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In Shape Out of Mind

New York, New York
My excessive energy, extreme narcissism, and intense love of neon-colored spandex is both managed and fueled by my addiction to fitness. I push myself to extremes and I push other people's buttons. Obviously I needed my own blog.
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#QUADZILLA by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I love Saturday WODs at CFID because we do partner WODs. Today I teamed up with Tracy and we kicked ass if you ask me. My wonderful friend Brittany sent me a wonderful p ... Read on »
#RWRunStreak Summer 2012 by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Runner's World Summer Running Streak 2012 is a challenge to run at least one mile every day between Memorial Day (Monday, May 28) and Independence Day (Wednesday, July 4). ... Read on »
1/2 Road + 1/2 Trail = 20 Miles by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Many of the best things in life are half and half: Arnold Palmers (half iced tea and half lemonade), vodka sodas (1/2 vodka, 1/2 soda), me (half super-pale English, half awe ... Read on »
100 Doubleunders by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A year ago Anthony, my coach at Hell's Kitchen, told us that if we all committed to 100 doubleunders a day, we'd all have doubleunders. The idea of being able to do 100 doub ... Read on »
11 Things I Learned in 2011 by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living 1. Don't give your waiter your number and offer to marry him so he can get a green card while drunk because you think it is "funny." It's not funny when he's calling you to ... Read on »
12 Days of Christmas CrossFit Kilo Style by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This morning I had the pleasure of celebrating the 12 Days of Christmas CrossFit Kilo style. I commandeered the rental vehicle for the drive up to Cedar Falls and I remember ... Read on »
12 Things I Learned in 2012 by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living 1. Double spin classes are the best way to spend a morning. Double Tripp, Double Carolyn - two classes are twice as nice. I know spinning isn't considered a substitute for a ... Read on »
13 Things I Learned in 2013 by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It's that special time of the year when I reflect on lessons that I have learned in the last twelve months. 1. CrossFit is life changing. In six months my life went from em ... Read on »
14.1 by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living THE OPEN IS HERE! What is the Open you ask? (I imagine I still have about 6 pre-2013 readers who faithfully check my posts hoping I've given up CrossFit. Sorry, not happen ... Read on »
14.2 by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I'm a little tardy with a 14.2 write up, partly because I was traveling and partly because I was unhappy with my score. 14.2 was announced on Thursday, March 6 when Cami ... Read on »
14.3 by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I missed the 14.3 announcement because GoGo in-flight wireless refused to live stream it for me. That's some malarkey because I really wanted to see Alessandra Pichelli ... Read on »
1st Choice Healthcare Center by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living You might have been wondering where I've been since lately. Sadly, I have not been at the box. On Monday, August 25, I woke up feeling sore and kind of foggy. Pretty typ ... Read on »
2 WODS in 12 Hours by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living who wears short shorts? I'm really into the barbell gymnastics classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays and can't believe I was once intentionally avoiding the ... Read on »
200# Back Squat by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It hasn't hurt to shower this much since the 14.4 Open Workout. Last night's METCON fucked my hands. Damn toes to bar. But before I completed 18-15-12 65# back squats and TT ... Read on »
2011 Garden City Turkey Trot by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Repping my Brooklyn Marathon shirt.  My mom and sister found me after I used the porta-potty. I had been waiting in line for one when I got nervous that the ... Read on »
2014 is Looking Good by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We're only four days into 2014 but these four days have been pretty great. After an awesome NYE at Phish at Madison Square Garden, I woke up in my own bed and ordered Chines ... Read on »
2014 Regional Event 6 at Central LI by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today CrossFit Central LI's WOD was 2014 Regional Event 6 programming. For time: 50-calorie row 50 box jump overs, 24/20 inch 50 deadlifts, 180/125 lb. 50 wall-ball s ... Read on »
3 Mile Puppy Power Walk by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I don't normally consider walking exercise but since Cookie has entered my life, I haven't had much time to do much else. On Monday night the 34 year-old and I walked from M ... Read on »
50K Style Guide by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living What do you wear for a 50K? If you lose a bet, like Keith Straw, you wear the most beautiful running outfit in the world. Keith was a good sport and let ev ... Read on »
6 AM CrossFit by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Cold enough to wear a sweatshirt! I'm covered in bruises to the point where I had to wear my long shorts to avoid awkward questions about domestic a ... Read on »