After Wednesday's fiasco with the 95lbs cleans, I mentally decided that I was going to go well below RX for the front squats and just deal with it. I quickly looked up my 1 rep max just to see where I was and it was 135lbs. RX'd was 95lbs for this particular WOD, but I knew that wasn't going to happen. I loaded the bar to 65lbs and decided that was what I was going to use.
3 Rounds for Time
200 Meter Run
7 Hand Stand Push Ups
14 Front Squats
In my mind, I mentally prepared for this WOD to take me at least 20 minutes finish. I wasn't worried about the running, but the HSPUs and front squats for sure. I knew I was going to have to break up the Front Squats into a couple sets per round, and I knew that I'd have to chip away at the HSPU for at least the last round.
Let's just say I under estimated myself on this one considering I finished sub 10.
I really surprised myself on the HSPU because I did all 7 unbroken each round. I was using 2 ab mats, so next time we have HSPUs I will only use 1. YAY. I know that I complain about all the shoulder work we do here in CFC but CLEARLY it's working.
I wasn't able to do all 14 reps of the front squats unbroken, but I told myself not to do less than 7 at a time. I didn't want to spend all my energy cleaning the bar up to get into the Front Squat position so 2 sets of 7 each round is what I did. It wasn't easy, at all, but I felt ok doing 2 sets of 7 and of course getting a time like that, I was wondering if I could have gone heavier.
I'm like the freaking goldie locks of weights here.
I was very surprised how sweaty I was for under 10 minutes of work. It was short, but super exhausting, and I loved it.