The Year-End Total Posted December 26, 2007 by keith & filed under Workout of the Day. With the humble is wisdom –Proverbs 11:2 Wednesday 071226 “CrossFit Total” Back squat, 1 rep Shoulder Press, 1 rep Deadlift, 1 rep Post total to comments. Compare to 071128. Strong Enough? Responses Moon Yay! Been eager to grab that “800″ line by the lapels, throw it up against a wall, and…tickle it until it says it might pee (in an era of easily-returned presents, I don’t want to push Santa to retro-Naughty Listing me on Boxing Day. Now when the original packaging is thrown away….oh yes….) Having finally recovered from the haste and hustle of The 12 Days of CrossFi…er…Christmas, and so long as there are favorable winds and low traffic, I should make it back just in time to play. Hope everyone had a good holiday…or at least a nice break from routine while the city, save for Chinese food restaurants, shut down! Tom After using our holiday at home to recuperate, Christine and I would also like to say how much we enjoyed the Thursday shindig. It was great to hang out / meet everyone and we look forward to doing so again. That being said, even though we went to my work‚Äôs xmas party beforehand, we both were of the impression that we were on the right track to have ample fun yet be totally cognizant the next morning. Then Jack Bauer made us a few drinks‚Ä¶ And then someone else (I think it may have been Juan) didn‚Äôt think our drinks were strong enough for tabata shots‚Ä¶ Then things got a little hazy. And needless to say we were not feeling right the next day. But it was great to hang out with the future Mrs. Durden (so Tyler, you have an awesome job AND an awesome fianc√©e? Can you put in a good word for me with the devil?!). And although you put us on our asses (literally, we think Christine might have fallen at some point), Bauer you definitely got the party done right. Solid work. Thanks to everyone for such a great time. Hopefully I didn‚Äôt get too crazy. But if I did, it‚Äôs someone else’s fault anyways! Happy holidays all. Jack Bauer Tom it was great meeting you and Christine, and it’s a compliment to a bartender to know that the people I served drinks to had fun, passed out, wound up in compromising situations, or almost got thrown out a window (like Tyler almost did to Robzilla). After the 12 days of Christmas (more like the End of Days workout) I think I have some left to hit up the total and see if I can crack 820. I don’t want to go too hard lest I hurt my Xbox fingers! AllisonNYC Can’t wait to get my hands on that book. Rip is awesome. I’m ordering it today. Had Christmas dinner with my whole family last night after all. I haven’t seen any of them in about 6 months. My uncles kept challenging me to push up contests but then changed their minds becuase they said said I have an advantage because I bounce off the ground. I think they’re just scared. My grandpa made me arm wrestle him. He beat me. All of my little cousins were doing pushups and saying “look at me look at me”! It’s so easy to set a good example for kids. All of the men in my family are really strong. The women mostly want to be skinny and try for it with dieting. That’s going to change if I have anything to do with it!. They all said they couldn’t believe that I didn’t have a pregnant looking belly anymore and that I have muscles. My grandparents told me I’m staring to look manly and that I should be careful. I told them to brace themselves next time they see me. I showed them my Eva T calendar and told them that’s what I’m shooting for someday. sarena Hey Allison, so glad you had a good time with family. You can always say girls dont get manly–our hormone levels are different! AllisonNYC I have an easier answer. Men don’t have big boobs. http://department.xavierhs.org/athletics/xaviertrack/schedule5.htm Brian D. 830 (300, 145, 375). I just wasn’t feeling it today. I was especially disappointed with my press and DL, cuz that’s 25lbs and 40lbs off my PRs, respectively. Needed more rest, needed more time. I was pressed for time cuz of a date. Oh well. I was “pleased” with my squat at least. http://department.xavierhs.org/athletics/xaviertrack/schedule5.htm Brian D. Woops, did the math wrong: 820 total. MikeG_CFATL I want to thank you guys for letting my cousin and I work out, today. That 12 days of Christmas workout was brutal. You guys are welcome at CF Atlanta anytime. Keith, see you in Vegas. Thanks, Mike G MikeG_CFATL Court, Was hoping you were going to be there. I’ll be back in a few months. Stop in if you ever come back to Atlanta. MikeG_CFATL Court, Was hoping you were going to be there. I’ll be back in a few months. Stop in if you ever come back to Atlanta. Hari 642 (220, 122, 300) BW = 151 michelle Allison- sounds like fun-but one question-why do you “bounce off the ground”? IS THERE SOME CROSSFIT TRICK THAT KEITH HAS NOT TAUGHT ME??? michelle hope u all had a great xmas. managed some lunges in the hallway of my hotel floor. i got to 100 when the housekeeper politely asked me to stop bc she couldn’t get the towel bin through. i was crushed. i REALLY wanted to do 400. then some tabata pushps, sit ups, squats i also REALLY miss the rower. perhaps it “fell” out the window thursday night? topped off by tabata oreo snacks. score -2. David Aguasca First time doing the Total! 585 (205, 120, 260) @ 144 Brett_nyc_in San Fran Squat 330lbs. new PR, old pr 320 Press 170lbs. tie PR Dead 410lbs. new PR, old pr 400 Total 910lbs. new PR Just worked up to failure as below vs the 3 attempt way… Squat, 225×5,275×3,295×1,305,315,325,330,335 Fail Press, 135×5,155×2,165×1,170,172.5 Fail Dead, 315×3,365×1,385,395,400,405 Fail, 405,407.5,410,412.5Fail. Breathing was all funny for the 1st 405 pull, got it fine the 2nd attempt Just felt really good today. 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