3 March 2015

 

I challenge you to not look at the WOD today. In fact, I’m going to hit ENTER a bunch of times so that you can read this article and still not see it, unless you purposely do, but then you’ll lose the challenge.

Why? Well, because the second we see what our task is that lay ahead of us, our mind starts doing awful things. As you typed in the web address for our site you were probably thinking, “I love CrossFit and everything about it and I can’t wait to get there tomorrow!” But if you read the WOD, you may start thinking “Well, I actually should get my haircut today instead. And the kids did need to go shopping for new shoes. And I really don’t have time to shower again today after I work out. Or, it’s just so cold in that box without a running water”.

For Crossfit to truly work its magic, you have to free your mind of the excuses and give yourself to whatever it may bring to you, especially if it is a weakness. You’ll never conquer those double unders if you avoid every WOD that they are in. So, you get a poor score for the day, who cares, really? Hold your head up high and say, “yea, I suck at double unders right now, but I’ll still try”. Own it, just like you’d own your hard work and your successes. It’s not about who can be the best. It’s about bettering yourself, one day at a time. Today you may not have DOUBLES, nor tomorrow, but eventually you will, after enough whippings. Everyone has that one thing, or 2 things, or long list of things that trouble them. So don’t avoid the WOD when it’s something that will highlight your weakness, don’t make up excuses.

 Just try it.

After a while, you’ll make it your strength.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

Workout of the Day

 

3 March 2015

Thruster 5-5-5-5-5

4 comments (Add your own)

1. Steph wrote:
Congrats Jean!! You are certainly very deserving of this recognition! Awesome job ditching those bands! I haven't seen you in a while, so next time we WOD together you will have to show me your beastly rx pull ups! :-)

Mon, March 2, 2015 @ 8:38 PM

2. Michelle wrote:
Way to go Jean! You are such a great role model for us women. I always get little tips and tricks when we WOD together.

P.S. - One of the best posts ever, thanks Dana. I am printing it and putting it right in the front of my CrossFit notebook where I can see it everyday.

Tue, March 3, 2015 @ 6:10 AM

3. Amy wrote:
Jean so proud your athlete of the month!!!! I'm so glad to know you and be able to WOD with you!! Your such an inspiration. And a beast!!! 💪

Tue, March 3, 2015 @ 10:01 AM

4. STEVE wrote:
Nice write up Dana, about not coming if the
wod looks hard. I was like that early on, but made my mind up to never not come because the wod is too hard. I have found out more than once to try it, you can probably do what you think you can't.
CONGRATS TO JEAN!

Tue, March 3, 2015 @ 4:16 PM

Add a New Comment


code
 

Comment Guidelines: No HTML is allowed. Off-topic or inappropriate comments will be edited or deleted. Thanks.

Email Us
50 Main St
PO Box 146
Cortland, NY 13045
(607) 299-4926
Open Hours:
Mon-Fri- 5:30am-10:00am, 4:30pm-7:30pm
Sat.- 8:00am-11:00am

Map - Location

Contact Us

Email Us
50 Main St
PO Box 146
Cortland, NY 13045
(607) 299-4926
Open Hours:
Mon-Fri- 5:30am-10:00am, 4:30pm-7:30pm
Sat.- 8:00am-11:00am