Today is a very special Mobility Monday because it is also Leap Year Day! According to the omnipotent Wikipedia:
A leap year (also known as an intercalary year or a bissextile year) is a year containing one additional day (or, in the case of lunisolar calendars, a month) added to keep the calendar year synchronized with the astronomical or seasonal year. Because seasons and astronomical events do not repeat in a whole number of days, calendars that have the same number of days in each year drift over time with respect to the event that the year is supposed to track. By inserting (also called intercalating) an additional day or month into the year, the drift can be corrected. A year that is not a leap year is called a common year.
We celebrate our extra day by starting our Goals & Goats programming. For the next month we are setting aside 15 minutes in one class each week to work on 1. something you want to achieve - Your Goal, or 2. something you suck at - Your Goat. It's your choice which one you want to work on today. Ask your coach for tips, drills, and techniques to help you tame your goat or work towards your goal.
Today's workout comes to us from the CrossFit Mainsite. This workout is interesting because it incorporates a STRICT movement - knees to elbows. While we often measure our fitness by how much work we can accomplish, other measures of fitness include balance, accuracy, strength, coordination and agility. You will need these fitness qualities today to accomplish the workout.
Be sure to watch today's Mobility Monday video about elbow position and pushing mechanics of the push-up. Practice good technique and your efficiency will improve, as will your scores. Good Luck!
15 Mins of Goals & Goat work
5 rounds for reps of:
1 minute of deadlifts 185/135#
1 minute of push-ups
1 minute of strict knees-to-elbows
Score is total reps. This is a CrossFit Mainsite workout from Jan 29, 2016.
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