Running Christine

25
Sep

Running Christine

3 rounds of
400m Run
12 Deadlifts (BW)
21 Box Jumps

Compare to July 11/12

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79 Responses

  1. Gillyon

    Warmup
    Jerk (3) up to 95lbs. Technique needs work. Thank you for the tips and watchful eye, Amanda.

    WOD rx’d @125lbs
    Time – 9:08
    Thanks for setting the pace, Pat!

  2. Chantal L.

    5:05 am – getting out of bed
    5:10 am – saw the wod… mild panic in my head relating to box jumps

    6am: WU x 2
    6:15am: Strength 3 x front squats
    115-125-135-145-150… wishing I had unlimited amounts of front squats left to do before the wod…wondering if I could sub box jumps for front squats

    6:30 am… stomach twisting as I get my box ready, and my deadlift bar that was freaking heavy

    6:35am: WOD @ 60%deadlift(160 #) with 21″ box….

    time- 20:57

    At round one, I was able to contain my mild panic through the box jumps by talking to myself but at the second round that mild turned into extreme and broke down into panic mode. THANKS Amanda for being there helping me to keep it together, and doing that run with me, and Gill for counting my last box jumps, and everyone who kept cheering!

    Strength does not only measure in a physical way but mentally and emotionally as well. I’m glad I have CF to help build that strength as a whole.

    Still feeling a little frail from this morning… but my day can only go better from now on… right? ๐Ÿ™‚

    1. Amanda

      You were completely awesome this morning and I felt that you pulled yourself together very quickly. I was very impressed with how you pushed through that. You are very strong physically AND mentally, you should be very proud of yourself.

    2. Heather S

      What you taught me Chantal – Just do it – no big deal when it’s easy; powerful stuff when it’s hard. And yeah, now you are set to conquer the rest of the day no problem. Proud of you girl ๐Ÿ™‚

    3. Ron

      Whenever I see you doing strength or a WOD it’s always to the finish and quitting is never an option, you always push through and amaze. I admire your drive and determination. Today is a personal PR for you and I wish I would have been there to see the smiles.

  3. MOB WU x 2 with deadlifts @95lbd instead of pull ups

    Strength: Deadlifts x 5

    135, 155, 185, 205 ,225

    Running Christine

    3 rounds of
    400m Run
    12 Deadlifts (BW) Well 175lbs which was my body weight prior to 2006.
    21 Box Jumps

    Nice to see a big lunch crowd.

  4. Lora

    “The Nooner” ๐Ÿ™‚

    Mobility
    WU x 2 (sub deadlifts for pull ups)

    Strength: Front Squats (x5)
    95-135-150-160-170

    WOD “Running Christine” as Rx
    3 rounds
    400m run
    12 Body Weight Deadlifts @165#
    21 Box Jumps 20″
    Time = 11:12

    Last time I did this WOD it took me 11:59 (and I weighed 5# less). I’m happy with the faster time, but not so much with the increased body weight. Grrrrrrrr…..

    Cashout- sleepwalker 30 sec each leg

    Great job “nooners”!

  5. mobility
    wu x 2 (Dead lifts for Pull ups @ 65#)
    strength – Over head squats x 5
    50, 55, 60, 65, 70 (they felt good this morning)

    WOD : “Running Christine”
    3 rounds
    400m Run
    12 Dead lifts (95#)
    21 Box jumps (12″ & 25# plate)

    Time = 16:26 (no PR tired everything seemed in slow mode this morning)
    cash out – sleepwalker 30 sec each leg

  6. mobility
    wu x 2 (Dead lifts for Pull ups @ 95#)
    strength โ€“ Front squats x 10
    115, 125, 135, 145, 150

    WOD : โ€œRunning Christineโ€
    3 rounds
    400m Run
    12 Dead lifts (170#)
    21 Box jumps (20″)

    Time = 11:57 (3 min PR)
    cash out โ€“ sleepwalker 30 sec each leg

  7. Blake

    WU (w/ Deadlifts) x 2

    Strength: Cleans x 5 to 145#
    (was aiming for more but ran out of time after 3rd set)

    WOD (modified) “Running/Rowing Christine”
    3 rounds:
    — 400m Run (rowed 500m for 2nd & 3rd round)
    — 12 Bodyweight Dead lifts (180#)
    — 21 Box jumps (20โ€ณ)
    TIME: 12:50

    Slowly re-introducing my knee back into the WODs is going nicely. I pushed my 400m a little harder today (chasing Shawn and trying to stay ahead of Lora is a good motivator!) and had no real (knee) issues. The bodyweight lifts were timely as I have lost over 8# since the Paleo Challenge. I must have had it to lose because I felt I had just as much if not more energy.

    Great job nooners!!

