A Crossfitter's Top 25 New Year's Resolutions

January 03, 2017

This time of year is when you look back at all you've done the previous year, and what you want to accomplish in the new year. As Crossfitters we love having goals, hitting milestones, and being able to track our progress. The strong folks at CrossFit Central out in Austin, TX have come up with one of the best New Year's resolution lists for Crossfitters. Check them all out and see which ones you'll be doing in 2017.

  1. Drop it like it’s hot under a new 1-rep-max backsquat (and stand it back up).
  2. Try that "caveman thing" (ie. Paleo, ie. "eating real food").
  3. Wake up earlier to hit a 5:30 or 6:30 AM class on a regular basis.
  4. Shave 1-minute off your Fran time.
  5. Stop cherry-picking workouts—show up on the days I don’t like the workout on the whiteboard.
  6. Get my pull-ups.
  7. Get a muscle-up or handstand pushup.
  8. Handstand walk "X"-amount of feet.
  9. Look good naked.
  10. Go Rx on a WOD.
  11. Push "X"-amount of weight overhead.
  12. Join the "200 club" (for girls)- squats or deadlifts; Join the "300" or "400" club (for guys).
  13. Stop comparing myself to others—it’s me vs. me.
  14. Cut out added sugar.
  15. Gain some more muscle.
  16. Shed some body fat.
  17. Participate in the CrossFit Open.
  18. Sign up for a local competition.
  19. Take a podium spot in a competition.
  20. Get a friend or family member to try CrossFit.
  21. Get my Level I (or Level II, now) Certification.
  22. Start a bootcamp or CrossFit-style workout for teachers, kids, inner-city neighborhoods, etc.
  23. PR an old Open workout, Benchmark or Hero WOD.
  24. Increase my 400-meter run or 500-meter row split.
  25. Learn to swim.




Also in The Second Pull Blog

Don't think. Just React. - The new Nike React Metcon

December 01, 2019 0 Comments

Speed and comfort are the two main driving forces behind the new Nike React Metcon, making it the most runnable Metcon ever.

Continue Reading

Nike's New Obstacle Course Race shoe: Nike Metcon X SFB

September 26, 2019 0 Comments

If your idea of a good time is sludging up and down muddy trails, scaling 20 foot obstacles, crawling underneath barbed wire, and jumping through fire then you know how important it is to have a pair of shoes that can handle the abuse and range of challenges in an obstacle course race.

Continue Reading

Crazy Powerful. Still Quiet: The New Hypervolt Plus

August 28, 2019 0 Comments

In 2018 Hyperice took the fitness world by storm with the release of the revolutionary Hypervolt. It's efficient design, elevated responsiveness ,and user friendliness made it the must have mobility tool of the year.  Now a year later Hyperice has just released the all new Hypervolt Plus; completely redesigned to deliver max power and torque for an even deeper massage (yes it's possible!). 

Continue Reading