December 8, 2011

Thursday 111208

Rest Day

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CrossFit Lafayette, Louisiana.


"The Zach Miller Story", CrossFit Journal preview video [wmv] [mov]


"DogFit" by Eddie Ifft - video [wmv] [mov]


Cesar Franck, Piano Quintet in F minor Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4.


Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - The Goblet of Life.


"The Revolution According to Steve Jobs" by Stevan Levy, Wired.

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Posted by Pukie at December 8, 2011 5:00 PM
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I have prayed for you Zach.

Comment #1 - Posted by: Mike Scott at December 7, 2011 5:26 PM

I have prayed for you Eddie (ie. DogFit Eddie)

Comment #2 - Posted by: Tony Webster at December 7, 2011 6:03 PM

Our prayers go out to you zach... Your obviously in Gods hands

Comment #3 - Posted by: Connor sharpe (age 16) at December 7, 2011 6:26 PM

I prayed for you Zach. Message to that thing that is got a hold of Zach. "Your Days are numbered you will not hold him there is to many of us Praying sending good thoughts for your hold to last any longer.

Comment #4 - Posted by: john at December 7, 2011 6:26 PM

Did the dog guy say that dogs could be reading and writing? is he kidding? what a goofball

Comment #5 - Posted by: teej at December 7, 2011 6:44 PM

Praying for you & your family Zach.

#5- yes, I think he was kidding, they just wanted to make a funny movie lol ;)

Comment #6 - Posted by: Laia at December 7, 2011 6:50 PM

Sunday Funday! Nice job Crossfit Lafayette!

Comment #7 - Posted by: hunterk2 at December 7, 2011 7:00 PM

#5 and #6. Really???

Comment #8 - Posted by: Mike R at December 7, 2011 7:14 PM

I was hoping that wasn't really going to be about dogs...

Comment #9 - Posted by: Eric N at December 7, 2011 7:16 PM

Whos doing skill training? What are you doing? Maybe some suggestions for me please!

Comment #10 - Posted by: jstick911 at December 7, 2011 7:41 PM

dog fit for life

Comment #11 - Posted by: steve scott at December 7, 2011 7:54 PM

Love DogFit! Hilarious! I love the coned dog, poor thing, hahahaha

Comment #12 - Posted by: Emily at December 7, 2011 8:08 PM

Took over 2 years, but we FINALLY made main site. Congrats CrossFit Lafayette!

Comment #13 - Posted by: Lyle at December 7, 2011 8:14 PM

Who needs a "rest day".....Pshhhh. I'm thinking that i'll do a little light dog fit tomorrow as an "easy day". Ha

Comment #14 - Posted by: Nate at December 7, 2011 8:17 PM

Know what's funny about fat dogs?
Nothing is funny about fat dogs.

Eddy, you never call!

kstar

Comment #15 - Posted by: kstar at December 7, 2011 8:48 PM

Wow, it took me until 1:22 in the Dogfit movie before I could say for certain whether or not he was serious. Of course dogs can't do CrossFit... no opposable thumbs Focker.

Comment #16 - Posted by: Jonny Utah at December 7, 2011 9:17 PM

Awesome job, Bloodfart (Eddie Ifft)! This truly is Jason's calling.

Comment #17 - Posted by: Sweet Assassin at December 7, 2011 9:47 PM

1. Great piece on Zach
2. Praying for Zach and his family
3. More in the journal, really? Wow, that is crossing the line. I did not see that one coming. The community is better than that, but the enterprise obviously is not. I am embarrassed.

Comment #18 - Posted by: kip at December 8, 2011 12:33 AM

Must be a real honor to know Zach. That made a grown man cry. Nice work, HQ.

Comment #19 - Posted by: Josh A at December 8, 2011 3:49 AM

F/41/5'6"/145

5K (to "mile tree" and back X3 + 200m)

29:06

wanted to sty close to home/on call for sick baby :-(

Comment #20 - Posted by: mom to five at December 8, 2011 5:38 AM

#18 -- agree with you across the board

Comment #21 - Posted by: Ann at December 8, 2011 7:00 AM

Been DogFitting for six months with Scout (black lab). She's deadlifting 1/2 bodyweight. I just roll the bar over her neck and she arches up, but I still have to balance it. She's got paws off the ground pushups, great speed on repeating 100 meter dashes, box jumps, and jump rope - of course I twirl the rope! -sheesh! The "no opposable thumbs" thing makes anything with the bar or rings a challenge. We're just starting to work on a muscel-up. Are there other crossfitters who've come up with good subs for Oly lifts for DogFit?

Comment #22 - Posted by: Dave Smith at December 8, 2011 7:05 AM

Dogfit was awesome!

Comment #23 - Posted by: NAMWIZ at December 8, 2011 7:37 AM

I have Zach and the other Panther CrossFit bros back in Pitt to thank for my lifestyle, my occupation, and unique love/hate relationship with Old Crow. If anyone can pull through this, it's Zach Miller.

Keep fighting, buddy. You've got your friends, family, and a whole community pulling for you.

Comment #24 - Posted by: Bonecrusher at December 8, 2011 9:15 AM

Hero "Wood" today
65# on sdlhp and thrusters

28:30

Laura f/49/5'7/140

Comment #25 - Posted by: power-girl at December 8, 2011 11:52 AM

M 35/6'2"/218
Did "Mel" today since I missed Monday.
4 rds in 18:58

Comment #26 - Posted by: BigBen&Parliament at December 8, 2011 12:01 PM

Prayers for Zach and his family.

As far as DogTown goes, that's some of the funniest stuff I've seen in a long time. Did you know that laughing realeases endorphins? And we all know how good that is. So please, stop taking yourself so seriously and laugh a little and benefit from it.

Comment #27 - Posted by: Brad Wilson - m/38/5'9"/180# at December 8, 2011 1:11 PM

Def just inspired me for some new workouts I could try with my Dog! Can't beleive i'm only discovering the crossfit world now! News doesn't travel fast to Ireland!

Comment #28 - Posted by: Forge-Fitness.blogspot.com at December 8, 2011 1:48 PM

zach miller--what a stud. keep fighting my friend. big shout out to my panther crossfit friends for all of your support for zach.

Comment #29 - Posted by: bd at December 8, 2011 4:01 PM

F/41/5'4"/116
Awesome rest day!
15 min tempo run on treadmill at 7:20 pace.
Then worked squats.
New PR for 3 rep front squat, 115lbs! Body weight! Woo! Hoo!
And new PR for 1x rep for OHS, 105lbs.
Great day!

Comment #30 - Posted by: Heather Szabo at December 8, 2011 4:12 PM

Any great cues for progressing from single to double unders? Time to make the jump...

Comment #31 - Posted by: matt h - 50 179# 1mar11 at December 8, 2011 5:35 PM

#18, I'm confused by your #3. Can you explain what you mean?

Comment #32 - Posted by: ? at December 9, 2011 7:36 AM

classic. I'm off my chair...

Comment #33 - Posted by: Chuck E at December 9, 2011 9:18 AM

ha, gotta love it.

Comment #34 - Posted by: Jevon Ikner at December 9, 2011 11:04 AM

Semper Fidelis Zach - the whole community is pulling for you!
As for the photo - i love it, i do stair training once per week as part of my programming!

Comment #35 - Posted by: jkel at December 9, 2011 11:55 AM
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