Thursday 17/8/17

I think, it was the third ir fourth time I did it…, haha for after the holidays it was okay, 15:46 RX…

Bench last set 42kg – felt heavy

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assault bike 15 min 30/30

press 5×3 34kg

deadlift 1×5 87.5 kg

box back squat 8×2 78kg

dumbell kipping hspu practice

muscle up practice

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Vegaaaaaaas…. 10/8/17

Other people drink like crazy and lose lots of money – Well I go to a CrossFit class… πŸ™‚
We went to CF Max Effort this morning. The drop in is 20$ per person, kinda cheap in comparing to San Fran. The box is really nice, big, with a lot of fun stuff to play around. The coach was really nice and the wod made fun and hurt. I earned this mega brunch afterwards…

Welcome to Portland/Oregon

This became one of my fav cities – I def. would move here: a nice city,with lots of cool options. Everything easy reachable by bike, lots of healthy shops, great coffee and an awesome nature around it… 

There are a couple of CF boxes in town. We decided to go to CF Stumptown, they were close to our (shabby) motel and had a Sumday morning wod. Drop in fee was 20$ incl a shirt, not a bad deal- unfortunately they had only big sizes for girls because the reginals were in Portland and lots of people droppid in. Well, now I have a new night shirt…

I checked the websit before, they post the wods every day and I already saw that Sunday is benchmark day, which is nice. At night I was thinking about wods I don’t wanna do, and Cindy came into my mind. Because it is a bodyweight wod which I don’t like dueing vacations because I can do them without a box. I prefer doing sth with barbells because I am travelling and we don’t have so many options to workout. On the other hand Cindy is a workout you have to push all the time because sou don’t need to rest. And doing that during vacation, well…, it sucks!

Well guess what happened? 😦 CINDY it was…

So I pushed like crazy…., and I PR’d… 23 rounds plus13 reps… Kinda good for vacation. I had good transitions, the pull up bar was good, not too high and I did push ups and aur squats right beneath the bar… 

Berlin Throwdown 2017

What a weekend, the second year in a row our box organized the Berlin Throwdown: http://www.berlin-throwdown.com/

https://www.facebook.com/BerlinThrowdown/

https://www.facebook.com/BerlinThrowdown/videos/501695320169175/?hc_ref=ARSNu72eGfVWVjbkZgScLFJUThwdDjU1NgbWBRzy5mRCT71zeKD689zHr5OaONpsLLM πŸ˜‰

And they did great. I have been on a couple of Throwdons and competitions and can compare them. It was well organized, we good some goodies and an event s-shirt (still hoping for tank tops for the girls one day). The location was the same like last year, more space was used this year. Schedule, heats and structure really good prepared and all the people had a lot of fun…
We started as a team again: “Chilli Vanilly 2.0”. It was my third competions in four weeks, so I was really tired and felt the stress on my body. The ggod thing was, that we only had to compete on Saturday because Sunday was just for individuals. The workouts were hard, 6 events, including one stupid (because I am bad at it πŸ˜‰ ) squat snatch ladder.

It was more demanding than last year and the teams athlete field was much stronger (I think even stronger than the individuals).

Masters/Elite Event
For Time: 40m Sprint, 60m Sprint, 80m Sprint (Shuttelruns) – straight into- 400m run, 800m run, 1200m run

Event 2
For Time:
Partner A
21-15-9
Burpee
Hang Power Clean 60/40
Partner B
21-15-9
Box Over
Shoulder to Overhead
60/40
Partner A+B
45 Burpee Box Over
45 HPC + Jerk 60/40

Elite Event 3 – Snatch Ladder

Elite Event 4:
AMRAP 16
1 Round:
5 Syncro C2B
10 Syncro T2B
15 Wall Balls
then:
10 partner Deadlifts 170/120
10/5 Muscle Ups
2 Round:
5 Syncro C2B
10 Syncro T2B
15 Wall Balls
then:
20 partner Deadlifts 170/120
20/10 Muscle Ups

