No Singles

AMRAP in 10min
Double Unders

Compare to Sept.22/11

Our girls performing well in their heat

211 thoughts on “No Singles”

  1. Warmup (worked on strict pull ups, dips, and the kip for t2b)
    Back squat (5). 45-65-95 stopped due to pain in knee

    WOD 445
    Great morning! πŸ™‚

    1. Great score Gillyon! How is the kip on the T2B coming along? Those are on my (long) list of things to work on.

    2. Thanks guys! I should have went in with a plan though. Next time I will have a goal to get so many per minute. Lora…as for my kip…I still have a ways to go.

  2. Love that picture, and I love that I got to work out beside my girl Elba!!
    The Hopper is my favorite time of the year! πŸ˜€

    1. I have to say I was really happy to see your name in my heat!!! I had a great time!! you are just wonderful, push me to do better!! πŸ™‚

    2. I love this picture, too! Great work ladies!!! So proud of your performances that day! You both gave it your all!

  3. WU x2

    Strength 1x deadlifts
    135 (x5 – warm up) – 230-150-160-170-275 (PR)

    WOD: 156 DU’s…. PR of 9 reps

  4. Great pic!
    Hello gut-check time!

    WU x 2

    Push Jerk x 5
    85-105-115-125-135 (need to keep working on form for +115#…knees open!)

    WOD “No Singles”
    AMRAP in 10 minutes of Double Unders
    Total: 101

    Boy was I excited when I saw this one! I couldn’t wait to get to the box!
    Seriously, it was time for a good wake up call. My goal was to get to 100 and I *just* squeaked in.
    HIGHLIGHT: I beat my “unbroken DUs” PR by 2…putting me at EIGHT!

    Big congrats to Natacha for nailing over 140 burpees!

    Great work 7 AM! Everyone stuck with it!

    1. That’s awesome Blake. This wod is an excellent opportunity to get better at Double-unders.
      101 is a great score!

    2. thanks Blake! Congrats on your PR… if you can do 8 unbroken… it’s not just luck… it means you’ll soon be able to do dozens unbroken

  5. WU X 2
    Push Jerk X 5
    AMRAP in 10 min
    Double Unders
    Very happy with that. Only had 14 last Wod with DU’s

  6. WU X 2
    Shoulder Press X 5
    40-45-50-55 x 3-55 x 3 again Yup, taking a month off definitely has an impact.

    AMRAP in 10 min
    Double Unders

    Fun to be back!

    Congrats to Natacha, holy cow… 142 Burpees, wow!

    1. Thanks guys! It is good to be back, but no 6:00 am until September, Elba πŸ™‚ 7:00 or 8:30 for me.

  7. Nooner with some great folks πŸ™‚

    Strength: Deadlifts
    3x 150-155-170-180-190 (PR for reps)

    WOD: AMRAP 10 minutes Double Unders

    Total: 378

    Got a PR of 103. Happy with that.

    1. huge PR week for you Amanda.. I’d like to try on your shoes for a WOD or two! or maybe your socks will do the trick? lol..

    1. what’s with the biggest PR in the history of PR’s? You go from a green rope to a speed rope since last time or wha? haha

    2. HOLY CRAP!! That is Awesome!! Great Job!! Fun having you in a Class…Now if you could do a 6am πŸ™‚

    3. What????? That’s not a PR?!? That is a completely different Eric setting the bar for most DU improvement in a single year!

      Nice job!

    4. WTF??? That doesn’t even seem possible. I guess DU’s have clicked for you, but you’ve obviously been practicing too? Nice work.

  8. mobility
    WU x 2
    front squat 5rm: 125#

    WOD: amrap burpees in 10 min: 142 (got 100 in 6:56… PR of 11 sec from couple weeks ago on vacation)

    good job everyone with all the DUs PRs

  9. Nooner

    Strength front squat x 3

    WOD 86

    Very frustrated today, but the fact I showed up to do it makes me happy lol, more practice needed!

