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Jumped so high they touched the sky…

This is a true jump rope professional. Go watch his video on double-unders. Link below.

This is a true jump rope professional. Go watch his video on double-unders. Link below.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hXovowbMsLE

Warm-up: 500m Row, 3×10 GHD Sit-ups, 3×10 GHD Reverse Hypers, 30 Dislocates

Front squat: 5RM

MetCon – For Time:
100 Double-unders – rest 1 minute
(Repeat with 75, 50, and 25 reps)
Don’t stop the time during rest period

Finisher: 3 max sets of parallette push-ups (rest 2 minutes between sets)

Did today’s MetCon bring back memories of jump roping as a child? Maybe it only did for me, who got to watch you guys crank out 250 double-unders. Very impressive. The only thing missing was some form of a jump rope song. Although, I don’t think anyone had the energy to chant during the workout given the pools of sweat on the floor afterward. That is something to look forward too though: a double-under MetCon while chanting a jump rope rhyme. So here it is… same MetCon but be prepared to sing one of these options, “Engine Engine Number 9,” “Down in the Valley Where the Green Grass Grows,” or “Miss Mary Mack.”

Supplying the childhood flashbacks regularly,
<3 Coach Miss J

-Post to comments about whatever you want.

By | 2017-04-25T14:40:10+00:00 October 15th, 2009|CrossFit Ktown Knoxville, Uncategorized|12 Comments

12 Comments

  1. crossfitktown October 15, 2009 at 5:33 pm

    Rofl, Buddy Lee…at least he references “Coach G” in there.

    G

  2. Geri October 15, 2009 at 5:37 pm

    Sorry I missed it Jess. Let’s go with “Cinderella dressed in yellow”

  3. Jessie October 15, 2009 at 6:08 pm

    I knew you’d love the Coach G reference.
    -Miss J

  4. Kerr October 16, 2009 at 6:28 am

    Yesterday was a huge challenge but I feel like I improved a lot during the course of the workout… that is until I tried to do 50 DU’s this morning as the last event of the Filthy Fifty. I managed to stripe my left arm up pretty good because of those tired arms and legs.

    Good luck today Ktowners, don’t let the suck get to you like I did.

  5. Megan October 16, 2009 at 6:40 am

    I am not sad I missed this….

  6. crossfitktown October 16, 2009 at 6:57 am

    Hahaha, I was so afraid you’d come in, Megan. I didn’t want to be there when you did it. I was scared of the obscenities you’d scream and the beating I would take trying to coach you through it.

    G

  7. Jessie October 16, 2009 at 8:00 am

    @Megan
    HAHAHA Megatron, I said to Grant last night, “Good thing Megan didn’t come in today.”

  8. Jessie October 16, 2009 at 8:00 am

    @Kerr
    Jonathan, you aren’t supposed to ruin the surprise!

  9. Erin October 16, 2009 at 8:17 am

    I can’t feel my calves.

  10. James October 16, 2009 at 8:48 am

    A little birdie had already told me that today’s WOD would be filthy. I’m pumped, it was one of my first WOD’s at Ktown so I hope to kill my previous time.

  11. Kerr October 16, 2009 at 9:34 am

    @Jessie
    I think most heard from the birdie that James mentioned. Plus, I think the masses are MORE enticed to come in knowing they’ll be challenged. That’s the type of motivated individuals that frequent CFKT. I like the working out in the morning thing… I’ve felt great so far today!

  12. Coach CBO October 16, 2009 at 11:08 am

    I can’t believe how many people were actually doing the Double Unders!!! It’s not an easily acquired skill…not to even mention how many we did in the WOD! Stay psyched!!!

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