Newsletter Day!

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Oct

Newsletter Day!

“I especially love fist pumps, high fives and dance sessions with my nooner buddies” Check out what else Melanie Gallant had to say in October’s Newsletter.

Hang Power Clean x3
40-50-60-70-80%

21-15-9
Wall Balls
V-Snaps

Brian deadlift

36 Responses

  1. Great article Mel! Always a pleasure to have you in the gym!

    To answer the Crossfit Trivia on the newsletter:
    I’d definitely say Kalsu is the tougher WOD. The barbell workload alone is monstrous. I would repeat 15.5 any day before attempting Kalsu (as prescribed).

    Dare I ask… anyone else liked 15.5?

      1. I would attempt Kalsu, but with scaling of the weight and a solid pacing strategy. I don’t even know if I’ve ever done 100 thrusters in a WOD before. Open 14.5 may be the closest…

  2. Trent

    Hang Power Cleans x 3
    40%-50%-60%-70%-80%
    90-110-130-155-175

    Wod Rx- 2:36

    Thanks for the tips on the HPC Kevin. All my lifts probably need some tweaking, its been a while.
    Vsnaps went better than expected but started to bend knees a tad at end of the 15’s and 9’s

    Great Newsletter, way to go Melanie!

    15.5 over Kalsu. I’ve done Team Kalsu 3 times and that’s hard enough with a partner.

  3. Mel G

    Open gym
    Mobility + WU

    OHS x3
    55-75-85-95-115-115

    Split jerk x3 (focused on form)
    55-75-85-95-95-95

    Hang power clean x3
    65-75-85-105-115

    WOD

    21-15-9
    Wallballs @10#/10′
    V-snaps

    4:14 – V-snaps were ugly!

    Forgot to mention Carly the dog in the newsletter…she plays a big role on why I heart CFM so much!! 🙂

  4. Hang Power Clean 3x
    55-65-75-90-105

    WOD @ 10#

    Was planning on using a 14# ball, but when Kevin said “unbroken” that was a total game changer! Fun WOD!

    time : 3:34

    Cash Out: Bent Arm Hang: 40 seconds

  5. Steph H

    Mob
    350m row
    WU x1

    Group WU & Mob

    Hang Power Clean x3
    40-50-60-70-80#

    21-15-9
    Wallballs
    Situps
    Time: 4.01

    Cashout: Straight Arm Hang
    Time: 1.00

  6. Mob + Crossover Symmetry
    WUx2 (Squat, Burpee-Pushup, GHD Rev Hyper, Str Pullup, Lunge, Situp, Bar Dips, RIng K2E)

    Couch Stretch 4min each leg
    Figure 4 Stretch 4min each leg
    Spiderman Lunge 4min each leg
    Calf Drop 4min each leg

    Warm-up 500m Row

    WOD Rx = 3:34

  7. MOB + WU + 350m row (sorry for running late Marcel, crazy day!!)

    Hang Power Clean x3
    40-50-60-70-80%
    55-65-75-85-85# (3 reps were a struggle for sure, needs lots of work)

    21-15-9
    Wall Balls (8#)
    V-Snaps (scaled to sit ups)

    Time: 4:32.

    Great way to come back after being on the road for work over the last while – -> thanks Marcel for the class/tips/motivation!

  8. OG with Dan and Marcel
    Deck of death
    12 cards remaining at cap

    First time doing the real version and with pullups….so many pullups!
    *note to self: shuffle the cards better next time!

  9. Robyn Childs

    Hang Power Clean 3x
    40,45,45,50,55#

    WOD @ 8#

    Was thinking of using the 10lb ball but im glad I didnt up it as it was unbroken and that was hard with the 8lb lol

    time : 5:08

    Cash Out: Arm Hang: 30 seconds

    1. Robyn Childs

      Also the V snaps were brutal. I need to focus on coordination next time..they are deceiving they look easy but they sure as hell are not! Great class as usual! 🙂

  10. Marcel

    HPC x 3 reps

    45-95-135-155-165

    Deck of Death with Cara & Dan

    At 25 minute cap 9 cards including one Joker (44 reps + row)

    Thanks for suggesting this Amanda, I needed this tonight.

  11. Blake

    Hang Muscle Cleans (no re-dip) x 3 to 155#

    WOD:
    21-15-9
    — Wall Balls (used small box for squatting)
    — V-Snaps
    TIME: 3:15

    Cash Out:
    Bent Arm Hang: 23 sec … not a strong showing

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