When I first started CrossFit I thought that it had a vendetta against my measly little legs, punishing them with squats today and lunges tomorrow, deadlifts the next. And then I listened to Sherwood. The sadist creator of CrossFit Linchpin, an online presence that I often turn to in order to punish myself.
Another lesson I powerfully learnt was that CrossFit.com (look at it) programmed it’s workouts to exceed the capacity of the world’s fittest athletes. Now being a Former Marine I thought I was bullet proof, especially when I put the coveted green beret on, now I was 10 ft tall and bullet proof. Or, in the words of Ozzy Man…YEEEAH NAAA YEEEEAH! I remember looking at the workout Angie:
100 Pull Ups
100 Press Ups
100 Sit Ups
100 Air Squats
…and thinking “how the f**k am I supposed to do 100 pull ups in a row"?” and then being entirely humbled watching a video of Chris Spealer do it…
“Yeah but his feet are anchored in the sit ups!!!”…Okay!! 👍🏼
Tomorrow’s workout was not gained from Linchpin, nor CrossFit.com, neither was it inspired by either, but it certainly will fit the above statements. Scale, preserve the stimulus, stay safe and fight another day…it will still mess you right up but don’t worry, this time you have safety in numbers…
CrossFit Cardiff Team WoD
Within Teams of 3, 3 Rounds for time of:
15 Overhead Squats (90/70kg)
75 Toes To Bar
75 Burpee Box Jump Over (20”)
One athlete working at any one time.
Please record total times to the whiteboard…