That First Competition πŸ‹πŸΌβ€β™€οΈπŸ‹πŸΌβ€β™€οΈ

Boy oh boy was that a weekend!!

So we just had the only yearly local CrossFit competition – The Rock Throwdown – and it was an absolute blast! It was one tough and long weekend but I would do it again in a heartbeat!! I must say a heartfelt thank you to first and foremost my amazing team partner, also all the CrossFit Martell members and Vitaly for their support as well as CrossFit 356 for organizing this amazing event‼️

So why I’m writing this post – this was my first ever competition and I wanted to share my experience – so I was super nervous to register and thought I would never be good enough and stressed a million times about how on earth we were going to manage – but you know what?! That was the exact feeling that pushed both my partner and I to our limits and to really train our hardest till D day πŸ’ͺ🏻πŸ’ͺ🏻

Then when D day arrived there were the expected butterflies, the Tummy aches, the jelly legs, the lack of appetite, etc. but once the first event began that was all gone and all that was left was excitement to make the most of this weekend and really have a good time ❣️πŸ’ͺ🏻 we had some ups and downs – some disappointments and some great achievements – which is of course to be expected with the amount of output that is expected of you in these competitions… so all in all it was a super awesome experience and I could not be prouder of our performance and if any of you are considering if you should or shouldn’t do any kind of competition my advice is just go for it – I promise you will never regret itβ€ΌοΈβ˜ΊοΈ 

If you want to give them a try Our workouts for the weekend were:

DAY 1

Event 1

3 rounds

21 synchro Single arm Dumbbell Snatches (15kg) and 42 Toes to Bar 

Timecap 8 mins

Event 2

70cals Assault Bike shares

50 Box jumps, 50 Overhead squats (30kg), 35 Box jumps, 35 Overhead squats, 20 Box jumps, 20 Overhead squats all shared

Max cals Assault Bike 

Timecap 14

Event 3

8mins to find your maximum for the following complex:

1 power clean, 1 hang power clean, 2 power clean, 2 hang power clean

Event 4

1 athlete follows the other 

1 min handstand

50 cals row

40 chest to bar pull ups

30 shoulder to overhead (40kg)

20 pistol squats

10 deadlifts (85kg)

Timecap 18 mins


DAY 2

Event 5 

4km run with hills

Event 6

4 rounds

5 rope climbs, 50 wall balls (6kg), 30 Dumbbell cleans (15kg)

Timecap 16mins

Event 7

30cals row each, 30 synchro burpees over bar, 30 snatches (40kg) and 3 ring muscle ups each

Timecap 12 mins 

If you wanna check out the event have a look at The Rock Throwdown

Until next year – till we are stronger, better and faster πŸ’ͺπŸ»πŸ‹πŸΌβ€β™€οΈβ˜ΊοΈ

 

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