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Crossfit Fundamentals Class 4

Monday, August 25, 2014

First I have to admit my diet over the weekend sucked! I had beer and wine. I also had Indian today, so I was not feeling to great when I went to class. With that being said we learned about:
Handstand push ups & how to scale them
Toes to bar
Knees to elbows
Wall Balls

Our 10 minute WOD was:
5 deadlift (85lbs)
5 toes to bar
5 wall balls
5 handstand pushups (scaled was 10 holds in a handstand)

My biggest accomplishment tonight...I could deadlift at least 155lbs. I did not find out my max, but I'm sure I could of gone heavier. So excited to be lifting weights and getting fit!


Crossfit Fundamentals Day 3

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Being at the gym/box, whatever you want to call it, isn't the hard part. The hard part is not being there. I don't have anyone else who has this interest. My husband isn't interested, my kids aren't interested, and I don't know anyone else outside the environment who does it. It makes it a little harder. Especially food wise. I talk about ditching dairy, reducing sugar, and mention paleo and my hubby just kind of looks at me like....uh-huh we've talked about this before and nothing changed.

Only I really want to change. I really need to change. I don't want to put out all this effort and my diet kill it!

Today we reviewed:
Front Squat
Pull ups
Bench Press

For the 10 Minute WOD we did an Amrap that consisted of:
5 front squats (55 lbs)
5 burpees
5 pull ups (ring pulls for me)
50 meter run

I managed to complete 5 rounds in the 10 minutes. Did I mention that tonight I was the only girl? I don't have another class till Monday, but I did get permission to go to the open gym on Saturday. I think I'll go. I want to work on double unders and pull ups.

I coach put out this article about pull ups.


Love it...Hate it...Crossfit Fundamentals Day 2

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Today we were all there except for one person. We also added another person to the class. We reviewed the following:
Back squat
Push press

Our ten minute WOD was a team effort with three people on each team for:
2000 meter row
100 press
100 Russian twist
Only two team members could workout at a time. I did 50 push presses, 400 m row, and 20 Russian twists. My shoulders are going to hate me tomorrow, but legs should be okay.

I wore tight capris and a tank top tonight. It showed the ugly, rolly parts, but I was comfortable and didn't get too hot. I will confess, it was really intimidating to see all the really fit people finishing up and warming up. I feel like a big old blob, but I'm a blob working to make progress. I hate how out of shape I am, but one day at a time it will get better. I hate how sore I am, but that too will get better one day at a time.

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NEWBIRTH2014 8/21/2014 6:56PM

    You are doing emoticon the fact that you went to workout is an accomplishment! You didn't procrastinate you applied yourself emoticon for a little relief from your soreness get some epson salt and soak this should help a little.
last but not least you are an athletic in training nothing less emoticon emoticon emoticon

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Definitely the BIG Girl tonight!!! Crossfit Fundaments Day 1

Monday, August 18, 2014

So today I had my first fundamental lesson for crossfit. I have to attend six classes and then I can do regular WODs. There were seven of us in the class and I was definitely the BIG Girl in the class. It was a little intimidating, I'll be honest.

We did a 400m jog for a warm-up. Then we reviewed the following moves:
Air Squats
Lunges/Walking Lunges
AB Pad Sit-ups
Russian Twists
Jump Rope (regular and double unders)
Box Jumps

We then did a 10 minute workout for reps (how many times we could complete it):
5 air squats
5 ab pad sit-ups
5 push-ups
5 box jumps
10 walking lunges
20 jump ropes

I was only able to get through it 3 full times in the 10 minutes. However, I was the only female doing the 20 inch box jumps. I was really proud of myself for this, because I was the BIG Girl there tonight. I know my body is going to hate me tomorrow, but I'm going to wear my big girl panties and deal with it!

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JOOLS7 8/18/2014 10:06PM

    Way to go!!! People get results when they do this and in half the time. A few of my customers do it and they are ripped.

Good luck!

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Something New!

Sunday, August 17, 2014

It's time to start something new. I have set my goals and have a plan. I start Crossfit tomorrow and look forward to learning the ropes. I really need to lose this weight and get my body and stamina back! I'm working towards 50 lbs gone. I'm done being the fat girl!

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