CFE “State of the Turnaround” We’ve Come So Far!

By Kristy Taylor I started CrossFit in May of 2010.  I came in thinking I was in good shape. As an avid runner and racer, I had the racing circuit down. I did the training and long runs and took medals in almost every race I competed in. But when I picked up a wallContinue reading “CFE “State of the Turnaround” We’ve Come So Far!”

Attention Runners! Upcoming Races! Let’s Represent!

We got the T-shirts now it’s time to represent at some local races! There are two races Crossfit Endurance Springfield is focusing on in the month of August. 1. The Urban Orienteering Race – 8/3/2012 There were several of us who participated in the January Urban Orienteering Race this past winter and had a blast.Continue reading “Attention Runners! Upcoming Races! Let’s Represent!”

Week 6 of 6 of Skill Based Running Progression

This is week 6 of 6 of the Skill Based Running Progression by CFE Main site.  If you missed the first five weeks or are interested in reviewing them you can catch Week 1, Week 2 , Week 3, Week 4 and Week 5  on the blog. This is the final week of our 6 weeks of cadence homework. I hopeContinue reading “Week 6 of 6 of Skill Based Running Progression”

Week 5 of 6 of Skill Based Running Progression

Its week 5 of 6 of the Skill Based Running Progression by CFE Main site.  If you missed the first four weeks you can catch Week 1, Week 2 , Week 3 and Week 4   on the blog. Again, we are doing this skill based homework to help us improve our form and eventually speed by improving our cadence.  If youContinue reading “Week 5 of 6 of Skill Based Running Progression”

Week 4 of 6 of Skill Based Running Progression

Its week 4 of 6 of the Skill Based Running Progression by CFE Main site. It looks pretty hairy this week! If you missed the first three weeks you can catch Week 1, Week 2 and Week 3  on the blog. Again, we are doing this skill based homework to help us improve our form and eventually speed by improvingContinue reading “Week 4 of 6 of Skill Based Running Progression”

Week 2 of 6- Cadence Homework with Brian McKenzie

Here is your homework for week 2 of 6 weeks of the skill based running progression from CFE mastermind Brian McKenzie. If you missed the homework from Week 1 you can catch it HERE in addition to more info about the 6 weeks of homework we will be following. The reason we are doing this isContinue reading “Week 2 of 6- Cadence Homework with Brian McKenzie”

6 Weeks of Homework With Brian McKenzie

We have been working a lot more on cadence in class lately and talking about the importance of how fast we are pulling off the ground. For the next 6 weeks on the blog we will be posting a little cadence homework from Brian McKenzie at CFE on cadence, drills and helping to improve thatContinue reading “6 Weeks of Homework With Brian McKenzie”

When The Light Goes On!

By Melissa Wistrom I can still remember the day the lights went on for me about Olympic Weightlifting.  I am lucky that my coach and friend Tracey Fober captured it on film for me.  She called it “Deliberate Practice”. http://ironmaven.blogspot.com/search?q=practice+makes+perfect I like to watch it occasionally to remember what it felt like. This weekend the light turnedContinue reading “When The Light Goes On!”