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Tuesday 090825
Complete as many rounds as possible 20 minutes of:
95 pound Thruster, 5 reps
95 pound Hang Powercleans, 7 reps
95 pound Sumo Deadlift High-pull, 10 reps
Post rounds completed to comments.
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Let’s all give a big congrats to our very own Lisa, whose photo made the CrossFit Endurance blog today with the following caption: “Lisa Madden, CFE NYC ,completed the Leadville 100 mile endurance run last weekend in 26:44:28.. Congrats Lisa, motivational run, for more than all of us sea level dwellers.”
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  • SCALING OPTIONS for today’s workout, courtesy of the CrossFit BrandX forums:
    Big Dawgs:
    as Rx’d
    women – 65#
    The Porch:
    Complete as many rounds as possible 20 minutes of:
    95 pound Thruster, 5 reps
    95 pound Hang Powercleans, 7 reps
    95 pound Sumo Deadlift High-pull, 10 reps
    women – 65#
    Complete as many rounds as possible 20 minutes of:
    65 pound Thruster, 5 reps
    65 pound Hang Powercleans, 7 reps
    65 pound Sumo Deadlift High-pull, 10 reps
    women – 45#
    Complete as many rounds as possible 15 minutes of:
    45 pound Thruster, 5 reps
    45 pound Hang Powercleans, 7 reps
    45 pound Sumo Deadlift High-pull, 10 reps
    women – 25#
    Complete as many rounds as possible 12 minutes of:
    10-25 pound Thruster, 5 reps
    10-25 pound Hang Powercleans, 7 reps
    10-25 pound Sumo Deadlift High-pull, 10 reps

  • kj

    Congrats, Lisa! You are incredible!
    Had a distinctly crossfit moment this morning when upon realizing that I had a job interview today, my next thought was “I really need to shave down my calluses”. I then realized that it’s a good thing I won’t be doing this until afterwards.

  • Jeffrey B.

    Lisa, that is an amazing time. Congrats! I want to see that belt buckle you earned.
    Today’s WOD:
    RX’d, 6 rounds + 4 HPCs

  • michelle foxman

    congrats lisa!

  • Davi

    Lisa! That’s awesome! So inspiring!

  • Tim

    7 rounds as RX’ed

  • Kirk

    Fantastic work. Lisa! Holy Cow! Looking forward to seeing that belt buckle and hearing all about it the next time we do CFE.

  • Zach Singer

    Better you than me, Lisa! But seriously, great work there, and that is a smokin’ time too!

  • Kelly

    congrats Lisa!
    65#, 9 rds even

  • Kurt

    Great Job Lisa! That is farther than I ever want to go on foot. Can’t believe you were willing to stand in the picture afterwards.
    CFE- Tuesday night (tonight) 6:30 at Columbus Circle entrance to central park. Meet by the snack stand to the left (north) of the statue. If you are late, meet up with us at the “mall” where the runs are usually held. See you there.

  • Lisa

    Thank you all for the comments – I am so so happy with that run! By sticking with Crossfit and the Zone diet I intend to need that belt buckle to keep my jeans up 😉

  • Steve D

    Lisa! What an inspiration. Congratulations on a job well done.

  • Sara

    Congrats Lisa! You’re amazing!

  • torch

    great work lisa!

  • Jessica L.

    Amazing Lisa! I have been to Leadville many times…and that is some serious altitude to walk around in, let alone run 100 miles!

  • Zach Singer

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  • torch

    13 rds Rx’D

  • Zach Singer

    Nice work Torch – that is legit!

  • torch

    thanks zach! for the record however, the word “legit” upsets me!

  • Mike

    Congrats Lisa, that is awesome!
    Torch, great score, again setting the bar higher for the rest of us.

  • Reagan

    Lisa, that’s amazing, nice work!
    As Rx’d 9 rounds + 2 thrusters
    Black Box (178,178)

  • kj

    7 rounds w/ 45#
    2 more rounds than last time!
    Yes, next time I will use more weight.
    Thanks for another great class Brian! You, and your warm-up, will be missed!

  • Martin P

    Rx’d 7 rounds + 5 thrusters + 7 HPC

  • Ian

    Wow, 100 miles is incredible. But 100 miles at that elevation is truly heroic. Well done.

  • Lt Gabe

    Torch, I saw your score before I headed to the gym. It legitimately ruined my day so I did a pressing WOD instead.
    pressx1: 185, 190, 185, 185, 180
    pushPx3: 175, 190, 190, 190, 155
    pushJx5: 205(x4), 185, 185, 185, 180

  • torch

    um…i’m sorry? i wasn’t feelin great, so i burned that WOD to perk up…

  • Tim

    I should be able to get out in time to get to CFE tonight

  • Sara

    12 rounds…. torch, so close… i’m catching you next time

  • torch

    huh. you’re on my radar now…

  • kj

    Sara. Wow.

  • Lisa

    ‘Sara wow’ is right!!

  • michelle foxman

    Sara ur a machine.
    I need to borrow one of ur do rags maybe it will help me
    9 rounds at 45lbs. thanks Brian and Sara. Next time more weight.

  • Mike M

    9 rounds Rx….looking forward to Nate tomorrow…Lisa that’s incredible. what a feat!

  • Zach Singer

    12 Rounds, I think. Possibly 13, per comment by Craig, but I think 12. I don’t know – I was pretty delirious.

  • Brett_nyc

    10 rounds + 2 sdhp
    3 reps short of PR
    sick work Torch.

  • Mike

    11 rounds even rx’d in BK. PR by 2 rounds.

  • Hari

    6 Rounds + 2 Thrusters
    (68,54), (55, 42), (35, 29)

  • 7 rounds + 5 thrusters