Tag Archives: Aging

CrossFit for the Elderly: The Open, 14.4 and 14.5

My very favorite CrossFit exercise is rowing. Like many actions in CrossFit, I had had no prior experience with it, and diligently watched the videos my coach son Chris sent me before making my first attempt. I listened to the … Continue reading

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CrossFit for the Elderly: The Open, 14.2 and 14.3

Thursday, March 6, 7:55 PM.  I am hopeful. Last week, contrary to what  I had innocently believed about the Open WODs beginning with something everyone could do before progressing to the hard core stuff, they led off with double unders.  … Continue reading

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CrossFit for the Elderly: The Open, 14.1

I’ve been creaking through a year and a half of CrossFit now, sore and happy and hopefully a good deal more fit.  I participated in last year’s CrossFit Games Open and survived (just) so when the time to register for … Continue reading

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Dyscrossfitia

Q: How is a dyslexic, insomniac CrossFitter like an insomniac NY stock trader? A: They both lie awake at night worrying about the DOW.   Most people are familiar with the term “dyslexia,” – a term describing a person’s difficulty … Continue reading

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CrossFit and the Elderly – Episode 2

21.18.15.12.9.6.3 There was a time, not so many years ago, when I would have looked at the above set of numbers and said to myself, “Ah, a question from the 3rd grade Math State Test relating to numerical sequencing.” But … Continue reading

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The Crossfit Games for the Chronologically Challenged

Let’s begin by stipulating that I am both a CrossFit rookie and firmly established in the AARP age range. That said, it came to my attention through the grapevine (and my two personal CrossFit grapes in the form of husband … Continue reading

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