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Dec142013

Clean and Jerk Complex

Fitness: Clean Segment Deadlift + Hang Power Clean + FSQ + Power Jerk

Performance: Clean Segment Deadlift + Hang Squat Clean + Power Jerk
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Front Squat

Fitness:3x3 Across

Performance: Work up to a Heavy 5


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C&J/FSQ e1/6

Barbell Warm-Ups.
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Reader Comments (22)

Another epic BrOG session last night with T. Cavallo et all...

Snatch
220
231
242
253
264
280F
280PR


Clean and Jerk
220
264
297
319
335PR
341F

That is a 280Kg total, which is 3KG off the National qualifying total. 6 weeks out from the meet and Im feeling good.

December 14, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterJakeL

These are awesome numbers Jake. Very Impressive!!!

December 14, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterPierre Davidoff

So here's some news...
I've been vegan for about 6 years, but about two weeks ago I started eating eggs- well really like inhaling them- i'm officially an eggoholic now. and today... drumroll- I PR'd my squat by 15 pounds!!! Granted, it's a lot less reps this week, but that's pretty crazy. Now- i'm not gonna start eating any meat or anything because I still believe in the ethics behind vegetarianism, but I'm pretty excited- especially with TTD coming up.

December 14, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterBreebree

2 wods down for most of us so far at Hoboken. If you want to keep up, live scoring is at http://winterchallenge-2013.wodcast.com

December 14, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterlady fox

nice, bree! that is a very cool anecdote. congrats on the pr.

December 14, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterariel c

Yeah, Jess! I'm following you guys on there. We're cheering for you!

December 14, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterKate R

Partnered with Andrew M, which like always, was fun.

Clean complex: 95, 115, 135, 145, then dropped back down to 135.

Front Squats: 200x3x3

December 14, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterSamir Chopra

11AM class with Ro and Josh

Performance Complex
115x1 135x1 155x1 175x1 185xF,1 195x1 205xF

Caught that first 185 jerk with a soft lower back which always scares me a little, threw on the belt to help remind me to stay tight and 185 and 195 went up easy. Should have 205 too but rushed to get it in before the cap and had no pop in the dip-drive.

Front Squat
135x3 185x3 220x3x3

No problems here, ended last cycle doing 215x3x3 so I'll see how far 5lb jumps can take me now.

DIY cash-out with Rickke and Noah: 100 V-Ups for time.

No idea what my time was but I do know they got real hard (and sloppy) real quick.

December 14, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterTodd

That cycling video is, indeed, amazing.

December 14, 2013 | Registered CommenterSarah la Rosa

Also... SHANKLE!

http://library.crossfit.com/free/pdf/CFJ_12_2013_Hole_Shankle2.pdf

"Stand up with your cleans with the doggedness of a solider fighting to return home to his lover alive."

December 14, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterTodd

Performance complex:

95, 135, 185, 205, 215 then backed down to 185 for another rep. 215 had a little bit of a press-out on the jerk. Need to get under it more.

Trying a linear progression on the FSQ this cycle. Started at 215x3x3, which felt pretty good.

December 14, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterDan L

8am with MeLo.

Performance complex:
95, 115, 135, 155, 175x3, 180

Lots of time at 175. Found this tougher to hold than with the snatch with more weight on the bar. Need to get under the jerk more -- these were more like push presses than push jerks.
Shoulders and legs seemed to be still a bit affected by Thursday.

FSQ with MatttChm and Foundations friend Pablo:
135x4, 185x3, 205x5, 215x5

December 14, 2013 | Registered CommenterRyan

Fun time today at 11a, even without the normal Saturday morning hooligans.

Partnered with the TickleApple.

Performance C+J complex, 50kg, 60kg, 70kg, 80kg, 90kg, 100kg failed the jerk, just didn't commit under it. Then failed the clean the next time, just got a bit off balance. Cleans felt fairly crisp, jerks did not.

FSQ 240x3x3

December 14, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterNoah

Great OG last night.

I wrote a to-do list and did a pretty good job sticking to it.
(1) 5 rounds: tabata tuck holds on parallettes (:10 work, :20 rest) -- easy
(2) 20 strict chin-ups, kind of for time (~10 min) -- much easier than last week!
(3) 50 strict push-ups for time (9:11) -- so much slower than last time, I'm not sure why
(4) 3 rounds: supine GHD holds :30 each -- getting better!
(5) 5 minutes of DU practice -- complete train wreck ha

Fantastic 11am class this morning

Paired with Whit on the C&J. Worked up to 103# on performance complex. Felt great. Tried a couple of reps at 108#, but couldn't get my pinky finger around the bar for the jerk. Need to practice that little pop/reset at the top of the FSQ.

