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Welcome back John!

You can't run in these, Girl

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b2b tabata: 10
April 16, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterMargie

10 on the btb tabata squats.

Would have liked to stand up with one of those last ones.
April 16, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterJeremy
100 OHS for time..

Used the "mens weight" 95#

25:08 or :12? can't remember.

Took me wayy too long. Mostly sets of 10 but I didn't manage my rests properly. I could have gone faster. I bet I take 7 minutes off the next time. I'm going after it again on Saturday. We'll see what happens.

Started out with a slightly wider grip which was killing my wrists. It was the main reason I had to keep dumping the weight. I liked the slightly more narrow grip.. Good call Darling.

Once I was finished I noticed my pinky was tingling

Great job everyone. You all make me so proud!
April 16, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterAllisonNYC
95,105,115,115,125,135,145(PR) (155(f))

10 on btb tabatas.

good work everyone - see you on monday!
April 17, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterstephanie
Steph - you didn't fail on anything last night! Did you? I thought I saw you get 155 up easy!
April 17, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterMargie
185, 205, 215, 225, 235, 245(fail), 245(didn't fail)

1/2 B2B Tabata Squats

Great to see everyone again.
April 17, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterJohn B.
i got it up, but lost all form so i'm considering that a failure. if i kept form i wouldn't have gotten it up!
April 17, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterstephanie
Stephanie that's not a failure. That's pretty much what happens when you reach your max. You probably would have failed if you went higher.

It's important to push your limits.

I don't think I've ever seen a really pretty perfect looking lift on someones 1RM.
April 17, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterAllisonNYC
In that case then:95,105,115,125,135,145(PR),145(f)

The 1st attempt at 145 was an ugly, knee buckling affair. But, I got it up.
April 17, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterXuan Mai
Allison thanks. In that case: 155 (PR)
April 17, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterstephanie
Did Elizabeth tonight at the Box

7:3165lbs, power cleansjumping negatives (slow)

I think the full cleans I was practicing after the WOD were much better than during. Allison gave me a great cue that cleaned (ha) my form right up. Wish you'd been there before I started! Alas.It was fun, nonetheless.
April 17, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterMargie
Was going to take an off day until I realized I haven't benched heavy all year, and have been fairly neglectful of that lift for a long time. Results were not encouraging.


Not where I want to be, at least I know how to fix it.

Did some dumbell windmills and called it a day.
April 17, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterjeremy

Who spotted you on the Bench? And did they let you push the bar or were they trying to make it a partner workout?
April 17, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterDavid Osorio
It was a decent spot, the bar stalled out about 8 or 9" my and he gave me a bit of help to get me through that sticking spot. Even so a successful 300 would still be about 25#s from my pre-crossfit best.I think the capacity can be rebuilt fairly quickly I just need to mix it in to my workouts more often than I have been.
April 17, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterJeremy
great squat there, John
April 18, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterjacinto
That's great. I find that benching capacity comes back really quick. There are tons of great articles on the slow lifts in that Westside link i posted earlier.

Sneak Peak.. We're going to be Split Jerking on Saturday. Buy some Goddamn O lifting shoes, everyone!

April 18, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterDavid South Brooklyn
did "grindy" last night


65,65,45 on the C&Jjumping negatives, modified push ups (had to wait for the pull up bar a few rounds so was slowed down a bit)

wasn't feeling great and it is so much harder to stay focused when going at it alone.

sad i'm missing the split jerks on saturday!! damn!

April 18, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterstephanie
Hey David, any recommendations on shoes for O lifting?
April 18, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterMax



Would both work well, Max!
April 18, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterDavid Osorio

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