If you are a mom, like me, you may not have made it to the gym today. You may have found yourself running, but it was probably out of time rather than around the block. But, I can also guarantee that you did a lot of other important stuff.
When I have those days where I have to skip a workout, I like to play a game in my head where I make up pretend CrossFit workouts for all the other important stuff I did. Then I feel a little better about not hitting the box...
WOD #1: The Push Press
3 rounds for time
Load coffee into french press
Rest for 3 minutes while water boils
Load water into press
Rest for 3 minutes while coffee steeps
Press, pour, and drink
WOD #2: EMOM
Tell your kids to stop arguing every minute on the minute.
WOD #3: Clean and Jerk-1 RM
Spend lots of time cleaning the floors.
Yell at any jerks who walk in with muddy shoes.
WOD #4: Shuttle Run
16 hour AMRAP
Shuttle kids to activities & run errands from morning 'til night.
WOD #5: Military Press
Threaten to send your kids to military school if they don't obey!
You should definitely plan to go Beast Mode on this one.
Okay, maybe it is kind of a stretch to consider these things a workout, but doing what you do every day is definitely not easy. These are workouts that will test any mom's moxie. Actually, come to think of it, why don't you get dressed and go to the gym today. You deserve the break :)
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P.S. "Double Under Wonder" might be the way I describe myself when I finally getting around to cleaning out under my kids' double beds, but it is also a pretty fabulous jump rope. Get yourself one today. You can use it at the gym or to hog tie those kids while you take a nap.
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