Tara Blackburn will be here at 2:30 for Yoga.  She offers her class for “donation”.  Give it a try, your flexibility will thank you!

The problem with rice…

This is Rachel. Rachel has dropped 6 sizes since she started with us. Congratulations!!

“The Filthy Fifty”
For time:
50 Box jump, 24 inch box
50 Jumping pull-ups
50 Kettlebell swings, 1 pood
Walking Lunge, 50 steps
50 Knees to elbows
50 Push press, 45 pounds
50 Back extensions
50 Wall ball shots, 20 pound ball
50 Burpees
50 Double unders

30 thoughts on “Congratulations Rachel

  1. No GOOD says:

    HELL YEAH Rachel!!!!!!!! Thats AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!! Happy Birthday Em and Maria!!!!!! and who the hell is this filthy old man you all speak of???? Have I mention how much I LOVE CROSSFIT WILMINGTON!!!!!….. Oh im so gonna get my a** kicked but congrats to JJ and Jina on one year!!!!!!!
    Have an amazing day all!!!!!

  2. t. says:

    Rachel, your results are typical… of someone that puts forth the effort of achieving their goals! Ha. Thank you so much for letting us be a part of it.

    Ronbo… for some reason I would’ve figured you’d have a sewing machine and know how to embroider.

  3. Jill P says:

    Darn it..I love the filthy,,Cant jump, cant squat, cant lunge..darn injuries..Happy Birthday Ladies! Congrats to Rachel and to Rachel J for completing her first semester!!!

  4. Meagan says:

    Great job Rachel! You look RAD! Jill~I am out because of my shoulder and I would love to do this WOD too. How about you do all of the shoulder work and I will do all of the lower body stuff…deal? Haha 🙂 Happy Birthday ladies!

  5. Abs says:

    I have the pleasure of working with Rachel throughout the week. She came to me after a Dr appt. She was saddened yet motivated. she works hard every night…eats what she is supposed to and has such a positive spirit. After losing some weight and returning to the Dr her blood levels for the most part we normal and she was on the FAST track to health. She did NOT get complacent. She knew her job was not done. I firmly believe if she keeps this up she could be one of the strongest ladies in our gym…hell with a tweeked shoulder yesterday she went “light” at 5 reps of 75#…so healthy i’d say mmmmm 95??? i am so proud of you Rachel and people like you are also MY motivation!

  6. Sensei says:

    Rachel = Baddass. Also saw Lauren pushing some great weight yesterday! then you’ve got Vanessa who just started with us and in quickly seeing changes for the better. I can’t even keep all the “newbies” straight in my head so please realize that you are all doing awesome and at first all it takes is “just showing up!”.

    Jared, Nick and Jon You guys killed that wod!

    I like these happy pat eachother on the back posts!

    “You never step foot into the same river twice.”


  7. Rachael Parker says:

    Yall are gonna make me cry!!! I can’t even tell everyone who has been at CF with me, pushing me, giving me amazing advice, and constantly teaching me, how thankful I am!! I didn’t really realize how close I was to my CF family until we did the Run for the Ta Ta’s a few weeks ago! I have to give props to T and all the instructors he has. In the beginning, when I had a hard time being motivated to come some days, I just had to remember the day before when Julie or Abby (maybe even Josh) made me laugh at something silly and (despite how much pain I was ever in) their lives showed me how much I needed to be there. Also ,some love to my PC3 fam, Duane and the Smith’s b/c they are the ones I look to when I’m at work, their constant support has helped more than they know! I have people all the time ask me if Crossfit is worth it and I tell them that it is by far he best decision I’ve ever made for myself. It really is!! And it’s really one of the biggest blessings God has given me. I can’t wait to push for more! If you want more, you gotta do more! -Rach

  8. ju says:

    We are so proud of you. You made the decision for health and wellness and stuck with it. Keep doing good things girl. Thank you for choosing us to be a part of your health.

  9. Scott S says:

    Rachel – your transformation has been amazing! Maybe you and I can go get some bad@$$ tattoos before long -JK! Real proud of you. First Duane starts beating me and now you are gaining in the rearview mirror. Just more motivation for Pat and I. And happy birthday Maria!

  10. Chaq. says:

    Congratulation Rachel, You are definitely a motivator. I really helps to see someone doing Crossfit the way you do that started out where I am now. I always get this nervous feeling before I come to class, but then I get there and I’ve got my girls, Vanessa, Danielle, Camille, and you to keep me motivated. I’m hooked and it’s because of people like you and all of the trainers and other crossfitters too! I’ll be at the workout tonight…I’m a little scared…but “If you want more, you have to do more” right?!? D

  11. Gene says:

    Rachel great job jumping right into the ranks of all the badass CFW women. Maria, Maura, Tracy, Liz, Pedrina, Gail great “Filthy” this morning Ladies. Maria – Happy Birthday.

  12. maria says:

    Thanks everyone…was dreading this wod, but I actually enjoyed it. Liz, running it with you was fun and thanks to the rest of the AM crew. Wouldn’t want to be anywhere else at 6AM. Rosie even brought me chalk! You guys know me so well

  13. Jen S. says:

    Happy Birthday Maria!! Awesome job Rachel…I love being impressed with my CFW women!!! …and all you badass boys too! ha! Can’t wait to the the filthy tonight!!! Woot Woot!!
    Jill…miss workin out with ya! Hope you are healing well and quickly!

  14. sara! says:

    Amazing! Happy cake day to Megan and Maria! Rachel, IDK if I’ve had the chance to workout with you, but pencil me in some time! Thanks to Amy A and Whitney for rockin’ that Filthy 50 with me this morning! Much love to my CFW fam!

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