Great news for those of you on the March challenge — we’re a little over halfway through the month, so hang in there! (The not-so-good news is that it only gets tougher from here…) I’m really happy to see so many people already noticing the benefits, for example Corrine getting her first unassisted pullup due to all the negatives she’s been working this month!

So who’s still on board? Cristina was doing some crazy amounts of makeup to get back on track and I was impressed she didn’t throw in the towel. I myself didn’t feel like braving the wind yesterday to do pullups at my local park, so I’ll be pulling double duty today. Here’s the initial roster of 29 participants, let me know if you’re still playing along.

I sadly heard we lost one participant to some soreness, even though she noticed an improvement in her strength. In fact, you may have started to notice some painful spots as the month has been going along. For myself, it tends to affect my elbows. In others, it may be in the pecs or lats. Due to the ever increasing volume, make sure you give yourself some TLC in the areas where you may need it. As always, KStar over at MobilityWOD has plenty of fixes for what ails you.

Tight lats? Bam!

Junky elbows? He’s got that covered too!

Keep up the good work… including mobilizing!

WOD 03.19.12

Back Squat 3×5 (or Wendler)

Press 3×5 (or Wendler)

11 Responses to “Pullups and Maintenance”

March 19, 2012 at 10:45 AM

Still in for pullups! Getting behind is the worst…damn that cold wind from yesterday making me not want to do them.

March 19, 2012 at 11:32 AM

I’m still in. Marcus, I’ll be making up yesterday too.

March 19, 2012 at 1:22 PM

I’m still in, but i may need you to count for me

March 19, 2012 at 3:00 PM

Still going..all strict and unbroken. Doing 17,18,19 will be fun today with the bum wrist.

March 19, 2012 at 3:12 PM

Still plugging along. Have to make up a few today.

March 19, 2012 at 3:14 PM

still in

March 19, 2012 at 4:01 PM

Still chipping away.

March 19, 2012 at 4:07 PM

Still in

Michael H
March 20, 2012 at 10:43 PM


March 21, 2012 at 3:39 PM

I’m still in! And thanks for the lats video. I need some serious stretching to get me through these days.

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