Battle at the Rock – take 3

This weekend I am competing at the Battle of the Rock at CrossFit Castle Rock. This will be my third go at this competition. I think it is well run and each year I have loved the WODs. My first solo competition was in 2013 at the Battle of the Rock and it was funContinue reading “Battle at the Rock – take 3”

About 9 months of following OPT/OPEX – improvement?

I started following the Being programming from OPT (now known at OPEX) on April 21st, 2014. Now that it has been a solid 10+ months of following OPT I thought it would be fun (for me) to see if I have gotten better and stronger. On April 21st I found my 1 rep max frontContinue reading “About 9 months of following OPT/OPEX – improvement?”

Turkey Challenge – my performance review

Last Friday I wrote my predictions and strategies for the MBS Turkey Challenge. This was my first two-day competition and it was a bunch of fun. And once again I completely and totally overestimated my abilities… WOD 1 10min AMRAP: 30 Snatch (75) 30 Snatch (95) 30 Snatch (125) Max reps Snatch (145) Last weekContinue reading “Turkey Challenge – my performance review”

MBS Turkey Challenge …. Post Mortem

First, the bad news, the Odysseus Bar that was introduced during the MBS Turkey Challenge wasn’t a good idea. For those that don’t know the Odysseus is a bar of sorts that sits on top of a pullup bar…and spins. You can put pins into it so it does not spin, but when the pinsContinue reading “MBS Turkey Challenge …. Post Mortem”

MBS Turkey Challenge

Time to put my thoughts and strategy on paper for the Turkey Challenge at MBS this weekend. I typically do this and hysterically overestimate my abilities. Let’s do that. I want to look back at this on Monday and wonder what the hell I was thinking… WOD 1 10min AMRAP: 30 Snatch (75) 30 SnatchContinue reading “MBS Turkey Challenge”