Heavy Deads

Thursday 110630

Deadlift 3-3-3-3-3 reps

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Compare to 110622.

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Level 2 WOD:

BP 3/5

30 Sn 115#
10 GHDSU every time bar is set down +4 sec

Compare to 110315.

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When it comes to heavy snatch balances, sometimes you’re just happy to survive them, as Steve’s smile makes clear (photo courtesy of Eric):


  • From Brand X:

    “I wish I knew how you could overstate the value of the deadlift.”
    -Greg Glassman-

    Here are some vids everybody should watch regarding the deadlift whether you are familiar with the lift or not:




    If you are familiar with this lift then you are a Big Dawg today:

    Big Dawgs:
    as Rx’d

    Everybody else, if you are unfamiliar with the lift watch the videos above and the use the time today to practice this lift with a piece of PVC pipe or a light barbell.

  • Scott M

    Thanks For some kick ass coaching Mike and Avery. Now I know not to take a huge protein shake right before filthy fifty.

  • Richard

    Warm-Up: 135-185-185

    Work Sets: 185-205-215-215-215 (PR!)

    Thanks to John for “forgetting” to tell me we left the extra weight on!

  • Reece

    Warmup: 135


    Thanks Allison for teaching me how to do deadlifts!

  • Cassie

    no warm-up, oops
    115-135-155-160 (PR!)-165 fail-155

    • Richard

      Woo! PR!

      • Cassie

        no video or photo though..it’d look ridiculous with my face all scrunched up..you PRd too!!! nice work!

  • Wayne

    215/220/225/230/235 PR

    I’ll take 5 lbs. a week for, say, the next year!

  • Madeleine


  • Warm-ups 315/335

    Work 345/345/345/345/345

    Great job Alex!

    • Alex

      worked alongside Will – we were both exhausted after yesterday’s WOD (as I’m sure everyone else was!)

      Warm-ups 315/335

      Work 345/345/345/345/345

  • Jeff
  • Jeff
  • warmup – 135 x 5

    225 – 225 – 315 – 315 – 315

    Today was absolutely craptastic. I’ve apparently been Filthed.

    Congrats to Richard & Wayne..

    • Richard

      Thanks, Reis. There’s always tomorrow!

  • Stan

    Thanks Sara for some great coaching today for those of us still recovering from the Filthy Fifty. And awesome job as always our 10am resident deadlifter, Jenny.

  • Kent B

    DL 3×5:

    355, 365, 375(PR), 385×1, 395×1(1RM PR)

    • Cassie

      nice work kent!

      • sam.gaberal


        • Kent B

          Thanks for the support, team!

  • drake


    Thanks for your thoughts, Kevin and Court.

  • sam.gaberal

    Did something different today.

    Snatch Balance into a Sott’s press



    shoulders are super fried.

  • Akash

    Felt better than last week – think my 1RM has gone up (previously 295) but didn’t have the energy to test.
    255 – 265 – 275 – 285 (2x) – 285 (3RM PR)

  • Steve Slo

    275 – 315 – 325f – 325 (x1) – 295
    The 325 is a 1-rep PR.

  • Hari

    275, 285, 295, 305, 315

  • Steve Slo

    So… It seems I left a printer over by the GHDs. I’ll grab that tomorrow.

  • Jay

    245, 265, 245, 245, 245
    form got bad so went back down