Strong burdens make strong backs

I have a rule hiking Devils Hole, when on the stairs ascending from the beautiful canyon, the rule is simple. Do not stop. These are 300 or so stairs that provide very little respite and almost nothing in the way of level ground. Just one way, up. Today I had to depart early from an … Continue reading Strong burdens make strong backs

CrossFit Games 2018 Prep

The Open is over. For about 99.7% of the people who competed in the CrossFit Games competition, we are done. Now what? The time to prepare for 2018 has already begun. The time to address your weakness is here. The time to become better is now. The disappointment of your placement will fade. The fire … Continue reading CrossFit Games 2018 Prep

It’s About The Journey

Everything we do is really about the journey. The destination is always anticlimactic. Always. We have a tendency to build up these situations and ideas as being absolute. That they will be amazing, dream-like places and situations where pain, despair, fear, and every single other negative emotion fade into nothing. We are delusional in these … Continue reading It’s About The Journey