Posts Tagged 'Ericka Andersen'

CrossFit at 9 Months Pregnant

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Originally written by Trident athlete Ericka Andersen on her blog The Sweet Life.

Trident members Kelly Shannon and Haofeng Xu.

CrossFit has received a lot of criticism lately and well, you know how I feel about some of that. But what about doing CrossFit (or weight lifting) while pregnant — not just a few months along — but nearly 9 months? One woman ...

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DC SuperFit at Trident CrossFit!

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Originally written by Trident athlete Ericka Andersen on her blog The Sweet Life.

This weekend I had the chance to volunteer at DC SuperFit – a competition hosted at my own box, Trident CrossFit. I was excited to volunteer and be a part of the competition even though I wouldn’t actually be competing myself.

I arrived at 7am to help with check-in and other activities. I got my own volunteer shirt and was ...

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You Don’t Have To Be Hardcore To Do CrossFit

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This blog post was originally posted by Trident athlete Ericka Andersen on MizFitOnline.com as a guest post.

Rocking the Trident shirt and overheads squats.

Most of the time, when I tell people I do CrossFit (that’s kind of a lot with me!), people respond with curiosity, surprise and actually — a level of respect I never expected.

I’m automatically labeled “hardcore” in some way or another. Oh, you’re ...

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Learning about NASCAR Pit Crews from Christmas Abbott

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This blog post was originally posted by Trident athlete Ericka Andersen on her site sweetlifeericka.com. She got back a few days ago and she’s still TIRE-D.

Me shaking hands with Christmas pre-workout

Ericka’s other Games posts: 


Kind of. So — pause in our regular coverage today to spotlight a really cool ...

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Crossfit Clinic: Pose Running & Better Rowing

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This blog post was originally posted by Trident athlete Ericka Andersen on her site sweetlifeericka.com. She’s always on the run.

My pose running partner & I (pink power!)

Two weekends ago I had the awesome experience of attending a Crossfit running and rowing workshop at Trident Crossfit.

I was pretty excited when I saw it was being offered because they planned to go over principles of Crossfit ...

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Cheering on every athlete from the first rep to the last

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This blog post was originally posted by Trident athlete Ericka Andersen on her site sweetlifeericka.com. She’ll be attending the upcoming CrossFit games and blogging about her experience.

Yours truly — I’m getting muscle finally!

A few weeks ago at the Crossfit Games regionalsI caught myself almost tearing up. What?! I was watching people dart up ropes, grunt and lift and sweat and curse. I was ...

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From Hating to Loving My Arms

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This blogpost was originally posted by Trident athlete Ericka Andersen on her site sweetlifeericka.com.

Deadlifts? No problem.

When I was 16, something happened to me that scarred my brain for a long time. I remember it so clearly, sitting at a friends house upstairs listening to music, just hanging out — and one of the guys said to me — “You have big arms for a girl.”

Ryan ...

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