YESSSSSSSSS it was definitely the shoes! I PRed my clean (power cleans) at 150!!! I’ve been stuck on 140 for awhile, and it was an UGLY 140lbs. Bleeehhhh.. Well, good ole Oly shoes.. I cleaned the 150 without even squatting. Who knows what I could do if I got under the damn bar? Anyway.. that…Details
I went back and read some of my old posts tonight, the ones from a couple weeks ago where I was really down on myself. Particularly this one. It’s awkward to put it out there like that. I can remember writing it, thinking about how real and serious it was in my head, how emotional…Details
Wow Helen was tough in these temps! It was in the 40s this morning at Open Gym, and really dry. My lungs hurt and I didn’t warm up as much as I should have. My fault. Helen is: 3RFT400m run21 KB swings12 pull ups (one green band for me) I finished in 15:14. I had…Details
MY QUADS HURT SO BADLY!!! A kind of hurt I hadn’t felt in a while. Not muscle soreness, but more like pain. Opted to take another day off and run instead. I headed to the gym in the afternoon and ran 1800+ meters in 12:41. Ended up hanging out for a bit, and then Patrick…Details
After my weekend in South Florida, I felt like I lost some serious momentum in my workouts. Sure, the rest time was good for me, but taking 3 days off really seemed like it set me back. I’m sure it’s all in my head, or least mostly. I took Wednesday off, and went Thurs. Good…Details
Barbara is a whore. This was my first day back from South Florida, and all I had done while I was down there was run a little with my sister on Hollywood Beach boardwalk. Well… Barbara… I opted to do 3RFT instead of the RX 5RFT because I just didn’t think I had it in…Details
We left for Fort Lauderdale today, but I was able to work out in the morning, thankfully! Finished my WOD in 7:34. We did 5 RFT5 Thrusters 135/95 (I think I did 75)5 burpee box jumps 30/24 I WAS REALLY EXCITED about this!! This was the first time I had ever done any sort of…Details
Boring. Pistols. I suck as Pistols.
4 rounds + 6.
There’s a reason that today is Day 222, isn’t there? I don’t know.. but regardless, today was an awesome WOD. Worked on our Snatch Periodization today and then moved into it. 21-15-9OHS (95/65)Burpees Low and behold, it was quite a small class.. guess nobody wanted to do overhead squats and burpees at 7a, but I…Details
As I posted on Facebook, Workouts like today’s rekindle my faith in my strengths and abilities. I left the gym feeling awesome, happy and accomplished. 🙂 We did a challenging workout. One of those ones that most people can’t do unbroken. It was called the Unbroken Barbell. It was 35 hang cleans35 front squats35 push presses35 back…Details