Heavy and on the minute

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Rowing Workshop — Saturday, May 15th
Tuesday 100420
Clean one rep every minute on the minute for 15 minutes.
Tommy Hackenbruck 335/275lbs, Ben Crook 305/275lbs, Miranda Oldroyd 185/165lbs, Taz Venter 165/145lbs. Post highest and lowest reps to comments.

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Simon, KJ, and James (left to right) get to work:


  • (From BrandX)
    So you know what‚Äôs coming, …..every one is a Big Dawg today. If you are unfamiliar with the movement start light and work on your technique.
    You can find a ton of vid here on the clean:

  • Lisa

    The Boston Marathon was held yesterday. In an ultrarunning forum I follow members were reporting how they did in the race and came across the following post: “Since I couldn’t run due to an Achilles injury, I _rowed_ a marathon today on a Concept2 in 2:53:54.8 (pretty decent for 62yo lightweight). I could never beat 3 hours in a running marathon, so I guess this will have to do it for me.”

  • Tim B

    rowing a marathon is no joke. the times tend to be slightly faster
    my time when I rowed mine was 3:12:07

  • Tim B

    CFE Strength WOD
    15min AMRAP
    6 Hang Power Snatch 95lbs
    8 Ring Dips
    10 GHD Sit Ups
    7 rounds + 2 snatches

  • Adam

    wow lisa, rowing a marathon just seems wrong! what kind of pace where you rowing?

  • Tim B

    Adam – I held 2:15-2:20

  • Lisa

    I would think rowing would be slower than running, but that’s just me. Tim that time is excellent.

  • Tim B

    thanks. one of the rowing journal videos says that if you are in top rowing and top running shape the times are usually within 15% of each other. that was also the journal video surrounded in controversy because the instructor was demonstrating and commenting on wrong form as being correct so who knows.
    if anyone ever has a death wish and wants to row one I’ll do it with them. just never EVER doing it alone again haha

  • Lisa

    Tim, you do it on the rower and I’ll run it on a treadmill and we can keep each other company as we go insane.

  • Tim B


  • Lenny

    Tim you got crushed by a 62 YO LW. WTF dude?

  • Lisa

    Something more interesting than watching someone row a marathon…..
    Monday May 03, Brooklyn Boulders will be showing an excellent film on John Gill, pioneer of American bouldering. You might not be interested in rock climbing itself but this man developed strength and endurance training methods back in the 1950’s that enabled him to excel at competitive rope climbing, one-arm one-finger pullups, one arm front levers, etc.
    I plan on catching it either in New Paltz, NY on Sat. May 01 or if I miss it there will head to Brooklyn Boulders.

  • Jenn

    Thanks for the link, Lisa! I recently just got back into climbing and love going to Brooklyn Boulders.
    I may check out the film on May 3; anyone interested in getting a group together? The place is open until 11pm, so I was planning on doing a few climbs before and after the film.

  • Mike Mishik

    175/200 (PR by 15#) Failed on 195 and 205…
    followed up with OPT wod from the other day:
    7 rounds:
    10 sdlhp (2pood)
    20 clapping push ups
    30 pistols (15 each leg)
    40 double unders
    4 min rest between rounds,
    2:45, 3:01, 3:00, 2:48, 2:50, 2:49, 3:00

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  • Emily

    73/88 pr by 15# 🙂 could have gone heavier but I had some weird mental thing happen in the middle… next time I’m breaking 100!!
    cash out: 3 rounds: 20 DU’s 20 GHD’s

  • Sara

    A. 10 touch and go SDLHP to chin; rest 1 min x 5 sets – build load per set
    B. Ring Push Ups @ 31X1; amrap x 5 sets; rest 2 min b/t sets
    C. “flight simulator”
    A. 73-78-83-88-93
    B. 14-11-11-10-9
    C. This was 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 45, 40, 35, 30, 25, 20, 15, 10, 5 unbroken double unders. Did it in 15:01, had to restart the 40’s on the way up and 35’s on the way down.

  • Emily

    How far away is New Paltz? I’m definitely down to go. Would totally hit Brooklyn Boulders that Monday but I have class till 8….

  • Steve S.


  • Leslie

    I suck at cleans.
    lame, lame, lame LOL
    But I did four pull ups today!!!

  • Lisa

    The New Paltz showing is on Saturday night. It is a town about 60 miles north of the city. It is not far from the Shawangunks which are world-famous rock climbing cliffs, also lots of state parks in the area so worth making a day trip up there.
    OTOH, I have not yet been to Brooklyn Boulders and would love to check it out.

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  • Jai

    53# x 4
    58# x 5
    60# x 6
    Form was getting bad at the end, so I didn’t go further up in weight.