I had lots of thoughts today and I really wanted to write some things, but its getting late, and I should go to bed soon, so hopefully I will remember my thoughts and save them for another day. All in all, today’s workouts went well. I did the third Throwdown qualifier workout this morning. I went a little slower than I thought I would, but was still doing pretty well until the last darn toes to bar! I think I kicked my feet up there 2 or 3 times and couldn’t get all the way to the bar… it was an excellent waste of 20 or so seconds. Frustrating, but I’ve moved on 😉 My time ended up being 7:13, but I’m pretty sure I can do this under 7, so I’m going to try again, probably on Friday.
5 min. SMR, mobility, dynamic
1. PT: glute/vmo
2. General Warmup: easy erg 10 min. 2-3 hard efforts
3. Specific Warmup: work up to deadlift weight, then 1 round of Throwdown WOD at speed, rest 5 min.
4. WORKOUT: “Other”
OC Throwdown Qualifier #3
5 Rounds for time:
8 Bar Facing Burpees
8 Deadlifts (155#)
8 Toes To Bar
5. Supplemental: 100 push ups, 25 ring dips, Handstand hold 300″ (this was more like 4 minutes than 5, with rest of course, because my shoulders were not feeling right).
6. Cool Down: easy erg
3pm: group workout (but not with the group, sadly)
Work up to a max height box jump (33 inches)
20 minute AMRAP:
10 OHS (95/65#)
5 Rounds + run + 10 OHS + 2 pull-ups
I felt good about today’s group workout. I am not the best overhead squatter, but the weight was light enough for me to go unbroken on all of my sets. The pull ups slowed down a bit, but I kept a pretty consistent pace I think. As a side note, I have never really been one of those people who needs music to workout, but some days I find that it really helps me. Today, as I was on my last run, this song came on my ipod, that says (shouts really): “My body tells me no. But I won’t quit, cuz I want more.” It repeated it several times, and I found myself running a little faster, knowing that my body was tired and wanted to slow down, but that it was just temporary physical discomfort. I wanted more and I knew that I could give more. I felt so good when I finished. It is a pretty good feeling knowing that you worked hard.