WOD: 9-19-12

Yet another unsung hero of the gym

Strength:  1 attempt at 100 unbroken Back Squats

WOD: 3 rounds for max reps of:

1 min AMRAP Bench Press (135/85)
1 min AMRAP Burpees
Rest 2 minutes


For best effect while reading the workout, please let this play:  because I know this is how you really feel

YES!  The Bench Press is here.  From my accounts, February 22nd was the last  (and only) time the Bench Press was ever used.   Today we shall all relish in it.  I am sure that by now this is also playing in your head.  Memories of past gym experiences and of pumping iron are euphorically playing in your head.  I just have a few things to point out before the excitement overwhelms you.

  1. Have you ever tried doing Bench Press after your legs stopped working?
  2. Can you imagine what Burpees will feel like after the Bench press?
  3. When was the last time you did more than 10 reps in a set?

If your answer goes something along the lines of no / not even a little bit / never, then today will certainly be interesting.

It’ll go something like this,



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