    1. Which is why you’re such a dedicated and awesome Crossfitter. Once you nail these down, with the cardio you got, you’re going to really takeoff with them! No doubt in my mind…

    2. Very happy you did the wod today. The DU’s will click soon enough, promise. Especially cause you show up & work hard at wod’s like this like. It’ll pay off.

    3. Its very easy to get frustrated with double unders. We’ve all been there. Your hard work will pay off, Maria! Keep working on them. πŸ™‚

    4. You hid your frustration very well Maria. They will get better, I promise! Great effort today!

  10. MOB
    WU X 2 (6 skinny band pullups )

    Deadlift 5’s

    WOD “No singles”
    AMRAP 10 min DU’s:

    @ 4 min – 131
    @ 6 min – 200
    @ 7 min – lost screw in skipping rope took 3 attempts to d a replacement
    @ 10 min 271

    I CANNOT BELIEVE I WRECKED ANOTHER SKIPPING ROPE and right in the middle of the best DU wod I’ve ever had!!! However – 131 was my total for 10 mins in Sept and I remember that I was thrilled then so I’ll take my 140 rep PR and try not to think about those lost minutes πŸ™

    Cashout – looking for screw and 3 x T2B

    Nice job coach Jeff and I can hardly wait for you to post your DU total tonight πŸ™‚

    1. my first time on this WOD, and i’ll walk away smiling with a 131 !! lol.. you did great tonight even with rope issues..

      1. You know I was cheering for you to get 272 but 131 seems to by the magic 1st time number πŸ™‚

  11. ValΓ©rie Arseneau


    Strength push jerks x 5

    My jerks need more confidance. Thankfully Jeff was around to confirm that I was doing all right and made a slight correction.

    WOD 218.

    Goal was 200 so a good work out πŸ™‚ DU still need some work but they are coming along.

  12. Mob
    Strength Front Squats
    105-115-125-135-145 (PR 10#)


    I don’t know about others but I am soooo on an off with DU’s. One day I actually threw my rope down in frustration and today I was knocking off 10-14 in a row consistently…well until the last 3 mins or so and then my extreme need to improve my cardio kicked in.
    Maybe I should just practice more…. πŸ™‚

    1. Nice job Kimmy – I’m all over the palce too but managed to consistently 10 or so as well – must be something in the air!!

    2. That’s a nice Front Squat PR, Kimmy. Your strength is impressive! πŸ™‚
      Great work on the WOD too.

  13. OHS x 5 to 125. Pr
    I had no idea on what to expect so I am happy with that score.

    1. Dude, that’s pretty awesome! I can’t wait to bang out doubles with the big boys & girls!

  14. WU X 2

    Strength – Back Squat X 5


    WOD – No singles

    Total – 21

    Finally got the single-single-double-single-single down but that second double just doesn’t happen.

    Thanks Amanda for the encouragement during the WOD πŸ™‚

    1. Good on you for sticking it out with the double unders tonight. Don’t let them get into your head. Just keep practicing. You will get them. πŸ™‚

  15. WU x 2 (no Pull Ups due to torn hands)

    Strength = OHS x 3


    Skipped the fifth set at 155#. I prefer to snatch the weight from the floor and felt some tightness in my shoulder. I think for this particular exercise I will back up one more step and re build it a little slower. This was my first time doing OHS since April

    WOD: 10 Mins of DU

    Score 187

    A little disappointed with this as I set a goal of 250, but, I broke my rope during the first couple of minutes and had to get used to my back up rope. Could not string them together until around the 7 minute mark when I fixed my hand position.

    1. Great work on those OHS Sheldon! You did well on the DUs too, in spite of your equipment failure. You might want to check the surveillance video leading up to the WOD. Someone (cough…Jeff S) may have tampered with it…LOL

    2. damn it you are so original Sheldon.. I never thought to throw out an equipment issue! lol.. good job on the wod anyhow! πŸ™‚

    1. WTH?? That’s like…79 DUs a minute… 1.3 DU’s a sec!!
      I…need to lie down…
      Beyond awesome…

    1. Oh, I had to tie my shoes up 3x during the wod — so that was probably the difference.

  16. Mobility
    WU x1
    195-205( head started to hurt gunna try again for these tommarow)

    10 mins AMRAP Double Unders
    Total: 402

    Right at the start got a PR of 6 so im up to 63 in a row now yay! great job on this wod guys crazy high numbers today and way to go everyone whos still working on them they take a long time to come you’ll all see big improvements before too long im sure.

