As many of you know, The CrossFit Games Open started last week. Today, I completed 19.2 which was: Beginning on an 8-minute clock, complete as many reps as possible of: 25 hanging knee-raises 50 single-unders 15 squat cleans, 55 lb. 25 hanging knee-raises 50 single-unders 13 squat cleans, 75 lb. If completed before 8 minutes, … Continue reading 19.2 CrossFit Open
It has been about one week since the 2018 Open concluded. I am very grateful I participated. I learned a lot about myself and my body. The open pushes people and tests people's abilities. It allows you to see what you need to work on and how you can become better. It was a fun yet … Continue reading Thank you 2018 Open
So, option 1 (11.6) was chosen to be the last WOD in the 2018 open. 7-min AMRAP 3-6-9-12-15-ETC. reps of: Thrusters Chest to Bar Pull-ups In my last post, I expressed how I did not want to do thrusters for the last open WOD. But I did some thinking. Instead of choosing based off emotion, I … Continue reading Thrusters, is that you…?
So the Crossfit community recently found out that for 18.5 we get to chose what the workout will be. I must say that this is very exciting. Because it is the last WOD in the 2018 Open, each one brings its own challenge. There are 3 workout options to chose from. Option 1: (11.6) 7-min AMRAP 3-6-9-12-15-ETC. … Continue reading 18.5 will be…
El día de los Deadlifts. For Time: 21-15-9 Deadlifts (95lbs) Hand Release Push-ups 21-15-9 Deadlifts (135lbs) 50 ft bear crawls 9 minute time cap As we come down to the last few WODs in the Open, everyone is starting to see their weaknesses and what needs work. In 18.3, I discovered that I seriously need to put … Continue reading Holy Deadlifts! Open 18.4
One word to describe my initial reaction to the 18.3 Open WOD was "SERIOUSLY!" 2 Rounds for time of: 100 Singles 20 Overhead Squats (35lbs) 100 Singles 12 Chin-Over-Bar Pull-ups 100 Singles 20 Dumbbell Snatches (20lbs) 100 Singles 12 Chin-Over-Bar Pull-ups 14 Time Cap Those darn pull-ups. Pull-ups has been a skill I have been … Continue reading Weakness in a WOD, 18.3
On Thursday, like others in the CrossFit community, I sat and watch the announcement for 18.2. After completing 18.1, I was so excited and amped to see what was next. Once Dave Castro announced the full workout, my first thought was “yes, I’m pumped!”. However, 18.2 was quite a doozy. 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10 reps: Dumbbell squats and … Continue reading 18.2, I Came for You!