Allison Moyer

Allison Moyer

 

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Two weekends ago I traded my barbell for a pair of heels. It was a last-minute decision, but a good one.
I’ve been doing a lot of thinking lately about the concept of success and how we define it, in our training and in life.
Last weekend I competed in my first big individual CrossFit competition, and it was an incredible experience.
Some of the most amazing moments in my life were only possible because I was willing to walk the hard road.
"Don’t ask who you are - act on who you are. Action alone delineates and defines you."
I walked out of yesterday's training seriously doubting my athletic abilities, but I know I have to embrace those days and not fear them.
The start of the 2014 figure season is coming up, and to be honest, I'm not sure whether I want to compete or not.
Serious athletes love that altered state where everything somehow comes together and works. I've definitely experienced that moment in weightlifting, CrossFit, figure, and even in training.
Between the CrossFit Open and the Arnold Classic, the last two weeks have been amazing reminders of why I started training in the first place.
It's an athlete's nature to never be satisfied, and that's okay. But sometimes we need to take a step back and evaluate how we gauge success and failure.
Does your training bring you joy? I’ve tossed this question back and forth a lot in my own mind lately, ever since my dad asked me this several months back. And now I think I know the answer.