I started getting a headache on Monday night and still had a bit of it when I woke up on Tuesday. This seems to be happening now that I’m pushing myself harder in workouts. My body definitely told me it was a rest day yesterday, though I did get exercise clearing snow several times throughout the day.
Today I decided to stay home and do a garage workout instead of being out on the roads. We got a lot of snow.
- 200m Ski Erg
- 10 Good Mornings (45#)
- 5 Inchworms
Deadlift (Build to Workout Weight)
- 3 Deadlifts (275#)
- 15 Thrusters (45#)
- 12 Bar-facing Burpees
Came up with this based on the gym’s programmed workout which is an alternating EMOM of 3 heavy (athlete choice) deadlifts, 20 wall balls, and a 200m run (or 50 seconds of shuttle runs). Figured I’d get rid of the extra resting by making it a straight 5 rounds. No place for wall balls in the garage so empty bar thrusters sounded like a good swap. Obviously not running in the garage and wanted to get in more bar-facing burpees before the Open anyway.
I didn’t wear a belt in the warm-ups or the workout because it would get in the way for the burpees. Had thought about doing 315 when I first saw the gym’s workout, which probably would have been fine in the EMOM, but glad I cut back for this. I was resting too much before picking up the deadlift each time. Thrusters were at a controlled pace each round because the burpees were really jacking my heart rate. Was able to stick to my burpee technique and keep a pretty good pace every round on them. Finished in 11:01.
DB Curl 21s
Remembered to stick to 7 reps for each part today. Did two sets with 15s and a set with 20s.
- Double Unders
Started with 83 unbroken and had one or two other decent sets, but too many misses. Ended up with 253.