  17. MOB, WUx2
    skipped strength and worked on my pull up kipping.. Thanks very much Amanda Lora and Corinna for all the tips about kipping. i’ll get it soon.
    WOD was super frustrating. MY pr in a row a month ago was 20. and i couldn’t get anymore than 4 in a row tonight. but i eventually got 104. then practiced the walking handstand. got a few “steps?” … good job everyone. and great job Lance for basically showing everyone that you really are a ninja. Your a crossfit tank my friend.

    1. Try not to let the double unders frustrate/discourage you too much. Some days the “rhythm” just isn’t clicking. You’ll get them again πŸ™‚ Keep practicing.

  18. Christine Bachmann

    Strength: Front Squats
    65×5; 75×5; 85×5; 90×5; 95×5
    WOD: AMRAP in 10 minutes of DU’s
    I almost cancelled my class for the obvious reason – see above score….however, I thought about it and I decided that I wasn’t going to get any better by not practicing!!! Watch out Corinna….I’m coming for u with my DU’s!!!!!! LOL

    1. We can suffer in the same hell as our respective mates kill DU!! lol.. good job sticking with these, know your pain!

    2. Your husband has a pretty awesome score too Christine! They will get better; you’ll see. Practice! Practice! smiles…

    3. That right there, is the exact reason why this WOD even exists. Do 10 minutes of ANYTHING and you’ll get better at it. That’s a fact. Good for you for showing up.

  19. Mobility
    WU x 2 (sub ring dips for push ups)

    Strength : shoulder press (x1)
    **did not match my PR of 105… not feeling very strong tonight πŸ™

    AMPRAP 10 min
    double unders
    Total = 588
    First 102 were UNBROKEN! Woohoo!

    Great work 6:30 crew! Big class tonight! Love it! πŸ™‚

    1. awesome job on this lora, i’m surprised that you did so well on it as your doubles are only so so at best!! lol.. you looked so smooth and effortless going through them! πŸ™‚

  20. Push Jerks x 3

    DU’s: 10 Min AMRAP = 265
    PR of 55 reps.

    No where near the #’s or huge PR’s that some had today (I’m still in awe), but I’ll take.
    Man….DU’s gas me soooo bad. If I took shorter breaks, it would help.

    1. nice job Heidi.. I have no issue with getting gassed with DU, if you do them one at a time it takes very little oxygen! lol..

  21. WU x 1

    Strength: Worked on HSPU’S with just the ab mat and kipping. Shoulders and hands are a wreck from Eva and DT.

    WOD: AMRAP Double Under’s 10 minutes

    603 (PR)

    Last time: 576

  22. mob

    strength Front squats x3
    went light on these as back was a little tight from OLY class the other night..

    131 happy with this, wasn’t sure what to expect. most of these were in 1s and 2s with a couple of 3s thrown in! much room for improvement! practice needed!

    1. Still say that it’s all in the rope – but given my recent rope difficulties not sure what to do about that lol!

    2. I’m so proud of you! I know how much you *love* double unders! This is the best way to get better…keep up the great work! πŸ™‚

  23. WUx2

    Skipped strength to practice Handstand Walking. Far from mastered, but made some big improvements. High five to me


    434. Not a PR. My rope broke in the first minute. Spent the next minute finding another good size rope, that ended up being too long. Switched again while Amanda was fixing my rope. In the middle of that chaotic frustration I ended with a decent score, but I’m pretty confident I can get about 600.

    Post WOD: More handstand walking practice with the gang. Lots of fun!!

    1. Me too, Gillyon! It’s the last thing I do before bed! (I also check it many times during the though, lol)

  24. wu x 2
    Push Press x5
    105-115-125-130-135 PR5
    AMPRAP 10 min
    double unders
    Total = 398
    First 62 unbroken, most completed in a row.

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