Today has four parts- do you know how to prioritize your workout to anything other than time and weight?

CrossFit WOD for Thursday 12/19

a. deadlift 3×3
b. 15 deadlifts for time (DIANE weight)
c. every 2:00 on the minute do 3 full cleans for 10:00
d. 6 rounds of 15 calories rowed for time, resting 1:00 between each effort

Post results to your journal!

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CrossFit WOD for Saturday 5/20

deadlift 3x3x85%, 2x2x90%, 1x1x93%

3 rounds for time:
50 kettlebell SDHP, 24/16kg
25 front squats 24/16kg

CompEx WOD

Prior to 8:00, complete:
50 Double Unders
15 Deadlifts (225/155)
50 Double Unders
13 Deadlifts (265/185)

If completed before 8 minutes, add 4 minutes to the clock and proceed to:
50 Double Unders
11 Deadlifts 295/205lbs

If completed before 12 minutes, add 4 minutes to the clock and proceed to:
50 Double Unders
9 Deadlifts 325/225lbs

If completed before 16 minutes, add 4 minutes to the clock and proceed to:
50 Double Unders
Max Deadlifts 355/245lbs

Stop at 20 minutes.

The total number of reps completed. If the athlete completes a section in the required time they can immediately start on the next chipper. It is also important to note that the athlete may not have a helper load their barbell. Only one bar is permitted and the athlete must change their own weights.

April Foundations graduate Ander D

Burpees are the ultimate expression of a human’s ability to get down and get up, taking you from a standing position to a prone position (laying on your chest and stomach) to a vertical jump. Scaling is simply a degree of speed and how many points of contact you take through the transitions.


+ Stop Deadlifting With a Mixed Grip – Dr. John Rusin

CrossFit WOD for Monday 5/8

deadlift 3x3x80%, 3x3x85%, 3x1x90%

3 rounds for time:
20 burpees

Rx = 400m run with 20/14# med ball. Scaled = 500m row.  Performance = 400m with 30/20# slammer on torso.

Do not use a mixed grip in today’s deadlifts. The mixed grip is a handicap that you should only ever use at competition, where completing the work is priority over everything else. In training we need to practice what’s necessary, be humble with our abilities, and work hard on what we can control. The imbalances built in the shoulders/upper back also don’t help you in the long run. With time and effort (we have PLENTY more deadlifts coming at you) we can make some great progress moving forward.

Olympic Weightlifting WOD – Week 7 out of 8: the Deload Before Max Week

snatch + push press, back squats, snatch-grip RDLs, stretching

This is the deload week before we max out again next week, so prep your body, take care of your trouble areas, and great ready.

Kettlebell WOD

– Primal movement mobility warmup
– Rack and overhead walk around the block
– We will work on skills related to cleans. Front squats and presses will be on the menu as well.