DOMS… it’s not a street drug, dude.


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Get your head out of the gutter dudes…

DOMS stands for Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness.

Have you ever noticed that you are WAY more sore 2 days after a killer workout than you were the day after?

That’s DOMS!

Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) describes a phenomenon of muscle pain, muscle soreness or muscle stiffness that occurs in the day or two after exercise. This muscle soreness is most frequently felt when you begin a new exercise program, change your exercise routine, or dramatically increase the duration or intensity of your exercise routine. Continue reading

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Hiatus from blogging.


HELLO!

RatherBeRunninSo, I accidentally took a 4 day hiatus from blogging.

Whoops.

I seriously don’t know what happened, I woke up and it was Wednesday!

Crazy.

So here is a short update of sorts,

The last time we talked, I shared with you that I was going to try crossfit for the first time.

aaaannnndddddd……

Crossfit rocks.

I have officially shotguned drank the koolaid.

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Gym-ing it up and a Crossfit Update!


I, along with many Americans, have a gym membership that I rarely use.

Last year, I used to go to the gym every morning before work…

this year… not so much.

I would rather run outside, take a shower, and get ready for work in the comfort of my own home with these two dorks…

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Contemplating Crossfit.


As you can tell by the title, I am contemplating giving crossfit a shot.

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What is crossfit? According to wikipedia,

Crossfit advocates a mix of aerobic exercise, body weight exercise, gymnastics and Olympic weight lifting.CrossFit describes its strength and conditioning program as “constantly varied, high intensity, functional movement. Workouts are typically short—30 minutes or less—and intense, demanding all-out physical exertion. They combine movements such as sprinting, rowing, jumping rope, climbing rope, flipping tires, weightlifting, carrying heavy objects, and many bodyweight exercises; equipment used includes barbells, dumbbells, gymnastics rings, pull-up bars, kettlebells, medicine balls, and boxes for box jumps.  Continue reading