A recap of my weekly workouts from the previous week.
Well the open is finally over. And they ended with probably the worst combo of movements ha! But it’s over and we/you did it!! How did it go for you? Did you hit any new PRs? Did your body hate you?
I finished it off with 1 PR which I am pretty happy about considering I haven’t been lifting heavy for the past handful of months. I was working my ass off last summer with diet and exercise and it was so hard to PR. Then after months of not lifting a lot of weight, I PR after a hard workout. Kind of funny and just goes to show that more is not always more. I used to be the person that more was better, but over the past year or so I am learning that it is. It’s still a work in progress, but it is progress nonetheless.
The open is also a lot of volume (for most people) and the workouts are tough. And then you have some people doing them multiple times to see if they can beat their scores. It’s fun for a few weeks, but if you body isn’t used to that intensity, you will definitely be feeling it afterwards. So if you feel like crap after the last 5 weeks, give your body a break. Do some active recovery or go to yoga.
In the end, the open was fun, but I am ready to get back to my normal workout routine, which I am unsure of as of right now. To be honest I am feeling a little burnt out on CrossFit. I am not sure if I just need a little break or if my body is just craving something else. I’m going to try to switch it up a little this week and see how I feel.
Sunday – home workout in a group of 3
25 air squats each – other hold a plank
Monday – CrossFit City Limits
1RM squat clean
3, 3, 6, 6, 9, 9, 12, 15, etc
I finished with 90 reps RX
Tuesday – CrossFit City Limits
3 x 4:00 AMRAP (8:00 rest)
21/15 calorie row
21 mountain climbers
*start each AMRAP where the last one ended
R1: establish a heavy split jerk
R2: establish a heavy push press
R3: establish a heavy strict press
I finished with 4 + 12 burpees and worked up to 120# in my split jerk, 120# in my push press, and 85# in my strict press
Wednesday – rest day
Thursday – rest day
Friday – Flywheel class
Saturday – open gym workout
20 wallballs (20/14)
15 box jumps (24/20)
5 strict pull-ups
I finished with 19:54 RX