This Thanksgiving, I'll be starting the day with meditation, then watching the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. It's all about balance, people. Then later in the...Read More
My snatch skills took a sabbatical this morning, and my knees-to-elbows were more like “knees somewhere in the vicinity of my torso, sorta, when my hands aren’t slipping off the bar from the humidity.”
But… I fought for the lifts, got over my not insubstantial heebies about trying to jump on the box with plates in my hands (And really, what was I so worried about? By the third round, I was ready for heavier dumbbells) and was breathless during the tabatas. I’ll take it!
5 rounds:2 snatches – 40#, 45#, 45#, 50#,50#
8 snatch Romanian deadlifts @ 3220* – 50#
8 weighted box jumps – 20″, 10#
*3220 = 3 seconds down, hold for 2 seconds, stand up for 2 seconds
Tabata: Knees to elbows
Burpees = 49
Knees to elbows = 54
30-second handstand hold
My first four rounds of burpees, I got seven each round – yay! – but my pace dropped off during the last four rounds. Oh, tabata! How I lo–ha–ve–te you.