Tuesday, March 08, 2011

What rhymes with couplet?

Complete as many rounds as possible in 12 minutes of:

185 pound Bench press, 3 reps

225 pound Back squat, 5 reps

I liked this WOD bery-mucho. So much so, that when Joe called, "1 minute left!" I was kinda sad. When I counted up my rounds after time was called, I was really surprised I did 7 rounds; I thought I did less. 

Just last Friday we did the high rep back squat couplet, where I went with 75#s and that felt heavy for that rep scheme. With in my memory, I initially loaded my bar to 80#s. Zeb said that the weight should be heavy for me, so I added 10#s. (now at home, I really believe I should have done 105#).  At each round, the 4th and 5th rep were pretty difficult. It was kind of scary with no spotter. 

I started with 45#s for my Bench Press, my 1RM being 55- an ugly 1RM, if you know what I mean. At round 4, I went to complete muscle failure, so I opted to strip the weight down to 35#s. I'm already really sore in my pecs, shoulders, lats. I could really use a massage. 

Not much to say about the WOD itself. I may do it again tomorrow at 105# for the back squat. Maybe not. I'll probably stick in a met-con workout... Maybe Annie, finally. 

Just want to mention it was pretty cool being let into the 8:30pm club. 

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