Shoulder Scraping

graston-shoulderHad my monthly chiro appointment and mentioned my shoulder, which actually seemed to be feeling better today. He got in there with Graston Technique and broke up a bunch of junk, so hopefully it’ll improve quickly now.

Went to the gym right after for the 5:30 class.

Warm-up

2 Sets

  • 10 Wrist Curls (45#)
  • 10 Bicep Curls (45#)
  • 10 Shoulder Press (45#)
  • 10 Front Squats (45#)
  • 10 Thrusters (45#)

Strength – Deficit Deadlifts (4″)

Been wanting to do some of these and with class maxing out I definitely wasn’t going to do that. Did a set of 10×45# before jumping on to the platform.

  • 5×155#
  • 5×225
  • 5×275
  • 4x5x305

Much different stimulus and have to pay more attention to positioning going so deep down.

Conditioning

6:00 AMRAP

  • 5 Thrusters (95#)
  • 5 Toes to Bars

Kept up a nice solid pace. Bryan had said his score was 10+3 and I was well ahead of it early. Got slower in the 2nd half as expected, but held on and with a push at the end I beat him by 2 with 10+5. Good time domain for this combo.

8 Rounds (Tabata)

  • 20s Burpees
  • 10s Rest

Was still out of breath so stuck to 6 every round.

Skill – Double Unders

Did unbroken sets starting at 5 and adding 5. Made it to 45 without any misses and kept going in the set of 50 until I missed after 82. Made a couple attempts at triple unders and got 2 in a row right off the bat, which ties my best.

Finished up with Crossover Symmetry Plyo to try and help the shoulder.

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Nick Momrik

I'm searching for the perfect golf swing and my first hole-in-one. I'm addicted to CrossFit. I work for Automattic.

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