WED 10.03.12 Courtney’s Ode to CrossFit

Yoga is today at 1:15

Weekly yoga with Beth continues today at 1:15. All members are welcome – this just counts as one of your weekly classes OR anyone is welcome to join us for a $15 drop-in fee. Bring a yoga mat (we have a few spares) and a towel. We’re in the process of adding additional yoga classes to the schedule by the end of the month, so stay tuned for details!


Congrats to our weekly drawing winners… Woody snags a $25 CFM pro shop gift certificate and
Brianne wins a pair of concert tickets to AWOLNation or Rush. Our Friends & Family winners also get sweet prizes: Sophie D scores $50 cash and Stacy W wins a CFM tshirt & Paleo People granola!

An Ode to CrossFit

-by Instructor Training Program member Courtney
Gone are the hours of elliptisizing,
and my days as a treadmill track star.
I’ve traded in those nautilus machines
for a box, bumpers, and an Olympic bar.

Gone are the pretty pedis and French manicures
replaced by hardened calluses, chalk, and hand rips.
I’ve gone down a cup size and moved up a bust size,
from thousands of pullups, pushups and dips.

I belong to a place where anything is possible
and we never say never.
I may not be as young as I once was,
but damn, my snatch is looking better than ever.

Strong is beautiful
and being “a beast” is the best.
Not blowing our WOD
is our daily test.

We eat like cavemen:
no grains, no sugar, no junk.
At first this Whole Life Challenge
had me all in a funk!

My muscle mass is going up.
My body fat is going down.
I push so hard,
I’ve even met our mascot, Pukie the Clown.

The husband admits
he’s not as strong as his wife.
There’s no going back now:
CrossFitter for life!

Our Instructor Training Program members, pictured above, are going through a Goals Coaching class this Sunday night. What are your October goals?

Workout of the Day

A. Back Squat: 3×3, rest 3min
B. 3 rounds for time:
10 Box Jumps 30/24
100 double unders or 300 jump rope singles
1000m row or 800m run

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