Posted by Max on Oct 7, 2013 in WODs and News | 145 comments
Bode wears his sunglasses at night.
Toes to Bar
Box Jumps (24, 20″)
Deadlifts (225, 155#)
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Tracy-Lynn catching some serious air on her doubles. It’s gotta be the shoes. Right Mars?
are we onto the DEAD now? AWESOME! I can relate much better than the turtles:)!!!
Nope still turtles
I loved April O’Neil. I kinda wanted the yellow jumpsuit
that notion just crossfit my mind
You better watch your speed
“Singapore Sling” – 5 RFT of 12 DB swings (25kg), 12 burpees: 6:10
c/o: 3 rnds (not for time) of 20 push-ups, 8 strict pull-ups
Hotel gym WOD in Singapore. See you next week.
Casey Jones: 8:54 (205#)
Casey Jones: 7:34 Rx
Squat Snatch 10×1 OTM @ 85#…staying light. Form is really coming along.
Sotts Press 5×10 with wooden dowel…couldn’t do any weight. Huge mobility problem here. Ug.
awesome work with the squat snatches — love that you are committing to it and fixing it!
That’s fast, nice work.
Casey Jones: 11:24 (205#) That was a good one.
Casey Jones: 11:08 Rx. I worked on only doing rebounding box jumps today. The whole thing felt slow.
Sotts Press 5×5 @ 55#
Casey Jones: 9:03 Rx
Just ordered 10 tank tops……(that’s a front of the room joke)
Don’t be jealous. The sleeve monster takes what the sleeve monster wants.
I thought the sleeve monster went into hibernation last week — it is technically Fall now
Tank top Tuesday!
Bad Tattoo Wednesday
Sometimes you’re just an arse. Congrats.
Just did a double-take at my computer screen. BLAZING.
WHAT!! WOW, Kate!! Amazing…..
amazing work Kate!
Nice job! Way to kill the T2Bah’s!
Casey Jones: 6:58 Rx
Def room for improvement on this one, had to redo a few box jumps… Didn’t show control at the top and dropped the bar too much. Next time!
speedy gonzales this morning, Heather!!
I’d take 6:58 Rx, nice job.
Yeah, you’ve got work to do alright. How could you do this SO SLOWLY? I mean, only 6 minutes faster than my time. Next time, I expect more from you, young lady.
She’s really slacking off these days.
Casey Jones: 9:02, with 65#.
I would love to go with higher weight, but I always pay for it when I do. When I go lighter, I still get a great workout and I am not sidelined for a week. Only stopped once in the first set of t2bs, so that felt good!
SMART!! I hear ya—I have to take extra time on DL’s to make sure to set my back, and usually have to drop it in between, just to ensure I keep midline tight and dont hurt back.
smart woman, great job.
Casey Jones: 12:44, 205#
Casey Jones: 7:28 (205#)
Nice job Greg!
Casey Jones: 12:10 Rx
I strung some t2bs together in warm up, but lost it for the WOD. Another goat to add to my herd.
Casey Jones: 10:47 (135#) DLs continue to be my nemesis…but thanks for the OTM homework, Rachel!
Sotts Press: 15# bar x 2, 35# bar x 2, 45# x 1
Casey jones: 5:48rx
Casey Jones: 6:22 RX
Casey Jones – 7:12 Rx
Sotts Press – 5 @ 50/55/60/65/70
Humbling and exposing.
Casey Jones: 11:29 (110# and mostly K2E) Those toes to bar continue to elude me. One of these days… Thank you Sarah S. for giving me some tips after class. I will get those suckers one of these days!
Today is my one year anniversary at CFNE so I feel compelled to say a few words about one of my very favorite places in the whole world. I knew absolutely nothing about CrossFit before I walked in that first day. I came with a couple of friends to do elements (with MDV and Ashley) and I seriously thought we were going to some class at Longfellow. When I saw all the barbells, and the crazy-fit people, I almost turned around and walked right back out the door. But fortunately I didn’t drive so I was stuck which turned out to be a really good thing. The WOD (my 1st) from 10/8/12 was Snatch work and “Nancy” which I think MDV only let me do 3 rounds of. I was so intimidated that first day but I quickly got over it when I realized what a supportive and encouraging group the Mayhemers are. Now I am completely hooked! Everyone already knows how fantastic the coaches and members are – truly amazing people – and what a special place the Bergerons have created in CFNE so I don’t need to say much more about that. When I come here it is like hitting a reset button. I forget about everything else for an hour and walk out feeling like I can tackle anything. And more importantly, the reason I was so scared of the barbells was because of back pain that I had been dealing with for more than a decade and was getting worse. Fast forward a year and the pain is virtually gone. I feel like I’m 25 again! So thank you and I LOVE THIS PLACE!!!!
Happy CFNEversary, Michelene!
Awesome Michelene and happy anniversary!
cheers to you, Michelene. What a difference a year makes–huh? you are doing great!!!
Congrats Michelene…..your official Mayhemer Anniversary Pin has been shipped! Just don’t wear it when we do C2B’s.
