Category Archives: Shoulder Press

CrossFit Benchmark WoD: CFT

Going into CrossFit Total (CFT), my primary goal is to break 1000 lbs for my total. Which means that I go into the WoD with a goal for each lift that will enable me to get there. Continue reading

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Benchmark WoD: CrossFit Total

I was pretty disappointed as my goal is to get a 1000 lb CFT. I might find an extra 10 lbs or so in the shoulder press, and up to 25-30 lbs more in the dead lift, but the back squat is really where I need to work to find that last 45 lbs. Continue reading

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CrossFit WoD: Shoulder Press

My previous best single shoulder press is 200 lbs, done at the CrossFit Central affilate during the CrossFit Total WoD (right after knocking out a 425 lb dead lift). Continue reading

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CrossFit Central WoD: Barbell Burpees and Sit Ups

Great workout. I was able to muscle up the cleans pretty easily for all thirty reps, and an easy push press had the bar over my head without ever straining. The metcon aspect of the WoD is what did me in. Continue reading

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CrossFit Garage Gym WoD: Shoulders

Great shoulder burnout WoD this afternoon in my garage gym Continue reading

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CrossFit Garage WoD: Push and Row

I was going to try to do the Crossfit Fittest Games Challenge WoD, which was 5 rounds of 400m run + 7x press (135 lbs). Really, I just wanted to see how I would have done on the 135 lb overhead presses, as I saw a lot of competitors really struggling with these at the CrossFit Fittest Games challenge a couple of weeks ago. Continue reading

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CrossFit Garage WoD: St. Paddy

Slow. Too much time transitioning to back to the rower. Gotta just get strapped in and start rowing. The push press was pretty easy. Probably should have made those shoulder presses…or used more weight (135lbs) for shoulder presses. Continue reading

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