9/28 Mental Toughness Thursday
Zack's 47inch box jump was achieved through lots of 30 inch and higher box jumps. Once he put in the work, then he dared to hope he could make the big jump.
Hope, as defined by Wikipedia, is an optimistic attitude of mind that is based on an expectation of positive outcomes related to events and circumstances in one's life or the world at large.
I have a saying, "Hope is not a plan." Hope is what we get to feel after we've put some effort and action towards our desired outcome. Hope is what we get to feel after we've made the sacrifices, the difficult choices, after we've done the hard work.
Hope is important because it's an optimistic attitude, and our attitude can have profound impact on our desired outcome. Our optimistic attitude is created by a series of actions we've taken to put us on the path toward our desired outcome. We should be optimistic after we've made the sacrifices, the difficult choices, after we've done the hard work.
We should have hope that what we want is achievable.
We should be optimistic and hopeful because we are confident that the sacrifices, difficult choices, and our hard work have set us on the right path. Hope is the wind the pushes us along the path to our desired outcome.
Here's to tailwinds!
3 rounds, 1 min per station:
Power Snatch, 75/55 lbs
Box Jump, 24/20 in
Thruster, 75/55 lbs
Rest 1 min
Today's workout was created as a fundraising WOD for the CrossFit for Hope program. CrossFit for Hope is the official fundraising arm of the CrossFit Foundation. Every cent donated to CrossFit for Hope is delivered straight to the target recipient. All costs – including administration, accounting, branding, and promotion – are paid by CrossFit HQ.
The worldwide CrossFit community is powerful in its fitness, its empathy, and its reach. CrossFit for Hope is how we - CrossFit athletes, gym owners, and members - use that power to make the world a better place.
Today's workout is structured like Fight Gone Bad. It tests all three of our metabolic engines plus develops our explosiveness, hip drive, shoulder stability, coordination, agility, strength, power and speed.
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