Workout

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 32: Good Form, I Say

Visiting a great CrossFit box for a trial membership has been great for me to work on fitness goals that I just don’t have the equipment or facility to practice at times.  But more than anything, I’m really proud of myself for not bending to the pressure of competition or…

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 31: Great Workout, Anytime

With my husband off to his figure drawing open studio and my late shift at the wildlife refuge, I decided to forego another CrossFit WOD for the day, and finished my trial membership at Anytime Fitness, just down the street from the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge.  

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 30: Take Time to Do Things Right

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 30: Take Time to Do Things Right

My husband and I got around to trying out a CrossFit box not too far from where we live that offers a free week trial.  Trial memberships are something I strongly advocate, as they help you see if the money you will be spending is worth your while.  CrossFit is…

BINGO Bootcamp

Today we did one of my favorite workouts- BINGO Bootcamp!  I love variety and games incorporated into my routines, so this really hits the nail on the head in both those categories.

Minute Man Workout

Chris and I kicked off our workout today with a quick 10 minute partner AMRAP with med ball lunges, Russian twists, and plank hi-fives.  I also wanted to try out a new workout I came up with I like to call the Minute Man.  For this workout, you simply do…

Countdown Workout

Countdown Workout

Chris came up with our workout today.  It’s simple but depending on your exercise choices, it can be challenging.  The Countdown Workout rep scheme starts with 10 of each exercise, then 9, then 8, and so on until you reach 1 rep of each exercise.

Playing with a Deck of Cards

Playing with a Deck of Cards

One of my favorite types of workouts is called “Deck of Cards”.  It’s exactly what it sounds like, using a deck of cards to tell you what your workout will be.  You assign an exercise for each suit, shuffle the deck, and then draw cards and your rep count will…

Plank Off

Plank Off

After not working out for three weeks, the simple, yet apparently effective Blah Blaster took out a lot from Chris and me.  So, today, I prepared a super quick, low intensity workout I called “Plank Off”.  It didn’t kick our rears like Blah Blaster, but it’s pretty core intensive so…

Dragging My Way Back to a Routine

My husband and I have been away on vacation for three weeks.  Three weeks of eating decadent foods, getting little rest, not drinking enough water, and walking around medieval European towns as our main source of working out.  I had even given us one extra day off the routine, but…