baltimore blog

“The Grateful Deep Dive” by Alejandra Morisi

Today we did a workout called “12 Days of Christmas”. We do this workout every year and it is a grueling, tough workout that takes nearly an hour to do. For some of us, it takes longer. And we do… Read more »

“Lessons from the Cave: the clean” by Alejandra Morisi

Last year I started a series of blog posts titled “Lessons from the Cave.” It’s meant to be blog posts with lessons that I’ve gleaned from specific movements and exercises that I’ve done at CrossFit Baltimore. I decided to start… Read more »

“Lessons from the cave: DOUBLE UNDERS” by Alejandra Morisi

I have been thinking of doing a new series of blog posts titled “Lessons from the Cave” and every time I think of the name now it reminds me of the show “Tales from the Crypt.” Remember that? Lol. I… Read more »

“Lifting my grief” by Alejandra Morisi

My father died recently and there are days when I really struggle with my grief and the heaviness of my sadness. What seems to get me the most is the absurdity of it all…the fact that someone existed in my… Read more »

“Expectations v. Reality: This Athlete’s Revelations” by Cathy Cruz

During a past workout, I had several rounds where I had to complete 20 overhead pressing movements after a row and 20 box jumps. Every round, I would make it to 12 on the overhead movement and would have to… Read more »

“Better Together” by Cathy M. Cruz

  For 6 weeks I was blessed with coaching a group of dedicated athletes that were ready and willing to embrace the rain, wind, and cold to get a little better at running. During our Fall Running Clinic, I was… Read more »

“Fight the bullsh*t!” by Alejandra Morisi

I’ve been wanting to write something about this quote for some time. The topic keeps coming up during conversations and I come back to this quote because it is  so true. For a long time I thought that change naturally… Read more »