Tag: fitness

  • Competing at the One and All Games 2022 with my amazing team

    Competing at the One and All Games 2022 with my amazing team

    Day one of the One and All Games Event one and two demos The weekend of the One and All Games started off with beautiful weather, lots of food, and a briefing for the first two events. The first event was 30 worm ground to overhead. Event number two was in male/female pairs, one pair […]

  • I followed a deadlift program in order to improve my personal best and failed!

    I followed a deadlift program in order to improve my personal best and failed!

    A little background to my deadlift journey… Around three or four years ago, I entered my first competition at my local CrossFit box. It was a full day of individual workouts, and it was full of high energy and cheer. Everyone rooted for each other throughout the day, and the atmosphere was electrifying. Now. I […]

  • My thoughts on the CrossFit Open workout 22.1

    My thoughts on the CrossFit Open workout 22.1

    First off, I want to apologise for the lack of content. I’ve been going through a tough time mentally and I am working on that. My thoughts are also with those in Ukraine who are going through an extremely tough time. I seriously hope the situation improves and you can start to recover from the […]

  • Garmin Venu 2 Review

    Garmin Venu 2 Review

    Intro I’ve had the Garmin Venu 2 for six months now, and I’ve been meaning to give it a thourough review. In short, it’s the best smart watch with a huge array of fitness features, and Garmin continue to deliver high quality devices. Venu 2 looks The Venu 2 look sleek and has a circular […]

  • Tia-Clair Toomey went vegan for 1 day

    Tia-Clair Toomey went vegan for 1 day

    Tia-Clair Toomey might be going vegan Some of you know I’m a vegan and while I don’t shout about it, I fully support everyone making the move. Tia-Clair Toomey announced on Youtube that she is looking to cut down her meat intake and make the move to a vegan (or plant-based) diet. In the video, […]

  • Isolating for 7 days

    Isolating for 7 days

    Today is the last self-isolation day of my self-isolation for 7 days, and I’m looking forward to going back to CrossFit. It’s the only thing that has drastically changed, and I missed it during lockdown as well. Some may say that’s sad or to tell me to get a life. But CrossFit isn’t just about […]

  • Completing Murph for Remembrance Day

    Completing Murph for Remembrance Day

    Monday was a bank holiday for us in the UK, and in Crossfit, we perform Murph this time of year to remember those who fought for us. CrossFit is primarily an American sport, and it’s to remember Murph, a Navy who got killed during his time fighting in Afghanistan. Those outside of the US always […]

  • Working out with sore muscles

    Working out with sore muscles

    When you’re working out, it’s obvious you will get sore muscles. Your muscles are generally more sore when you take a big break or you have never worked out before. It’s also easy to stop working out at the first sign of sore muscles. I’ve been guilty of doing this in the past, and I […]

  • Getting back in the game

    Getting back in the game

    If you’re a regular reader, then you probably already know what this post is about. Yup! It was my first day back at CrossFit! While it was a rocky start as I struggled to wake up and had to take my coffee to go. It needed up being a great first session back. I didn’t […]

  • Things are opening up here in the UK

    Things are opening up here in the UK

    From tomorrow, we’ll be able to go back to the gym. Since the beginning of this lockdown, I haven’t been able to do many workouts. People say it’s easier to workout from home but to me it isn’t the same. My wife can see that I begin to withdraw from myself and become more depressed […]