Happy Valentine’s Day!

Monday 110214

Five rounds of:
5 Dumbbell deadlifts
5 Dumbbell hang cleans
5 Dumbbell push presses
5 Dumbbell squats

Increase the load each round. Rest as necessary between rounds.

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  • From Brand X:

    Big Dawg, Pack and Puppy can all do this as Rx’d. Pack and Pup be careful of your form if you find that your form is breaking down, lower the weight rather then continue to do the exercise badly.

  • jenn

    12kg, 30#, 35#, 35#, 35# – Would have loved to try 40#, but alas we have no 40# dumbbells, and I’m positive I would have failed at 45#… oh well.

  • JamesA

    This workout looks awesome, but Valentines Day is cramping my workout style tonight.

  • Laura

    Can we get more dumbbells please?
    Especially #10, #12, #15

  • Bob C

    30, 35, 35, 45, 45. Would have liked to have gone heavier, but wasn’t comfortable with the hand maneuvering using heavier kbs instead of dbs.

  • brad s.

    if you like today’s workout, you’ll love this:


    great travel wod that ‘looked easy.’

  • Lisa

    I used a kettlebell, 12kg for every round, although for deadlifts only increased 12 kg to 16kg to 24kg.

  • Sophie

    We sent out the 1st issue of the “Crossfit Journal” today via email. If you did not reiceve the email, we most likely do not have your correct email address. If you want your email added to the list, please let me know. srblahdATgmailDOTcom.


  • Sophie

    sorry, typed that too quickly, it is the “Black Box Journal” (like the Crossfit Journal, but for the Black Box).

  • Jeff

    1 pood, 45#, 1.5 pood
    2 pood: DLs, 3 hang cleans, 2 hang cleans, PPs, FSs
    2 pood: DLs, 2 hang cleans, 2 hang cleans, rest of the complex on the minute
    1.5 pood
    2 pood: 1 rep of each

    Next time, I’ll try 2-3 reps at 2 pood. Or perhaps try to break into only 2 subsets.

    Decided to go for max DUs and got 65 or so, which is a PR. No warm up.

  • Jason L.

    Deadlift: 5×260 5×295 5×335
    Shoulder Press: 5×110 5×125 5×145
    Today’s WOD: 40-50-55-60-65

  • RX got to 70# (2pood) hard as hell

  • Matt U.

    Three double unders in a row — the first time doing more than one.

    Thanks, Mike, for the advice! You got me there.