    1. Lora

      Way to go Blake! Awesome time! I wish I could have had you to chase for all 3 rounds….it was great motivation trying to catch you. And congrats on the Body Weight deadlifts! ๐Ÿ™‚

  8. Rob Brydges

    Wux2. ย Dead lifts instead of pull ups
    Strength. Push press x3
    65 75 95 100×2 100×3
    WODย 
    Running Christinaย 

    3 roundsย 
    400 m run
    12 dead lifts. Rx 185lbs
    21 box jumps 20inch

    In12:34 rx
    Rob Brydges

  9. Nothing to do with today’s WOD, but the thought occurred to me, at the end of this frustrating work day – I could really use a CrossFit butt-kicking now. I’m sure it would help to work out some of those frustrations!

    Can’t wait for tomorrow (I’m probably going to regret saying that)!

    1. Heather S

      Oh Robyn, you are officially one of the addicted and I couldn’t be happier for you!! (And I agree that cft is a great answer to a really crappy day!!)

    2. I’ve discovered that I have to pay too much attention to what I’m doing during a WOD to be thinking about anything else!

      For an hour, nothing exists outside the 4 walls of the gym (unless we’re running, of course)! It’s great! ๐Ÿ™‚

    3. Lora

      For me, there is no better way to relieve stress than a Crossfit butt-kicking! Seriously. I turn off my mind and just run, jump, skip, push, pull, throw around weight and sweat! Its better than any medication (and THAT is coming from a pharmacist…so there! LOL!)

  10. Jack

    Wu x 2
    Strength: back squat x 5
    155,165,175,185,205 (20# pr)

    WOD: “running Christine”
    RX’d @ #198
    Time: 9:17

    What a great time to have lost 5 lbs. I was 203 last time I weighed. Lol

  11. Shannon

    WU

    Power cleans to 105 x 3

    WOD: running Christine
    3 rounds of:
    400m run
    12 BW deads (125#)
    21 box jumps (20″)
    = 12:38

    & hamstring stretch

  12. Kevin MacK

    Mobility

    WU (w/ Deadlifts) x 2

    Strength: Overhead Squat 15# x 5

    WOD โ€œRunning Christineโ€

    3 rounds:

    โ€“ 400m Run
    โ€“ 12 Dead lifts (55#) Last round only 35#
    โ€“ 21 Box jumps (20โ€ณ)

    TIME: 17:57

  13. WOD rx’d with 130#

    My PR is 4:07. 5# more and 2″ more on the box. I’m not even sure how it’s possible. Must have been my new socks…

    Thank you Eric for pushing me through the box jumps, and Jeff S for yelling at me to pick up the bar. And Kevin and Jo, and everyone else who didn’t let me slow down today. I can’t even tell you guys how much I appreciated the push. As always. Frig I love our gym.

    And speaking of Jo, when she tells me to do something, I know she’s not a violent person but she says it like she might kick my ass if I don’t do what she says so she’s always good for some motivation. lol

    1. jeff

      Nice PR Amanda.. on another wod with running..hmmm seems to me that you are now starting to excel at wods with running? time to lose the “I hate running” mantra me thinks!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  14. natacha

    Mobility and WU
    push press 5rm to 80# (think technique wasn’t great on last lifts)

    WOD modified
    3 rounds
    400m interval running (30sec running-30 sec walking)
    12 deadlifts @ 110# (60%)
    box step ups (12 on 1st round, 33 on 2nd and 21 on 3rd!)
    13:05

  15. Elba

    WU x 2 (deadlift instead of pull ups)

    Strength
    OHS 3’s
    55-60-65-70-75

    WOD
    3 rounds
    400 m run
    12 deadlifts (135 lbs and yes Amanda you are right this is my body weight hahaha! I wish, lets not get into numbers ;)!!
    21 Box Jumps

    Time: 13:36

    Good WOD, Box jumps always kill me, Great job 4:15pm, Nice class Amanda, you did awesome ๐Ÿ™‚

  16. Heidi

    WU x 2

    Cleans x 1:
    75-80-90-100-110(F)
    Gotta work on getting my elbows around faster.

    3 rounds
    400 m run
    12 deadlifts @ 130#
    21 Box Jumps – 20″
    Time = 11:40 PR of :22 seconds from July/11. My goal was sub 12:00, so happy with that. Box jumps were a killer.

  17. Ron

    WOD – 12:27 Rx

    There was some real impressive times today, this was my first WOD in the evening since I don’t know when. Fun group of beast to be around.

    Excellent job by Coach Amanda.

  18. Marie-No

    Shoulder press 5×65-70-75-80 1x 85( oh oh weights going down)

    WOD as Rx’ed at 130 lbs( bw on crossfit scale of 128.5) – 9:04 min holly lung burner that was! Great job 5:30 crew!

  19. Frank

    Did Runing Christine on Sep 28th change for change
    WOD:
    3 rounds:
    โ€“ 400m Run
    โ€“ 12 Deadlifts (185#)
    โ€“ 21 Box Jumps (20โ€ณ box)
    Time: 12:30
    PR of 1:07

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