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Workout of the week

Workout of the week

Just a quick post to share the Workout of the week — this week it’s a Row Machine killer!   Partner WOD Teams of 2 – One partner works at a time. 12 minute time cap 6 Rounds of: 10 calories on the rower 10 clean and jerks (Rx – 95/65)  (Rx+ – 135/95)   Results: hubby and I finished over the time cap (15:36) but mostly due to transition issues.  Getting in and out of the rower took so…

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WOD of the Week

WOD of the Week

In the spirit of Thanksgiving week — I’m not posting a weigh in.  Gonna enjoy the holiday and listen to my body, but without the stress of trying to make a specific weight.   Instead, I want to share the Workout of the Day (WOD) — that made my whole week.   WOD 5 rounds for time of: 100 single unders 25 air squats     Results Finished in 7:06!!!   I blazed through the single unders — I can…

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Just for Fun — Strongman Saturday?

Just for Fun — Strongman Saturday?

Last Saturday — Strong man Saturday! Our gym has open gym every Saturday morning, so as often as possible, hubby and I spend our Saturday mornings working out.  This past week was no different and quite often other gym members trickle in and we all work on stuff together… supporting each other along the way. Hubby is competing in a strongman competition this year — as his fitness goal — and part of prep work means odd object training.  Our…

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My Training Plan Update

My Training Plan Update

Are you training, or what? As school is starting, I can’t help but start to organize and plan all aspects of my life.  If it doesn’t get planned – it won’t get done! Part of that is meal planning and prepping, but a larger part is planning my training.  I’m still circling the idea of running a 5K race this winter, but haven’t found the “one” just yet.  I’m toying with the idea of either a Halloween, Thanksgiving, or Christmas…

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Travel WOD’s?

Travel WOD’s?

In my last post, I alluded to the fact that this week I’m eating Wild and Free!  I also mentioned how this means I’ll need to stay active and sneak in some workouts to balance things out.  The easiest workout for me to do while traveling is running — so there will be lots of that — but to keep things interesting, I’ve done some research as prep work. Here are a few workouts I found that require zero equipment…

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Fueling Horror Story to share!

Fueling Horror Story to share!

Yesterday at the gym, one of the other members had a fueling issue and ending up puking after the workout.  It was a short workout and SO FUN, but that didn’t save him.  After he recovered a bit, he mentioned how this happens to him every 4 months or so — he’ll forget his optimum fueling plan and then end up puking after a workout.   Why did this happen? I can’t speak for others — but I have a…

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Tired?

Tired?

This week has been just a series of bad nights of sleep — one after another.  It started Monday night; I couldn’t find a comfortable position due to “Post Murph Soreness”.   Memorial Day This Hero Workout was done Monday in honor of Memorial Day and all those who gave their lives for our country.  I heard on the news that morning that of the US population “of age” to serve, less that 1% currently do.  This, to me, shows…

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Deadlifts and Double Unders

Deadlifts and Double Unders

Deadlifts Some days in the gym are a real struggle for me — but then others, like last night, are such a thrill! Last night we worked on Deadlifts and tried to find a new PR (Personal Record).  Our coach gave us around 30 minutes and there were a big handful of us all working on it.  Very quickly, we noticed that if all of us work independently, we’ll run out of plates!  So we decided to team up.  First,…

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17.5

17.5

10 Rounds for time That’s right — this week marked the last week of the 2017 Crossfit Open and the workout has 10 ROUNDS of 9 Thrusters and 35 jump ropes.  For RX it’s 65 pound thrusters and 35 double unders.  For Scaled vixens like me, we had 45 pound Thrusters and 35 single unders — which was amazing because I could literally single under all day.  Double unders are a whole different story  0_0.  I’m lucky to get one…

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17.4

17.4

This week’s Crossfit Open Workout was my FAVORITE so far!!   It’s a repeat from last year’s week 4 workout.  As many rounds/reps as possible in 13 minutes of: 55 Deadlifts (I scaled so my weight here was 95lbs) 55 Wallballs (10lbs to a 9ft target) 55 calories on the rower 55 Hand Release Push Ups I got all the way through the row and did 3 pushups (though only 2 counted due to terrible form) — I’m SUPER proud…

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