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Week 61

Postby cheapo » Mon May 25, 2009 2:52 pm

Week 61
    Monday, May 25, 2009
    D1L6:
      23 rounds (-5 cf. previous D1L6, -5 cf. PR)

      My son was hit with a stomach flu last night, so I did not sleep very well.
      I decided to take it easy today.

      New photos.
    Wednesday, May 27, 2009
    D2L6:
      Untimed

      ...
    Saturday, May 30, 2009
    D3L6:
      6'00" (+0'20" cf. previous D3L6, +0'37" cf. PR)
      Pull-ups: 32 (20-3-3-3-2-1)
      Push-ups: 64 (26-10-6-4-4-6...lost count)
      Squats: 64 (lost count)

      Worse again!
      Even though I managed a PR 20 pull-ups w/o rest!
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Week 62

Postby cheapo » Wed Jun 03, 2009 3:34 am

Week 62
    Tuesday, June 2, 2009
    D1L6:
      27 rounds (+4 cf. previous D1L6, -1 cf. PR)

      I had a very busy weekend full of renovation work.
      As a result I did not feel like working out on Monday.
      I went to bed early and made a great Tuesday workout possible!

      New photos.
    Wednesday, June 3, 2009
    D2L6:
      Untimed

      In between sets I watched a bunch of CrossFit videos on kipped pull-ups. (Find them on this page.)
    Saturday, June 6, 2009
    D3L6:
      5'18" PR (-0'42" cf. previous D3L6, -0'05" cf. PR)
      Pull-ups: 32 (16-4-3-3-4-2)
      Push-ups: 64 (30-10-6-6-4-3-1)
      Squats: 64 (35...)


      New PR. Excellent. And much better than last week.
      And this despite only 16 pull-ups in the first set.
      But...
      sigh, kipping is still killing me: I am getting much better times with kipping than without, but my kipping is inefficient and costs me way too much effort.
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Week 63

Postby cheapo » Mon Jun 08, 2009 2:02 pm

Week 63
    Monday, June 8, 2009
    D1L6:
      29 rounds PR (+2 cf. previous D1L6, +1 cf. previous PR)

      I really wanted 30, but am satisfied with 29!
    Wednesday, June 10, 2009
    D2L6:
      Skipped.

      Done in by renovations again. Painting our bedroom, specifically.
    Saturday, June 13, 2009
    D3L6:
      4'52" (-0'26" cf. previous D3L6, -0'26" cf. PR)
      Pull-ups: 32 (22-3-3-2-2)
      Push-ups: 64 (30-10-6-6-3-3-3-3)
      Squats: 64 (40-15-6-3)

      Yay!
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Postby Ruli » Mon Jun 08, 2009 7:16 pm

the noob again with the acronyms (i'll get there eventually).
i've asked this in another log as well - what does PR stand for? i presume it's Personal Record.
and what does the cf means that you refer to?
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Postby cheapo » Tue Jun 09, 2009 4:52 am

Ask away!
Ruli wrote:what does PR stand for? i presume it's Personal Record.

Correct.

Ruli wrote:and what does the cf means that you refer to?

cf. an abbreviation for the Latin word confer, meaning "compare" or "consult"
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Postby Ruli » Tue Jun 09, 2009 5:13 am

just something else that i've noticed on your log and some other experienced members is the "untimed" D2.
why is that?
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Postby Ruli » Tue Jun 09, 2009 8:48 am

and another one of those acronym / abbreviation questions: what does "wod" stand for?
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Postby cheapo » Tue Jun 09, 2009 10:13 am

WOD: workout of the day
it comes from CrossFit which uses a randomized workout regimen.
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Postby cheapo » Tue Jun 09, 2009 10:32 am

Ruli wrote:just something else that i've noticed on your log and some other experienced members is the "untimed" D2.
why is that?


We do Day 2 untimed in order to focus on good form rather than speed.
With all 3 days done by the clock, it is all too easy to sacrifice form for an increased number of rounds or a quicker time.

Of course, one could do Day 1 with perfect form, but one's numbers would be worse. (But they'd be real.)

Doing Day 3 untimed makes no sense, since the time on D3 is how we know when to advance to the next level. One could do D3 with perfect form. I have tried this. The 32 dead hang pull-ups at L6 are brutal.
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Postby Ruli » Tue Jun 09, 2009 6:43 pm

thanx for the replies cheapo - as always, much appreciated.
wrt the untimed D2, i thought that was the reason. D1 concentrates on endurance, D2 on form / strengh and D3 combines the two, so there is really no point in timing yourself on D2, right?
seeing that i'm stll new, i'll keep on timing myself on D2, but with the emphasys on form. by timing myself i'll be able to monitor my progress which will be some form of motivation. as i progress, i guess i'll also start doing some untimed D2's.
check my log later today for my D2 results.
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Postby adem » Fri Jun 12, 2009 12:59 am

Great progress mate!.What does your diet consist of?
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Level 6: Complete!

Postby cheapo » Sat Jun 13, 2009 5:46 am

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Postby cheapo » Sat Jun 13, 2009 5:49 am

adem wrote:Great progress mate!.What does your diet consist of?


I eat a somewhat low-carb diet. I don't log it and I don't count calories. I try to eat good food and if I must have seconds, I try to make it seconds of greens and protein, not potatoes.

And I've read a lot of the articles at Mark's Daily Apple.
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Postby zorg » Sat Jun 13, 2009 6:23 am

4:52

Wohoo!
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Week 64

Postby cheapo » Mon Jun 22, 2009 11:05 am

Week 64
    Rest Week
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