Thursday, September 19, 2013
HRV: 102 (-1/green)
A. Snatch: 5x1 @ 80%, 5x1 @ 85% (175,187)
Front Squats (205)
Notes: Definitely feeling tired going into the gym today. Woke up earlier than normal and lied in bed for an hour so I was fresh getting up. Got a good warm-up in before getting to a bit of technical work in the snatch. Worked on getting more vertical and jumping through my heels on the pull. I think the extension up was much better but I wasn't getting the bar back off the floor so I wasn't loading up my hamstrings. Need to work on this a little bit and we will be back in business.
Moved onto the tester and I was not feeling it going in. Mentally I was pretty spent and I knew that the front squats were going to hurt. I was pleasantly surprised that I was able to push the pace and not completely red line. Not nearly as bad as the front squat bar muscle up tester from a couple weeks ago. Broke up a few reps of front squats so I could catch my breath and tried to push the pace going into the muscle ups. The rings were a little low for my liking so getting a pull kip was a bit of a challenge. I just have to deal with it and adapt. Hurt a little bit afterward, but wasn't too crushed.