Event 5
For Time:
60 hspu
60 pistols
slamball lunges 50/30
2rounds stadium slamball carry
handstand walk

Event 6 timecap 3 min
partner A 30 thrusters 50(?)/35kg
sprint
Partner B 30 thrusters 50(?)/35kg
sprint

We finished up 13th, which was not our goal. But we had some bad moments and bad luck with judges, getting no rep-ed and being super strict (too strict) with some of the movements which is annoying when u compare with other teams and their judges…

Thursday 22/6/17

Warm-up
100 su
20 plank to push up
20sec hs hold

Basic Strength
Bench Press (20RM)
20min to find your 20RM
I actually did this right before the class
20x42kg
20x45kg

I did C&J instead: 8×1 58kg

Metcon emom 10
20 du
10 one arm kb s2o (5each arm) 16kg

Metcon amrap 12
3 strict c2b pull ups
2 strict ring dips
1 front squat 80/55
*no rack for fsquats
17+2 RX

Tuesday 20/6/17

I did not do the 12pm class because I had a dentist appointment… :/ So I went right afterwards, did some stuff from my the welded athlete program. The box started a new cycle, back to the more crossfit based wods, focusing on lifts, weightlifting, gymnastics and regular metcons.

– back squat (3 sec down) 5×3 80kg
– high hang snatch 8×1 heavy single (last set 41kg)- I know it is not heavy but it feels like.. :O
– 12 rope climbs

class

Warm-up 2x
3 snatch deadlift
3 snatch high pull
3 muscle snatch
3 power snatch
3 snatch balance
3 snatch

Gymnastics 2x
Push-ups (2x max reps)
61/34
Ring Rows (2x max reps)
30/34
followed by
10 hollow rocks
10 v-ups
10 tuck ups
1min rest

Weightlifting
Muscle Snatch (2×1)
emom 10
1 snatch pull& 1 muscle snatch
*increase weight every 2nd set
20/25/30/32.5/35

Metcon (AMRAP – Rounds and Reps)
amrap 4
14 dl 60/40
14 burpee otb
4+1
3min rest
Metcon (AMRAP – Rounds and Reps)
amrap 4
14 s2o 60/40
14 burpee otb
2+3

I was so done after the first wod… My friend, who is really strong and fast was right behind me. I finished my first round right in front of her and this kept me motivated to push even harder. The shoulder to overhead are not my strongest movement anyways, so amrap 2 was horrible, the barbell felt like 5kg heavier, I could not really cycle a lot of reps. Two weeks ago when I did a partner metcon with a friend of mine, we had to do 21 reps, using 35kg. This weight was fine to do one set unbroken and then go for 10/11 reps and 5-6. Well, at least I did it. Work on your weknesses… πŸ˜‰

Monday 19/6/17

I could go right back into training…, just a little sore in my triceps, probably the ski erg. I had a meeting today at school, so I was not sure which class I will make but I was done earlier than expected, so weightlifting and afterwards I just did the workout from the reg. class. I did ghd sit ups instead of toes 2 bars because I ripped some of my fingers on the weekend…

weightlifting: SNATCH day (nth new here)
wod:
3 rds for time
30 ghd sit ups
30 mountain climbers
800 m run

This one hurt… Official box timecap was 15 min, nobody made that time. I decided to finish anyways and needed around 16:54. It was horrible exhausting, there was this one athlete chasing me all the time and I did not want her to pass me, she was a really good runner, I am quite sure the run did not bother her. I almost felt down… Good to be pushed but horrible on the other side as well.

