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Snatch | WOD 6.18.17


Every 90 seconds for 8 rounds:

Work up to a heavy load for the day. Maintain the same tension and balance off the floor that you've been working on these past 8 weeks.

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AMRAP 15 Minutes:
50 Double-Unders
20 Dumbbell Thrusters

Scale Dubs to 50 Single-Unders or 20 attempts as appropriate. Rx the dumbbells at 45% (total) of body weight. They should be heavy enough to possibly need to be broken up a bit into 2-3 sets.

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Reader Comments (9)


Pull ups kipping/butterfly/strict

10 sets @80-90% sustainable effort
5 C2B pull ups
8 wall ball, 20/10 14/9
130m run

June 18, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterArturo R.

Happy Father's Day to the dads out there.

9am with the Foxes

Snatch: 3x 95, 4x 105, 1x 115. Very happy with this. Fox's note on looking at the same spot throughout the lift really helped.

Metcon: Scaled to 30# DBs. 4 rounds exactly. This was a fun one.

June 18, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterBrian Moore

10am w/Fox and Lauren

Woke up congested & the swampy gym didn't help...

Snatch: 63, 68, 73, 73, 78FFF, 73
Just wasn't happening for me today but great to see so many folks hit PRs!

WOD: 4rounds + 15 thrusters, scaled to single unders and 25#. Thrusters in slow sets of 4. Couldn't breathe. Still sweating.

11am AR after, so good.

Happy Father's Day, CFSBK dads!

June 18, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterKate Tk

happy father's day to all the cfsbk dads!! so many new dads this year too ♥

June 18, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterCam

1 PM class with Lauren and Ro

Snatch: 125 and a new PR for me.
I was excited to finally hit that mark. I can see and feel the difference from the start of this cycle until now. This movement was always my worst and I did my best to avoid it. Glad I stuck with it the last few weeks.

WOD: 5 rounds. Single unders and 30# dbs. Did the first set unbroken, then the other sets in 7/7/6.

June 18, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterRoose

AG was so awesome today!

I can be self-deprecating a lot, but today I'm just going to own my success -- the kipping pullups went GREAT. I did 7 of the 10 sets unbroken, and the rest as 4-1.

Can't wait to jump back from vacation mode into crush week mode :P

June 18, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterStella

those kipping pull ups were great, stella! way to go!

June 18, 2017 | Unregistered Commentervanessa

Happy Father's Day to all the wonderful CF Dads!

Stella your pullups looked amazing!

68, 73, 78, 83, 88, 93, 98 PR match, 103 PR

Finally hit triple digits! Everything felt pretty good today! Allie took a video of my PR and wow do I have some things to work on- arching back instead of jumping up, elbows aren't high enough and bar is too far out in front of me! Gotta take more video and work on all of those things! Other than how the PR looked on video,it felt great. Once I settled at the bottom, I knew I could stand it up!

WOD: 4+ 62

Did single unders and Rx'd the DB at 30#. The 30# DBs were tough but wanted to challenge myself since I wasn't doing DUs. Broke them up in sets of 5 with long breaks in between.

Butterfly practice. Surprised myself bc I didn't think I could still do them.

Was going to alternate butterfly pullups and ring rows but something about the pressure of a WOD (even though we were only moving at a sustainable effort) just made me feel too rushed and didn't want to risk re-injuring my shoulder so did ring rows instead of pullups to work on strength.

June 18, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterKLove

Triple class day!

8am Short Circuit w/ Fox aka "80s at 8am" including "You Spin me Round" and "Jump" during jump rope.

9am break for coffee

10am group class
Snatch 95 105 115 125 135 147.5* 150* 155*
Whoa a 15lbs PR day for my snatch! So many things got better over the past few months: comfort at the bottom of the squat, shoulder strength and stability, faster under the bar... Still wasn't expecting these gains, went in hoping for 145 and a 5lb PR. The 147.5 jump was a mistake with the plates, which I only realized once I had done the 150 snatch (which I thought was 145!).
Metcon 3 rounds + DUs with 35lbs. This is not really my jam (can't DUs, slow thrusters), so I was just getting through it. So sweaty.

11am AR with Fox, finally relaxing a bit.

12pm impromptu brunch - these snatch PRs come rarely, so had some 🌮 to 🎉.

June 18, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterDaniel R

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