This WOD Sucks (Wed 12/1/10)

By November 30, 2010CFMC Blog Archives

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Yesterday’s workout was awful. It hurt in ways I never thought a workout could hurt. Joe (pictured) even said he was pondering skipping the WOD yesterday when he saw what it was, but he came in to brave the pain storm anyway. Judging by the number of names on the board yesterday it would appear that many of you had similar thoughts as well, but you let them get the best of you.

It’s ok to skip a workout now and then when you’re on the fence about coming to the gym and the WOD seems rather unpleasant. It’s also ok to skip a workout occasionally when it involves something you’re bad at, severely dislike, or just aren’t particularly in the mood for.

These things are ok, you see, because that’s the very best way to accomplish all your fitness goals. Picking the things you’re good at and the things you like, and purposely avoiding the things you’re bad at or dislike is the most efficient and effective way to get stronger and better at everything.

Of course, I’m being sarcastic. Pick your lazy ass up off the couch and bring it into the gym for some work. I don’t care if you don’t like the movements or think the workout is too hard. The fastest way to improve is by coming in to do what’s on the board to the best of your ability. If you’re going to pick and choose what workouts you feel like doing, then you have forgone your right to verbally observe that you’re not in as good of shape as you perhaps would like to be.

Excuses don’t make you better anyway. I’ll see you at the gym to do your least favorite things.


Weighted Pullups 3-2-1-1-1


Tabata Intervals (20 seconds of work followed by 10 seconds of rest repeated 8 times) for each of the following movements:

Squats (bottom-to-bottom)
Kettlebell Swings (53/35)
Box Jumps (24″)


Shoulder Mobility WOD

Groupon WOD:

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

Overhead Walking Lunges

  • justin

    yes! my excuses of not coming in since last Wednesday are not worth posting…i will be there Wednesday to kill this terrible wod. I cannot wait!

  • Jackson

    Bottom-to-bottom Tabata squats. Well im just going to say this now on behalf of everyone that comes in to do this tomorrow. “Screw you Tai”

  • Dan

    I am feeling a CF-you-Tai-MC t-shirt…

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