Monday August 18, 2008

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One of my favorite things is to do a CrossFit workout at one of the local globo-gyms. When I’m deep into the workout, sweating like a freak and panting like a thirsty dog on a hot day, I only wish I had a camera with me to take pictures of the expressions I get from the guy on the pec-deck machine resting between sets or the girl trying to read a magazine on the elliptical. Their eyes are all saying, “dude, you’re crazy.” Maybe so, but at least I’m good at it.

Today’s WOD:

“Helen”
3 rounds for time of:

400m run
1.5 pood (54 lbs.) kettlebell swings, 21 reps
12 pull-ups

If you don’t have a kettlebell, use a dumbbell, or something else really heavy.  Just don’t throw it through the wall.

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  • Tai

    10:24

    This was my first time doing “Helen” (I still can’t get over the way that sounds). I did it at a globo, and had about a 10 second lag between the treadmill and the kettlebells/power rack (read: pullup bar) due to the distance between them.

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