Short and Sweet

So this post will be short and sweet not because my WOD was but because its late, I’m tired and need to finish homework before bed… It was supposed to be done in 9 minutes and I did it in 10:47 and although I modified many of the exercises because of my skill level I tried some new things such as a wall climb and I actually did it the way it was shown as opposed to the modified donkey kicks… I also learned the technique for a clean and jerk and the box squat!! Everyday I’m learning a bit more and it’s exciting!!

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Today I Felt Stupid

Today has been one of those days where I can’t seem to do anything right and I feel like a completely idiot. It all started with our CrossFit workout this morning. We are working on strength training, which means lifting weights, which translates into things I have never done… so we’re being shown how to properly do the snatch hang and I am trying to grasp it but all the little mechanics that make up the move are not clicking and I am just not getting it… I attempt to practice a few times by myself, then an instructor comes over and tries to help me, followed by the first instructor who is reminding me of what I am forgetting that she just went over with us… so she breaks every movement down and that’s when the tears start to form…Read More »

Strength Training

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Today was strength training at the box actually for the next 12 weeks or so we’ll be working on strength training which should be interesting… I’ve never liked lifting weights but I find it a great challenge to see how far I can go… We had to figure out our max weight for each exercise which was pretty neat. Even though my numbers are not all that high yet I did improve… Up until this point I have only worked with a 35lb bar so for me to power clean 40lbs was progress made! I ended up squatting 50lbs and bench pressing 65lbs (I was totally surprised)!!

The funny thing is I see a great parallel with my steadfast relationship with God growing stronger with each day, not just the days I go to CrossFit but everyday that I spend with Jesus I am getting stronger. I find myself challenging my complacency, confronting wrong thinking and correcting it in love. I’m finding that I’m becoming more bold, and outspoken and gaining traits I never knew I had before kinda like how I’m gaining strength I never knew I possessed and I’m only going to get better as I push through and stay consistent and obedient.

Life Update Through Pictures

So I noticed that I haven’t done a weekly recap in like forever pretty much like a whole month… so instead of doing a weekly update or a two week update I decided to just give an update starting from my spring break to include some cool pictures some school pictures, some time with friends and family and cute outfits! I hope you enjoy this update and I hope that your lives are going well.

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