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  • Snatch - heavy single
  • Clean & jerk - heavy single
  • Back squat - heavy single
  • Pull-up variation of choice - 3 sets
  • Ab work of choice
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Pat McElhone 1 | 2008-10-17
Is "heavy single" a % of 1RM (i.e. >90%)? Thank you.
Matt Wichlinski 2 | 2008-10-17
heaviest you can go that day
Pat McElhone 3 | 2008-10-17
Is it the same as "max"? PM WOD programming uses both terms. Thanks.
Greg Everett 4 | 2008-10-17
Pat -

No. Check out the info link for the explanations of that stuff.
Richard Vanmeerbeek 5 | 2008-10-18
I was fresh all week but I am indeed beat up today, wow !

Sn : ramped up to 82.5kg then failed it twice
C&j : ramped up to 102.5kg which I failed twice as well
BS : sets at 120kg were already feeling hard, call it a day.

+ short metcon
Eric Brandom 6 | 2008-10-18
Snatch - 205# - got 210 earlier this week so I'm fairly satisfied
C&J - 250#
BS - 370#
Pullups - 3x10 1-handed pullups
Abs - 3x15 GHD Situps
tommi k 7 | 2008-10-18
Heavy singles:

Snatch - 86kg
C&J - 113.5kg
Back squat - 160kg
Bench press - 127.5kg
Weighted Pull up - 47.5kg PR

Max front plank - 3:10 PR

-felt slow today
Pat McElhone 8 | 2008-10-18

C&J-205, miss J at 215
1 set chin-ups 20

Matt Wichlinski 9 | 2008-10-18
Snatch 245 PR
Jesse Woody 10 | 2008-10-18
Snatch: 195# PR
C&J: 250# PR
BS: 315# PR
ADR 11 | 2008-10-18
Snatch - 155# PR!
C&J - 195#, missed the jerk on 210#
Back squat - 275# PR!
Mixed Grip Pull ups - 15, 12, 11
Ab Wheel - 3x15
ken c 12 | 2008-10-18
snatch 175
clean and jerk 225

ran out of time. bad lifting day. low energy. failed 5 times at 190 snatch. failed twice at 235 c&j. might try this over again tomorrow.
Rick 13 | 2008-10-18
Meshed the last two

warmed up with tall snatch w/65#. Never done those. Not easy for me at all.
Snatch balance: 125#
Snatch: 125#
C&J: 175#
low bar BS: 300# PR!!
mixed grip weighted pullups w/30# DB, 12,10,5
russian twists 25# kb 3x30
tabata flutter kicks for 5 sets

Tim Scalise 14 | 2008-10-18
sn: 60,65,70,75,80,82.5(miss),82.5 new PR!!!
cj: 70,75,80,85,90,95 tie PR, 100 miss, 100 miss
my clean pull just went to shit on 100 not really sure why
bs: 100,105,110,120,130
pull ups:3 sets of 8 using weight assistance machine (im still working on being able to do pull ups)
abs: 3 sets on decline bench

I didnt get to do the whole week so I will see how I feel next week. thanks for the site and the WODs I hope that this will help me make some gains, and also help make me for functional.
Luke Leaman 15 | 2008-10-18
6', 104.5

sn: 63
cj: 84
bs: 175
pu, mixed grip: 6/4/4
ab: various

nursing a shoulder injury and trying to "re-learn" the Oly lifts after a long layoff.

Thanks for the WODs, great stuff you have here.
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