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October 13, 2010



1 Minute On At Each Station 2 Minute Rest 5 Cycles Score Reps/Calories On Rower.

Ring Dips
Hang Power Snatch 75/50

Determination Part I

I stopped by the NH satellite location of C3 and saw for the first time where Bill and Jeremy join us daily for the pain we know as the WOD. A couple things really left me awe struck me as I stood against the cement wall and looked across the path that cut through the clutter in Bill’s basement, that they use for the 10 meters. First that fitness can happen anywhere with the right programming. They have a pull up bar between the rafters, they run outside, or on the 10 meter span from wall to wall, they do overhead movements in the room with the tall ceiling and everything else in the room with the carpet but shorter ceiling. I would imagine sit ups push ups, burpees and Squats every where they see fit. Oh and they are doing handstand push ups now too against the wall. It’s not the 5,000 square feet we work in but they are achieving great things and getting fitter and better at life. What really occurred to me is that I hear excuses all the time from people. Things that they feel are good enough reasons to put their health and quality of life aside until the perfect circumstances fall into place. The perfect circumstances NEVER happen. Sometimes you need to lunge past your washing machine in your basement, put the kids in the jogging stroller, get up a little earlier, go to sleep a little later-Make the best out of what you CAN do with what you have, rather than be convinced that what you don’t have is stopping you from achieving what you deserve-good health, a strong capable body and a better quality of life.

“Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragement, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak”
Thomas Carlyle

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  1. Nettie Reply

    Well put, Mark

  2. Amy Reply

    Amen Mark…been doing the same for the past 16 months. thanks for your help along the way.

  3. Amy Reply

    I’m the other “Amy”-Nett’s sister!!

  4. Kristin Reply

    You rock Mark Lee…that was truly awesome 🙂

  5. ErinM Reply

    So very true, I’ve been having a hard time lately fitting it ALL in……well put Mr. Lee.

  6. Littles Reply

    So true Mark. Remember your basement on Nantucket?
    dark, spidery, creepy and cluttered. Crossfit is possible anywhere.

  7. Mark Lee Reply

    Thanks Nettie.
    Much respect Amy.
    Kristin- YOU rock!
    Erin it’s not easy, but it’s worth it- besides you are so chipper at 6:30!
    Liz- stay tuned for part 2…

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