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“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 »

“Fast Friends, Cool Coach” by Alejandra Morisi

About 2 weeks ago, we finished our third run clinic with our running coach, Cathy Cruz. This particular running clinic lasted 8 weeks and we met once a week on Sundays. Some Sundays we met at the track and other… Read more »

“Body Composition Testing: Why You Should Do It” by Cathy Cruz, MS Nutrition & Integrative Health, ACE Fitness Nutrition Specialist

As a fitness-focused family at CrossFit Baltimore, we hear a lot about making ourselves better as athletes on the daily, right? We train hard, we do extra workouts and focus on our weakness, but sometimes we forget about the other… Read more »

“What I’ve Learned” by Cathy Cruz

Over the years I’ve gone through the ups and downs of being an adult and doing this  “adulting” thing. As we’ve heard before, “With Great Power, Comes Great Responsibility”. I don’t report to my parents for approval or disapproval of… Read more »

“5 feet 1.6 inches of effort” by Alejandra Morisi

When people ask for my height, I always respond with exact numbers. 5 feet and 1.6 inches. It’s almost like I want to get credit for every little bit I’ve got. And I am very aware of my height with… Read more »

“Stop the Hangovers!” by Alejandra Morisi

As most people do, I took a bar prep course to get ready for the bar exam. The exam is two days long and, on the second day, you take a 100 multiple choice question test in 3 hours. When… 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 »