Warm-Up: Hip Mobility Drills
MetCon – 5 Rounds for Time:
7 DL (275/185lbs)
30 Air Squats
Finisher: Mandatory stretch for 10 minutes, foam roll
-Of all the WODs we’ve encountered and defeated, this is definitely one of the hardest we’ve come across. Not only is the weight heavy, but we’re picking it up a whopping 35 x’s! On top of that, we also have 35 HSPU’s as prescribed. Let’s not forget the glorious interlude of 30 air squats per round. This workout taxes the whole body, and watching all of you fight and scrap your way through those DL’s today was certainly an inspiration to your coach! I’m glad to see some of our newer members are really starting to understand the relationship between intensity in the workout and the results you see in every category of personal goals.
Anyone can go out on a trail and run x number of miles with no priority of time. But it takes a lot more drive and motivation to say, “I have 35 DL’s, 150 air squats, and 35 HSPU’s broken into 5 rounds, and I’m gonna knock it out as fast as I can without sacrificing quality of repetition.” I’m not bashing Joe the trail runner at all, but Joe would benefit a lot more from his training if he set a total task priority then performed it for time. This way he is able to track gains by timing his attempts. There are many Jerry the trail runners out there that understand and practice this important concept. This is precisely why we stay on top of you guys to record EVERYTHING you do in the gym. I understand I’m preaching to the choir here, but perhaps some of our newer members (or even Joe the trail runner) will read this and be able to take away some important information. Did I mention that I ran 4 miles on Monday, on a trail? But I DID time it….Haha!
Extremely proud of the amount of work done in the gym today,
-Post hardest WOD to date you’ve done to comments.