Today we tackled Helen, and I beat her down! Beat my old PR by over 3 minutes!
3 rounds for time:Results: 13:09
21 kettlebell swings (24kg/16kg)
Runs were decent - it helped that I was at the back of the pack chasing a bunch of really fast people. Made me feel like I was going slow and couldn't slack off.
Swings were excellent -- all unbroken. Only thing I could change here would be to rest less, grab the bell and start swinging faster after completing the run.
Pullups were great. Even though I only got one set of 5, I was still putting at least 2 or 3 together, and only did a couple singles. Today I also instituted a new practice of mounting the bar by jumping from the ground. I feel like I use climbing up on the box as a way to waste time. Since I'm definitely tall enough to jump up to the bar, that is how I'll be getting up there from now on. I also think it helps my grip to grab with both hands at once, instead of one hand at a time like I do when I use the box.
Overall I'm really happy with this WOD!
One other note about goals -- I can check off the "1 unassisted ring dip" as well! After coaching the 0830 class, I was just messing around on the rings and did an unassisted dip! Hollah!
Also, tonight I wore my new shoes. Nike Lunar Trainers.
Nike Air Structure Triax
Enough talk about shoes -- time for a shower and a dinner date with my husband! :)