Thursday, February 14, 2008

Destroyer of worlds

Today's Weigh-In: 215.2 lbs.
5-Day average: 214.64 lbs.

Weight is up a little bit today, but I think it's due to having a Pollo bowl from El Pollo Loco for dinner last night (high in sodium). Other than today's weigh-in everything this week has been great. I completely skipped 214 so far, and landed in the mid 213s. My eating has been great (I would say 90%, which isn't bad at all). Workouts have been great and intense. Today's workout was especially brutal:

3 rounds, 21 reps, then 15, then 9, for time, of:
95 pound thrusters (think of a front squat plus a shoulder press as you stand up)

This workout is called Fran, and it's notorious among CrossFitters for being so simple, yet such a destroyer of worlds. I did it as prescribed (no substitutions or assistance). Took me just under 15 minutes, which sucks, but it's the best I could do, and I finished, so I'm happy. My lungs were on fire, though. Here's a sweet video of the current Fran record, which is insane. Give it a try sometime, it's fun :)


billy said...

just watching that video made me want to throw up.

Jay said...

Fran is a killer. Nice job on doing that with no subs. Was that your first time? Impressive!

I'm doing that one tomorrow morning, hoping that I can match that 15 mins.

Geoff said...

Yeah, it was my first time. I was thinking about doing it with 65 lb. thrusters, but my trainer was like "No you're strong enough to do 95." And she was right. It wasn't fun, but it was doable.