Tuesday 10.08.13 WODs and News | 145 comments Bode wears his sunglasses at night. Casey Jones 21-15-9 Toes to Bar Box Jumps (24, 20″) Deadlifts (225, 155#) Post times to comments. Tracy-Lynn catching some serious air on her doubles. It’s gotta be the shoes. Right Mars? Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Related 145 Comments Newer Comments → laura c on October 7, 2013 at 10:06 pm are we onto the DEAD now? AWESOME! I can relate much better than the turtles:)!!! Reply April O'Neil on October 7, 2013 at 10:21 pm Nope still turtles 🙂 Reply Ali G on October 8, 2013 at 9:30 am I loved April O’Neil. I kinda wanted the yellow jumpsuit Jamie on October 7, 2013 at 10:31 pm that notion just crossfit my mind Reply Rob C on October 7, 2013 at 10:38 pm You better watch your speed Reply Braatz on October 8, 2013 at 3:33 am “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. Reply Mike R. on October 8, 2013 at 7:06 am Casey Jones: 8:54 (205#) Reply Andy M. on October 8, 2013 at 2:30 pm Nice Mike. Reply Ho on October 8, 2013 at 7:29 am 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. Reply Kate S on October 8, 2013 at 7:53 am awesome work with the squat snatches — love that you are committing to it and fixing it! Reply Andy M. on October 8, 2013 at 2:30 pm That’s fast, nice work. Reply Andy M on October 8, 2013 at 7:53 am Casey Jones: 11:24 (205#) That was a good one. Reply Jen W on October 8, 2013 at 8:05 am Casey Jones: 11:08 Rx. I worked on only doing rebounding box jumps today. The whole thing felt slow. Sotts Press 5×5 @ 55# Reply Big Mike on October 8, 2013 at 8:21 am Casey Jones: 9:03 Rx Just ordered 10 tank tops……(that’s a front of the room joke) Reply Ho on October 8, 2013 at 8:23 am Don’t be jealous. The sleeve monster takes what the sleeve monster wants. Reply Kate S on October 8, 2013 at 8:24 am I thought the sleeve monster went into hibernation last week — it is technically Fall now Heather V on October 8, 2013 at 8:28 am Tank top Tuesday! Reply Big Mike on October 8, 2013 at 9:06 am Bad Tattoo Wednesday Reply Studio Audience on October 8, 2013 at 9:30 am Boooooooooooooooooooooo. Ho on October 8, 2013 at 9:42 am Sometimes you’re just an arse. Congrats. Kate S on October 8, 2013 at 8:24 am 5:05 rx Reply Megan B on October 8, 2013 at 9:29 am Just did a double-take at my computer screen. BLAZING. Reply Sam on October 8, 2013 at 10:58 am WHAT!! WOW, Kate!! Amazing….. Reply laura c on October 8, 2013 at 11:40 am amazing work Kate! Reply Andy M. on October 8, 2013 at 2:30 pm blazing kate Reply Sarah S. on October 8, 2013 at 2:50 pm Crazy fast Reply michelle on October 8, 2013 at 6:56 pm so amazing! Reply Alison on October 8, 2013 at 7:05 pm Crazy fast. Reply Heather V on October 8, 2013 at 9:30 pm Nice job! Way to kill the T2Bah’s! Reply Dan T on October 8, 2013 at 8:29 am Casey Jones 10:29 185# Reply Heather V on October 8, 2013 at 8:30 am 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! Reply Sam on October 8, 2013 at 10:57 am speedy gonzales this morning, Heather!! Reply Andy M. on October 8, 2013 at 2:31 pm I’d take 6:58 Rx, nice job. Reply Sara C on October 8, 2013 at 6:10 pm 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. Reply Alison on October 8, 2013 at 7:06 pm She’s really slacking off these days. Heather V on October 8, 2013 at 9:27 pm Funny!!! Colleen (OC) on October 8, 2013 at 8:47 am 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! Reply Sam on October 8, 2013 at 10:56 am 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. Reply Tricia D on October 8, 2013 at 2:01 pm smart woman, great