Tuesday 10.22.13 WODs and News | 105 comments Pride In EffortTeam we are still collecting money for T-shirts to send to Kenya. We are trying to send 100 shirts and are so close to our goal. Each shirt is $10 and will mean the world to these students. Hardball 5 rounds of: 15 Pull-ups 20 Kettlebell Swings (53, 35#) 25 Wall Balls (20, 14#) Post times to comments. Happy Birthday to Mike “shirts are for squares” Giorgio! 105 Comments Newer Comments → Ali on October 21, 2013 at 10:10 pm Lookin Good! Happy Birthday Mike!! Reply JC on October 21, 2013 at 10:36 pm CFNE – Last week another CrossFit delegation headed over to Kenya to hand over the completed CrossFit New England school to the village of Guro. The picture above is our school just before the ribbon was cut, and the school was blessed and presented to the teachers, students and parents. The village sends everyone at CFNE their thanks again for all that’s been done for them thus far. I have more pictures that I’m happy to share. Just grab me if you want to see them. Reply Ho on October 21, 2013 at 10:41 pm Where do we have to grab you? Reply Studio Audience on October 21, 2013 at 10:43 pm Boooooooooooooo Reply Daigle on October 22, 2013 at 12:26 am Happy Bday Mike! Reply Heather O on October 22, 2013 at 7:38 am Good morning everyone! And Happy Birthday Mike! Another early morning meeting this am so snuck in a 3 mile run and 50 push-ups, sit-ups and squats. Apparently if you take 2 weeks off at my office you get ‘invited’ to every meeting no on else wants to go to for the rest of the month. If anyone is looking for or knows of anyone looking for a paralegal…holler at your girl! Have a great day everyone. See you later this week. Reply rich t on October 22, 2013 at 7:47 am (very) Hardball – 33:17 Rx Reply Christian on October 22, 2013 at 7:48 am Way to gut it out! Awesome work!! Reply Travaun on October 22, 2013 at 10:54 am Way to stick with it! It was great you were able to string together the KB swings at the end. Reply Andy M on October 22, 2013 at 1:50 pm Way to stick with it Rich! You built a lot of character today, not that you already weren’t one. Reply Alison on October 22, 2013 at 4:57 pm Nice job sticking with it. Reply Christian on October 22, 2013 at 7:48 am Happy Birthday, Mike!!!!! Hardball: 24:29 (first 4 rounds of pull ups strict and had to resort to kipping the last round, 20 GHDSU per round instead of wall balls). 10×2 OH KB squat: worked up to 31# (the 18# with the 13#) – talk about a goat! Fun morning!! Loving the 5:30! And reunited with the very first partner I ever had at CFNE for warm ups this morning! Reply Colleen (OC) on October 22, 2013 at 8:56 am Meeeeeee!!!!! Reply Erin on October 22, 2013 at 7:48 am Hardball: 22:00 Rx Reply Tricia D on October 22, 2013 at 9:17 am wow, erin, nice! Reply Michelene on October 22, 2013 at 12:25 pm You are just killing it! Nice work! Reply Ho on October 22, 2013 at 7:53 am Hardball: 20:37 Rx 10×2 Double kb OHS: worked up to 44# each hand 7×2 high back back squat w/3 sec pause: worked up to 265# HBD, Mike G. Psyched you were born. Breakfast was bangin’. Reply Heather V on October 22, 2013 at 8:04 am Hardball: 18:34 Rx Reply sarah w on October 22, 2013 at 8:41 am Please stop being so nonchalantly Rx bad ass. Reply Andy M on October 22, 2013 at 1:51 pm Seriously, rx’ing daily, like drinking water. Reply Andy L on October 22, 2013 at 8:07 am Hardball: 23:06 Rx Reply Sam on October 22, 2013 at 8:17 am Hardball: tapering for competition–so, did 3 rounds at 80-90% intensity, lighter weight and less reps. 10-12# WB, 35# KB 10 reps pull ups, 15 reps of KBS, and 20 reps of WB. 1,200 meter row at medium pace ready to REST next few days:-) Reply Heather O on October 22, 2013 at 9:34 am Good luck this weekend Sam! I wish I could be there to cheer you on but I will be in spirit. You will do great! Reply Michelene on October 22, 2013 at 12:27 pm Yes, good luck Sam! Hoping to make it down to watch an event or two and cheer on our CFNE masters!! Reply Tricia D on October 22, 2013 at 1:10 pm good luck! Reply Brian L on October 22, 2013 at 8:36 am 19:54 rx started with wall balls Reply Gradon on October 22, 2013 at 8:59 am Hardball: 24:10 (35# KBS, 16#WB) Started on Wall Ball Reply Colleen (OC) on October 22, 2013 at 9:05 am Hardball: 19:49, 26# Russian swings (no back pain, yay!) and 10# wall balls. It was flattering of Harry to use me as the demo for the wall ball, but on about the 5th rep in the first round today, I proved that I stink at wall balls when the med ball came down, hit the edge of the window well and smacked me in the face. Hard. Reply Tricia D on October 22, 2013 at 9:21 am the demo was beautiful, the smack in the face was not – i saw both. upside is you shook it off and kept going. love it, great job. Reply Christian on October 22, 2013 at 10:57 am That’s why it’s called Hardball… Duh!! Reply Colleen (OC) on October 22, 2013 at 12:53 pm Maybe it should be “Faceball!” And Tricia- that was the hardest part– To let go of it mentally (cause I was fine, it didn’t hurt after the inital smack!) and just keep moving. Reply Big Mike on October 22, 2013 at 9:07 am Pre-game tapering… 3x500M row 3x400M run 1 min bench (better…) Hardest part of getting ready for a comp is not doing the wod’s with everyone else. Love the backroom but would rather be fighting for space out front and then obsessively checking the website all day. Reply Tricia D on October 22, 2013 at 9:19 am hahhaaa good luck this weekend! Reply Heather O on October 22, 2013 at 10:13 am Best of luck this weekend! Reply Tricia D on October 22, 2013 at 9:19 am Hardball: 22:58 (7 pus, 10#wb) Harry, perfect scale. I was able to hold on to the 7 per round. Thanks. Reply Michelene on October 22, 2013 at 12:29 pm Great job today – pullups are looking amazing!! Reply Jonathan M on October 22, 2013 at 9:20 am Hardball: 28:08, 45#kb rest rx. Reply sarah w on October 22, 2013 at 9:32 am Very Hardball: 23:32 @ 10# wall ball. Shoulders en fuego. OTM for 10 min: Skipping rope and handstand push ups. Reply Rachel E on October 22, 2013 at 9:34 am Hardball: 21:37 (12# med ball, started on WBs) Too much rest on the WBs but they’re feeling better. Reply Rachel E on October 22, 2013 at 9:35 am Oh and 10 x 2 double KB OHS: 13# KBs Reply Neeb on October 22, 2013 at 9:40 am Nice Job today! I only did 3 Rounds so i could watch the class (i’m not a stalker) but every rep i saw was legit and perfect standards. Great Job! Reply Rachel E on October 22, 2013 at 10:22 am Hey thanks, Neeb! You’re my favorite cheerleader, even if you are a stalker : ) Reply Neeb on October 22, 2013 at 9:42 am 3 rounds @ 7:05RX Great laughs 6:30! Happy 50th Mike G! Reply Michelle on October 22, 2013 at 12:02 pm So fast! You are going to kill it this weekend, Neeb! Reply Braatz on October 22, 2013 at 9:43 am “Softball”: 9:53 (Hardball scaled to 3 rounds, 14# WB, 45# KB, 30 second rest b/t rounds) Tapering for Masters Comp on Saturday… Great getting a chance to finish the WOD before everyone else (which never happens) and watch the Mayhemers get after it. What a gutsy crew! Reply Heather O on October 22, 2013 at 10:15 am Good luck this weekend. Reply Michelene on October 22, 2013 at 12:31 pm Good luck this weekend Braatz!! Reply Chris M. on October 22, 2013 at 9:57 am 1. Hardball – 13:22 Rx’d 2. 10×2 KB OHS – 7 @ 1p / 3 @ 1.25p … great test of form – shoulders are smoked. Reply Ali G on October 22, 2013 at 10:10 am Happy Birthday to my favorite guy ever! You make me a better wife, friend and athlete and I’ve got nuthin but love for yah! Thank you to all the 6:30amers who came to celebrate. Hardball: 17:29 RX Reply Rachel E on October 22, 2013 at 10:21 am 1) You smoooked that WOD, nice work! 2) Thanks for coordinating the shirtless double-bird party! Great way to start the day. Happy birthday, Mike! Reply Heather V on October 22, 2013 at 10:23 am Awesome!!!! Reply Rick W. on October 22, 2013 at 10:13 am Hardball – 20:51 RX (one round i could only find a 45#KB) 10X2 KB OHS and Squat Therapy Happy 60th Mike! Reply Eugene on October 22, 2013 at 10:23 am Hardball – 17:56 Rx Happy Shirtless Bday Mike! Alison, I’m assuming you’ll have to print this out on a dot matrix printer for him to see all of his birthday wishes. Or does his flip-phone have access to something called the Internet? Reply Ali G on October 22, 2013 at 3:43 pm hahaha – I have a feeling he’ll get to see all the great posts today. The clamshell does not have internet though, we’re working on it Reply Dave C. on October 22, 2013 at 10:32 am Hardball – 17:47 Rx. Was just under 9 mins after 3 rds, then the wheels fell off. What a burner. 