Tag Archives: summer

Have A Muddy Weekend!

6 Jul

{Photo courtesy of Mudder Nation}

What are you up to this weekend? Any interesting plans for the summer? A group of us from CrossFit 310 will be running Tough Mudder up on Big Bear mountain tomorrow morning. I’m nervous yet excited at the same time. I’ve never done this kind of mileage on foot before (running or walking), so it’ll be pretty interesting to see how it all unfolds. I’m a little intimidated by the ice pool and the electric shock, but I know we’ll come out on top. Anyway, have a great weekend! Here are some posts from around the web . . .

A look inside the world of CrossFit

Give credit where it’s due (It’s the food!)

WODShop is having a fun little giveaway!

OMG! Individual workouts released for the CrossFit Games!

Deborah Carson’s mental preparation for the Games


CrossFit 310 Volleyball Saturdays

5 May


So, for the summer, my box (CrossFit 310) meets every Saturday for volleyball at the beach. Today’s get together was a huge success with a great turn out, and a lot of semi-competitive, but mostly really fun volleyball matches. It’s great to bond with your gym mates in and out of the box.

– Rebecca The Red

Wet Hot American Summer

3 May

{Sources: 1: Unknown, 2, 3}

The summer is just about here, and I could not be anymore grateful! L.A. has been a tad gloomy the past few weeks, so I’m more ready than ever for the sunshine. Spring semester finishes the first week of June and after that it’s all fun under the sun for me (besides my day job, of course): Tough Mudder, the CrossFit Games, stand-up paddleboarding, more footie matches, Club Mini, the summer concert series in Hermosa Beach, Shakespeare by the Sea, reggae night at the Hollywood Bowl, classic movies in the Hollywood Forever Cemetery, photography, a possible trip to DC?, wine tastings at Rosenthal in Malibu, volleyball Saturdays, trail runs …. I could go on. I just know this summer is going to be the best yet. How about you? What are your plans for the summer? xo

Have A Great Weekend

20 Apr

What are you up to this weekend? I’ll be spending most of it cooped up in the casa working on a marketing plan & re-writing an essay I bombed (both for college). It’s supposed to be in the low to mid 80’s in SoCal, so I know plenty of friends who’ll be out at the beach playing volley, as well as some friends that are going to Coachella. I can assure you my jealousy will be contained. Meanwhile, here are some posts from around the web . . .

Mental WOD is a great blog that helps you achieve mental PR’s in order to achieve physical ones

Cross Gym vs. CrossFit via The Rx Review

Regional workouts have been announced & the 2012 CrossFit Games tickets are now on sale!

I Am Your Strongest Competition

Brownie Batter Pancake Skewers by PaleOMG! Nom nom nom.

Summer’s Over

23 Sep


It’s official, official: Starbucks has debuted
its pumpkin spice latte which indicates
that fall is en route and summer is now
just something we’ll dream about.

<complain>sad panda face</complain>

Summer’s Here: Be A Teenage Dream

20 May

Ahhhh summer. A time for late night swimming, fire pits, crop tops, acoustic guitars, beach dwelling, fireworks, ripped jean shorts, large sunnies, BBQ’s and any other fun little things you can think of!

When I think of summers, I tend to think of teenagers. Sneaking out to rendezvous with future lovers, no bills, just fun. Summers as an adult are welcomed (and loved) but with much less reckless abandonment.

Oh what I would give to be one again (a teenager that is). And if only my teenage self knew that my mom wasn’t lying when she said I had it easy then…

Here’s to Friday. To teenagers. And to summer.