We’d like to welcome our new members from the latest 6 week challenge class! They have taken the plunge and joined us, now ready to take their fitness to a new level. We have a couple of other new seasoned athletes, as well. When you see them in class, be sure to introduce yourselves and welcome them :-).
…and just in time for a staple WOD. Helen was one of the near original benchmark workouts. These ‘girl’ workouts were designed to truly test your fitness. Why a girl name? Why else? …because women are stronger 🙂 kidding… the founder of CrossFit says these workouts leave your body feeling like it was hit by a storm and the US National Weather Service assigns a female name to all of their storms.
‘Helen’ just happens to have been my very first WOD, on my first day at CrossFit of Fremont, 9 years ago. I just read on wodwell.com that a good time for a beginner is in the 15-17 minute range. It took me 24 minutes that day! haha. I think I walked the entire run. So if you are a beginner at CrossFit, you might want to use the scaling options to avoid hitting the time cap. Don’t be like Shelly in 2010.
Thursday June 20th
3 Rounds For Time:
21 Kettlebell Swings (53/35#)
AMRAP 8 Mins
Teams of 3
50′ Sandbag Carry (50-150lbs)