Sunday, November 23, 2008

Clean and jerk X 1-1-1-1-1-1-1

These are the boards that made my day!!!

Ah, yes... another strength day... :) I missed the last two times that we did max clean and jerks and I have been itching to get this workout in. So, when I woke up, I was debating after the few adult bevies that I had last night whether or not I really wanted to go in. Well, when I saw this up on our site, I knew that I had to go. I was STOKED to hit this. Have I mentioned that I REALLY love strength days? No I mean, REALLY? :)

I was determined today to be aggresive with my jumps and be smart and not waste time doing too much warming up, which I think has been a problem for me in past workouts. So today I just went for it. I jumped right in at 65, not really bothering with 35 or 55. The fun today looked like this.

137X1 (F)
137X1 (F)
137X1 (F)
137X1 (F)

I was so frustrated that I couldn't get up 137 but honestly, 135 was a new clean record, although not a new jerk record. I was really pleased with the day today. It really isn't important, but nonetheless it feels kind of cool to know that I now own the clean and jerk record at CFOT. It's nice to be good at something. :) Woot! I heart strength work! :) Until tomorrow... the feast is mine. Yikes and away! :)


Robin said...

Nice work Katie! My max clean is 130, which is BW for me. We are doing max C&J this Friday, my absolute fave CF exercise, can't wait!

p.s. going to a Rippetoe cert in February!!

Katie said...

My max clean is getting very close to my bodweight... I'm still off by a few pounds, but still I'm pretty stoked. I have def come to love overhead work! :) You'll have to let me know how you do!

A Rippetoe cert? I'm totally stoked for you! That's going to be awesome. I'm completely jealous.

Darcy 'D2' said...

Wow impressive C&J performance Katie. It's my dream to finish top 5 in a power workout never mind hold the gym record :).

Katie said...

D2, I'm sure I won't hold it for long. I'm far from the strongest lady, but it's nice to have just for a moment. I'm sure you're close to being in the top! Just keep working at it! Think about how far you've come already.

Darcy 'D2' said...

Trust me CFR as some stong men and women, I have a ways to go to be top 5. Alas I can't be the best at everything lol

Katie said...

Darcy, you'll just have to settle for the best at almost everything! ;)

The Wigan Crossfitter said...

Proud of you girl!

Forts said...

Well done Katie