2018 Fitness Goals

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oldbird View Post
    I have done it with a light KB. Problem is I do it so infrequently I never can remember the order of moves from time to time that I do it.
    I do 1 w/ a 24kg one. Talk about laser like focus required...I hope to be able to to do the sets of 3 in a few weeks. Last night felt much more stable. Last week, I almost Dropped it on my head in the descent.
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    TGU is definitely something you want/must practice with light weight before going heavier. There are a lot of stabilizer muscles needed/required that most of us never really use. If you go to heavy to quick you are asking for injury.

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    Quote Originally Posted by woodsrider View Post
    TGU is definitely something you want/must practice with light weight before going heavier. There are a lot of stabilizer muscles needed/required that most of us never really use. If you go to heavy to quick you are asking for injury.
    Or stitches and a concussion.

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    16 min running clock
    Every 4 mins (4 rounds total) complete:
    20 Cal on Bike
    50 Double Unders
    20 Shoulder to Over Head (I used 75#)

    The last round on the bike was nasty

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    Just finished my 28th workout this year. On the plus side of things I am down about 10 pounds.

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    I'm down 12lbs since January 2nd. Little more than one pound a week. I havent really been lifting, some cardio mostly eating healthier. Time to turn up the heat starting today.

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    Crossfit Games Open Workout #1 - 18.1

    20 min AMRAP
    8 - Toes 2 Bar
    10 - Hang Dumbbell Clean and Jerk - 5 per arm - 50#Men/35#Women
    Calories on Rower - 14Men/12Women

    I messed around with the DB C&J this morning. Wasn't too bad at the lighter weights but will be challenging at 50#. Just an awkward movement.

    I will tackle the workout tonight. The T2B and Row shouldn't be a issue but from 10mins on I'm not looking forward to the C&J.

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    Quote Originally Posted by woodsrider View Post
    Crossfit Games Open Workout #1 - 18.1

    20 min AMRAP
    8 - Toes 2 Bar
    10 - Hang Dumbbell Clean and Jerk - 5 per arm - 50#Men/35#Women
    Calories on Rower - 14Men/12Women

    I messed around with the DB C&J this morning. Wasn't too bad at the lighter weights but will be challenging at 50#. Just an awkward movement.

    I will tackle the workout tonight. The T2B and Row shouldn't be a issue but from 10mins on I'm not looking forward to the C&J.
    Well, I didn’t die so there’s that. The worst part was how long it was. C&J were the worst part for me but not had bad as I thought. My right shoulder isn’t 100% so I struggled on that side. Left seemed fine.

    Ended up getting 7 full rounds and 8 calories on the row in the 8th round, so a total of 250 reps.

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    down 13lbs since january 2nd. Been running 2 miles 3 days a week, lifting weights before work two days a week, and doing some sort of ab exercise routine 5 days a week.

    I'd lift more often but getting up at 4:30am to lift twice a week is tough enough. I may have to just add a day on Saturday or sunday where I use my dumbells and do pushups.

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    I started a Keto diet on Jan 21st. At that time I weighed 182lbs and estimated my BF% at 25%+. As of this morning I weighed in at 175lbs with BF% between 15% and 20%. Do down 7 pounds but up around 3 pounds on lean muscle. My BF estimates are based strictly on how I look. My ultimate goal was 165lbs at around 10% but to do that I'm going to have to start planning better on food. I was pretty disciplined about it the first few weeks then started winging it. Just too hard to do on keto. I've also had a few nights of drinking too many beers which set me back some but all in all I've pretty much cut out drinking. I'll have a beer or two on the weekends and nothing during the week.

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    I got measurements done 4 weeks ago. Yesterday I went back, I had lost 4lbs, but 5 lbs of fat and gained a pound of muscle. Amazing what not drinking does for you.

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    I'm down 29lbs since the first of the year. It's crazy what a little exercise and a much better diet can do.

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    I'm down 14 since january 2nd. I'm eating 100% clean at work, maybe to a negative point. I'm losing the weight but almost zero greens, didn't even cross my mind until the other night when my wife was noticing my "Jimmy Leg" in bed. Turns out lack of Iron can cause this. I go through my eating log and I was getting more than enough Protein and the right amount of everything else, but about zero veggies. Started last night putting greens back in my diet. Should solve the jimmy leg and keep my diet even cleaner.

    Question: I lift two days a week, Tuesday and Thursday, do I need to lift more than twice a week? I do reps between 10-12 of what I do, and the last set is to failure. I'm getting stronger and I like my routines, just want to know do I need to add more days?

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    Crossfit Open 18.2

    1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10 reps for time of:

    50 pound dumbbell squats
    Bar-facing burpees

    With time remaining 1 rep max clean

    12 minute time cap.

    I typically go scaled, but thought I could do this one RX. Just barely had enough time to get 185 on the clean up. I should have put more on bar for the clean, but was unsure how I would feel at that point in the workout.

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    We are two weeks into the open and I am pretty sure my position on the leaderboard as one of the worst in Kentucky is secure.

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