Category Archives: Travel

London Town and the Art of the Long Recovery

In Crossfit, soreness and injuries come and go. As we get better, our bodies heal much faster. With the clear focus on mobility the scheduled rest days for me are typically enough for proper recovery. I had two exceptions to … Continue reading

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Blogging in the Era of Mainstream Crossfit

When I started Crossfit 2.5 years ago there were only 4 boxes in the Philly area (now 41), the way to log your workout was a spiral notebook (no Wodify or BTWB yet) and noone I knew ever heard of … Continue reading

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Land-n-WOD JetLag Buster

My daughter decided that the best way to cure my ruffled jetlag look was a proper WOD. Since I had no better solution for the 12-hour time zone change I went along with it. I do think it works somewhat, … Continue reading

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The Eight Cuisines of China

Amazing food is one of the great pleasures of traveling in China. This weekend I crossed 3 of the 8 great food regions (Guandong, Anhui and Hunan). Anyone used to the American version of chinese food gets to explore additional … Continue reading

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Steep Climbs and Stone Frogs

Under normal circumstances Sunday would be my rest day. Instead, I hiked the remaining paths on Huangshan mountain. I had my 20-lb loaded backpack on and ventured up some steeper peaks. The views here are simply incredible. On one of … Continue reading

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