November 16th – November 22nd
I am so sick of being sick. Some very slow burpees.
Went to Timberwolf, I need to workout. It was something awful too. Teams of 3, four minutes max effort. One person Rows, One Person does Burpees and One person rests. I started on the rest as I was kind of social and talking to Carl about Belize. But when this started wow… the amount of mental effort it took me to keep going was something I didn’t know I had in me. My rows were like 60ish and then 50’s and the burpees were 47, 45, 43. I was so tired. I made little deals of rest with myself during the burpees. Like get to this number and you can take 5 seconds off. My partners were Erin and Miles. Two people I hadn’t really worked out with much before. Erin was good at burpess, Miles was good at rowing. I was pretty in the middle of both. Between the group we did 904 reps. In my head my goal was 950 with three people. Did not meet that, but thats on me as I didn’t get much more than 320ish myself, so I needed to be stronger.
Timberwolf Crossfit night. This workout looks very doable. 15-12-9 Deadlifts, Hang Power Clean, Shoulder to overhead. 3 minutes Rest then do it 3 times. The weight was 175 for me. I really felt like going after this one RX and Level 2, so I did. The first round was OK at 2:20, I kinda felt like I could see myself hanging out at around 3:00 minutes per round.
Boy was I wrong. The second round the hang power cleans really started to kill me, and actually the shoulder to overhead were getting hard.
Today back at Timberwolf for crossfit. Tonight’s workout was going to be hard, but doable even in my insane sore condition. All three movements are things I am good at. And honestly if I wanted to sprint through this like a madman I probably could get first place (In level 1)
12 Rounds 5 Strict Pullups, 2 turkish getups, 5 pushups from plates (creates a small deficit) I am not going to hustle through the turkish, its with a dumbbell which I’m not used to and I’m not going to do them wrong or put myself at risk.
I was one of the few people do it RX, I also did pretty well with a time of 20:28. I feel good about it, because I kept moving but didn’t go stupid fast. The pullups were getting to be singles at the end, but the pushups were solid the entire way which was nice. I am glad I went, I got my burpees done too, but boy am I sore…
I did not do anything today, not even a walk. I am stupid sore and sick of being sick. What a theme this week.
Crossfit today and it was something… 40 Cal Assault Bike buy in then 3 Rounds 10 Burpee Box Jumps (24/20) 20 Goblet Squats, 30 situps. I haven’t been sleeping well and the assault bike destroyed me. Absolutely destroyed me. It wasn’t working for counting so I just got off when Bethany did and I kinda started a bit hot, it was just awful…
It took me a good minute or two to start up on the burpee box jumps and I really should have stepped the first couple because I almost fell the first four of them. I was tired, and then I started to get dizzy and then I REALLY started to not feel well. I just kept going, kept feeling crappy. I actually finished in 19:50 and then pretty much left the gym.
I went out and played some disc golf and my plan was to go to lifetime later but I ended up doing a little cooking, then watching a little bit of football for the first time and well played some board games. So I didn’t really make it there but i did have a good day!
Well I had an OK week considering I hadn’t been feeling well and that I was busy doing some interview stuff and working on getting a Job. I really pushed hard this week on getting to the gym and pushing myself while I was there.
The best part of the week really was how well I pushed through and am starting to get my mind right on the approach to getting to the gym.
So I spent some time this week on mobility, not as much as I wanted and I think this may end up being a constant theme of the week. I need to make this priority and work hard at it.
Last week my goal was to go to the gym 3 times, I did that three days in a row which was pretty awesome especially with a couple of those workouts, I really didn’t want to go. This week my Goal is going to be to workout while on vacation. I am sure that will be the same as my next weeks goal.
Burpee Update. Days 62-68 were this week. I completed them all. I hate this.