Since the start of the fitness craze in the 70s and 80s a hot debate has raged. What is a better workout? Is it the lycra-clad aerobics Jane Fonda made so popular, or is it lifting weights like Arnold on Muscle Beach? The answer...it depends. Ideally both cardio and weight lifting should be a part … Continue reading Cardio or Lifting Weights?
CrossFit Route 1 has just changed locations (come check us out!) and that means I got a new office space. So, to celebrate, I headed down to IKEA to for some brand new office furniture...alone. I’ve always been a “I’ll do it myself” kind of girl, and a few years ago buying an entire office … Continue reading This Is Why I CrossFit
Do you know what really grinds my gears? Seeing a car with this bumper sticker. Why? Because I don’t get the big deal. What accomplishment is it to sit in your car and drive to the summit of the mountain when dozens of hikers, standing with you on the summit, have used their legs to … Continue reading This Car Did What…?
Coconut Water What do you drink when you want to drink something other than water? For me, it was always cranberry juice. Back in the day I would drink Ocean Spray cranberry juice drink (sugar free, of course) like it was going out of style. The words juice drink and sugar free, despite the sweet … Continue reading Why I Love Coconuts (and You Should, Too!): Part 2
This intrigues me...there are now websites designed to help you keep track of your exercise habits and reward you (in some cases monetarily) for doing what you set out to do. When we first seek to get (back) in shape starting is the hardest thing. We can't believe how out of shape we are and … Continue reading Money in Your Pocket
but we need some help! As many of you know, I am a competitive CrossFitter. And, yes, that does mean I exercise competitively. 🙂 Right now, in regions all over the world, other competitive cross fitters are exercising their hardest to earn a spot to compete in the CrossFit Games. My team - CrossFit Route … Continue reading We’re On Our Way…
Last year I was fortunate enough to be a part of a team that made a dream come true. After months of hard work and intense training, 6 friends – the CrossFit Route 1 team - placed 2nd in the 2011 NorthEast Regionals and made it to the 5th Annual CrossFit Games in Carson, CA. It was the first time I … Continue reading Road to the NE Regionals