Every Day I'm Struggling

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Today's Motivation:

Today's Workout:

Switching things up a bit, we started today's workout with the rower.  The goal was to row the furthest distance as possible in 50 reps.  I managed 480ish meters, but felt like I was going to pass out afterwords.  Honestly, couldn't breathe, tight chest, light headed.

When I recovered, we moved into the stretching and warm up movements - mountain climbers, v sit-ups, leg raises, planks, etc. 

The overall goal at CF Vengeance this week is to set our max rep standards with the 8-6-3-1 rep format.  Monday was the front squat, Tuesday was the over head press and pullup and arm hang, but because I missed Tuesday and Wednesday is usually recovery, I did the overhead press and arm hang today.

First up, over head press. I warmed up with 5 reps each of the bar, then 50 lbs, and finally 55 lbs.  My work set looked like this:

           60 lbs x 8
           60 lbs x 6 (I attempted, but couldn't complete, 65 lbs for 6 reps)
           65 lbs x 3 
           70 lbs x 1

Overhead Press
Next up, arm hang.  I am not quite ready for unassisted pull ups (my weakness), so my challenge was 3 sets of hanging in the pull up position for as long as physically possible.  Yay. 

I manged 28 seconds, 22 seconds and 25 seconds.  Can we say room for improvement. 

I finished the morning with this quick circuit to get my heart rate up a bit:

KB Swing

Box Jumps


  1. Actually struggling is the best way to get success.If you do not struggle,so i do not think so that you can move on in your career path.AsIt is such a useful information for managing a new blog.As everyone is maintaining their blog for better result.So that they can get the best assistance through out this platform.So,Nowadays, there has been an increase in online ad expenditure, due in part to highly refined search engines (Google, Bing, etc.)for help with dissertation wielding so much power online. A recent study conducted by the Better Business Bureau found that "93% of respondents ages 25 to 34 said they use a search engine to find a company with which to do business.So it is good to know accordingly.Thanks for sharing it.

  2. Apparition composing sites offer a huge number of phantom written work benefits and associate authors with occupations and assets that will help them propel their vocations. An author should simply join in a site of their decision to find what different scholars are doing. This will assist one know how with getting occupations, normal pay for this employments and make companions while composing. Kindred professional writers can allude you to ventures since they can just deal with a couple extends at once. Dissertation Writing Service

  3. Nice article sir, I am so delighted to see this kind article that is awesome. One of the perfect article to read. This info. Delhi Escort

  4. Such a great post to know different useful information. help writing essays

  5. Physical health and exercise is really helpful to every one in every day this is because we need a perfect life to become a good health in society of life Dissertation Help

  6. This is really better place we always want to make some good things for our health and should be supportive in order to make good dissertations DissertationCamp

  7. Hello everyone, was interesting to read your article. Usually i'm reading New York Times , but now i will read you too! (https://www.nytimes.com)

  8. Book Mumbai to Goa Cabs Online at cabs2go Car Rentals. Trust cabs2go for the Best mumbai to goa taxi Services.

  9. Sometimes, struggles are exactly Essay Help Online what we need in our life. If we were to go through our life without any obstacles we would be crippled. We would not be as strong as what we could have been. Give every opportunity a chance, leave no room for regrets.

  10. Physical wellbeing and exercise is extremely useful to each one in consistently this is on the grounds that we require an ideal life to end up a decent wellbeing in the public eye of life Essay Writer

  11. I'm finding everyday a struggle. I've 2 small children and an older one. I'm constantly tired, I make a list of things to do but never complete it as I need to lay down as exhausted Finest Assignments i don't want to socialise with people as I feel like I've nothing to say that's important, I let people down as I get all panicky when it's time to go out.

  12. Rita NowlinMarch 21, 2018

    Your crossfit schedule reminds the course on motivational journalism that I took once. It takes a lot of willpower to complete something.

  13. Good advice here. I have begun to redraft older posts just this week, so was happy to see it listed here.
    buy dissertation online

  14. Ac Car Rentals with mycabdeal book 24/7 all types cab Nice photos thanks for sharing IMP information. Read here for more info about

    Car Hire in Pune

  15. It's a kind of motivating post. Your way of writting is very impressive. It's a good advice. I found your post so useful and valuable. visit my works at kodi repository url list

  16. Wonderful blog!!! Even we didn’t know about all those things you’ve written in your blog
    Cab one way

  17. It is such an intriguing blog.I extremely get a kick out of the chance to think about this emoticon method for learning,i never think about it and this whole information let me think about this field.Even I purchase paper through online specialist co-ops for my college,but I never run with this picking up way.Looking forward to take after this way,hope it will be very fascinating and good.Thanks for sharing.
    law dissertation writing services

  18. The post is great as now day people involve in their busy schedule don't look care about their health and in the end have to face many consequences, I have once concern Online Essay Help UK to compose on this related topic and believe me I got many information which was surprising regarding the importance of workout in our daily life.

  19. Hi dear, your blog was really informative and valuable as I read before sometimes. Thank you so much for sharing this kind of informative post. Visit for
    Europe Honeymoon Packages


Thank you so much for reading Barbells and Bellinis! If you'd like to leave a comment and don't have a Google, Live Journal, Wordress, Typepad, or AIM Acccount, you can simply choose the "Name/URL" option in the Select Profile drop-down menu below and enter your name (nor URL necessary).

Also, please enter your email address above if you would like to receive notifications of new Barbells and Bellinis posts. If you'd like to send me an email, click on the envelope graphic at the top right of the page.

Blogging tips