FallOut CrossFit – School of Elite Fitness Tri-cities, WA

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Hitting the Wall

If you haven’t yet you most certainly will some day. Hit the wall, this is where you’re training your butt off and you are seeing great gains and then all of a sudden…..bang! Something happens, you don’t see the improvements you were before, or maybe you are doing worse then you were previously. So what gives?! I thought this constantly varied stuff was suppose to be kinda like P90X and cause muscle confusion and this some how magically skips over this wall. First off lets all take a step back and think of where you started from, ground zero, and how far you have come from that point to now. We are better right? How long did it take you to get to this new point, a long time. To often people see the gains and then loose the patience that it took to get those gains. Sometimes rest is the best thing! Taking a week off every couple months is not a bad thing as long as it has a purpose. If you get sidelined because of an injury you will lose more then just a 1 week rest. Sometimes this is part of your CrossFit training. This is the time where you get re-centered, dial your nutrition in and get motivated again. Focus on the little things, the things you can’t do. Take the time to learn a new skill or practice something you are not the best at. All of these little things will make you better overall. Can’t do handstand push ups? Do some handstands during warm ups, they’ll build some core strength that will translate towards other movements. Hitting the wall isn’t a fun thing, it can be very depressing and make you want to throw your hands up in the air. But just like everything else in CrossFit, it’s never easy, but we do it anyways!

WOD: 21-15-9

  • Hang Power Clean & Jerks
  • Pull Ups
  • Box Jumps
    • Level III: 95/65 & 24/20
    • Level II: 65/45 & 20″
    • Level I: 45/35 & 20″
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