May 15, 2013
Rylee, Ben, and Amber McCue.
"This Is Annie Thorisdottir," CrossFit Journal video [wmv] [mov] [HD mov]
Posted by Pukie at May 15, 2013 5:00 PM
Awesome video HQ. Now if only I could get my kids in PE to think that way!
Thank you Crossfit West Springfield, for opening the door
Annie 2014 crossFit champ. you heard it here first
A true champion. Make sure you are ready when you come back. Time is on your side. Good luck!
Annie be positive! You're an inspiration to so many athletes, keep on doing what your doing!
You have truelly helped people try and succeed in things they never thought were possible, even in the face of injury you're putting on a brave smile and moving forward!
Your sheer determination is inspiration.
What a great video profile for Annie. I am so inspired by her!
Ran 5.2 miles today.
Annie you are my favorite competitor and I hope you come back in 2014 ready to win!
Off days......I am fairly new to crossfit and am loving it, are most people that are following the wods resting on these days or are you doing cardio..working on weaknesses ect... Just curious I am going to do some stretching and some light running what is everyone else doing?
@Aaron Lock, some people do other WODs, some do other activity all together, and some rest. I usually run or row because I need to break a sweat everyday. :) That said, I am usually faithful about taking one day of strict rest each week, maybe walking the dog at most. After all, our bodies need to recover in order to get stronger.
Had my CrossFit class at school doing Partner "Murph" today and one of my students did not have a partner so I did half of Murph with him. First time doing pullups since arm injury.
36:42 for the half
I was out for swimming a little bit.
After being bored by slow swimming in and out, I got myself an own WOD.
5 rounds for time:
10 push ups
I've never done push ups that burned so hard.
I think I have to repeat it some day.
Next time with Burpees. ;-)
Working rest day:
WU - DU practice (prob did 200-250 singles)
SWOD - Press - 45 x 10; 95 x 6; 105 x 5; 115 x 5; 125 x 5; 135 x 4
"Grace" - C&J 30 reps using 95lbs. - time 03:37.4
Why the sad music for Annie's movie? Ain't nothing sad about that story.
Hang tough Annie, you'll be back before you know it!
Make up WOD 130513-Monday
"Kelly" - 5 RFT of:
30 Box Jumps, 24"ht.
30 Wall Balls, 20# ball
Time - 28:45
Compare to 121030 - 30:55
(Run on treadmill & subbed 20# thrusters for wall balls on 121030)
Given subs last time & RX'd this time at 2:10 quicker is pretty decent progress.
@ #8 Aaron Lock - with my work/travel schedule, I inevitably end up making up a WOD on a Rest Day knowing that I'll have a mandatory rest day later on. However, 4 or 5 days of WODs and I self-impose a rest day for recovery... although I may do a brisk walk or something. I've been CrossFitting for just over a year and it's pretty awesome.
Rest days are the days where your muscles actually get stronger as they recover. WOD's simply break them down. Rest days are a good thing.
I also need to break a sweat (and I always have Sunday as a rest day), so if there isn't a workout then I'll run or work on double-unders or hand stands or something.
"This is Nicole Carroll"...Please!!!!!
walking 9 holes of golf for the rest day!
Rest day Fran. First time under 7 minutes after 2 months of CrossFit!
"Klepto", details there.
My guess on the picture from right to left: ex-gymnast, CrossFitter, baby. I am only saying that because my wife is an ex-gymnast and she always looks more virtuous than me in EVERYTHING I do.
Great photo! Love how the birds in the background are like, "What the heck are they doing?!?"
nothing to make you feel old like seeing a picture of young Annie with a lanyard around her neck that says 1994.
Watching the Annie video, I can't help but wonder what will be the average career time span for elite competitive crossfit athletes? As the prize purses and sponsorshipscontinues to grow, the pursuit of winning will continue to include more and more pushing of human boundaries. These super-elite crossfitters who do multiple wods per day -time may tell -may be putting their health at risk. I find this ironic because "standard" crossfit principles (i.e. one WOD per day) are all about fitness and health.
Looks like a Texas Beach. BHP?