It´s full on summer here in Spain now and it´s crazy hot because of it. I think that´s why I really struggled yesterday. I think on paper this WOD wasn´t as hard as some of the other ones I did, but I struggled a lot with it.
The workout was 21 minutes ascending ladder of
Kettlebell swings (I used 8kg)
Box Jumps (20 inch)
We started with 2 reps of each and the ascending ladder means that every round you add 2 more reps. So first round is 2 of each, second round is 4 of each, etc.
I substituted the handstand pushups for wall climbs. And because wall climbs are a bit more straining we started them with 1 and then add 1 every round. But even that turned out to be too hard for me.
I really struggled a lot this workout. Black spots.. out of breath. Dripping sweat.
I did a total of 6 rounds, but I didn´t multiply to wall climbs. I just did one of them each time. I couldn´t handle more :( (I should really practice the hand stand!!). So in the end I did a total of 6 wall climbs and a total of 42 of each of the other movements.
After finishing the workout we got 3 minutes of rest and then had to run 1 mile, which was 4 laps around the building.
I thought I would be ok on the run as I´ve been practising running for a while now, but it was horrible! I started out too fast so I burnt out after the first lap and had to walk a short bit on every lap after that. The first lap I came in as one of the fastest, but in the end I was the last one to finish. Lesson learned ;).
I switched to another time. I used to go at 7pm as I went straight after work. But this week I moved apartments and I now live much closer to the box. So now I go home first and go to CrossFit at 8pm. It´s a bit quieter at 8pm so I think it´s nicer (7pm class is always fully booked with usually some extra people there as well). But it felt so much hotter today than last week. Not sure if the temperature is so much different or if it just gets more hot in there every hour. Because then I might switch back to 7pm :p.