- The CFSBK Baby Army Muster is tomorrow!!! Get stoked!
- There is NO Active Recovery, Comp Class or Teaser this weekend.
Beasts of The Southern Brooklyn
Best of luck to Coaches Fox and Josh as well as Whitney E an Jacinto B this weekend at “Beast of The East“. BOTE is a three day event offering 8 different types of competition. Coach Fox will be lifting in an Olympic Weightlifting meet, Coach Josh and Whitney will be competing in CrossFit individual event while Jacinto will be bringing the storm at the Masters division. Everyone has been working hard for this weekend and we can’t wait to see it pay off. Coaches David and Jess along with Teresa B will be the sea (pond?) of black supporting our athletes. To stay in the loop, check out our instagram (crossfitsouthbrooklyn) or Flickr account which will be getting regular updates from the event.
CFSBK’s Poet Laureate Strikes Again
Here is something new. I guess it goes in the column of “what its like being a CrossFit athlete”. I struggled alot over the title. Then, caught the Eastwood film “The Outlaw Josey Wales” about a week ago. The title is taken from the Chief’s monologue. It seemed perfect. -Dr. Mike
“Endeavor to Persevere”
It comes down to this.
for bending the curve
of the body
around numerous obstacles
large and small.
Feeling like a snake
with a lithe, supple, tightening grip,
or a pretzel
unceremoniously bent around
some rigid object of desire.
No matter what, always the pain.
In the end, make it your friend.
The pain of knowing
will start again
when you come back.
The pain that creeps up on you
at odd moments the next day,
as you lean over just a little too far
at the water cooler,
or when you pick up the dog,
or that breaks thru your silent musings
on the bus to work.
Ah, but how sweet those moments
of unadulterated victory,
when we surpass everyone’s expectations,
including our own.
This understanding in our heads
comes along with those
new muscle cells. Twin children
born of this gargantuan effort
of body and mind.
We need to feed them both.
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