Mental Toughness

Can you relate to “Mental Toughness” with Matt Hasselbeck? – video [wmv] [mov]

2 rounds of:
25 Knees to Elbows
25 Ring Dips
50 Double Unders

Compare to April 19/11

Some holiday fun!

54 thoughts on “Mental Toughness”

  1. WUx2

    Shoulder Press 1x
    75-85-95-105f-100-102f (???)

    WOD: 2 rounds of:
    25 Knees to Elbows
    25 Ring Dips
    50 Double Unders

    Time: 8:22 (PR)

    Didn’t count some of my Knees 2 Elbows as they didn’t quite reach my elbows. Started to be more strict on my reps.

  2. WU x2
    Push Press x1
    70 80 90 100 110Fx2

    2 Rounds
    25 K2E (bar)
    25 Ring Dips (no band round 1 smallest band round 2)
    50 Double Unders
    12:12 – 10 sec pr last time K2E were on rings everything else the same.

  3. WUx2

    Backsquat 3x

    WOD: 2 rounds of:
    25 Knees to Elbows
    25 Ring Dips (yellow band)
    150 Singles

    Time: 12:01
    First round I think some of my K2E were a little short, focused more on second round on getting right up to my elbows.

  4. Wu x2
    Strength Power Cleans 5’s

    2 rounds of:
    25 Knees to Elbows
    25 Parallettes (going to start ring dips during warm ups. I was really wobbally when I tried them)
    150 Singles

    Time 8:48

    Couldn’t get the rythem down for the knees to elbows and ended up swinging too much at times, but still happy with the results.

  5. wu x 2
    strength – Push Jerk x 3
    Practice skill of the week – Rope climbs – I got a few feet of the ground thank for the tips Pat & Kevin

    WOD : 2 rounds
    25 V-snaps
    25 Ring dips (green band)
    150 singles

    Time = 8:31
    Cash out – partner shoulder stretch

  6. wu x 2
    strength – Overhead squats x 5
    45,55,65,75,75 practice with small box

    WOD : 2 rounds
    25 V-snaps
    25 Ring dips (yellow band)
    150 singles

    Time = 7:41
    Cash out – partner shoulder stretch

  7. WU x 2
    Strength: 5’s Back Squat

    WOD: 2 Rounds
    25 Sit-ups
    25 paralette dips
    150 singles

    Time: 10:03

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  9. WU x 2

    Strength: Push Jerk
    5x 65-70-75-85

    WOD: 2 Rounds
    25 Sit-ups
    25 Ring dips – small band
    50 DU’s

    Time: 10:17

  10. Front Squats – 3RM
    95-135-165-190-210 (PR for reps by 10#)

    WOD (Rx’d) —> 10:25 (PR by 9 seconds)

    Ring Dips need work!
    Congrats Tim and Angela on your PRs too!

  11. WU X2
    Strength: Power Cleans
    (x5) 65 -75 -85 -90 – 95×2 – 95×2
    Need more practice to lose the grip and get the elbows up sooner.

    WOD: 2 rounds
    ~ 25 Sit-Ups
    ~ 25 Parallette Dips
    ~ R1.. 150 Singles; R2.. 25 DU’s +75 Singles.
    TIME ==> 8:22

    DU’s were pretty rough with no rhythm at all. Couldn’t seem to get them started in the first round, tried again in the second round. So…. I guess this should be my skill to work on the rest of this week. Hard to improve with no practice 😉

    ~ Cashout… 2 minute Plank.

  12. Overhead Squat 3RM -> 60-65-70-80-90

    2 rounds of:

    25 K2E (bar)
    25 Ring Dips (2nd smallest band)
    50 Double Unders


  13. WU X2

    Push Press 5’s

    2 rounds
    25 Sit-Ups
    25 Parallette Dips
    150 Singles

    TIME = 7:24 (PR)

    Really happy with my time, back on April I did 9:35 so 2:11 PR!! YAY!!!

    Cashout… 1 minute Plank.

