My mind is all over the place, so this entry is sure to be very choppy. Apologies in advance! Today was a great WOD day. My legs are still sooooo sore from Monday, so definitely I wasn’t looking forward to the wallballs or DB snatches. But my elbow felt pretty good today, especially after spending some time rolling out my left biceps on a lacrosse ball.
- Clean and Jerk 1-1-1-1-1: (80-)80-85-85-85-85. Yeah! I wasn’t sure if I was going to be able to do all the sets at 85, so I got two solid singles at 80 first. But 85 felt amazing, and a few times it felt like I was having to pull the bar back down to my shoulders on the cleans from launching it so high! I lookcd back, and 90 was my previous 1RM for C&J, so I’m getting pretty excited to get back up to that. Also, I started working with a wider grip on both the clean and jerks, and it made a huge difference for my elbow.
WOD for Time: 12:27
3 Rounds of:
- 5 Hang Power Clean: 65lbs, Level I.
- 15 Alternating 1 Arm DB Snatch: 35lbs, Level II.
- 30 10ft Wallball: 8lbs, Level II.
I was worried that the 35lb dumbbell was going to be too much on my left arm. I think I need to stop really worrying about my elbow when it doesn’t actually bother me very much anymore. I keep doubting myself and then having it feel completely fine, and I’m worried I might be limiting myself! So I stuck out the 35lb dumbbell and I’m so glad I did. They felt great! I also hadn’t done anything from the hang, so I kept that light. Maybe could have done 75lbs but was sketchy about my coordination ha.
Tyler comes home tonight after doing field work in Nevada for 5 and a half weeks! I can’t wait to continue clean eating with him and start working out again together! I’m going to try to drag him to yoga with me tomorrow morning!