For me, I absolutely love it and won't be going anywhere anytime soon. In my core, I really believe in supporting things and people that resonate with me. The approach remains the same: Constantly varied, functional movement, performed at a high intensity. That's CrossFit, defined. However, there is no bias towards any one thing. Many programmers lean a certain direction, like towards olympic lifts or WODs or lifting heavy, for example. Here, though, it is extremely well balanced which points towards the overall goal of pouring our heart and soul into one hour a day that leads us to living a long and healthy life with the ones we love. Pat says it much better here, if you'd like to hear the "heart" behind CrossFit Linchpin. Check out the data below from my last year as compiled by Beyond the Whiteboard (BTWB) that is also included when a part of the Community. Click on any photo to see it better:
That is balance. Add in a healthy diet, showing up daily, not cherry-picking the non-sexy workouts (ie: sprints, core work), and a positive attitude and boom, you have fitness.
Closing out today, I just want to say how thankful I am to have found Pat's affiliate and that I joined a year ago. It has brought balance to an area that is very important to me. I don't have limitless time to spend in the garage. I have max 70min. I must be heading in by 5:40am or I'll never make to work by 7am. So while 4:30am sounds early to 99% of the population, it is VITAL and protected. Further? My wife joins me every day. We're both 46 years old and are in our 27th year of marriage. We are both our fittest in our life and love living life together, exploring and having fun. We want to live healthy lives for as long as we can and this 60-70min a day we do together is but one tool in our marriage toolbelt that just WORKS. Then, we get to do fun things like we did last month in Columbus, OH, when we took 2nd place at the GORUCK 50 Mile Star Course! Weight on our backs and unsupported all the way, except for each other! Like I often say on my IG...
"Do what you love with the ones you love."
Thanks to CrossFit Linchpin for helping make that a reality...from the both of us.
Daily CrossFit Linchpin workouts and other "life" things thrown in here and there. :)