I have to say that it is slowly getting easier to walk into CrossFit, even on Team Day. There are definitely moments when I have that argument with myself, but I know that I would hate myself later if I didn't go, so off I go.
Posted workout for Friday, June 27th:
Run or Row for 400 meters
What I did: Rowed 400 meters.
3 Rounds of:
10 Jump Squats
10 Kettlebell Deadlifts
(Editorial Comment: For some reason, the warm-ups seem to be getting harder)
What I did: 3 rounds of 10 Jumping Squats and 10 KB Deadlifts. 3 rounds of Push-Ups from a box. 1 round of 10 active hangs from the pull-up bar (surprisingly HARD!), 1 round of Ring Rows, 1 round of 10 active hangs from the pull-up bar.
Hip Mobility Complex
What I did: Hip Mobility Complex, Kicks, T-Spine Smash.
Performance / WOD:
A. Deadlift - 12:00 to build to a heavy double for the day. (Translation: Take 12 minutes to build up to a heavy weight for 2 reps).
What I did: Started at 55lbs and ended at 125lbs for my 2 reps. This is the max weight I've done for Deadlifts so far.
B. Teams of two, AMRAP 18:00, leapfrog format: (Translation: Teams of two, as many reps as possible for 18 minutes, alternate intervals of)
100 meter Run
10 Deadlifts (225lb men/155lb women)
10 Box Jumps (24" men/20" women)
10 Lateral Burpees
There were only two of us in tonight's session again. This time, however, it was Caroline and me.
What I did: I started off the workout with the run, we alternated through ... well, we actually lost track how many rounds! I think we decided that we each ran 4 times, so I'll go with that. The Deadlifts I did were at 85lbs. Instead of Pull-Ups I did Ring Rows. Instead of Box Jumps, I jumped to two stacked 45lb plates. Instead of Lateral Burpees, Coach Jen had me do lateral jumps over the barbell. So, I basically scaled everything except the running. Sheesh. Even with all the scaling, it was still really hard and there were a few times that I felt a bit light-headed. Someday this will get easier, right?
Another workout in the bank.