WOD 25th June Mini Saturday.

Today I rocked up and was surprised to see Alex was treading the boards teaching I think his first classes or at least he had only done a few before this.

He had choosen to work us hard with a medley of mini WODs.

Even the warm up seems like a WOD although he kept saying “don’t go too hard on the warm up” at Crossfit that can sometimes be a hard thing!

He did however before I jump to the fun bit have us loosening up with a spot of mobility.

In preparation for the WOD his warm up consisted of Power Cleans and Push ups. I did mine as standard these days off a box.

The weight for the warm up was the same as the WOD, 25Kg. I guess to get us used to the weight before hand.

The rep range for the warm up was a soft ladder of 2-4-6-8-6-4-2. Sweet!

Next for the bit I had been dreading……….

A WOD of 3 parts.

Each part was a 5 minute AMRAP

Part 1

10 Kettlebell swings and 10 box jumps (step ups)

2 minute rest

Part 2

10 Thrusters and 10 Sumo-deadlift high pulls

2 minute rest

Part 3

10 Push press and 10 burpees (push ups and step up for me)

I hated this one!!! Sorry Steve it’s not my fave.

The thing is and I think I mentioned this last time but doing 5 minutes, stopping then changing to a completely different exercise really throws me.

Oh and on top of that it turned out to be quite a humid day!


Sally Dixey is a Crossfit London Coach

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