We bring so much on ourselves. We get some thought in our head and we dwell on it, dwell on it, dwell on it ... until we have a problem. We don't really have a problem, but we've convinced ourselves that we have a problem, so guess what? Now we have a problem.
Ever do this in the gym?
Then stop it.
Learn what you can from a bad lift and move on. Learn what you can from anything that happens in your life, and move forward, upward, onward ... anywhere but the same spot, brooding on your troubles. Your perceived troubles.
You can make yourself...Read more
This is going to sound stupid and sappy and ridiculous, but here it is: Whatever you face today, put more love into it.
Pride goeth before a miss.
The more weight, the merrier.
United we stand, kind of staggered we run.
Don't rub salt in the wound. Unless it's a big tear from pull-ups and you like to cry.
If you can't stand the heat, stay out of the noon class.
Too many cooks spoil the meatza.
A watched bar never lifts itself.
Let the bumpers fall where they may.
CrossFit is the spice of life.
You can't have your cake and eat it too. Well, you can. But you're going to feel like shit in the morning.
A big fish in a small box.
Like two peas in a ... Wait, you eat...Read more
If you're lost ... join the club. We all are. It's just that some of us are pretending not to be. Or we do a great job of looking confident, self-assured, and kick-ass. But inside? We're just a mess like everybody else.
If you're down-hearted ... pick yourself up. Stop complaining. That's the first step to feeling better. Keep telling your victim story and you stay the victim. Move forward. New memories are made every day. Even if life has been shitty to you, it doesn't have to stay that way. Change your thoughts, change your words, change your mojo, now.
CrossFit, done right, is like taking drugs. Your brain gets scrambled and your hands shake, but you feel flippin' FANTASTIC. Yet your health improves and you look better. The fact that you get to keep all your teeth is just a bonus.