Saturday, October 3, 2009

CrossFit ATL 4166 Leah P. recovers after breaking the gym record for females in "Helen"

Workout of the Day

For time:
Run 800 meters
15 left-legged pistols
15 right-legged pistols
25 sit-ups
12 left-legged pistols
12 right-legged pistols
25 sit-ups
9 right-legged pistols
9 left legged pistols
25 sit-ups
Run 800 meters

"Pistol" is one-legged squat with Kettlebell or dumbbell. Use 24 kg Kettlebell or 55 pound dumbbell for pistols.

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The August 2009 issue of Scientific American has an article about a surprise connection between grain consumption and autoimmune disease: "Surprises from Celiac Disease (pdf)"  This connection comes as no surprise to the CrossFit community, as Loren Cordain, author of The Paleo Diet suggested such a connection in an article entitled "Modulation of immune function by dietary lectins in rheumatoid arthritis (pdf)" published in the British Journal of Nutrition in 2000.

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  • Rob M

    As Rx’d: 23:48. Those pistols were rough.

  • Steve

    Went for an easy 15 mile bike ride. I’m running in a half marathon tomorrow and couldn’t imagine that a bunch of one legged squats with a 1.5 pood kettlebell was going to help that.

  • kba_cfatl

    Today’s WOD
    started with 12kg KB in the first round then dropped to 8kg KB for the 2nd & 3rd rounds as I was failing 12kg reps and getting stuck at the bottom due to loss of focus and fatigue.

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