26 June, 2012

My Week of Training, 6/18 - 6/24

Monday, 6/18:  CrossFit

I've officially found my least favorite WOD so far. 

Junk Yard Dogs & Over Unders

5 Rope Climbs
5 Clean Jerks
4 Rope Climbs
4 Clean Jerks
3 Rope Climbs
3 Clean Jerks
2 Rope Climbs
2 Clean Jerks
1 Rope Climb
1 Clean Jerk

Total:  19:03 but that was totally cheating with the fake rope climbs

Rope climbs were the devil.  I have sucked at them ever since we were forced to do them in gym class.  I did one full one to the ceiling in practice but that was it and that was only b/c the coach was holding the rope at the bottom.  I couldn't get more than halfway up on each of the reps on the first round of 5.  My fingers (I had on lifting gloves so the rest of my hands were ok) and my ankle/arch were killing me.  I felt like such a baby lol.  After the complete failed attempts, we finally modified them to baby rope climbs.  :( 

Clean jerks weren't bad.  Def tougher after the rope!

Tuesday, 6/19:  Rest Day

Wednesday, 6/20:  CrossFit

Just wasn't feeling it today!

Warmup: Burgenor Warmup

Snatch 1-1-1-1-1-1-1
started out at 55# - 55# - 60# - 60# - 60# - 65# (failed) - 65# (failed)

Just could NOT get the 65# over my head whatsoever. Throw in 30 burpees in there whenever I failed, blah! It was already over 80 degrees when I got to the box this morning so that didn't help matters!

Post WOD: 100 situps

Thursday, 6/21: Rest Day

Friday, 6/22: CrossFit

Warmup: 800m run, Burgenor Warmup

WOD: "Amanda" in 20 mins
Three rounds, 9-7-5 reps, for time (up to 20mins):
- Muscle-up (we did 3x pullups & ring dips instead....so 27-21-15) (used blue & green band)
- Squat snatch, I did 55#

Wasn't bad!! Was definitely hard and the humidity didn't help though.

Final:  I got through 2 full rounds plus 7 pullups from the 3rd round.

Saturday, 6/23 & Sunday, 6/24: Rest Day and total gluttony!

My friend and I went to the Governor's Ball at Randall's Island in NYC this weekend.  Great weather, great music, awesome all around.  And no, I didn't keep Paleo AT ALL!!!!  Omg I think I ate everything in site and it was all (well mostly....)  AMAZING!

Passion Pit the first night
Day 1 Grub:  Crispy Brussel Sprouts & 3 cheese grilled cheese, banana foster ice cream w/choc choc cookie, tacos
Day 2 Grub:  Brisket taco, beer & pretzel ice cream w/choc chip cookie, grass fed beef dog Bahn Mi style, bacon maple waffle


  1. Wow! That is a lot of rope climbs!
    I've tried them with gloves and find that my hands just slip down.
    Don't worry about having trouble. Practice, practice, practice and one day, you'll be surprised that it isn't so difficult anymore.

  2. @Jennifer...it was def a crap ton of rope climbs! I'm glad I don't have to do them on a regular basis :)