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Feb162013

"Diane"

21-15-9 Reps For Time of:
Deadlift 225/155
Handstand Push-Up


WOD Demo

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compare to 12.14.11 and 8.8.11

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If you ride your bike to the gym, please make sure you're locking up your bike correctly. Drape the front wheel over the top cross beam and lock your tire and frame to the rack, like this:

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Please don't lock your bike parallel to the rail so that no one else can lock their bikes up. Bad Karma! Also- the rack is locked to the gym and in the OFF chance you happen to forget your lock, the front desk can provide you with a temporary U-Lock.

CRASH B This weekend

Our intrepid ERGonauts head to Boston today for the CRASH B Sprints this weekend.  It's no secret that these guys and gals have been spending a lot of time on the rowing machines lately getting ready for this event under the guidance of Coach Nick. We wish them the best of luck as they put their training to the test!

The World Indoor Rowing Championships contesting a 2,000m race. Although C.R.A.S.H.-B. as an organization maintains an untraditional irreverence to all things that are not fun, nonetheless this ergometer has become serious business, threatening to replace fun with pain, unless you can equate the two.

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Did Diane at open gym yesterday - 5:02 @
165# deadlift (my 1rep max is 305 so a bit over 50%)
35# db presses (just under 20% bw - I should have gone with 40)

February 16, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterDMak

Capacity test didn't go so hot. I think I'm more of a nighttime workout person.

Row in 4:22 (slower by about 5-6sec then last time) and 1.5 rounds; buzzer went off as I was about to pick up the bell, so 2 more burpees then last time. Really wanted two rounds but couldn't get it going on the erg.

Oh well - win some, lose some!

February 16, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterAsta

Crash-B'ers: You all have my utmost respect. You've been through an awesome training program, one that gives me the shakes just thinking about it. You're already champs as far as I'm concerned. Well done. Good luck in the race!

February 16, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterSamir Chopra

Squat: 315x2, 335x1 and 345x1
345 was such a mess and too maximal an effort I called it there. (was suppose to go up to 355)

Bench: 205x1, 215x1, 225x1, 225x1, 228x1, 215x1, 215x1
Meh. Barely got 228 up.

Capacity Test: Got two full rounds of burpees and KB swings which was 15 KB swings better than January. I took about 14 seconds off my row. Doing the test with Dave and Greg hit my competitive streak and definitely pushed me more than when I did it alone last month.

February 16, 2013 | Registered CommenterRob Is

I hit a nice milestone last night doing back squats at open gym : I've added 100lbs to my 5x3 weight :)

10/17/2012: 205x5x3
2/15/2013: 305x5x3

February 16, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterAlan O'D

good luck crash b-ers!

david, can we climb ropes again soon? :)

February 16, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterariel

Nice Saturday morning.

Con: I was 5 minutes late for class. I need to start getting to class 10 minutes early. I suck.
Pro: Julie noticed the weight I've lost and commented. That was encouraging. I enjoyed the LFPB challenge
Diane: 6:34. 135# Deadlifts; 30lbs DB each hand press

Comment: We're continuing to work on Melo's knowledge of science fiction, 80s TV, and classic rock. We're seeing good progress week to week. I knew she had turned a corner when I asked about her about the capacity test and she said "I'm the one who did Kessel bells in the less than twelve parsecs".

February 16, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterRob Underwood (@brooklynrob)

Hey, lost glasses alert. Found a pair of tortoise shell glasses above the mirror in the changing room closer to the ergs. They are at the main desk. Nerds unite.

Diane - 6:24, very scaled. Fun class, but a pointed reminder that I really have a lot work to do. An optimist would call it unrealized potential. A realist would call it 'no bueno.' 185#, 35# DB's. For my DL's, Fox opined that I need to open up my hips at the top a bit more, so that's something to focus upon. My DB presses were scary bad - this needs a lot of work - they really were not going straight up in many cases, and I had to switch to a push press about halfway through. Thanks to Fox and McDowell for the help and tips.

6x3 pullups EMOTM.

Good luck to the Crash B'ers... from my anecdotal view of it, y'all put in a lot of hard work.

February 16, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterTom

I did "Diane" with my Wonder Twin (Stella) yesterday morning. 5:56 with DLs @ 125# and 20# DBs. Finished :05 faster than Stella - but with 10# less on my bar.

Congrats B Dubs! Your description of how you felt after your row reaffirmed the fact that I am very, very glad to have not signed up. I am so excited for all the peeps going up to Boston this weekend. Go get 'em, guys!

February 16, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterKH

Break some legs, Crash B'ers! I wish I could be there!

David's A/R class really turned what started out as a shitty day around for me - thanks, D.O.

February 16, 2013 | Unregistered Commentermichele

Active Recovery: I second Michele - great class, DO.
Diane @115# with 17.5# DB PP: 5:34
Then, quick Bierkraft paleo special and about 2 hours of football practice. I'm beat.

February 16, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterKMo

AR/noon class
Diane - 185# DL and 30# DB PP: 5:20

February 16, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterKevin M.

congrats alan! thats awesome..

February 16, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterMichael

Diane - 6:55 rxd. Hspu really fell apart in the last round. Big PR though. At least 2 minutes, maybe more

February 16, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterDan L

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