Saturday August 23, 2008

By August 22, 2008CFMC Blog Archives

Why do you exercise?  Because you have to?  Because you want to work off those doughnuts you ate at the staff meeting yesterday?  Because it’s fun?  Hmm…that’s an interesting concept – exercise can be FUN?  Well, you might have to be just a little masochistic to say that CrossFit is fun, but then again, I don’t consider CrossFit to be exercise.  See, as a personal trainer for several years, I always *hated* to exercise.  I rank going to the gym and doing 3 sets of 12-15 reps of preacher curls right up there with shaving my head with a cheese grater while chewing on aluminum foil.  Yep…exercise sucks.  But I love playing sports.  Beating your PR by a few minutes on a benchmark workout is like taking 10 strokes off your golf score or scoring 50 points in a basketball game – it’s something you call your parents to brag about.  I can’t remember the last time I called my parents to brag about my incredible performance on the preacher curl bench.

Today’s WOD:


3 rounds of 21-15-9 reps of:

135 lbs Clean
Ring dips

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