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Cindy and Albany

Posted in albany, cindy, front squats, presses on September 14, 2012 by coughingsparks

Wednesday, I did an OK press, matching what I have previously done:


I psyched myself out on this one because I told myself I could only do three reps, so that’s what it ended up being. Finished with five rounds of Cindy for time:

-5 pull-ups (green band)
-10 push-ups
-15 squats

I’m doing band-assisted because my trapezius has been f’d up for quite a while and I am slowly, with the help of my dad (who’s a chiropractor) rehabbing it back into shape. But I do like this scaling better than under-bar rows…
Anyway, I managed 9:08.

Today, I did a pretty decent front squat:


That’s more than I’ve done in a while, so that’s good.

Finished with a scaled Crossfit Albany WoD, three rounds for time of (15-minute cap):

-10 C&J 135/95
-50 ABMAT sit-ups

Did the sit-ups flat, and the jerk was more of a muscle-push-press, especially towards the end. Did it in 12:21



Posted in albany with tags on April 29, 2012 by coughingsparks

Yesterday was a bit frustrating in terms of scheduling and I know I’ve complained about this before, but something’s gotta give and it’s mostly my fault for managing my time badly. On mornings I work and try and get to the gym, I have to take Katrina so my husband gets to run errands etc. before having to watch her for, like, 13 hours straight, so I have to change her, pack her into her snowsuit if it’s cold, pack her into her car seat, drive to the gym, park(kinda far away), unpack her, check her in at the front desk, take her to the daycare, unbundle her from her snowsuit, and sign her in. After my workout, I do everything but in reverse, change her diaper, pack her back up, etc., etc., etc. The point is, I often spend more time getting her and myself to the gym and back than actually working out, and that’s just not working.

Anyway, so I was running late yesterday, so I only had about 15 minutes to work out when all was said and done, so I did a scaled version of a Crossfit Albany workout, which is three rounds for time of:

-10 C&J 135/95
-50 ABMAT sit-ups (I did regular)

All with a 15-minute cap. I did it in 11:45, but I wouldn’t have made it, probably, if I had been doing ABMAT sit-ups. I really like this WoD. I certainly will do it as Rx’d at some point.

In the meantime, although I hate to do it after going to bed at 0030 on most days I work, is get up earlier, like 0645. Maybe that would help.