Archive for October, 2010

Interesting – this blog’s current top search is “stretch balls”. Boy – won’t they be disappointed. Pre-WOD Redline 5 rounds 3 strict pushups 5 V-sits alternating Superman/Samson stretch WOD Snatch Balance 2-2-2-2-2-2 All sets done at 35# except 3rd and 4th set done at 45# Death by Thrusters and Pullups Every minute on the minute […]


Pre-WOD redline 2 rounds 3 Skin-the-cats 5 deadlifts 10 squats 1 min each 4 stretch with strap WOD Wendler DL 75(5) 95(5) 115(5) Tests to see whether I should do the WOD Rx’ed. Answer = no. 125(5) 135(5) Deadlifts just didn’t feel right this morning – even at light weight. My left knee seemed to […]


Pre- WOD Lots of stretching Some pullups – about 10 strict About 10 muscle squat snatches Some random handstand work WOD Wendler Press – deload week 27(5) 34(5) 42(5) 60 double unders – 10 double-unders. Best: 2 d-d. Lots of cussing 30 push press 32# – done for speed. Slight break at 20-10 40 double […]


Pre-WOD 3 rounds 10 SPT (PVC) 10 OHS (PVC) 10 straight leg deadlifts (35#) 10 push press (35#) 10 lunges (35#) WOD Wendler Back Squat – deload week 55(5) 70(5) 85(5) Front squat work – 60%, focus on speed and tightness at the bottom 55(3) – 75(3) – 75(3) – 75(3) 75# felt much lighter […]


Pre-WOD redline 2 rounds 5 pullups 10 pushups 15 squats (as Beth listens to my knees crack on each one. Lovely) lax ball ITB lax ball foot shoulder stretch WOD Wendler Press 55(5) 65(3) 70 (max reps – 3) HSPU progression – volume training, 2 per minute – 20 minutes 1st 10 minutes – 45# […]


Arms still feeling really scorched. That, work stress + being long overdue for some back-off time = no metcon for me today. Just did Wendler Deadlifts 125(5) – warmup 140(5) 160(3) 175 (max set – 6)


Pre-WOD 3 rounds 10 8# wallball 10 16# KB swings 10 4 45# plate box jumps 10 pushups WOD Wendler Back Squats 105(5) 120(3) 135 (4) 4 rounds – 15# DBs 1 minute DB hang squat cleans 1 minute DB push press 1 minute rest didn’t count. I’m thinking around 120 ish. Was steady – […]