Wednesday, August 26, 2009
Jenni shows some typical effects of intensity. A willingness to push hard and suffer in the present in return for a future reward is a selection mechanism in CrossFit, and Coach Glassman thinks it is also an indication of character, “So much of repugnant behavior is about trying to get something for
nothing, and the CrossFitters inherently don’t believe that it’s
possible.” See his interview in the CrossFit Journal.
Workout of the Day
Complete as many rounds in twenty minutes as you can of:
4 Handstand Push-ups
8 2-Pood Kettlebell swings
Post rounds completed to comments.
In response to several requests CrossFit Atlanta has signed up for a web based workout log, Beyond the Whiteboard (BYW)
Follow these steps:
1. Go to sign up page for Beyond the Whiteboard.
2. Fill out all the information, and authorize payment through Amazon Payments. You can use any credit card. Don't worry, you won't wind up being charged anything.
3. When you first sign up, you will be automatically added to the BYW "main
site." Find CrossFit Atlanta in the "Gyms" link in the header and click on it. Then click on "Join CrossFit Atlanta" located near the upper right hand corner of the page, and wait to be confirmed as a member. Once you are confirmed, you will be placed in that gym. After you make your first post, your the CrossFit Atlanta page will become your home page, and your credit card will not be charged because CrossFit Atlanta is paying for the service.
Questions? Start with Beyond the Whiteboard's Frequently Asked Questions page.
Below, a picture of some adhesive tape that managed to wrap itself around the wheel of the seat roller on one of our rowers. This is but one of many reasons why leaving adhesive tape laying about is a "Flogging Offense". This piece has been sent to the Crime Lab for DNA analysis.