Performance Enhancing Drugs and more have a been a point of contention for a long time in sports and physical activities where money and pride are on the line. This was a pretty good primer when it was aired earlier this year:
A new movie on NETFLIX called Icarus was released and it is a fantastic look into something we all knew about, but didn’t see how deep it really went, how big of a conspiracy it was, as well as ties to some of the current events.
As far as programming goes last week we did some modified 2017 CrossFit Games events, this year we do a mix of previous years’ events!
+ Russian Insider Says State-Run Doping Fueled Olympic Gold – NY Times
+ (Weightlifter) Apti Aukhadov (RUS) Officially Loses 2012 Silver Medal – FloElite
+ Icarus: A Doping House of Cards Tumbles Down – The Atlantic
CrossFit WOD for Monday 8/14
5 rounds for time:
9 hang power cleans
Rx = 70/50kg, Fitness & Health = 43/29kg, Performance goes for Double DT in the allotted time cap of 15 minutes.
Post time or time cap to whiteboard!
Olympic Weightlifting WOD
snatch, back squat, snatch pull
back squat, bench press, weighted pullups, GHD situp holds, kettlebell swings, HSPU
– Primal movement
– Mobility work
– Getup skills
– Swing skills