LHRL 50Mile/300Deadlift- Amanda Horrell

LHRL 50Mile/300Deadlift- Amanda Horrell

Amanda Horrell is a 36 year old mother of two, native Chattanoogan, avid crossfitter and runner. She started running and crossfitting 3 & 1⁄2 years ago with the initial goal of losing weight and making friends in a new town. Over the past 3 years, Amanda has...
LHRL Podcast Episode 37:  William Darby

LHRL Podcast Episode 37: William Darby

0-3:30 Intro and Outtakes 3:30-10:00 We sing Happy Birthday to Amanda. How Darby got to Olive Branch. Darby’s Tire & Auto 10:00-20:00 Darby opens up 2nd store in Oxford. His appreciation for his outstanding staff and great customers. 20:00-30:00...
I’m not a Crossfit Competitor! Day 4 Week 2!

I’m not a Crossfit Competitor! Day 4 Week 2!

I always get really excited when the Crossfit Games Open comes around.  It is a lot of fun, and I really enjoy seeing how I stack up against other local Crossfitters and even the national competitors.  The one problem I run into though is that I get depressed when I...
Tapering…

Tapering…

From Wikipedia: In the context of sports, tapering refers to the practice of reducing exercise in the days just before an important competition.[1] Tapering is customary in many endurance sports, such as themarathon, athletics and swimming. For many athletes, a...
220 Front Squat for 3!

220 Front Squat for 3!

Last week I did 215 for a Front Squat 3 rep max.  I decided to go for 220 today.  I can’t help but wonder if I could have gotten two red plates (225).  Next time. Front Squat 3RM; 5 x 3 @ 90% Got my 220 lbs 3RM and did the 5 x 3 at  200 lbs.  That was a little...