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Old 01-25-2006, 09:02 PM   #1
Jeff Haas
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You've got to be KIDDING, Just finished todays WOD,how can something that sounds so easy be so difficult? Let's just put it this way after the 3rd go round on the pullups I was sucking air.The last 3 sets I could barely do 1 in 2o seconds.Than had the PU, SU and squats,Are there really people out there who can actually do these exdercises the way there described? On the other hand in a little over a week increased my pullups from a max of 8 to 12 so I guess something is working,I do love getting up in the morning and seeing what the Coach has in store for the day.Looking forward to tomorrow
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Old 01-25-2006, 11:20 PM   #2
Veronica Carpenter
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Welcome to Crossfit! Many times I'd look at the WOD and think "Cool, I can do this" only to be sadly mistaken. But, that's what makes it even more fun!
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Old 01-26-2006, 01:15 AM   #3
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Same here. I will look at the WOD, say "that doesn't sound too bad", then be sucking wind the whole time. It's very humbling. At the same time though each time I do a workout, I get better at it.
Welcome to CF!
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Old 01-26-2006, 01:23 AM   #4
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If it looks easy on paper..panic!!
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Old 01-26-2006, 10:00 AM   #5
Robby Beauchamp
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Worst for me was the first time I ever did "Barbara".

I looked at it and said "20 pull-ups, 30 push-ups, 40 sit-ups, and 50 squats? No sweat"

After the 3rd round I thought I was gonna die.:lol:

The funny thing about the WODs is that no matter how many times you do a particular one, the suffering never gets any better, it only lasts a little less time.
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Old 01-26-2006, 10:33 AM   #6
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Jeff, welcome to CrossFit!
That is all part of the process.
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Old 01-26-2006, 11:25 AM   #7
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I've conditioned myself to never say "this doesn't look too bad." Unless it's a max lift day, I look at them and go "which part is going to kick my a$$?"
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Old 01-26-2006, 05:10 PM   #8
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Welcome to CrossFit.

For future reference: If it looks easy, you're probably screwed.
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