job. Reply Jonathan M on October 8, 2013 at 8:58 am Casey Jones: 12:44, 205# Reply Greg D on October 8, 2013 at 9:01 am Casey Jones: 7:28 (205#) Reply Andy M. on October 8, 2013 at 2:31 pm Nice job Greg! Reply Brook R on October 8, 2013 at 9:10 am 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. Reply Rachel E on October 8, 2013 at 9:19 am 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 Reply Craig B. on October 8, 2013 at 9:24 am Casey jones: 5:48rx Reply Ali G on October 8, 2013 at 9:32 am Casey Jones: 6:22 RX Reply Sara C on October 8, 2013 at 6:11 pm Fast!!! Reply Heather V on October 8, 2013 at 6:39 pm Nice! Reply Chris M. on October 8, 2013 at 9:45 am Casey Jones – 7:12 Rx Sotts Press – 5 @ 50/55/60/65/70 Humbling and exposing. Reply Michelene on October 8, 2013 at 9:46 am 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!!!! Reply Kristin R on October 8, 2013 at 10:46 am Happy CFNEversary, Michelene! Reply Dave C. on October 8, 2013 at 10:52 am Awesome Michelene and happy anniversary! Reply Sam on October 8, 2013 at 10:54 am cheers to you, Michelene. What a difference a year makes–huh? you are doing great!!! Reply Big Mike on October 8, 2013 at 10:57 am Congrats Michelene…..your official Mayhemer Anniversary Pin has been shipped! Just don’t wear it when we do C2B’s. Reply Colleen (OC) on October 8, 2013 at 11:19 am Congrats Michelene! So cool to hear that your back pain went away! Sweet! Reply Tricia D on October 8, 2013 at 11:31 am Happy Anniversary!!!! You not only feel great, but you def look great too! So glad you found this place too :). Reply laura c on October 8, 2013 at 11:42 am 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! Reply Susan Stein on October 8, 2013 at 12:39 pm Happy Anniversary Michelene! Reply Sarah S. on October 8, 2013 at 12:54 pm Congratulations Michelene!! Reply Andy M. on October 8, 2013 at 2:33 pm Happy anniversary Michelene and congrats on all your accomplishments; glad you are part of the 5:30am Mayhemers. Reply Sarah W on October 8, 2013 at 2:51 pm I like what you bring to the 5:30. Had no idea you started CF only a year ago. You seem like a pro. Reply Lynne Mc on October 8, 2013 at 5:41 pm Congratulations! Reply Heather V on October 8, 2013 at 6:38 pm Congrats! Reply Michelene on October 8, 2013 at 6:40 pm You guys are the best. The best. place. EVER! Reply Alison on October 8, 2013 at 7:06 pm Congratulations on all of your accomplishments! Reply Dave C. on October 8, 2013 at 9:54 am 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. Reply Sarah W on October 8, 2013 at 11:14 am Aw yeah! You killed it, dude. Reply michelle on October 8, 2013 at 4:04 pm Great to have you back at the 8:30! Reply John S. on October 8, 2013 at 9:58 am Casey Jones: 13:29 (20″, 145#) Reply Andy L on October 8, 2013 at 9:58 am Casey Jones: 11:42 185# boy those deadlifts… need a lot of work. Reply JoeV on October 8, 2013 at 10:15 am At NorCal… 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) Reply Deb R on October 8, 2013 at 10:20 am Casey Jones: 10:25 (115#) Reply Sarah W on October 8, 2013 at 10:43 am CJ: 7:21 at 125# Reply Sam on October 8, 2013 at 10:49 am speedy, Sarah! Reply laura c on October 8, 2013 at 11:43 am wowzers. So awesome to see your bright and smiling face! Reply Sam on October 8, 2013 at 10:49 am 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! Reply Kristin R on October 8, 2013 at 10:50 am 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! Reply Heather V on October 8, 2013 at 10:52 am Ha! Reply Wendy P on October 8, 2013 at 10:51 am Casey Jones: 9:37. GHD, 75# Reply