Monthly Archives: October 2012

Thursday 11-1-12

Everybody check out yesterday's post on the main site for a CrossFit Texarkana picture of our Halloween party I'm very proud of the nutrition group. It seems like every day one of them is saying the right thing. I have, from day one, stressed the importance of the food choices we make but I had not found a successful way to help several people make the decision to eat right for themselves. Usually our athletes eat right for as long as they Read More...

Wednesday 10-31-12

Happy Halloween! I want to stand on my "soap box" for a minute, something I haven't done in a while. I program weight training most days. This is intentional and with a purpose. That purpose is not, however, always to go heavy. This is something that I have addressed before but I want to go into some detail with you on why I program the way I do. There are many "gurus" in the business that each have their own spin Read More...

Tuesday 10-30-12

30 Ways To Never Get The Body You Want And Feel Terrible Trying: #22) Consider anything that comes out of a vending machine fair game when you’re really hungry. Sign In - Warm Up - Mobility then Split Snatch  then 5 Rounds for Time: 5 Snatch, 95#/65# Gymnastics Bear Crawl down mat and back Mat Sprints Post time to comments Read More...

Monday 10-29-12

30 Ways To Never Get The Body You Want And Feel Terrible Trying: #21) Constantly remind yourself– and everyone else– how busy you are… thus why you didn't get your workout in, or have time to pack a lunch. Sign In - Warm Up - Mobility then Squat Clean Max then 5 Rounds for Time: 5 Deadlift, 115% BW 1:00 Row Rest :30 Men must complete a minimum of 250 meters and women a minimum of 200 meters row in all five rounds or you must complete 50 Burpees at the Read More...

Friday 10-26-12

30 Ways To Never Get The Body You Want And Feel Terrible Trying: #20) Practice judge-y behaviors, like picking apart other women’s bodies and saying things like “skinny b***h” “that’s disgusting” and “I’d look like that too, if I threw up everything I ate.”  Halloween Party Today! Invite everybody. Teachers can invite students. Bring the whole family. Dress up in costumes and bring a pumpkin!!! Pizza, candy, games, prizes etc!  Today we will use an "Open Gym" format. We have several athletes competing Read More...

Thursday 10-25

Halloween Party!!!! Friday night 6-9. We will have games, prizes, a WOD, plenty of non-paleo food and treats. I need everyone that is going to make it to bring a pumpkin (for the WOD) and plenty of people, wives, husbands and kids. This will be BYOB. We are putting a couple of teams together for some friendly in house competitions. We will have a sign up sheet on the announcement board if you are interested. We will hold the first competition Read More...

Wednesday 10-24-12

We will be cleaning and decorating the box Friday @ 10:30 for the Halloween party. Any help would be appreciated. We will not have a 6:30 p.m. class Friday. Party starts at 6, we will complete the 5:30 p.m. class 30 Ways To Never Get The Body You Want And Feel Terrible Trying: #18) Practice self-defeating behaviors, like constantly reminding yourself that you’re not good enough, and that you don’t deserve to feel good.   We had several people express interest in The Color Read More...

Tuesday 10-23-12

Halloween Party/WOD Friday night from 6-9. Bring the kids, they will have a blast. We have games etc and non-paleo treats for everyone. 30 Ways To Never Get The Body You Want And Feel Terrible Trying: #17) Which reminds me… For heavens sake don’t set your own goals based on your own body or aesthetic—always assume that the media knows best about what you “should” look like. Stick to their rules, so you don’t have to get too personal with your Read More...

Monday 10-22-12

We had a great time at the Race For The Cure. Thank you all for coming out and proudly representing CrossFit Texarkana. It was a good day. 30 Ways To Never Get The Body You Want And Feel Terrible Trying: Another option: Set a goal based entirely on the number on the scale. Who cares if your clothes fit better, you look great naked, or you feel energized and happy—what really matters is how many numbers you are. Sign In - Warm Up Read More...