WOD Getting back in the swing.

Saturday 21st May – VERY JET LAGGED STILL

But since I was in the gym working I thought it would be rude not to drop into Colin’s 10.30 class.

I was in for a shock though!

2 weeks away, a bump and all the extra weight made me very slow.

It didn’t help that Colin had programmed a  body weight WOD.

On the minute every minute for 20 minutes of

5 pull ups

10 push ups

15 squats

For a start the push ups had to be scaled to on the knees. I just couldn’t continue with chest to floor in the full push up position.

In the mist of a WOD I couldn’t think of a better way to do the push ups, I will have to come up with some bright ideas.

And the squats were slow and grinding. A far cry from pre-pregnant squats.

The problem was my hips just didn’t want to move faster then snail pace.

I guess it’s my bodies way of saying slow down!

Finally rather then following the on the minute every minute format. It ended up turning into an AMRAP for me as I just couldn’t keep up with the pack!

Needless to say I was quite sore on Sunday coaching at the I-Course.

Monday 23rd May -KILLER PUSH UPS

I was still troubled by my poor performance on Saturday.

I had consulted Colin and Steve regarding my push ups and decided it would be far better to keep intensity and range by using a box for the hands.

This of course will become harder as the bump increases but for now it will work nicely.

I had my first opportunity to try out the scaling on Monday morning.

Following a strength routine of front squats. 5-5-5+

Programmed was

Kb Snatches   10-8 -6 -4 -2

Push ups         20-18-16-14-12

Step ups          20-20-20-20-20

I found the push ups on the box a challenge, they weren’t easy.

Killer Push ups
Killer Push ups

It took me what felt like forever but I got there and felt rather proud of myself!

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