Michelle on October 8, 2013 at 10:58 am Casey jones: 6:36rx Reply Sam on October 8, 2013 at 11:16 am nice Michelle! Reply Dave C. on October 8, 2013 at 11:38 am Fun to race with you this morning. Thanks for being the rabbit. Reply Andy M. on October 8, 2013 at 2:28 pm Fast! Reply Heather V on October 8, 2013 at 6:38 pm Nice job! Reply Heather Bergeron on October 8, 2013 at 11:12 am Casey Jones 4:28 RX Reply Sam on October 8, 2013 at 11:17 am WOW–Heather!! incredible:-) Reply Big Mike on October 8, 2013 at 11:34 am 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 Reply Sam on October 8, 2013 at 12:44 pm 🙂 hahaha Jen W on October 8, 2013 at 3:18 pm Ha! michelle on October 8, 2013 at 11:35 am It was awesome to watch you fly through the wod! So fast! Reply Chris M. on October 8, 2013 at 11:51 am Wow. Reply Susan Stein on October 8, 2013 at 12:37 pm That’s awesome Heather. Blazing! Reply Andy M. on October 8, 2013 at 2:29 pm that’s not human. Reply Heather V on October 8, 2013 at 7:02 pm Awesome! Reply Alison on October 8, 2013 at 7:07 pm Amazing. Reply Travaun on October 8, 2013 at 11:18 am Casey Jones: 8:32 Rx Reply LEARD on October 8, 2013 at 11:40 am Casey Jones 10:28 Rx’d toes to bar are slow, but I stuck with them throughout. Now back to my “professional development” day. Reply Taxi on October 8, 2013 at 11:45 am CJ: 9:53 @ 205# and 20″ box jumps (but half were steps) and T2Bs were really knees to chest. Reply laura c on October 8, 2013 at 11:45 am 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! Reply Melinda on October 8, 2013 at 12:02 pm 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. DU practice Reply Krystle on October 8, 2013 at 12:12 pm CJ: 10:04 I think? 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Help spread the word by sharing our page via facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sharer/sharer.php?u=https%3A//www.smallbusinessbiggame.com/v4/api/facebook/get_facebook_share_page.json%3Fpage_id%3D2%26content_id%3D377311%26is_from_header%3D0%26is_fb%3D0%26shareID%3Dpublic_profile And by posting this on twitter: One of my fav businesses could win a Big Game commercial from @Intuit. Check ‘em out & vote! http://intuit.me/18lkcQA #TeamSmallBiz Thank you for your support! -The FFF Team Reply Susan Stein on October 8, 2013 at 12:39 pm 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. Reply Eugene on October 8, 2013 at 12:46 pm Casey Jones – 8:45 Rx Sotts – 45# Reply Andy M. on October 8, 2013 at 2:29 pm Nice job Eugene! Reply Tricia D on October 8, 2013 at 1:59 pm 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!! Reply Tricia D on October 10, 2013 at 8:02 pm 9:13 forgot about 2 minute staggered start Reply Patti Jeanne on October 8, 2013 at 2:21 pm Casey Jones 7:28 step ups and 115# Reply Kaitlyn on October 8, 2013 at 2:31 pm Casey Jones- 8:42 RX T2B will be the death of me! Sotts press 5×5- 15#-15#-15#-35#-35# Reply Jonathan on October 8, 2013 at 2:38 pm 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! Reply Gio on October 8, 2013 at 3:23 pm Casey Jones: 11:21 (185#) Reply Lisa L on October 8, 2013 at 3:36 pm Casey Jones: 7:18 (95#), Knee ups and step ups. Reply Sam m on October 8, 2013 at 4:37 pm Casey jones: 8:43 rx Reply L.J. on October 8, 2013 at 5:15 pm Casey Jones 6:19 Rx Reply Colleen (c4!) on October 8, 2013 at 6:03 pm 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. Reply Newer Comments → Trackbacks/Pingbacks #WODsohard | Tuesday 10.08.13 - […] October 7, 2013 Categories: CrossFit New England […] Submit a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.