Thursday, February 18, 2010

Mike G. gets a PR in the deadlift, 215 kg

Workout of the Day

Five rounds for time of:
Row 500 meters
135 pound Power clean, 12 reps
95 pound Thruster, 15 reps

Post time to comments.


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By landing on the middle or front of the foot, barefoot runners have
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when they heel-strike."  In response, we say, "Duh.  How about we get a grant to do a study that gives a scientific imprimatur to the blatantly obvious."

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  • Matthew Queen

    That’s a fantastic deadlift. Check out what youtube shows as a related video on the side.

  • Bethanie

    what a pussy

  • Andy L

    LOL! C’mon Mike. Why don’t you put up some real weight. Just kidding. Way to go man!

  • VAS

    That’s a lot of weight. Amazing. When I grow up I want to be like Mike.
    I suppose youtube comments will follow that this is nothing, that crossfit doesn’t make you strong, that you had a strength background before coming to crossfit. Oh wait…

  • VAS

    Time to put your thinking caps on.
    Genetic testing Curbs some inherited diseases.

  • Leah P

    Hi guys! I just got some new furniture for my living room and am trying to sell my old stuff (which is only about a year old)… anyway, thought I’d post links to craigslist for it just in case anyone (or anyone’s friends) might be interested. There may even be a CFATL discount for ya 🙂
    Oh, and great job Mike!!! That’s freakin’ impressive…

  • Jonathan H CFATL

    Three things: 1) I want to be like Mike
    2) I apologize to everyone who posts on beyond the whiteboard. You may have noticed a constant stream of posts from me over the last week or so. This is due in part to my laziness over the past few months when it comes to posting my workouts. So I had to do them all at once. Won’t happen again.
    3) I am SO EXCITED about sectionals that I cannot contain it, and I hope everyone else is too! We are going to have a really strong showing and are going to show the rest of Ga what CrossFit in Atlanta is all about.

  • Chandler Alford

    That’s raw, Mike. Excellent job!

  • MikeG_CFATL

    Thanks everyone!
    check out the workouts for the GA Sectional…

  • Stephanie E

    way to go mikey!
    yarrr i really want to do this workout. unfortunately i’ve been doing 30 lbs thrusters in the hotel room with dumbells 🙁

  • kba_cfatl

    Great job on the Deadlift PR. Looked easy but I am sure it was not.
    George managed to make an appearance!
    Also to Nancy’s.

  • mike k

    so. . . I was like totally there to witness that. what the video failed to capture was George’s 216Kg DL. Nice work Mike!
    tomorrow’s A.M. and lunch classes will have a chance to do saturday’s snatch max out. from 15 to 25 after the hour we will snatch, at 30 after we will race through 21-15-9 KBS and burpees. of course you can always make up a workout you missed instead. see everyone in the morning

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