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5 Month Update

Yup, officially dropping the postpartum, these updates are all about Beeb! Here is her 5 month update: Month 5 has probably been the most significant month developmentally yet. She hit this week about halfway through where it felt like she became a c...
by I'd Roll need on Feb 26, 2015

Functional Fitness Pull up Assistance / CrossFit 41in Loop Resistance Exercise Band Set – #3, #4, #5 – 30 – 250 lbs (14 – 113 kg) Resistance / Assistance

Set includes 1 of each: #3 [30 – 50 lbs. (14 – 23 kg) Resistance], #4 [40 – 80 lbs. (18 – 36 kg) Resistance], #5 [50 – 120 lbs. (23 – 54 kg) Resistance]. Completely customizable to your needs Great for Assisted Pul...
by Website Review Evaluation on Feb 26, 2015

CrossFit Open Intramural FRENZY

Happy Wednesday everyone! It’s been a blitz of a week so far! The 2015 CrossFit Open starts this week and while it’s always met with a warm response from our gym, it’s never been anything overwhelming. Until this year. I can’...
by I'd Roll need on Feb 25, 2015

Meal Planning (2/22 – 2/28)

Our grilled “TBD” meal from Friday — hot wings! Our first week attempting to return to more diligent meal planning went great! We didn’t get a chance to try the interesting technique we found for spaghetti squash and meatballs...
by I'd Roll need on Feb 22, 2015

Meal Planning (2/16 – 2/20)

One of my biggest takeaways from the Whole30/Nutrition Challenge is that I have kind of checked out on being involved in the meal planning for the past year. It wasn’t intentional. I went from the holidays, to pregnant and nauseated by the kitc...
by I'd Roll need on Feb 15, 2015

Week 3: Whole30/Nutrition Challenge

I ate my weight in salad and meat last week — and loved every minute of it. For me, being half-way through any challenge marks a shift in mindset from survival to planning ahead. I hit a rough patch about midway through the week, but when I cam...
by I'd Roll need on Feb 12, 2015

Vitamin D

A few random ditties from the weekend. We had an absolutely gorgeous weekend! After getting down into the negatives last week, it got to nearly 70 on Saturday! We got outside and took a really long walk. Kaitlan is officially old enough for the front...
by I'd Roll need on Feb 9, 2015

Week 2: Whole30/Nutrition Challenge

Week 2 feels much calmer than week 1, isn’t that always the case? While it still wasn’t perfect, I feel more motivated because I’m feeling the results. And I think I know why. We were having a discussion on our Challenge Facebook gr...
by I'd Roll need on Feb 3, 2015

Fitness Friday!

Well, I’m still truckin’ along on this Whole30 Challenge.  I am actually over the sugar cravings, and feel like I have A LOT more energy which should help me push through a workout.  It’s no joke that food is fuel and from my 9 da...
by Waves & Wine on Jan 10, 2015

Hello World!

Tap tap tap, check 1, check 2. Is anyone still out there?My host domain prompted me to renew or cut ties with ol' chasingthekenyans.com, and I decided to renew for the time being. Why? I don't know. Maybe I'll magically find time to write again.It se...
by Chasing the Kenyans on Dec 21, 2014

My Year of Running (or not) 2014

When Amanda announced her annual link-up for each person's Year of Running, I didn't plan on participating. This was a year that didn't start well, continued in the same negative vein, and ends only slightly better, in terms of running.184 miles. Tha...
by Midwest Multisport Life on Dec 11, 2014

Two Running Books You Must Read

If you are a runner, two things are certain: you will get injured and you can improve your running in some way, be it strength, cadence, or what have you. Individually, these two books are pretty amazing in their own right. Together, I believe they a...
by Midwest Multisport Life on Dec 9, 2014

My gym in Almaty – Crossfit Brute Force

Well, I have now spent over three months at a new Crossfit gym in Almaty, Crossfit Brute Force. I really enjoy the facilities which is very similar to Saigon Sports Club minus the MMA equipment. I am to do my Weightlifting and Powerlifting workouts w...
by SaigonNezumi.com on Nov 15, 2014

Hitting the Reset Button

As you get older, if you're not examining all that you do and wonder if things couldn't be done better, you're in serious trouble. It doesn't take long to get behind the eight-ball, especially with fitness. I know, because I'm struggling daily with i...
by Midwest Multisport Life on Nov 12, 2014

You Are Stronger Than You Think You Are

On a recent visit to my middle daughter (note to self, and parents with three or more children: do NOT use term, “middle child”), I was convinced to join her, and a group of ridiculously fit others, at the local … Continue reading &...
by Middle Aged Plague on Oct 31, 2014

Just What Is CrossFit Fitness?

CrossFit, What is It? I am sure by now you have heard about CrossFit, the type of fitness training developed in 2000 by Lauren Jenai and Greg Glassman. Since its beginning, the huge following of CrossFit has lead to the opening of over 10,000 CrossFi...
by Exercise and Nutrition Tips on Oct 27, 2014

TTT: Breathing Fire, River to River Trail, Garmin 920XT

Learning to Breathe Fire: The Rise of CrossFit and the Primal Future of Fitness, by J.C. Herz, is, at its core, a history of CrossFit. At the same time, however, the individuals and events explicated expand on a simple recitation of facts and dates.
by Midwest Multisport Life on Oct 16, 2014

The Primal Blueprint - Will Paleo Work for Me?

Banksy Graffiti CavemanOne of the things I've often tried and failed at is following a diet, but not following a diet is not much better in the results department either. Probably the simplest thing I could do to lose weight would be to stop drinking...
by Midwest Multisport Life on Sep 17, 2014

Crossfit Training A Simple Way To Get Fit

By Harriet Porter Every one of us are aiming to have that perfect sculpted bodies most model has. This is not impossible particularly whether you train very well. There are different fitness training that we can choose from these days. All we have to...
by Health Tips And Tricks on Sep 11, 2014

Weight Gain in Phase 3 – #3 – How Exercise Affects P3

Are You Exercising On P3? I exercised in every P3 pretty much BUT I can tell you that it can make the process of stabilizing using the scale as your indicator frustrating and nerve wracking. As a result, many choose … Continue reading → T...


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