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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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My CrossFit Games Date by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I had a great date for the 2014 CrossFit Games. My boyfriend, Ryan, loves lifting as much as I do, if not more, but he's not a CrossFitter. Despite having a girlfriend who w ... Read on »
Post CrossFit Games Depression by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I spotted and ambushed CrossFit Games athlete Cody Anderson at LAX. Today I am suffering from post CrossFit Games depression. Nothing about an inbox with 186 emails excit ... Read on »
CrossFit Mean Streets by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Continuing my LA box tour, this morning my friends Jhon and Raiza accompanied me to CrossFit Mean Streets of Downtown Los Angeles. Jhon had gone the day before while I w ... Read on »
CrossFit Sandbox by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Greetings from LA! I got in late last night and my buddy picked me up at the airport. I'm here for a conference this weekend but last night I crashed at his place in S ... Read on »
#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 »
Avocado by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today I opened an email from J. Crew and saw the image below and I was all, Yes! They have finally decided to give wannabe ironic hipsters what they really want and they're ... Read on »
New York State of Mind by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I've been back up in New York since last Wednesday. My trip was very much planes, trains, and automobiles and I got to experience the joys of the New York Subway, the MTA Bu ... Read on »
Day 1 of Half Marathon Training by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today I trained twice - CrossFit in the morning and running in the evening. I even looked forward to running after work. I found a plan on the half marathon website that was ... Read on »
Pat Sherwood by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living When I started CrossFit, I YouTubed everything because I normally had no idea what the posted WOD meant and even if I could decipher the acronyms, I still had little to no i ... Read on »
Fall Half Marathon by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I've been thinking a lot about running lately. My good friend and Facebook wife, Rebecca, likes to get my riled up about running and then I adamantly insist that I hate it. ... Read on »
The 2,645 Calorie Burger by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Yesterday was one of the best days. I got to do so many things that I enjoy and love. My new job puts me in charge of the logistics and operations for a bunch of mini-confer ... Read on »
Throwback Thursday: Vacation in Naples by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Throwback to the time my dad and I went to Naples, Florida for our father daughter vacation. It was an awesome four days at the beach. Got some treadmill time ... Read on »
Bench Presses and My New Lady Crush by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living So Tuesday was bench press day at CFID and I was psyched because I know I like bench presses although I am terribly inexperienced at them. I have benched exactly four times ... Read on »
Atlanta Pride Run 2014 by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Yesterday I ran the 2014 Atlanta Pride Run and Walk 5K. It was my first 5K race in 2014 and the only short distance I've raced since the Oyster Bay Thanksgiving Turkey Trot. ... Read on »
Drew's Chipper by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I went to open gym at CrossFit Identity this morning with the intention of catching up on my burpee challenge but when I got there I heard Drew say, "Alessandra wants to do ... Read on »
WOD Times by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Every CrossFit box around the world programs a Workout of the Day, aka a WOD, and as the name implies, it is the workout that is offered all of that day. Some boxes also off ... Read on »
CrossFit 1 Year Anniversary by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today is my CrossFit anniversary and it has been a great day. I wrote the post below on Facebook this morning. Abby, Garland, me, and Svetlana the night of my last WOD (f ... Read on »
Cheating by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This post is about food - cheat meals, cheat days, cheat months, whatever. I frown upon all other forms of cheating, including cheating on your hairdresser. Nothing good eve ... Read on »
Double-unders by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Double-unders have been programmed twice in the week that I've been at CrossFit IDentity, and like most things in life, practice makes improvement. Victor, the coach who mo ... Read on »
Saving Your Hair by In Shape Out of Mind Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living One evening I was in the shower with this guy and he tells me that he only shampoos his hair once a week because that's the secret to having great hair even if you workout 5 ... Read on »