April 6, 2012

Friday 120406

Rest Day

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Loice Mwaka Bemariga, Dzendereni, Kenya.


Coach Glassman visits Kenya - video [wmv] [mov] [HD mov]


Dispatch 6 from Kenya [pdf]

Posted by Pukie at April 6, 2012 5:00 PM
Comments

Did she WOD?

Comment #1 - Posted by: MD at April 5, 2012 5:10 PM

Go, Greg, Go!

Keep making this world a better place, one person at a time.

Comment #2 - Posted by: AllisonNYC at April 5, 2012 6:06 PM

I'm a big fan of the Music and Articles we had on Rest Days, truth be told it helped me pass the time at work. It was also great to listen to the music at home while I was doing simple tasks. Political or not can we get these back? Sure we could do the work ourselves in finding them, but the variance produced by Pukie allowed for reactions to be produced positive/negative that stimulated our minds.

Comment #3 - Posted by: ckatech at April 5, 2012 6:07 PM

hi,gud to c u have made it to kenya. Welcome to Tanzania.where u'll find Mt Kilimanjaro,highest mountain in Africa.

Comment #4 - Posted by: chisu at April 5, 2012 6:36 PM

Proud to say i am a Crossfitter.

Comment #5 - Posted by: john at April 5, 2012 7:52 PM

Thank you Coach!

Comment #6 - Posted by: Matt at April 5, 2012 8:21 PM

Cool! Now we can add to our repertoire of functional lifts, the goal of carrying half our bodyweight on our heads! "every day women in the Kenyan countryside walk distances of over 20 kilometers to collect water, food and firewood. They can carry more than half their bodyweight on their heads, and, as they push themselves to the limit, they keep a tradition alive in which their gender defines the burdens they bear." -- Colors Magazine

Comment #7 - Posted by: Fran Mason at April 5, 2012 8:54 PM

HQ - How can volunteers get involved in helping with this? either through physical labor, or donations?

Comment #8 - Posted by: McBeard at April 5, 2012 10:18 PM

so...what is the process for adding a hero work out in a fallen hero's name? Gary Vasquez needs to be represented....and it needs to make you cringe...we called him Angry V...for a while there was a bar named after him in Fayetteville NC. I'd like to remember him by hating it when its time to do his name sake workout.

Comment #9 - Posted by: Green Beinie at April 5, 2012 10:56 PM

What an inspirational video. A humble and powerful humanitarian. He realizes that part of true fitness starts with the brain.

Comment #10 - Posted by: HowieNYC at April 6, 2012 1:41 AM

Hey guys, long time member of the community but not a usual poster. Crossfit is an amazing support county for Leo and military. Just want to say in addition to the WOD today (I'm a few behind, overhead walking lunge burpees day) I would like to submit a tribute WOD. Yesterday after lifting in the gym with me and finishing his shift Officer Paul Kauffman passed away in his sleep at the age of 59. He was a great guy and a great officer. EOW: 4.5.2012

4 rounds
- 5 over head press 135#
- 20 plyo push ups
- 12 jump squats

11:36

Comment #11 - Posted by: P. Mayhair at April 6, 2012 3:08 AM

I have never been more proud to be part of such a great community. Thanks Coach!

Comment #12 - Posted by: Neal at April 6, 2012 3:46 AM

Great work Coach. It's awesome to be a part of this community.

Comment #13 - Posted by: Katherine at April 6, 2012 7:44 AM

Paul Kauffman was one of Secret Service's finest. He was a great guy and he will be missed at the house.

Comment #14 - Posted by: C. MacDonald at April 6, 2012 7:55 AM

What happened to the motivational quotes every other day?

Comment #15 - Posted by: Rivers at April 6, 2012 9:29 AM

M/26/5'7"/144

Subbed 5 Rounds for time of:

15 Pull-ups
10 165 lb. Deadlifts
15 Evil Wheels
10 Box Jumps
15 Ring Dips

Time: 18:18

Comment #16 - Posted by: Fidencio Hinojosa at April 6, 2012 1:43 PM

m/50/69"/131

Did yesterday's WOD. 17:39

Comment #17 - Posted by: tim at April 6, 2012 2:53 PM

M/52/153/1-1-06

21-15-9 Deadlift 185#
42-30-18 Double-Under

7:24

Comment #18 - Posted by: bingo at April 6, 2012 4:01 PM

Made up yesterday's this morning.

21:33

Comment #19 - Posted by: Carole (F/53/5'6"/138) at April 6, 2012 4:19 PM

WOW......Greg. WOW Crossfit!
When you think you want more never question the source.
God Has Blessed us All.

Thank you for never ceasing to amaze me.

Jamie Stumpf

Comment #20 - Posted by: jamie at April 6, 2012 5:18 PM

i would just like to say what an inspiration you all are, im currently serving in the British Royal
Navy as a Physical Trainer and i promote crossfit everywhere i go.

thanks again for making us a better force :)

Comment #21 - Posted by: karl kennett at April 7, 2012 1:20 AM

I was fairly close to making it to the Games as a Masters entrant. It was very satisfying to be in great shape. But THIS is more important; improving the soul&spirit. Well done Coach G. And the timing is good too - Easter. God Bless

Comment #22 - Posted by: Grant Davis at April 7, 2012 9:28 AM

Did yesterday's run - k2e - twinkie wod. Results over there.

Comment #23 - Posted by: matt h 50 5'11" 179# 1mar11 at April 7, 2012 11:43 AM

F/41/5'6"/150

5K: 29:00

Comment #24 - Posted by: mom to five at April 9, 2012 4:05 AM

i am humbled by this. i commit that i, as a crossfitter, will continue to do my part in this beautiful evolution that is materializing before my very eyes...onward, my friends, onward!

Comment #25 - Posted by: Kojiki at April 12, 2012 1:03 PM

Inspired gift for a life time, just like CF.
Maybe you could start a fund to collect donations to further this.

Comment #26 - Posted by: Blizzard at April 14, 2012 8:36 AM
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