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Friday
May152009

Front Squat

5-5-5-5-5

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compare to 1.18.09

72°F, 66% Humidity
Accessory Work
Jump Rope :30 Baseline
Hip Flexor opener

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Deb will call BS on your push-ups so fast it will make your head spin

Coming soon! Brooklyn Boulders

Reader Comments (16)

a.w.e.s.o.m.e.

climbing in our hood!

have fun squatting.
May 16, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterSameer Parekh
had fun today, esp doing "annie" with erik and mike! 9:07 for that.

front squats:155 175 185 195 200x2

jump rope was 86 singles, meh.
May 16, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterpaul
front squat155 165 175 189 199
May 16, 2009 | Unregistered Commentergabrus
WU1000m rowjump rope singles 83 doubles 34

front squat135 145 155 165 175

10 strict pull ups

May 16, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterDavid McG
oh also for Dan R. (i still don't have your e-mail)this is one of my blogs

www.closetmeathead.tumblr.com
May 16, 2009 | Unregistered Commentergabrus
FSQ(45x7x2; 65x5; 85x5)

95x5, 100x5, 105x5, 110x5(PR), 115x5(PR)

Pathetic attempt at Annie14 something.

DUs left me in the middle and it was just awful

little bit of MU skill work.
May 16, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMargie
Thanks Gabrus! I'll have to get you that photo of your pink shoes. I'm holding it hostage until I get those graphic novels from you...

BTW, I just read Kingdom Come which was kick ass. Along with Black Orchid (with a great swamp thing tie in) and a few of the Death books.
May 16, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterDan R
155 across.

Good to be back and see everyone. Hopefully I'll be able to come by more often.
May 16, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAdam
Front Squats:185x5, 205x5, 225x5(pr), 245x2*, 245x2 (Should have tried for 235, but I was greedy...)

Double Unders:50 first round, 51 second round.

Have not done 5x5 for a while and did not feel strong today. Weight felt pretty heavy@245 coming out of the rack. 5x3's were strong last month where I topped out at 245x3(pr) and 255x2 (so close to 3...)

Fun lifting with you Malcolm, once you find a working rack position you'll be killing these.

Was looking through the site to compare performance in the Deadlift/Pushup wod from last time. Lucked out that it was on 1.18.09. Became very excited when I saw that my time dropped from 3:24 to 2:31!

CrossFit is awesome!
May 16, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterDan R
Front Squat185x5, 205x5, 215x5

Didn't go real heavy on this

3 Rounds:5 Power Cleans 15510 C2B Pull-ups1:57



May 16, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterJeremy
Dan R

saw that too on 1/18 re DL/PushUp wod...9:35 to 6:04

i concur, CrossFit is AWESOME!!
May 16, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterDavid McG
I suck at front squatting. I need to figure out the rack. Or maybe I am just a sissy and it is supposed to hurt that much.

135X5, 155X5, 175X2, 155X2. I then did some zombie front squats with just the bar and then 115X5 twice.

On the exercises I hate I will have to now officially list front squats. Is there something sick about me that I want to do the things I hate the most?
May 16, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMalcolm
ugh. today was not my day. it just felt so heavy!

70, 80, 85, 75, 75

i did a few partial sets that david made me redo in full. these are just the full sets. my form was falling apart at 85, so i scaled back. i looked back in my journal and saw that i lifted 100lbs when i did 3x5 FS back in march. how did i do that???
May 16, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMelody
Fsq 5x5: 135, 155, 165, 175, 185

Great work, Adam! Thanks for your help, Jeremy!

Squats are feeling SOOO much better than they used to, so I'll concur that CF is indeed AWESOME.

David McG., caught a glimpse of your strict pullups, very inspiring. You're serious about getting better at this shit and I appreciate that.
May 16, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterBjorn
front squat: 95x5, 105x5, 115x5, 120x5, 125x2 failed on the third, 125x3 failed on the fourth... grr. Felt very heavy at the end and left me quivery and starving. Can't wait to try it again - thanks for the pointers everyone, I will try them all out next time.



May 16, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterLaurel
David McG -- 9:35 to 6:04? That's fantastic!

In other news, wish I could clean some of this weight I can front squat...

And shall continue my quest for bodyweight snatch.
May 16, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterDan R

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