Monthly Archives: April 2011

11.6 And We’re Out!

We have reached the 6th and final week of the 2011 CrossFit Games Open.  It’s been an interesting month and a half, to say the least.  Some of us started the 30-Day Paleo Challenge at the same time that the Open … Continue reading

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Post-Paleo Challenge Road Trip

During the Paleo Challenge a handful of us had talked about going on a weekend road trip when it was over, with the sole purpose of eating glorious, non-Paleo food.  Well, as my younger brother would say, “Don’t talk about it, be about it.”  … Continue reading

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Silly Grown Ups, Muscle Ups Are For Kids

As I was leaving work Monday, I got a text from Coach Tyler saying that Tawny Tyau just did two muscle ups – awesome news!  She’d been super close to getting one lately, but has had trouble transitioning into the … Continue reading

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It’s Friday. Be Happy.

Hey gang!  As I’ve recently been made aware, there has been some major slackage on the KS blog.  Thanks to Coral and Amy for pointing that out and putting me in check.  So, here we go with a Friday post to get the weekend started … Continue reading

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Athlete Profile: Tyler Searle

Many of you know Tyler as the head coach and in-house beast at Northwest CrossFit.  He was a competitor on Team NWCF at the 2010 CrossFit Games and is currently competing in the 2011 CrossFit Games Open.  You may have also seen him in a fluke … Continue reading

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Paleo Challenge, Day 30: Turn Out The Lights, The Party’s Over

The 30-Day Paleo Challenge is finally over!  This was quite possibly the longest stretch I’ve ever gone without eating rice, and easily the longest duration of time that I’ve gone without highly processed food.  I feel healthier, but I also feel weaker.  … Continue reading

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Weekend At Mt. Baker With Newbie Ned

Twenty of us went up to Mt. Baker last weekend to do a little skiing/snowboarding and get some much-needed R&R.  We had two big ol’ cabins, each sleeping 10 people, equipped with hot tubs, a pool table and a sauna.  George did a great job of filling … Continue reading

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