Thursday – Sunday, August 1-4

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Thursday

REST – watch 2013 Games videos and archived live feed for inspiration.  Out of the movements that were included in the Games workouts, which ones would be weaknesses for you?  Go to the archived footage for those workouts and study the athletes in those workouts, how they each move through those movements.  Evaluate differences between athletes – observe the efficiencies and inefficiencies between each individual athlete.  What makes it look so easy, why is it a struggle for some?  Post thoughts to comments about one movement you are weaker at and your observations of what you see on that footage.

Friday

Oly focus day –

1. SNATCH TECHNIQUE: work up to 50% x 3 x 2 sets. 55%x2x2, 60%x2x2
2. Gym WOD – 20 Min. to find 1RM Clean, Max Height Box Jump

Saturday

1.  Gym WOD – Suicide
2.  For Time:  10 Strict HSPU, 200m Farmer Carry -HEAVY, 100m Sled Drag -HEAVY, 10 Kipping HSPU

Sunday

REST DAY

 

How to Be Better

Essays |
July 2, 2013
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So, you’re sick of your life of silent mediocrity and you’re ready to make a change. You’re ready to sacrifice and work and get results. What now?

First, edit sentence #2. You’re ready to sacrifice and work and get results. Only 2/3 of that sentence gets to live.

You’re ready to sacrifice and work.

Forget about results, for now. Most people are
overly focused on results. Don’t be most people. Get yourself overly
focused on the right work — and the results will come. This mindset is
so crucial — yet so simple — that most people overlook it. They get so
caught up in the worlds of goals and progress and results that they
forget to focus on the work first. And yet it is the work that is crucial: the work and how you do it.

When we were preparing for the 2010 CrossFit Games, some of us were a little concerned about ticket sales.
We had just moved into a huge venue and we needed a crowd to cheer on
the athletes that we knew would do amazing things. How could we get that
crowd? How could we get more people to come? There was one person who
was not worried: Greg Glassman. He told us to forget about selling
tickets and instead focus on making the best possible Games yet. We did.
And the next year we didn’t have to worry about ticket sales at all.
The year after that, we sold out way in advance. The secret? Focus on the work, not the results.

Now, don’t mistake this attitude for the belief that results don’t matter. They do. But you have to get your priorities in order. Work, then results. Focus on the task at hand with laser-like intensity. Then, reap the results. Success doesn’t come in the other order.

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