Congrats Michelene! So cool to hear that your back pain went away! Sweet!
Happy Anniversary!!!! You not only feel great, but you def look great too! So glad you found this place too :).
Happy Ani Michelene! I too almost did not do CF b/c of back pain – I am never going to be painfree but it has not hurt it anymore then pre CF!! So we will keep doing it!
Happy Anniversary Michelene!
Happy anniversary Michelene and congrats on all your accomplishments; glad you are part of the 5:30am Mayhemers.
I like what you bring to the 5:30. Had no idea you started CF only a year ago. You seem like a pro.
You guys are the best. The best. place. EVER!
Congratulations on all of your accomplishments!
Casey Jones: 7:10 Rx
Tried the sotts press but form was abysmal. Worked on holding perfect squat form in the hole instead. Thanks Ben.
Awesome to work with my old 0830 crew again this morning! And glad to have another mayhemer (Sarah W) join me as well.
Aw yeah! You killed it, dude.
Great to have you back at the 8:30!
Casey Jones: 13:29 (20″, 145#)
Casey Jones: 11:42 185# boy those deadlifts… need a lot of work.
Started with the push up version of Bring Sally Up
OTM10 body weight: 3 kipping HSPU with 3 abmats
5 rounds: 50 air squats + 50 double unders (scaled these to 25, and happy with that)
Casey Jones: 10:25 (115#)
CJ: 7:21 at 125#
So awesome to see your bright and smiling face!
Casey Jones: 10:49 with 155#, 24″ box jumps, all toes to bar
Felt very slowed down by the box jumps today. Also, have not done DL in a while, so, also took some extra time to set my back well. Stayed a bit after class to do some more T2B(like it wasn’t enough in the WOD–lol) and was able to for first time link 5 consecutive T2B. Need to do this in the WOD, as it really does make the work more efficient.
Always fun to be at the bright and early 5:30 am class!
Casey Jones: 10:22 with 85# DLs and step ups (I know, I know, Heather V). DLs felt heavy in warm up but I definitely should have gone heavier. Next time!
Casey Jones: 9:37. GHD, 75#
Casey jones: 6:36rx
Fun to race with you this morning. Thanks for being the rabbit.
Casey Jones 4:28 RX
I quit. Going to put on my tank top, get a tattoo of kitten on my neck and head over to Planet Fitness…it’s just $10/month. I will own the stair climber
It was awesome to watch you fly through the wod! So fast!
That’s awesome Heather. Blazing!
that’s not human.
Casey Jones: 8:32 Rx
Casey Jones 10:28 Rx’d toes to bar are slow, but I stuck with them throughout. Now back to my “professional development” day.
CJ: 9:53 @ 205# and 20″ box jumps (but half were steps) and T2Bs were really knees to chest.
Casey Jones: 8:50 95#
wanted to save my back…. Just can not get those TTB very fast…urgh
BJ getting way more efficient! yup, sounds raunchy
Did COMP WOD work with Rachel after…
max reps 1 min bench at 65# : 27 (failed 28…..that sucked!)
rest 30 seconds
max reps HPC at 65# in one min : 16
My traps are shot….WOWZERS!
CaseyJones: 6:35 Rx
5×5 Sotts Press: 1@35# then dropped to 25#. Well, aren’t those are interesting! Thanks Heather for help on keeping wide grip.
CJ: 10:04 I think? (105#)
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Casey Jones: 6:47 (ab mat sit ups for toes to bar, 105#)
Still not going overhead due to my shoulder and did GHDs yesterday, so it was ab mat today. I think Kevin’s running out of subs for me.
Casey Jones – 8:45 Rx
Sotts – 45#
Nice job Eugene!
Case Jones – 11:13 (85#, and mostly K2E with a few ttb mixed in)
Heather B + Kevin EXCELLENT instruction on the ttb today! I actually got them in the warm up and for the first 10 or so in the WOD. MUCH easier when you get the knees up and then do the kick. Now I just need to hang on to them for an entire WOD :). Thanks!!
9:13 forgot about 2 minute staggered start
Casey Jones 7:28 step ups and 115#
Casey Jones- 8:42 RX
T2B will be the death of me!
Sotts press 5×5- 15#-15#-15#-35#-35#
Casey Jones: 8:21 (185#) Glad I was able to help pace Geoff… He finished the workout while I was still on the first round!
Casey Jones: 11:21 (185#)
Casey Jones: 7:18 (95#), Knee ups and step ups.
Casey jones: 8:43 rx
Casey Jones 6:19 Rx
Casey Jones 10:59 rx
Squat therapy. Thank you so much Ben for the extra time in helping me drive my “Neebs” out. I really appreciated the extra pointers.
Casey Jones: 12:58 @85#
Slow slow slow TTB. So frustrating. But I kept myself to standards and no repped myself when I missed.
So nice to see u today! Great job sticking to the ttb!!
Thanks! Especially since it’s pretty clear that I win the DFL award today!
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