Archive for March 22, 2011

Recipe: Paleo Banana Bread | The Paleo Table

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Recipe: Paleo Banana Bread | The Paleo Table.

Cancer — sucks.

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Kim Hill dies at 44; woman’s childhood cancer battle inspired creation of Ronald McDonald House

It’s always interesting to learn about the origins of things that seem like they have been around forever. Hannah, along with some of her friends, raised money for the Ronald Mcdonald House a few years ago – but I never knew how it was founded. Very tragic, sad story — pediatric cancer is more heartbreaking than any other cancer to me. Those precious kids – having to deal with the pain and sacrifice, quickly being asked to grasp concepts that they shouldn’t have to know about —

Kim Hill, the daughter of former Philadelphia Eagles player Fred Hill, was diagnosed with leukemia when she was 3. Ronald McDonald Houses, now in 30 countries and regions, offer families of young patients a place to stay near hospitals.

Hand, Hand, Foot, Foot …

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Great morning workout at CrossFit Impavidus. I think this was the most crowded it has been at the 6A class too. The box is getting in the swing of things so all is good –

The lesson of the day is nothing is as simple as it appears! The WOD today doesn’t seem so bad at first glance, but holy smokes! Knees to Elbows (KTE) after 1, maybe 2 rounds — your shoulders, hands, and arms burn and then after a few more rounds, it takes all you can to even want to grab the bar! You have to flex your mind as well — to get through it.

Warmupx2
20 double unders/40 single
10 Pass thrus
10 OHS
10 Pull ups
10 Ring Dips

Skill
KB Snatch
KB Swing
5 Hand Stands

WOD
12m AMRAP
10 35lb KB Swings
10 KTE
total rounds=11

I also stayed a bit to practice my cartwheel transitions — still don’t have the hand, hand, foot, foot down! I will get it by the summer — that I promise!

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