  14. wu x 2
    OHS 10’s

    Knees to elbows on round 1, toes 2 bar on round 2
    ring dips w green band
    150 singles
    time= 14:26

    First time doing knees to elbows was hard enough. Really had to concentrate on getting a big kipping movements, most reps were 1 or 2 after the first 5. OHS were hard on the arms specially the very last rep @ #75. I surprised myself going up that rope tonight. Great Job everyone 🙂

  15. WUx2

    deadlifts x 3
    165-185-205-225-285 (PR)

    WOD: 2 rounds of:
    25 Knees to Elbows
    25 parallel dips
    150 Singles

    Time: 8:54

  16. WU x 2

    Strength: Front squat (x5)
    135-155-165-175-180 (PR reps)
    Nice sharing the rack with you tonight Dan.
    Thanks for the coaching Gabrielle 🙂

    2 rounds of:
    25 K2E (on rings)
    25 Ring dips (with green band)
    50 double unders (sub 150 singles)
    Time = 9:53

    Very happy with this…my time on this WOD in April was 15:50 (same size band for dips and same K2E on rings). I tried double unders for that WOD but gave up after much frustration. Did straight single unders this time.

    Speaking of single unders, I think its time I put on my big girl panties and work on my double unders (programming this week has made that super evident for me). The only thing I’m getting better at is doing single unders *sigh*….

    Cashout: rope climb and some shoulder stretching (ahhhhhhh)

      1. I can get a few in a row (I think my PR is 17, but that was a few months ago)….I just get so frustrated doing them in WODs because, well, frankly, I suck at them 🙂

  17. Split Jerk x3

    WOD: 7:09

    Ring dips were tough for sure. Nice work 5:30 class. Awesome PR on the front squats Lora!

  18. WUx2

    Push Jerks x 3

    Before the WOD I was practicing my double unders and it’s the first time since fundamentals that I succeed at doing a double under, and I even did a few 🙂

    WOD: 2 Rounds
    – 25 v-snaps
    – 25 paralettes
    – 150 Singles (First round unbroken, Second round got up to 120)

    Time: 8:19

    3 Rope climbs. I don’t know if I ever climbed a rope like this ever before, I was pretty pumped to find out that I could so I did an extra 2 🙂

    Great night!

  19. wu x 2

    strength deadlifts @ 5: 95, 105, 115, 125, 135 -liked Kevin’s tips with the ipad!

    2 rounds: 25 situps, 25 paralette dips, 150 singles 9:52

  20. WUx2
    Back squat x 3
    135-145-155-165-185-135 (10 reps.. Knee bothering badly on this)
    WOD: 2 Rounds
    – 25 knees to elbows
    – 25 ring dips (purple band, and as per Rob’s instruction will try a lighter band next time)
    – 150 Singles (First round unbroken, Second round not so pretty)
    Time: 10:27

    Before WOD, decided to make an attempt at a muscle up , little awkward but gritted it out.. Thank you Marco for being a witness.. Did a little internal happy dance.. My external one isn’t pretty, and my friends at xfit shouldn’t be witness to that!! Lol

  21. OHS (3x)

    WOD 2x
    25 knee bent v-snaps
    25 paralette dips
    50 DU
    Time: 6:25

    Tried rope climb…climbed about 1 cm 🙂

    Congrats Jeff S on your first MU!!!

  22. WUx2
    Worked on K2E and toes 2 ring (and toes to fingernail and flip it backwards… ouch!)

    Front Squat x 5
    60-70-80-95-105 (PR by 10#) 🙂

    2 Rounds
    25 Sit ups
    25 paralette dips
    150 singles (tried a few double unders but not working very well after the dips 🙁 )
    Time: 8:27 (small PR)

    Those dips really slowed me down – I need to work on that!

  23. Back squat 5’s

    WOD as Rx’d -> 9:53PR
    Congrats to Jeff and Marco for their Muscle up!!!!

  24. WU X 2
    Back Squat 3’s – 110-125-135-145-155

    2 rounds
    25 K2E (v-snaps)
    25 Ring Dips (Paralettes)
    50 Double Unders

    Time: 8:06

    1. First trip “up” the rope (Evan says it looked like about 6 inches 🙁 ). Strangely my arms weren’t the problem; somehow need to figure out what to do with my feet!

  25. wu x 2
    Strength – Cleans (3’s)
    35-40-45-55-55(need to work on dropping under the bar faster)
    WOD ( 150 singles and used paralletes)
    Time- 10:19

  26. Wu X 2
    Strength = Push Jerk X5

    2 rounds
    25 K2E (situps)
    25 Ring Dips (Paralettes)
    150 singles

    Time – 7:33
    Was trying to beat my last time of 7:07 🙁

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