Meet Baby Hines

Introducing Mr. Chappy Hines!  (Chappy Lang Hines - Lang is my maiden name). Chappy made his debut on December 20, at 1:29pm.  After a long, difficult, somewhat complicated labor, he is finally here.  It was not my ideal birth story, but now that it is over, we couldn't be happier.  He has been extremely healthy … Continue reading Meet Baby Hines

Pregnancy + CrossFit – Take 5

Happy Tuesday ya'll!  Another month has passed and "shit is gettin real" round here.  We have made it passed the 37th week mark which is what we needed to get to in order to go to the birth center we attend to give birth. Now to go into labor before the 42nd week.  After that, (legally … Continue reading Pregnancy + CrossFit – Take 5

Pregnancy + CrossFit – Take 4

34 Weeks It has been way too long since my last post.  Some stressful events came up all in a row and I took some time away from blogging.  In this post I'll discuss, as usual, my crossfit workouts, basic pregnancy items, and some odds and ends. CROSSFIT Though I am awkward at switching positions … Continue reading Pregnancy + CrossFit – Take 4

Pregnancy + CrossFit

Hi everyone! After a few months away, I am back and ready to write!  I have had a lot going on and needed a bit to settle into a slightly different routine.  First off, I am pregnant:)  At 20 weeks I am halfway done already! In this post, I will give an overview of my … Continue reading Pregnancy + CrossFit

Running Series #14

We're almost done with this running series!  Today is the last standard that you need to assess and work on for a healthy running/mobile body. Standard #12: Jumping and Landing Running involves many jumps and landings.  It is virtually an endless series of these two components.  This test is two-part.  First, to reach this standard, you need … Continue reading Running Series #14

Running Series #3

Even though we were all born to run, things we have done in our lives have compromised our natural bodies.  From tucking ourselves into our desks in 1st grade to wearing shoes that elevate our heels, we have set ourselves up for many problems that follow us and get worse in adulthood. How many hours a … Continue reading Running Series #3

Running Series #2

"It was the way we thrived and spread across the planet.  You ran to eat and to avoid being eaten; you ran to find a mate and impress her, and with her you ran off to start a new life together.  You had to love running, or you wouldn't live to love anything else."   … Continue reading Running Series #2

Running Series #1

Whether you've been told by a doctor to "stop running", have ran all your life and think your knees are shot, or have just come to the conclusion that you were not a born runner, this running series is for you. According to Dr. Kelly Starrett, mobility guru and author of the book, "Ready to … Continue reading Running Series #1

Running Series Intro

Since I recently starting putting on Sunday running workouts at a local track, I thought my blogs should be related to running in the next few upcoming posts.  There are several great running books out there.  The one that I use as a guideline and encourage people to read is "Ready to Run", by Dr. … Continue reading Running Series Intro

What is Tabata?

Tabata is a workout style that is categorized under HIIT (high intensity interval training).  In a nutshell, one set of tabata is 4 minutes.  It consists of 20 seconds of work, with 10 seconds rest.  There are 8 rounds of this, to equal 4 minutes total.  The point of tabata is to count your reps/distance … Continue reading What is Tabata?