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Miles sometimes wonders why he keeps coming back.

Workout:

Power Clean – 5, 5, 5, 5, 5

Touch and go each rep (no resting on the floor for more than a split second).

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Mini Metcon after.

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  • Big Dave

    To all,

    Here is the video to the Royal Bumber back in Jan 2009 with other CF’ers from around the bay area.

    Big Dave

    You can watch it here:

  • Big Dave

    OK can’t spell at 2:30 in the morning

    Royal Rumble Jan 2009

    D-

  • Shannon

    Miles.. Didn’t you say that peeps from your work check the site for your pics? 😉

  • JimmyG

    Great job 6am on the power cleans!! This is a hard movement to learn. Very explosive and powerful…It’s My favorite.
    Go-Heavy-Holly is about 5 lbs away from doing body weight 5 times!! And her form is flawless.
    After the WOD we did a 800m Indian chase. Good Times.

  • Mark L.

    The other great part about “buying experiences” is that they don’t take up space in your already overcrowded garage. If I had a nickel for every “thing” I purchased and let go “unenjoyed”, I’d be a rich man.
    Several years ago, I was helping a pastor get us all ready for a youth mission trip to a Navajo Indian reservation we were going on, and I asked what he was most excited about. This was our first time visiting “real indians!”, and I was expecting something like you’d hear from a 10 year old boy.
    He said, “I’m excited about the memories we’re going to build into these kids that will last their lifetime.”
    Sometimes, that one night/day/weekend out with your sig. other (or old or new friend) will be one of those “lifetime” memories we’ll look back on for decades. Sometimes, it’s just another respite from the daily grind…
    Either way, make the time, book it, and find out!

  • Miles

    Hi Shannon, yes – I’m pretty sure that’s why the pic is up there, should have kept my mouth shut… So far they haven’t found it, but I’m sure they will. At least it isn’t as bad as the last one!

  • Mark L.

    Annie in open gym:
    8:01

    That double unders practice really paid off, though I wish I had looked at the clock before starting on the 10’s. I rested between rep 5 and 6 of situps for a couple seconds. DOH!

  • sakura @crossfit solano

    I LOVE how you can clearly spot Craig and Jeremy in the FilFest pic. lol. =]

  • Jeremy Jones

    You can always spot Craig and I in the photos (Hint: we are usually in the back row, doing something like hanging from trees, or holding kegs above our heads, etc).

    -jj