What I Learned In 2012 and Fitness Goals For The New Year

A few things I've learned this year:

*Carbs are not the enemy.
*Being injured sucks, but it's not the end of the world. Focus on what you CAN do, not what you can't!
*I hate bodybuilding style workouts.
*CrossFit is fun...but I don't miss it, and it's not the only way to be in shape.
*Perfection is my enemy.
*No matter how long you've been training, you can always get stronger and better!
*Don't worry about what everyone else is doing, and just do you!
*Feeling good is more important to me than feeling miserable just to be ripped.
*Abs are overrated. ;)

Goals I accomplished in 2012:

*Strict muscle up on rings:
*Bar muscle ups:
*10 second handstand hold
*15 chinups:
*13 pullups
*Bodyweight back squat(125) for 30 reps(that sucked!):
*195lb glute bridge for 6 reps

I don't really have many specific goals for this year, but there are a few things I want to focus on.

Goals for 2013:

*Learn how to do a turkish get up
*Get my strength back up on deadlifts-I will get that 250lb deadlift this year!
*Get better at handstand walking
*Make this booty grow! :)
*Continue trying to eat more veggies and...maybe try to get more creative with my cooking!
*Learn to do cool bodyweight stuff, like the human flag and front levers


  1. Ugh, turkish get-ups are my least fav, but they do work! I love your deadlift goal! Right now, I'm at 115, but I hope to be at 200 by the end of the year!

    1. That's a great goal! For some reason, deadlifts are my weakest lift. I guess because I've been doing them the least amount of time. I gotta get workin on the turkish get ups, I'm sure I'll hate them, too!

  2. Ha, I also realised how much I hate bodybuilding style workouts! Too long and boring!

    I can't believe you squatted your BW for 30 reps!!! That's impressive. Well, all of your accomplishments this year have been impressive, who am I kidding! Doing a human flag would be amazing. I can't even imagine reaching a stage where I could do that.

    1. Thanks! :)
      I'm dieing to be able to do it...I just don't know how to start with training for it! That stuff is amazing.

  3. Awesome work on your glute bridge! you're an inspiration for me.


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