Then Alex joined Whit and I on the squats. FSQ 115x3x3. Felt better as I went along, but I think I went a little too heavy.

December 14, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterKMo

@breebree congrats! Maybe you've tried it already, but Brendan Brazier (vegan ultra endurance athlete) has a protein powder under his 'Vega' brand that I use (even though I'm not plant-based anymore). One scoop post workout is equivalent to 4 or 5 eggs' worth of protein, but maybe your point is yaaay animal protein and not yaaay 'more' protein. Also eggs are delicious. Anyway I have tried other protein powders but I think it's just fine. Buzzword buzzword bcaa etc. It does have sweeteners though.

Sad hotel gym was sad, but I wanted to try to DIY today's workout.

Warmup with 20# dumbbells: 3 rounds 10 ohs, 8e renegade row, 20 hollow rocks. Then something like clean and jerk with 30, 40, 50# dbs. I couldn't jerk the 60s so hit a few at 50. Sad gym was too much for me so I ran some sprints and called it a day. Not much of a workout but way better than nothing! Looking forward to lifting something heavy on Monday.

December 14, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterpckr

HoBroKen - Great day in NJ with some great Brooklyn people. We repped SBK well. Always fun to see familiar faces from years past. I'm grateful to be able to perform all the tasks that some up in these things. Between the combination of Thursday's thruster WOD and today...I am sore as hell. Gonna eat lots of calories and take a rest day tomorrow.

December 14, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterFox

11am with Josh & Ro

Fitness C&J complex sans front squat
#63, #83, #103, #113, #123--not as pretty as I liked

First--the deadlift work before seriously fucks with my power clean mindset. I don't feel like I'm in the right spot, and as I'm about to clean, I FREAK out and mess up when it's getting heavier.

Second--push jerks also freak me out. The movement overhead doesn't feel very good in my shoulders and I noticed I closed my eyes on the last two, not quite sure if I could do it or not.

My head game is a big problem during these lifts. Growl.

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West side wide stance squat work on 20"
#130x3x3

...tempted to try the 16" box next week or make some major weight jumps. Tired of being stuck here

December 14, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterGracie

Hope everything went well for all the peoples up at Hoboken!!

Wandered into 11am very unsure of what I would be capable of since my shoulder has been acting up recently. The front rack position is no bueno right now so I subbed c&j and front squat for DL and backsquat.

DL: 135x5, 155x5, 175x5, 195x5 (felt alright but stopped because I didn't want to push it)
Backsquat: 95x5, 125x5, 145x5, 165x5
100 V-up cash out (more or less....) with Noah and co.

Really bummed out that I have to drop out of TTD. But im incredibly thankful for Dr. j, David, Arturo and everyone else who's been helping me with mobility/scaling options throughout my recovery process! HOO-RAY CFSBK!

December 14, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterKatie Harpz

Worked up to 80 kilos on the complex and 255 on the front squats for a heavy 5. Front squats felt surprisingly snappy today.

December 14, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterJoel w

OG last night:
-3 rounds of warm up 1 (ohs, ring rows, hollow rocks)
-barbel drills

Snatch Complex:
3 part snatch deadlift to hang snatch
53x2, 63x2, 73x1 F, 73x1 F. first one went forward, second one was good but i didn't stay tight enough at the bottom (abs engaged, ribs locked down), so just lost the balance on it.
now I can't actually remember if I got one more at 73#...
went back down and did one clean one at 63#.
that 3-part-snatch-dl is a doozy!


11am class today:
partnered with KMo on C&J Complex
drills at 33#
drills and first attempts at 53#

3pt DL, hang power clean, front squat, push jerk
63x1, 73x1, 83x1, 93x1, 103x1, 93x1
103 went up but i pressed out the last bit of it so decided to drop back down to get one more solid one. just needed to fully extend more on 103 and drop faster.

feeling really good with staying TIGHT and punching the bar up to the ceiling.
I rack Jerked 98# last week, so happy to know that 103 is there without the split... and maybe a bit more with better speed soon!

December 14, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterWhit H

meant to post this earlier but I forgot! We'll be at The Prospect (bar/grill), 5th Ave b/w 14th & 15th tonight after 8pm for drinks for Fox's bday. I know the weather is pretty crappy but feel free to join us for a nice warm bourbon if you're around!

December 14, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterlady fox

Worked up to 145 on the c&j complex
FSQ 175x3x3

December 14, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterThomas

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