When I started working in web development thirteen years ago, I realized that there was a very visible ceiling on how much money I could earn in my profession in Brazil. (For reference, I’ve always worked on website development using the WordPress platform.) Continue reading Learning English for Remote Work – Pt. 1
When you start at Crossfit, there are a few movements that are super challenging to wrap your head around. When it comes to the bar and weights, none compare to the snatch.
For me, in Crossfit, I always found the Olympic Weightlifting movements a lot easier to understand and improve than any others.
Finally, when I joined Koutí and had classes with Rodrigo on the subject, I saw how much I had to learn to understand the why’s and how’s of the clean & jerk and snatch.
When I initially joined my first Crossfit class, it included a few Pull-ups and of course there were a few members doing what I at the time felt like was a very unsafe variation of the movement, in my head I felt like I would never try those because it seemed super risky for your shoulders and spine.
After a few months thinking about when to do our Crossfit Level 1 training, we decided it was time for us to make the investment in our knowledge about this lifestyle that we love so much.
We are lucky to live in a state in Brazil where at least once every two months we have the opportunity to take the test, so this July 14 and 15th, 2018 we went to Gladius Crossfit for our Crossfit Level 1 course.
The first time I went to the United States – back when I was 18, in Orlando to visit Disney – I was posed with a very interesting question from a store employee.
Is everyone in Brazil rich or something? I always see lots you guys here and always buying so much.
In the last year, both Erica and I had just entered the world of Crossfit when the 2017 Crossfit Open started. For Erica, her first WOD ever was 17.5, For me, I wasn’t looking to compete at the time, though looking back I wish I had. Continue reading Our first Crossfit Open