WOD 26 October: More Burpees? Really?

27 Oct
More Burpees. Really.
More Burpees. Really.

WOD: 26 October

Tuesday:  More Burpees. Really.
First, let me be clear: Crossfit trainers aren’t evil, and we don’t plot the downfall and destruction of our athletes.
Except when we do.
Monday night’s class had a fun time with burpees and strict presses. It would be considered mean and somewhat cruel and unusual if the next workout also included pressing and burpees. So obviously I did, with push press and burpee tuck jumps. I do have a nasty habit of setting high standards for simple movements, so for the Burpee I required a full range push up with chest to the floor, and then a very high tuck jump on the way up. Tuck jumps are fun. Burpees are fun. Burpee tuck jumps are the logical follow up.
The WOD didn’t look bad on paper. Everyone had to use the same weight, people who could press 20KG easily had to maintain a high power output throughout, and anyone who couldn’t had to lift 20KG.
Either way, it was a lot of fun.
10 rounds for time
5 Strict Pull ups
5 20KG Thrusters
5 Burpee Tuck Jumps
15 min cut off.
The after party was 20 wall bags and muscle up practice.
Now. If I were a betting man (which I’m not.), and I had a somewhat sadistic trainer (which I’m not either. No matter what anyone says.) who made me practice wall bags regularly. I would start to think that MAYBE there might be a reason.
Even More Wall Bags
Even More Wall Bags
But that’s just me.
See you all next week.
Arbitrary Award:
“Amateur Surgeon”: To Kirsty for trying to take off her nose with a barbell during the thrusters.
“Nick of Time”: To Matthew for finishing the WOD in 14:59.
“Quality not Quantity”: To the 7:30 class for lifting the most weight per
person.
“Dissident”: To Amelia for trying to incite rebellion.
“Human Torch”: To Edd for generating steam post WOD.
“6 Sigma”: To Daniel for maintaining a high standard for every rep during the WOD
“Red Shirt”:  To Katarina for volunteering, risky at the best of times.

6 thoughts on “WOD 26 October: More Burpees? Really?

  1. Hi guys,
    I’ve left my green long sleeve top after 6.30pm class. If you could please keep it safe for me for next time when I’m in.

    Thanks

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