Not a PR after all

Posted in cleans, dead lifts, rowing on September 20, 2014 by coughingsparks

What sucks is thinking you PR’d when you didn’t. Today was 5RM DL, which we hadn’t done in a while, and I thought I PR’d, but I didn’t. Dammit.


Finished with a fun WoD, similar to last Saturday’s WoD, 4 RFT:

-12 DL (155#/105#)
-6 HPC
-200m run (250m row)

I got 9:53. Pretty slow, but not the slowest.

13.3 revisited…and not well

Posted in competition, double unders, karen, pull-ups, wall ball on September 20, 2014 by coughingsparks

Yesterday started with practice at muscle up transitions, followed by max effort strict pull-ups, wherein I got 6, which is a post-baby PR. Finished with a re-visit of 13.3, 12-minute AMRAP:

-150 wall balls
-90 DU
-30 muscle ups

When I did this last time, I got 214. I got 218 this time. I’m disappointed. I was trying to break my Karen time, first off, and couldn’t even do that, getting 7:44. Doing the first 75 unbroken was impressive, but dumb. I red lined early, and it showed later because I couldn’t do more than about 12 in a row after that. Then, I just had nothing left at all for the double unders. Very disappointing performance.


Posted in cleans, jerk on September 18, 2014 by coughingsparks

No time for a WoD yesterday, just the complex, which was:

-Power clean
-R leg lunge
-L leg lunge
-Push jerk

Got it with 125#, better than I thought.

Pride goeth

Posted in pull-ups, rope, rowing on September 16, 2014 by coughingsparks

Today was a 10-minute AMRAP:

-400m run (500m row)
-2 rope climbs

I said (stupidly, it turns out), “I will definitely get 3, 4 if I’m really, really fast.” I got 2 and 1. I no-repped the 4th rope climb about 3 times, just couldn’t get my feet right. Finished with 7-6-5-5-4 CTB pull-ups with a green band. These are definitely easier done at the end of the day rather than the beginning.

Too tired to care

Posted in double unders, kettle bells, knees-to-elbows, snatches, thrusters on September 15, 2014 by coughingsparks

I only got 12 hours of sleep all weekend, which is not enough. I am not one of those people who brags about how little sleep I can function on. I would love to get more sleep, but with working 11a to 11p two days in a row and not getting to bed until 0100 both days, and having to get up at 0700 both days, I just don’t have it in me to do much of anything, much less do Crossfit. We started with 15 minutes to establish:

-Hang power snatch
-Full snatch

It wasn’t happening. I got 65# successfully with the complex as written and 95# with a hang power snatch, power snatch and overhead squat. Finished with:

-20 power snatch (135#/95#)
-20 TTB
-20 thrusters (95#/65#)
-80 DU
-20 KB swings (32kg/24kg)

I did it at 85#, which I managed usually 5 at a time, but I definitely was muscle snatching at the end of each of those and did the rest Rx’d, and got 120, again, the lowest score of the day.

Fun Weekend WoD

Posted in dead lifts, push press, rowing on September 15, 2014 by coughingsparks

Saturday was a fun WoD, 6 RFT:

-200m run (250m row)
-4 push press (115#/75#)
-6 DL

I got 8:34. The only think I could have done faster is the row, but it was still a pretty decent score.

Not my WoD

Posted in back squats, burpees, double unders on September 12, 2014 by coughingsparks

Today was 3×4 back squat at 70%:


Finished with:

-100 DU
-50 OTB burpees
-25 hang snatch (95#/65#)

8-minute cap

I got 140, the lowest score of the day. I wanted to do it backwards, really…


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