Changes Happen: Don’t be afraid of them

Whether you have been a Crossfit participant for a long time, or have only recently started or perhaps you are still to decide on joining a local Crossfit affiliate, then there are always certain fears that prevent you from taking the path you are wishing to take.  Going to a Crossfit box can become scary […]

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The Battle for Middle Ground Experience

It’s one full week post competition and I am still thinking about the amazing experience that I had alongside my dad. A true style competition that Battle for Middle Ground is, tested all athletes under all aspects of Crossfit. Gruelling qualifiers and an even tougher final, but I could not imagine a better time than […]

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Open 18.3 Nightmare

I was unsure of posting this Open Update because it was an absolute nightmare for me. When Dave Castro announced the 18.3 workout on Thursday night, my initial thought was Oh… My… Gosh, so many double unders . This is what the workout looked like: 2 rounds for time of: 100 double-unders 20 overhead squats […]

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18.2 and 18.2a Update

Week 2 of the Crossfit Open came and went with a blink of an eye. Those of you who follow me on instagram (@maggieszczepanczyk) probably already know that I was stuck back in Birmingham for almost 2 weeks because of heavy snow and therefore my train back to Scotland was cancelled. This little weather problem […]

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Post 18.1 Open Update

On Thursday (early Friday morning in the UK), Dave Castro announced Open workout 18.1 and left every Crossfit athlete speechless. Normally most workouts that are announced each year tend to on the shorter side, and this year Castro introduced a 20minute AMRAP workout consisting of 8 Toes to Bar, 10 Hang Clean to Overhead and […]

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Winter 2018 Rainhill Trials Update

Rainhill Trials came and went and my excitement still hasn’t dispersed. In my previous post I mentioned that I will write a follow up on how the competition went for me, so here’s the update. I want to say that Sunday went exactly as planned with no external interruptions but as always call it bad […]

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The Rainhill Trials Redemption

The workouts for the Winter 2018 Rainhill Trials have been released and I have the privilege to be competing alongside some of the best girls in the British Crossfit industry. As some of you may already know, I previously took part in this competition during the Summer last year (2017) and didn’t do as great […]

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Book Review

I know that I haven’t been very active on here recently but, so much has been happening that I just could not find any spare time to write anything. Now since I have a little more time and made sure that I perfectly link my new training schedule with University work, I will be posting […]

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Diary of a Crossfit Volunteer

For many years the main talk of what is happening at the Games or Regionals, and also other smaller events are the Athletes. Who of course are exceptionally important however, it does not happen often when the focus is on those who make the competition happen, and I mean staff, volunteers and organisers. I myself […]

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