Up at 0545, in the car for 0600 and in the box for 0615. Slick.
It wasn’t until I arrived, saw the WOD and realised I had brought the wrong shoes with me. Not so Slick.
Instead of running shoes for a largely running-WOD, I had my orange Merrell Barefoot shoes and no, I’m not accustomed to running more than about 400m in them. Imagine the pain then of running 4 x 800m! DOMS-tastic!
However, with the other two there early, we cracked on with the first aspect of the WOD:
1 x Snatch
1 x Hang Snatch
3 x OHS
I kept the weight intentionally lower in order to focus on form; my right shoulder is not externally rotating quick enough and there is a grinding going on that I need to rectify. Indeed, the heaviest I could have done this with would have been no more than 55kg anyway so it’s not as if I completely shirked the WOD.
Following this, and knowing before hand that it would take a while, was:
50 x Wall Balls (9kg @ 10’)
50 x Double Unders
50 x Deadlifts (60kg)
Time: 29:40 RX
It was a shame that I had the wrong shoes as this slowed me down considerably, I feel. The runs became a bit of a rest as I wasn’t able to push myself. However, I plunged straight in to the Wall Balls with a 30, 10, 10 on both – slight breath to break only.
The Double Unders were all unbroken. The Deadlifts were split to 20, 10, 10, 10 with just enough time for 1 breath and a change of grip.
Overall, this was a pleasing WOD and I’m happy with my work rate at the moment.