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  • Snatch - Take to a heavy single
  • Clean & Jerk - Take to a heavy single
  • Front squat - heavy single; drop 10% for 2 more singles
  • Pull-ups - 3 x max
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15 Comments
Dan 1 | 2008-03-09
I just oedered my shoes 2 days age! It sucks because I would have rather ordered from you! Next pair
ken c 2 | 2008-03-09
I got my vs oly shoes from you guys. they just got here and i can't wait to try them out. got this crossfit total competition out of the way down here in texas this weekend and now its more oly lifting from here on out.
kevin 3 | 2008-03-09
i have both a pair of do wins and a set of the vs ones, the do wins are by far a faster shoe but the vs does great for everyday training, you wont be dissapointed with them. only thing i did to alter them a little bit is get a leather punch out to make more airholes in the toe... they kinda skipped on the air conditioning a lil
kevin 4 | 2008-03-09
an additional point here, with the double strap you may find that you get a bit of a pinch if you come up on your toes like me instead of staying relatively flat footed. i just cross the strps in an x when i tie down instead, makes them alot more comfortable
Dan 5 | 2008-03-09
Thanks for the info Kevin
Butch 6 | 2008-03-09
These will be my first oly lifting shoes. How can I make sure I order the right size so I don't waste time and $ on returning them for another size? Can I trace my feet and send the traces via email
Greg Everett 7 | 2008-03-09
Butch - Send us an email and we'll help you figure out a size.
Megan 8 | 2008-03-10
Are the sizes listed men's sizes? I just ordered a pair and realized I should have verified that before I did so.
Greg Everett 9 | 2008-03-10
Megan - Yes.
Dan 10 | 2008-03-10
3-10-08 - What's on deck for today BW: 200 Back Squat: 2 x 5 sets 135 x 5 225 x 3 275 x 2 315 x 2 325 x 2 340 x 2 350 x 2 I have some vids of these. I get them posted ASAP PM WOD Snatch - Take to a heavy single 65 x 3 95 x 1 115 x 1 135 x 1 145 x 1 but ulgy 155 x miss Have some videos here too Clean & Jerk - Take to a heavy single 185 x 1 205 x 1 215 x 1 230 x 1 Have all these on video Front squat - heavy single; drop 10% for 2 more singles 185 x 1 225 x 1 250 x 1 275 x 1 (stopped here I was running out of time) Pull-ups - 3 x max (if times an issue these will be dropped first) Skipped to do WOD CF WOD Samantha "21-15-9" Press/Push Press/Push Jerk @ 85lbs (7 of each, then 5, then 3) Pull-ups Made sure I did this because Dr G called me out TIME: 3:04 All straight sets
Craig Snyder 11 | 2008-03-10
Snatch, heavy single: hang, 65#x4, 85x2, 105x2, 120x1, 125x1, 130 mx1, x1 C&J, heavy single: hang, 115#x2, 135x1, 140x1, 145x1, 150x1, 155x1, 160x1 (PR) FSq, heavy single, -10% for 2 singles: 135x3, 155x2, 175x1, 160 1x2 Pull ups: 11, 10, 8
prochargedmopar 12 | 2008-03-10
3/10/08 M/38/175 G.A. Warmup Sn 95x3,115x2,135x3 C&J 135x3,185x2,205,225f FSQ 225x3,245,275 Chin +40# 8,6,7 2 turkey sausage links 1 Salmon filet w/cheese Bowl of Cali style veggies and ricotta cheese 5 scoops plain yogurt 3 onions and broc floret chunks Large glass "Nature L" milk Large strawberry handful of macadamias,cashews, and almonds
ken c 13 | 2008-03-10
snatch 155 pr clean & jerk 210 front squat 275x1 250x2 so used my new VS oly shoes. the heel kinda feels like it's pushing me forward a little bit. may take some getting used to. snatch felt pretty good then when i got to the c&j it felt like i was spent. form was just shot. have never done these two lifts together in a workout. is this common for things to fall apart like that for a beginner? max c&j is 235 just for a reference. did helen and lynne yesterday so i was all pull uped out.
Greg Everett 14 | 2008-03-11
Ken - You'll get used to the shoes. I don't know if I'd chalk up your exhaustion to snatching and clean & jerking together, or to having done helen and lynne the day before - much more likely the latter. That's why you don't see those kinds of workouts on here.
Eric Jones 15 | 2008-03-12
Happy to be back in it! BW: 160lbs Snatch: up to 155lb, missed at 160 C&J: up to 195 no problem Front Squat: up to 205lb x1x4 no problem then, did the Rogue Fitness WOD: AMRAP in 20 min; 500m Row 5 HSPU 10 L-Pullups Completed 5 rounds
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