Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.
15,000-19,999 SparkPoints 16,453

And I almost skipped Oly class for the Farmer's market this morning...

Saturday, October 12, 2013

I haven't been to Oly class in a couple weeks, but I'm SO GLAD I went this morning!

We started out with snatch balances. If you aren't familiar, a snatch balance is when you start with the bar on your back, dip and drive, lock it out overhead in a partial squat, and ride it down and stand back up. Our coaches' friend Charles, who just happens to be a 2012 OLYMPIAN was there and gave me a lot of pointers. I ended up getting up to 103#.

Next up we did 3 sets of 1 snatch pull + 2 snatches from below the knee, then 3 sets of 1 snatch pull + 1 snatch from below the knee. I recently snatch PRed and I thought it was at 93#. After I did 88# with no problem, I started entering everything we were doing into the app on my phone I use to keep track of stuff. It was then that I realized my PR was 83, not 93, and I had just PRed without even knowing it. I told the girls I was lifting with and they told me 88 had looked super easy and I should definitely try 93, so I did, and bam! No problem! Last month it took me 4 tries to get 83!

We finished off class with snatch pull downs, which is where you do a snatch pull and then go back down very slowly (6 seconds). It is for both strength and drilling the correct positions. we did 5 sets of 2 from 93-113#.

So glad I went today! The Farmer's market can wait until tomorrow!
Share This Post With Others
Member Comments About This Blog Post
    WOW Great job!!

    What app do you use??
    1105 days ago
  • Add Your Comment to the Blog Post

    Log in to post a comment

    Disclaimer: Weight loss results will vary from person to person. No individual result should be seen as a typical result of following the SparkPeople program.