If you’re letting the whiteboard dictate your sense of self worth (for better or worse) at the end of the WOD, you are missing out on a whole lot of training points. Your “score” is not the end all be all of CrossFit or who you are.
“The whiteboard is a tool. It cannot tell you anything about your life other than the basic numbers of a WOD.” -Mark Alewine
This is a great article from Tabata Times that we recommend you read.
Are you getting the results you want? Let’s back that up… what was your goal when you started CrossFit? If you’re like the majority of our members, you put “get in better shape” down on your registration form when we asked what your fitness goals were. Don’t get me wrong, that’s a start, but it is very broad and subjective. It may be time to re-evaluate your goals and get a little more specific and objective. What, specifically do you want? Do you want to lose weight, squat 300#, deadlift 2x bodyweight, do an unassisted pull-up, master double unders? The list is as vast (or as limited) as your imagination.
Okay, so you have your goals, are you getting the results you want? If you’re not getting the results you’re looking for, and regardless of what your goals are, you need to ask yourself the following questions: