19.2 CrossFit Open

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

Thrusters, is that you…?

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…?

Holy Deadlifts! Open 18.4

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

Weakness in a WOD, 18.3

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

18.2, I Came for You!

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!