Hitting Rock Bottom

As most of my friends are aware, I have been on a downward spiral when it comes to my training and my body weight. This past weekend at the Swedish Nationals for Masters Swimming short course, I think I can say that I finally hit rock bottom…  My times during the three day competition were around the same level I had back in 2006 when I just started back up in Masters.

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The Open 16.1 – Rx

So it’s that time of year again.  When over 40,000 from around the world take on 5 WoDs over 5 weeks to see what they can do.

After last years Open, I set my goals rather high. I wanted to be  in the top 25%, but my progression in crossfit training has gone slower than I had thought, but in a good way. I am improving my technique and getting stronger with each WoD. So I’m hoping to just improve my ranking this year.
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My back, the E.M.T and soon the OPEN

Feb 17th I met with a Physical therapist and in order to isolate what’s wrong with my now two back problems, I need to take it easy with my training through the 2nd of March….

I have gone down from 12-15 hours to under 10 hours in 2015, and will do my best to lower the intensity of my training, but from a purely mental and body weight perspective I cannot really lower the amount, but just the intensity. I rested 100% for three weeks in december and went up nearly 8 kg.
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