It’s about time for an overdue update. This past weekend I ventured down to Long Island with my beautiful fiance for her nephew’s birthday. He didn’t know we were coming so it was quite the awesome surprise. Unfortunately for me, I knew my lumbar support in my car was broke so I was leery about a 5 hour drive considering I was still sore from deadlifts a few days prior. But much to my surprise, by utilizing Kelly Starrett’s bracing techniques the whole way, I was able to stave off any low back pain! I was amazed. Typically for me, a few hours in the car equals low back pain like crazy but this time I took a proactive approach and made sure not to let it ruin my trip.
Now my fiance is 100% Portuguese and her entire family knows how to eat, and eat we did! Unfortunately, they know how to bake as well…so the desserts were a’plenty! Needless to say, my healthy eating habits took a momentary backseat to the fun festivities.
After a 5 hour drive on Monday, we arrived back home after consuming nothing but coffee and McDonalds. Obviously it was Memorial Day so a “Murph” Workout was in order. Murph is a CrossFit workout that entails:
1 Mile Run
1 Mile Run
After fueling my body with nothing but crap and a five hour drive, the last thing I should have done was change and go workout. Almost immediately I got cold, shaky, and dizzy. I felt atrocious. It was an awful workout. It wasn’t until I got back home and chugged some V8 that I finally got some color back to my face and felt better.
Alas, today is a new day however, and it is back to the regular grind again! After an 11 hours of sleep last night, a good healthy breakfast this morning, and a little foam rolling/lacrosse ball smash and flossing, I feel ready to get back to my program to prepare for Sunday at Battle in the Burn hosted by Burn City CrossFit!!
All the hints for the WODs have been released and it looks a little something like this:
1. Tabata Something
2. Barbell Complex + Run
3. BYOJR (Bring your own jump rope)
It’s about time to get it!
-Weakness into Strength-
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