10×2 kettlebell OHS therapy – worked up to 18# per hand. Holy shoulder mobility! I have some work to do here. Reply Ashley R on October 22, 2013 at 10:40 am Hardball: 11:05 3 rounds RX I actually like all those exercises but after 3 rounds as instructed I was glad to be a Master doing the comp this weekend Reply Ashley R on October 22, 2013 at 10:41 am Happy Birthday fellow Master Mike G! Reply John S. on October 22, 2013 at 10:46 am Hardball: 26:18 (35#, 10#) Reply Travaun on October 22, 2013 at 11:00 am Hardball: 18:53 Rx 10×2 kettlebell OHS therapy: worked up to 42# I think. Wasn’t exactly sure what the purple KB’s weight was but I combined the purple with 35#. Reply Travaun on October 22, 2013 at 11:10 am Happy Birthday Mike G. Reply Patti Jeanne on October 22, 2013 at 11:23 am Hardball 19:16 with 12# ball and blue band pull-ups. Trying ease my shoulders back in. Happy birthday Mike Side note, I have to thank Ben for his previous fireside chats about what we “get to do”. I told myself that several times during the kettle bell swings and even tried to smile during the last round. I will also “get” to help someone in need this week who can’t take care of themselves and it puts it all in perspective. Have a great day every CFNE’er. I hope you smile when you “get to do” something today! Reply Rob C on October 22, 2013 at 11:26 am Really nice Patti! You get to give. Love it. Proud to know you. Reply Patti Jeanne on October 22, 2013 at 11:29 am I should have tried to smile during wall balls because who doesn’t love wall balls! Reply laura c on October 22, 2013 at 12:13 pm YOu were next to me and I was smiling from ear to ear! Reply Michelle on October 22, 2013 at 12:05 pm This is great, Patti Jeanne. Reply KarenH on October 22, 2013 at 3:56 pm good job and well said Patti Reply Rob C on October 22, 2013 at 11:24 am Hardball: 18:15, banded strict pus 10 per round, 35# kb, 8#wb, super light for my shoulder but really grateful to be working overhead again!!! BTW still very good workout! Happy B-day Mike, nice feast!!! Reply Katrina on October 22, 2013 at 11:28 am Hardball 20:00 RX (all butterfly pu. Yeah!) KB OHS 30# Reply Kristin B. on October 22, 2013 at 2:01 pm awesome! Reply Melinda on October 22, 2013 at 3:40 pm Nice Katrina!! Reply Derek on October 22, 2013 at 11:28 am Happy bday Mike! Sorry I couldn’t make it this am! Reply Brook R on October 22, 2013 at 11:38 am Hardball: 24:51 Rx – slow this morning… need to do less looking at the med ball and more throwing of the med ball Reply Patrick on October 22, 2013 at 11:58 am Hardball: 21:32 Rx. Too much resting. Reply Michelle on October 22, 2013 at 12:06 pm Hardball: 3rounds. 10:15 or 10:51 rx- it is correct on board. Reply Michelle on October 22, 2013 at 12:08 pm Happy Birthday, Mike G! Reply Susan Stein on October 22, 2013 at 12:37 pm Happy Birthday Mike G.! Hardball: 14:41 (Ring rows for pull ups, 35# Russian swings, 6# wall ball) Modifications were because of my shoulders, first time putting my arms overhead in a little over 2 months. Reply Michelene on October 22, 2013 at 12:42 pm Hardball: 23:36 (10# WB) Reply laura c on October 22, 2013 at 1:00 pm hardball: 3 rounds (masters scaling – we are old and can not do 5 rounds) – 11:50 8# ball trying to save my back….. That was hard – was glad to get to do 3 rounds:)!!! Reply Andy M on October 22, 2013 at 1:41 pm Hardball: 24:07 Rx. Too much pacing but still a good one. Reply Todd on October 22, 2013 at 1:55 pm Hardball: 18:32 (5 strict pull ups, 53# Russian KBS, 16# wall balls) Reply Melinda on October 22, 2013 at 2:04 pm Hardball 15:20rx Happy Birthday Mike! Reply Geoff L on October 22, 2013 at 2:10 pm Hardball 13:13 Rx Happy birthday mike Reply Jill on October 22, 2013 at 2:13 pm Hardball: 29:58 (10 pull-ups per round, rest rx). Brutal. Reply Craig B. on October 22, 2013 at 2:15 pm Hardball: 15:49 rx Happy B-Day Mike!! Reply Kaitlyn on October 22, 2013 at 2:25 pm Hardball – 20:48 RX Attempted double KB OHS, did squat therapy instead. Everything about today crushed me! Reply marissa on October 22, 2013 at 2:25 pm hardball: 21:19 rx fun 9:30! Reply Jonathan on October 22, 2013 at 2:32 pm Hardball: 20:51 Rx Reply Newer Comments → Trackbacks/Pingbacks #WODsohard | Tuesday 10.22.13 - […] October 21, 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.