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Tuesday
Mar282017

Rest Day

Linda H. representing team Snatch Me If You Can during 17.5. More of Robert C.'s photos from Saturday can be found here

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Reader Comments (14)

Wednesday's Programming

Back Squat

Performance
1-1-1-1-1

Build to a heavy single. Use spotters on all work sets.

Fitness
5-5-5-3-3

Build to a heavy triple. Use spotters on all work sets.

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AMRAP 9 Minutes:
3-6-9-12-15, adding 3 reps per round of...

Pull-Ups
Burpees

Scale the Pull Ups to bands or jumping as needed.

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March 28, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterDavid Osorio

AG

Kipping pull up/strict pull up 101 and some conditioning

March 28, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterCoach Ro

Ro, that is so mean. Does "some conditioning" mean "30 minute burpee AMRAP"? :P

I was seeeeeeriously questioning whether I wanted to come in for 7 AM. Glad I did. Squats didn't go so hot -- I hit 195x3, a weight that I can usually do 3x5 no problem, and it was rough. I guess I'm not recovered from 17.5, or rowing yesterday, or both.

Finished the round of 15, plus 7 pull-ups, Rx. Stringing kips together was just not happening today.

March 28, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterStella

It might Stella!

March 28, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterCoach Ro

LBBS: 135x5, 185x3, 205x3, 215x3, 225x2, 235x1
Harder than I would have liked, but doable.

WOD: Finished the round of 15 plus 9 pull ups Rx.

Four rounds: AB 10 calories (:27, :27, :27, :28), rest 1 minute, 3 HSPU to 2 abmats. Trying to work on skill work under stress.

March 28, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterKayleigh

I have a ticket for Miss Saigon on Broadway (DOE Theater Teachers Night Out). I was going to look at the AG workout and decide if I want to see the show or work out... now I'M SO CONFUSED!!!

March 28, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterAllie B.

Dropped in to Crossfit Music City in Nashville for 830 class.
15 mins to get to a snatch 1 RM. got to 95, not quite
full depth.
WOD was Isabel.
75# in 2:28. In Dec. i did 53# in 2:43. means i didn't go anywhere near heavy enough in Dec.
now, biscuits!

March 28, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterCharles S

Surprise WOD! Yay!

March 28, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterChainsaw

Ok. Here it is:

AG

A.
Kipping/strict pull ups

B.
12 min amrap
20 squats
15 Russian kb swings
10 push ups

March 28, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterArturo R

LOL Ro I was kidding but I'm delighted not to see any burpees on that list :)

March 28, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterStella

I love the which would you rather surfer vs thruster photos on the blog today.

If Allie didn't know what the AG workout is, I'm positive she would have given up her Broadway ticket because the curiosity would have killed her. Now it's anybody's guess!

LBBS 75, 95, 115 x 5; 125, 130 x3. Felt heavy and the 130 was slllloooowww up but felt good to have to work hard with good form and time to be mindful (as opposed to lifting for time while breathless). Cut back on pull ups and went 3-3-6-9... so one rep scheme behind the burpees after set 1. Mixed pull ups and chin ups and was surprised when pull ups gave me relief from chins. Usually it's the other way around!

Spent a little time GHDing and bridging up to work on relative glute weakness and L/R strength imbalance.

March 28, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterShawn

Noon with McDowell

Worked up to 145lbs. As the weight got heavier I noticed that I was leaning to my toes a bit. McDowell suggested taking more time to set my feet and being paying attention through the whole ROM, super helpful.

WOD: Right wrist is sick of my bullsh*t so swapped slam balls for burpees. Really like slam balls. Did jumping pullups due to wrist too. Got through the round of 21 +6. Felt nice.

March 28, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterKarina S

6:30pm Group Class with Coach Harpsalot

Monday's Progamming

Rows: Kept them all between 1:58 and 2:12. Rowing is Hard :(

Push Press
135x8
135x8
155x8x4

That was tough!

March 28, 2017 | Registered CommenterDavid Osorio

@Shawn lol! You're so right! I was afraid I was missing an epic workout I could never repeat on my own.

At intermission right now: worth skipping AG for. #yolo

March 28, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterAllie B

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