Tuesday, October 7, 2008

atleast my pants didn't fall off

i love this picture of the amazing eva t doing a 75# weighted pull-up! she is such a badass.

i've been pretty tired today and am fighting some sort of cold. i just want to sleep and cannot get sick before the cert this weekend.

monday, october 6, 2008

Weighted pull-ups 1-1-1-1-1-1-1 reps

30-35-40-45-50-55-60 (PR)

No Kips

this is a 10# PR for me, which is huge considering the exercise. I couldn't believe I got 50# up with no kip, then 55 and said what the hell I'll go for 60. 60 was definitely a fight.

foods good, just tired. need a nap...

Monday, October 6, 2008

it's working

i've been super busy and need to do a quick update. first of all this is a pic from after day 1 of my level 2 crossfit certification in Coronado back in april. some of us stayed and worked out with the 5pm class. brutal workout thanks to andy stumpf. it was awesome to workout with adrian bozman (boz) and always great to train with my old coach dave warner and buddy jordan.

anyway, workouts are going really really really well! i'm hitting pr's left and right and i have to say it must have a lot to do with staying on top of my diet and not getting pants shitting drunk every weekend! i look and feel so much better! short on time today so right to the workouts!

thursday, october 2, 2008

With a continuously running clock do one 135 pound Clean and Jerk the first minute, two 135 pound Clean and Jerks the second minute, three 135 pound Clean and Jerks the third minute... continuing as long as you are able.
Use as many sets each minute as needed.

6 rounds + 2 c+j's

i used girl rx'd weight of 95#

friday, october 3, 2008

complete rest day

food was on point, had 1 glass of wine and 1 tequila as a cheat

saturday, october 4, 2008


Five rounds, each for time of:

20 Pull-ups

30 Push-ups

40 Sit-ups

50 Squats

Rest precisely three minutes between each round.
Post time for each of five rounds to comments.






pre: wux2

post: stretching

so close to pukie, huge PR for me. usually get 1 round at 4 min and the rest over 3:30.

saturday night had 3 bud lights. oops oh well.

Sunday, october 5, 2008

Five rounds for time of:

135 pound Deadlift, 15 reps

135 pound Hang power clean, 12 reps

135 pound Front Squat, 9 reps

135 pound Push Jerk, 6 reps


used 95#. last time used girl weight of 85# and had 24 min. this workout was so brutal but i love it. hpc's were extremely difficult.

Thursday, October 2, 2008

running up that hill

it's amazing how powerful music is, you know when you hear a song and it takes you back to a specific moment, reminding you of a feeling and all emotions come rushing back? i love that... no matter how painful the memory may be— it just makes me feel alive.

i also love when i 're-find' a song. i did that today with placebo's cover of the kate bush song 'running up that hill'. i can't think of a more perfect song for how i am feeling. the lyrics are intriguing and heart wrenching, the music chillingly beautiful, the song is perfect for a painful farewell. kudos to placebo for doing such a great cover.

kate bush's explanation of the song is great: 'I was trying to say that, really, a man and a woman, can't understand each other because we are a man and a woman. And if we could actually swap each other's roles, if we could actually be in each others place for a while, I think we'd both be very surprised! [Laughs] And I think it would be lead to a greater understanding. And really the only way I could think it could be done was either... you know, I thought a deal with the devil, you know. And I thought, 'well, no, why not a deal with God!' You know, because in a way it's so much more powerful the whole idea of asking God to make a deal with you.'

wednesday, october 1, 2008
this was an extremely difficult day for me for many reasons, and i thought i was dealing with it well until the evening came along. i'm glad i had my workout to take my mind off things for a little bit.

as many rounds in 20 minutes of:

2 muscle ups (sub 6 pull-ups/6 dips)
4 handstand push-ups
8 2 pood kettlebell swings (55#db girl rx'd weight)
10 rounds plus 6pull-ups/6 dips

pre: wux2
post: 3x10 kte and windshield wipers

food: good
i'm so blah. can't wait to workout today, c+j's are gonna make me feel better.

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

crossfit century

i had to dig up this old picture of myself with freddy c, from a level 1 cert last january at the former crossfit HQ in santa cruz. my friend freddy, from crossfit one world in union city made this hilarious video of his crew completing 'century gone bad' a.k.a. 'crossfit century'.

"Crossfit Century"
On the minute every minute for 100 minutes:

- 1 ounce of beer

- 1 pull-up
Freddy takes an awesome approach to training and life, train hard, play hard!
tuesday, september 30, 2008
back squat 5-5-5-5-5
comments: my back squats suck, big time. i started to feel that slight pain from when i did my 1 rep max in august and thought i gave myself a hernia, so i stopped at 145. i wish i wasn't so scared as 145 was pretty easy and i think i could have gotten to 155x5. oh well rather be safe then sorry. also legs pretty sore from fran.
pre: wux2
post: chest to bar pull-up practice
food: totally on point! i honestly believe not getting pants shitting drunk every weekend is helping with my over all training! what a notion eh? ;-)