I’ve been putting off writing about Thursday’s WOD because I walked away from it pretty crabby.
You know how you have certain expectations of yourself? Well, I didn’t do as well as I expected. And as a result I was kind of crabby the rest of the morning (until work completely distracted me and I was able to step away from my disappointment).
The WOD was named after one of the women in the Crossfit Women program.
200m Farmer’s Walk (M 55# / W 35#)
45 Wall balls (M 20# / W 14#)
200m Farmer’s Walk
That’s right. I didn’t finish. There was a 15 minute cutoff and I didn’t finish. I was four burpees away. I ended up doing the rest of the burpees after time was called, because I’m just like that. But I didn’t finish. And that really annoyed me.
You know what slowed me down? The wall balls. I struggled to toss the ball above my head. I used the 14# med ball, and it wasn’t going any higher that the top of the white board. I think I took too many breaks.
I used the 35# dumbbells for the farmer carries. That’s definitely the heaviest I’ve used so far, but my grip was lacking on the second walk, and I had to stop and readjust several times. I wish I had grabbed kettlebells instead, because I think my hold would have been better.
I must not be rested, because I also felt pretty weak on the strength portion of the morning.
I know I can power clean 85 –possibly 90 or 95. But it just wasn’t happening Thursday morning.
I blame my crazy busy week. With work all day and meetings every night after work or during lunch, I’m spent. I’m exhausted. I can’t wait to rest.