The workouts at our gym always include warm up, strength, conditioning, and mobility. Everything is customized to your level by a professional strength coach. Today's conditioning work includes front squats, ring rows, and double unders.
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Looking lean and mean you two!
My claustrophobia ran deep today. People packed together for training leaves me feeling anxious. It’s a never ending battle but just another on a long list. Let’s face it, I’m a complex person. I’m riddled with phobias and such. Thus my goals must often be modified to conquer a specific item. I still felt the anxiety creep in during set 5 of strength work. Even though I knew that I could complete the task, a fear crept in. I blame the internet.
Regardless of these setbacks, yours truly persevered and with the organized participation of four other participants, managed to stay on track for each set during our strength work. This even surprised Jody when she stopped by to check up on us. A station with five people generally doesn’t complete their sets within the time allotted. We did though. The word “awesome” suddenly comes to mind. That’s just how we roll.
The anxiety continued during the work out. I was unsure of my space and thought for sure that I was going to accidentally whip someone with one of the new cords. Even though I like the new ropes, they bring with them a distinct form of pain. That’s how we can tell they’re of good quality.
By my third set, I knew that I was not going to achieve the dominance I was seeking over my planks. The pain was great and overwhelming. I would count the seconds in my head but I was counting too fast. The doubt was creeping in this time. It would undermine my success and mental wellness. It often does. Such is it’s nature. I’m just another victim to uncertainty.
Jodi, how do you manage to look so great in all your lifting pictures? haha
Marie, I don't know...I look pretty scary in some of them. LOL!
Daily squat to 315

Deadlifts to 315

WOD

AMRAP in 8 mins:
10 F. Squats 135
15 Ring rows
60 SUs

3 + 10
Yay - another AMRAP! Coaches are being (sorta) kind to us in these initial days back after the excesses of the holidays... :-)
wu x 2

deadlifts to 150 x 5 (pgm 175)

WOD AMRAP in 8 of
10 fronts squats (56)
15 ring rows
60 singles

3 rounds plus 1
AM: Hot Tub/Stretch. CFWUx1. Clean and Jerk 135x1. Clean 155x1. AMRAP 8: 10 Front Squat (95 pounds) + 15 Ring Rows + 20 Double Unders. Score: 4 Rounds + 1 Front Squat. Stupid training day.
I see one person looking at weights and another lifting them....
Warmup

Bench to 150# x 5

AMRAP in 8 minutes
10 Front Squats (115#)
15 ring rows
20 DU

2 rounds plus 37
Noon
SQUATS to 270 X 3 ... just wasn't feeling it today. Will try again next week

WOD
AMRAP in 8 min of
10 Front Squat (135)
15 Ring Rows
20 Double Unders

2 Rounds + 4
1PM: squat 495x1 (calf seems good to go), bench 315x1, conventional deadlift 495x5.
Snatch
175X1

WOD:
AMRAP8
10 Front Squats 135#
15 Ring Rows
20 DUs
Total: 3+15
CFWU x 1

Daily squat to 165: 135, 145, then put the brakes on, legs weren't feeling it and decided to save them for the WOD

Deadlifts to 205: 115, 135, 155, 175, 195, 205.

AMRAP in 8 minutes:
10 front squats (95lb, RX)
15 ring rows
20 double unders.
Goal: 2 rounds
Outcome: 2 rounds + 4. First time front-squatting 95 in a WOD. Big challenge, glad I did it.
psst, Graham (if that is you in the back).....try and keep up with her
Snatch reset to 95x3
45,65,75,85,90,95
Snatch practice similar in style to the 6 step burpee.
Clean and Jerk reset to 145x3
80,95,110,125,135,145
Forgot the drive part of dip drive on the last rep of 145.

8 min AMRAP
10 Front Squats (135 lbs)
15 Ring Rows
20 Double Unders
3 + 31

My apologies for the crankiness tonight folks. I'll leave that some place tomorrow where it will do me some good, like at work. :)
Cleansx1x3 to 118

Amrap in 8
10 front squats/95lbs
15 ring rows
20 double unders
3+15

No problem Jadon, once you're a senior crankiness is acceptable:)
Wow she's forgotten my name already. :(
Not wearing my glasses:(. I'm a senior too!
Warmupish

Back squat to 175

AMRAP in 8 of
10 front squats 100#
15 ring rows
20 double unders
3+7

Thanks for helping me count and account for rounding errors tonight. My brain was somewhere else!