11.17.2015

Wednesday 11.18.15

Breazy makes it look easy
Yesterday I wrote about practicing quality movements and working toward full range of motion, whether it be squats, pushups, pullups, dips, or (did I mention this already?) squats.

Some of you may be thinking,
"Getting full of range of motion will just slow me down."
"Who has time to think about getting below parallel when the clock is ticking down?"
"I've got a bad knee/toenail/wrist, so I'll never be able reach full range of motion."

That all sounds like excuses to me. If you have mobility issues, work on them before, after, and away from WOD time as it will only help you climb stairs, sit on the can, and shovel snow more easily. If you have trouble knowing where below parallel is, then grab a medicine ball for reference until you know your depth by heart. If you have limited range of motion (e.g., you are missing an ACL, or a kneecap), then work to the fullest extent of your range of motion without risking injury.

There is a fine line between saying you do not have the capability to reach full range of motion and telling yourself a story so you don't have to do the hard work to reach full range of motion. Cheating your range of motion only cheats your body of strength and durability. No excuses. No limits.
 
WOD 
8 Rounds 
3 weighted dips 
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CF Open 13.1
Proceed through the sequence below completing as many reps as possible in 17 minutes of:
40 Burpees
75/45 pound Snatch, 30 reps
30 Burpees
135/75 pound Snatch, 30 reps
20 Burpees
165/100 pound Snatch, 30 reps
10 burpees
210/120 pound Snatch, as many reps as possible

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