13.5 – oh, just 4 minutes (for me)


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The fifth and final  WOD from the Reebok CrossFit Games got announced!

You can see some of the best CrossFit athletes compete head to head in the 13.5 announcement right here! 

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Bicolor Easter-Braid


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I got asked to do a braid (we call it Zopf in Switzerland) for Easter-Sunday. Since I have already done bicolor braids before with two kinds of flour (brownish whole grain flour and regular, white flour), I knew that bicolor or marble looks great on braids. This time, I wanted to try food color. Here’s the result:

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13.4 Update


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As you know, I had my doubts, wether I was able to lift those 61 Kilos at all. So yesterday, I went to the box to improve my clean & jerk technique. I found someone that just finished 13.4 and asked him if he could show me the skill.

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13.3 done – the wall balls killed me


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Never in my life I have felt so unfit. Not that I was sick or something, I was in “normal” shape. Still, I wasn’t able to finish the 150 wall balls within the given time. At least I surpassed 100 mark by 9. Woohoo. Then the 12 minutes where up.

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Ruf-Mich-An!


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When I was practicing muscle-ups with the aid of an elastic rubber band, it slipped off my foot and whipped my back with full force – ouch! Still can’t do a single muscle-up yet. PS: before I started with CrossFit, I thought I was kind of fit. Turned out, that wasn’t the case. lol

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From Reebok with love


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Reebok recently sent me some clothing and shoes for my CrossFit journey after hearing that I participate in the 2013 CrossFit Games. Thanks a million! <3

lets never forget: every repetition counts 😉

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Input equals Output


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I just got an e-mail with an interesting graphic from EducationNews.org about how (much) kids consume TV and on how the quality of TV shows can affect children as they grow up.

Better TV Means Better Kids

Check it out after the break.

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