Lower intensity – Thu 2.15.18

 In W.O.D.

Lower the intensity today.  Use today’s Strength portion to focus less on pushing weight and more on maintaining good posture and position through all the reps in the sets.  Do both portions of quality.

Strength:  Front Squat 10-10-10-10-10

Conditioning: 5-4-3-2-1 reps for QUALITY of:
15-ft. rope climbs
Clean and jerks

Increase weight on the clean and jerk each round.

Men: 145-165-185-205-225 lb.
Women: 115-125-135-145-155 lb.


Related:
• The Rope Climb (Basket)
• Chad Vaughn, 315-lb. Clean and Jerk

Scaling
This workout, originally a CrossFit Games event, is intended to be performed quickly, with only 15 reps of each movement. Use a rope-climb substitution and barbell loads that allow you to sprint through.

Intermediate Option
For time:
5 clean and jerks
4 rope climbs, 15 ft.
4 clean and jerks
3 rope climbs, 15 ft.
3 clean and jerks
2 rope climbs, 15 ft.
2 clean and jerks
1 rope climb, 15 ft.
1 clean and jerk

Increase weight on the clean and jerk each round.

Men: 135-145-155-165-185 lb.
Women: 95-105-115-120-125 lb.

Beginner Option
5-4-3-2-1 reps for time of
Rope climbs, lying to standing
Clean and jerks

Increase weight on the clean and jerk each round.

Men: 65-75-95-105-115 lb.
Women: 35-45-55-65-75 lb.

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