Friday continued with handstand practice and parallette L-sit practice. Three rounds of 40 second and 20 second holds respectively. Saturday Squat 135 x5 205 x3 225 x1 235 x1 Overhead Press 45 x5 95 x5 115 x3 125 x3 135 x1 140 fail Deadlift 185 x4 205 x3 245 x2 275 fail 275 x1 285 fail
Monday was Squat cleans at 95lb with ring dips for sets 0f 21-15-9. Crossfit’s “Elizabeth”. 8:29 Workout is prescribed at 135, but after my last bout with that weight I decided to go lighter and work on form and feel. Still very draining. MetCon drainage. Got some downloads in (just picked up a ton of 80 & 90’s hip hop albums…taking me back. Good stuff like Jungle Bros., De La, Ice-T, Schooly D, Tribe, BDP, Organized Confusion and on and on..) …..and then some bath and beauty bar junk. a.Overhead press 95×6, 95×8, 105×8, 115×6 b.Reverse Fly, Barbell row, db bicep curl 40lb, 115lb, 30 lb x8 each x2 rounds c.db shrug, lat and front raise, short lat raises, side bicep curl 80lb, 20lb, 15lb, 35lb x8/10/20/8 two rounds Tuesday Squat cleans 1-1-1-1-1-1-1 135, 135, 155, 155 (fail), 135, 135, 135 A little later, did the CFE wod. 4 x 300 meter sprint, 5 minute rests 38, 39, 39, 39
Wednesday Over head press 1-1-1-1-1-1-1 115, 135, 135, 135, 135, 135 (fail), 115 Push press 3-3-3-3-3-3-3 115, 125, 135, 145, 155, 155, 155 (assisted) Push jerk 5-5-5-5-5-5-5 95, 115, 125, 125, 125, 125, 125 Went light on the jerks as it was my first real trial with them. Today I went and voted for ‘that one’. If you want a really good perspective on where the ‘other half’ is on this election, turn on FOX radio and enjoy for the next week. Amazing. This weekend is our Crossfit certification. We will be shooting video during, so stay posted.
Last Thursday Doormouse Cardio Circuit 20 rounds 60 seconds work 30 seconds rest 30 minutes total Each fifth round burpees (18, 17, 15) Round 20 is 25 Burpees In between rounds are open source, meaning get creative.
Friday, Saturday, Sunday REST
Monday Filthy Fifty For time: 50 Box jump, 22 inch box 50 Jumping pull-ups 50 Kettlebell swings, 30 lb Walking Lunge, 50 steps 50 Knees to elbows 50 Push press, 45 pounds 50 Back extensions 50 Wall ball shots, 12 pound ball 50 Burpees 100 Single unders jump rope 24:43
Later Monday… Handstand holds on the wall 5 x 40 seconds L sit holds 5 x 10-15 seconds
Even later… Reverse Tabata Swim 10 sec work/20 sec. rest 16 rounds, maximum output
Started at 95 lb for three rounds, dropped to 75 lb for eight more rounds plus five thrusters. Fell over.
Wednesday 12 Burpees 12 Pull ups 10 rounds for time. Pete and I did this one together, so we had to split pull rounds between the bar and rings. Ring pulls are much harder, so times were a bit slow. 21:28, 5 rounds each ring and bar.
Thursday 5k for time I mapped a course but ran into some construction so I went a bit farther than needed. 21:17 total time, probably crossed the 5k right around 20:00. Lots of nasty head wind. Last mile was tough, can go faster on a better course with some competition. Goal is sub 18:00.
Friday 4×400, 2 minutes rest between 0:59 0:59 1:01 1:01 Legs were very heavy from the four days previous. Carried through but had no pop.. Would like to hit these all sub 0:57
This hit my lower back in new ways. Levels of pain I have not felt before. No post workout soreness, just complete burnout during.
Tuesday 10 135lb Squat Cleans 50 GHD sit ups 8 Squat Cleans 40 Sit ups 6 Squat Cleans 30 Sit ups 4 Squat Cleans 20 Sit ups 2 Squat Cleans 10 Sit Ups
135 lb squat cleans are a new treat. Another Olympic movement that looks dangerous but is actually very beneficial. The strength, growth, progression and over all fitness I have felt since starting a regular Crossfit regiment has been pretty outstanding. These workouts are no walk in the park but the results are worth it, and the mind frame that you are forced to embrace while undertaking them is something else.
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