Mini vacation – drop in @ Rams Training

I had one week off and we decided to do a three day trip to Poland, it is about a 3-4 hour ride to Kolberg, a town right on the Baltic Sea. There is even a gym that is doing wods and CF orientated stuff but they are not an official affiliate because the yearly fee you have to pay is really expensive for them. the drop in was only 7 Euro and the program and the gym were really cool. The weather was perfect, we walked along the beach, rented bikes and cruised around…

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Next Qualifier Beach Throwdown

Woohoo, it kinda never ends with these qualifiers… We registered for the Beach Throwdown in the Netherlands and the results must be online until Wednesday night. So we did two of three today. I had a wod appointment with one of my fav wod buddies, so I decided to do number 3 another day (I did not know that the deadline is already Wednesday…), so I have to do it somehow on my busy and long working day 😦

https://www.leaderwod.com/en/website/event/22/Beach-Throwdown-2017

QUALIFIER WORKOUT A
With a clock counting up complete as many rounds as possible in 8 minutes of:
16 Box Jump Overs (24”/20”)
8 Deadlifts (regular 100kg / 65kg)
Add 10kg to the deadlift weight when both athletes have completed a full round
Tiebreak there is tiebreak after the last fully completed round of boxjumps.
– We will do that tomorrow

QUALIFIER WORKOUT B
A combined total of 10 attempts (5 attempts per athlete) in a ground to shoulder, shoulder to overhead.
Each athlete has to make exactly 5 attempts at a lift.
The total weight of the lifts is your end score.
You are free to choose in wich order you and your buddy make the lifts.
If an athlete fails an attempt at a lift, the lift counts as 0kg. Every missed lift will count as one of the athletes attempts.
Both Athletes use the same single bar throughout the workout
Athletes are not allowed to deload the bar once the 8 minutes start: the weight must either stay the same or go up at each attempt.
Athletes are allowed to start with a loaded bar and may assist each other in loading the bar.

QUALIFIER WORKOUT C
FOR TIME 27-21-15-9*
Calorie Row
Wallballs 20/14lbs 10/9ft
Pull up
*Both athletes have to complete a full round of every movement before switching to the next.
Each buddy pair will use one rower and wallball.

It was kinda stupid to do Murph on Monday. I was sore, my pull ups felt not that easy and the wall balls sucked because of my legs from squatting and running. We will see how it turns out…
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Heavy Metcon with a partner

200 cal row
10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 (you go, I go) bench RX bodyweight (I did 50-52.5)
200 cal assault bike
10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 (deadlift 1.5 bodyweight, I did strict weighted pu with a cute 2.5kg plate πŸ˜‰ – because of tmw’s deadlifts)
300 double unders
10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 power clean (we made that up, instead of sled push because it just rained, I started easy with 45 and went up to a medium weight 55)

Haha, it took forever but it was fun. πŸ˜€ I have to get back to my welded athlete trainings plan to really work on fitness soon. I really like the structure of the wods and I am feeling a litte bad not taking time to do the workouts. 😦

Murh Murph Murph…

What a coincident we did Murph today during bodyweight class, 30 degrees by the way… It is Memorial in the US, CF boxes in the States mostly do this wod on that day. So I am not sure if it was planned or not.

I was thinking about going slower than usual because I was also signed in for the regular class and weightlifting (my usual triple Monday)… Well, did not work that well. I actually did not go too hard during the run and I slowed down the squats a bit. My push ups were kinda slow, also my pull ups should have gone better. Well I worked around 85-90 % most of the time. It took me 42:52 minutes. I still wanna have a under 40 minutes time one day, it is possible with rest and a little bit less heat and rest beforehand.

Afterwards I did the regular class but I slowed down and canceled weightlifting…

Basic Strength
Metcon (No Measure)
amrap 10
8 supinated bent over row (25)
8 upright row (25)
8 strict pull ups
1min rest

2min rest

amrap 10
8 paused back squat (50)
8 dead stop jumping lunges
8 air squats
1min rest

2min rest

amrap 10
8 hspu (well, this did not work very well after 200 push ups, I only did 3-4)
8 db push press (2x12kg)
8 lateral plate raises (2×2.5)
1min rest

Buy Out
Metcon (No Measure)
2x
10 alfredson calve raises lvl 2
5 nordic hamstrings