We can all see changes in our bodies from CrossFit. I think we all see changes in our minds and spirits too. But here’s the deal: It doesn’t come easy …
And not that Buddha would CrossFit, but you know what I’m saying here. Get your head straight and you’ll see gains in the gym.
See, life demands most of the day that we behave and do the right thing and act politely and “simmer down now.” But put that sledge in our hands and guess what? Nice goes out the ever-lovin’ window. Hello darkness, my old friend.
Commitment. Courage. Acceptance. Perseverance. Pain. Joy. Teamwork. Fear. Exuberance. Loyalty. Honor. Truth. Exhaustion. And then you get up the next day and come back and do it again. The CrossFit …
Dear Barbell, You and I have been friends for a long time now. We started out in CrossFit together, remember? Just us and the rower in the garage. It was …
Being a human first, and a CrossFitter second.
CrossFit Watertown is old school. Take a look at yourself and decide: What are you?
Figure out what you have to do in order to do the things you want to do, in order to live the life you want to live.
The suffering only gets us there; it’s not the goal in and of itself.
For every time that you feel sorry for yourself during a WOD (“It’s so hard”) or during a lift (“I just can’t get it right!”) remember that someone out there is facing a bigger obstacle, a higher hurdle, harder times. And they’re carrying on. So, if you’re complaining, just stop.