Category Archives: Crossfit

162 stairs – a different kind of race

Hello everyone! It’s been a while since my last post, but what can I say – winter and work got the better of me, so it’s been difficult to catch some time to write. I’d like to share some info … Continue reading

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Season opening – New Year’s race

This year (actually, last year) I found out about a unique race in the world that has been going on for 35 years. The race is a mere 10 miles away from me, but I never heard of it. The … Continue reading

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Zagrepcanka 512 – tower running

Last month somebody came up with the idea of organizing a tower run in Croatia. This has never been done here before, but is very common in some other countries (like the popular Empire State Building run-up). I found out … Continue reading

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What is my ideal body weight?

A question I often get asked by some of my fellow sportsmen (I suppose because I am a scientist) is “What would my perfect weight be?”. This question is not really easy to answer, more so given that the society … Continue reading

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Zagreb marathon

As some of the readers know, I am Croatian, so I’ll promote some of our races with the intention to get some of you interested. One of these took place today – the Zagreb marathon. This year marks the 21st … Continue reading

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How to make a wall ball

Plenty of useful crossfit exercises can be done with a wall ball. Instead of buying an expensive factory produced ball, you can make one yourself for a bit more than 5 pounds. Ingredients and tools: A basketball, not too expensive … Continue reading

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How to make parallettes

This is another one of those items which should be really simple to make. There are many ways one can make parallettes – a popular way being using PVC piping. I prefer wood for a variety of reasons, so that … Continue reading

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How to make wooden olympic rings

Ingredients and tools: 4 25 x 25cm 18mm thick plywood or very strong chipboard Wood glue, a compass, a saw and a drill with a wide wood bit (16mm or more) Sanding devices of choice, some paint (optional) Time and … Continue reading

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Exercise worksheet

I decided to make an exercise workbook to keep me “honest” with regard to exercising and eating. The workbook is made in Numbers and you are free to use it if you’d like. It is fresh and hasn’t got a … Continue reading

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How to make a plyometric box

Ingredients and tools: Chipboard (particle board) or plywood, size depends on what you want Screws and glue for wood A drill with a small wood driver (optional) Electrical tape and some foam in a roll (optional) Time and cost: wood … Continue reading

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