We did “Fran” in my CrossFit class this morning (Thrusters and Pull-ups). I have a love/hate relationship with Fran. I love the pull-ups and hate thrusters. But, the truth is that if you hate an exercise it means that it is something you need to work on. Right?
This morning in my CrossFit class we did a form of High-intensity Interval Training (HIIT) called the Tabata Method. HIIT is an intense cardio exercise method that really improves performance with short training sessions and burns a lot of fat in a short and intense workout. Tabata uses 20 seconds of ultra-intense exercise followed by 10 seconds of rest for 8 cycles repeated continuously for 4 minutes.
Today was fun, since we did rope climbing. I often end up bleeding and bruised, but it is kind of fun to climb like a monkey. I mean, who doesn’t want to be a monkey for a day? 😉
CrossFit workout this morning was short, but intense. It allowed time for a lot of mobility stretching work at the end. Warmup: Short run and then 10 push-ups, 10 pull-ups, 10 sit-ups, and 10 squats Strength training: 5.3.1 Bench Press – week 4 deload Conditioning: 7 minutes of as many rounds as possible (AMRAP) 7 […]
Here is the CrossFit workout (WOD) that I did this morning. Warmup: 30 seconds each of burpees, push-ups, sit-ups, jump squats, split jumps Assistance: Mobility WOD to stretch shoulders and hips Conditioning: 3 rounds for time 7 Squat Cleans 500m row 3 Rope Climbs – Finally learning to trust my left hand grip strength. I […]