Load it Up

Feeling a little beat up after yesterday. In to the gym after my chiro appointment.

1 Snatch + 1 Hang Snatch + 1 TnG Snatch

Use straps and work up to a daily max.

  • 2 sets 2×45#
  • 2 sets 95
  • 115
  • 135
  • 155
  • 165
  • 175
  • 185 – missed final rep
  • 190 – missed the hang snatch
  • 185 – missed final rep

No issues getting it overhead, but I’m just forward enough that I lose it or I put so much into the bar that it crashes on me and I can’t stabilize. Wish I could figure out a fix.

1 Clean + 1 Front Squat + 2 Jerks

Work up to a daily max.

  • 135#
  • 185
  • 215
  • 235
  • 255
  • 265

Wasn’t expecting much out of this today and wasn’t sure how dropping the bar back into the rack position would feel. Really happy with the results.


Work up to a heavy 2×5.

  • 5×132#
  • 5×222
  • 5×292
  • 5×342
  • 5×382
  • 5×402

We had a mix of kilos and pounds on the bar. Silly. I haven’t pulled anything big in a really long time so was happy to be able to hit over 400.


3 Rounds

  • 60 DU
  • 15 American KBS (53#)
  • 60 DU
  • 5 Power Cleans (225#)

I would have never picked 225 on my own for this workout, but thought it was doable with power cleans being a strength for me. Got through the first 2 sets of dubs unbroken and finished round 1 at 3:11. Started missing double unders so the other 2 rounds slowed. I did start picking up the bar sooner after each power clean during rounds 2 and 3. I was spending a fair bit of time putting on a belt for the cleans, but I need to keep my back from acting up. The swings were like a rest period with the way I do a slight pause at the top. Finished in 10:23.

I’m feeling really good and “enjoying” this programming, even after only 7 workout days so far. My recovery after finishing a metcon is night and day compared to just 3 weeks ago when I could barely stand up without getting dizzy. #HybridAF

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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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