Friday was "Fran Friday" at my box. I contemplated not doing it, but then I decided it's better to just go for it. We were given a 10 minute time cap. Because I just mastered pull-ups, I wanted to complete those RX. Ive never done thrusters at 65lbs so I knew that was a no … Continue reading Fran
Great form is always key when lifting. I like to take videos to see how I look. I also find it beneficial to take them after the WOD when I am fatigue. You are relying on good form when you find yourself slowly getting tired in the workout. My trouble with cleans is faster elbows. … Continue reading Cleaning It Up
For the 4th of July week, my box programmed Hero WODs in celebration. Hero WODs are dedicated to fallen soldiers and people of service. These are intense workouts. Instead of thinking about how tired we are, think about the solider that fought for us. With that being said, these workouts get very spicy. To do … Continue reading Hero WODs all Week…
Being proud of myself is an understatement. This was a great week for me in relation to fitness goals. Monday: Murph. Pull-ups. I did 100 pull ups with the red band. THEN, I did 6 more unassisted pull ups with pretty decent form AFTER Murph. Tuesday: Deadlifts. I deadlifted 110 lbs in a WOD 15 … Continue reading What a “Boss” Week
On Memorial Day, most people in the crossfit world are gearing up to complete Murph. It is a WOD in honor of Navy Lieutenant Michael Murphy, 29, who was killed in Afghanistan June 28th, 2005. “Murph” 1 Mile Run 100 Pull-ups 200 Push-ups 300 Squats 1 Mile Run (with a weighted vest if RX) I … Continue reading Memorial Day Murph
My gym is always creating new ways to make our fit lifestyle fun and challenging. Personally, I do not want the same boring exercises everyday. Its always great to spice things up a little bit. So, they introduced the Spring Challenge! I already do 4 WODs a week. That's a no brainer. Running 3 miles wont be too much of … Continue reading Its Time for a Challenge!
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…?