I am not perfect.

I have a secret to share. I am not perfect. I have some bellyflab. Still. I haven’t been able to get 50 doubleunders twice, even though I’ve been trying for a long time. While I eat one hell of a lot cleaner and better than ever, I don’t do that perfectly, either.  I still eat […]

I’m starting a Whole 30/Eat Clean Challenge. How do I prepare?

You binged out on chocolate, cookies and pizza, again.  You’ve watched yourself sink into a crap hole and could not get out.  Somewhere in your sugar and carb fog, you heard the battle cry – 30 DAY CHALLENGE! We are starting on the first!  We are all doing it together! Yes, you said. I’m in.  […]

How Much, How Often, and What?

Cheri Lila Govro asks these questions: The first question I would ask a WOD Guru; 1. How little exercise do I have to do to maintain my current level of fitness? 2. What are the most effective exercises for a full body workout? 3. If there is one thing that I could cut from my […]

RoadRunner

Setting: The Winter Open, held at Captain CrossFit, Prescott AZ. Feb 11 2012. It was the end of a long WOD at the end of a long, 3 WOD day. This WOD, our final, included 2, 4oo meter runs. Between those runs, we forced our legs to complete 5 sets of 5 Back Squats and […]

BagCheck! The Must Haves in any WOD bag.

Have a Question?  We have an opinion! Email your question to: Lifebeyondrx@gmail.com. This is a test post for a good cause.  While testing how to organize this site, an important question can be answered. What are the must-haves in any well stocked workout bag? My answer: 1. A Dremel.  Before you put in your Oly […]