Ok, I call this week hell week because even though it was a short week it was a HUGE change in my schedule. Monday we were off from work, so I did a 4-mile run throughout downtown Jersey City on Monday and got ready for the short (but oh so long) week ahead. I woke up Tuesday at 5am for my first 5:45 Crossfit Fundamentals class (whoo hoo!). It was an awesome first class and it was great learning the basics. We took a test at the end of class because we’ll take the same one at the last class to see how much we’ve improved. Here’s the workout we did:
Lap around the block, 15 reps, then 12 reps then 9 reps of each of these:
- Push ups
- Ring dips
I did it in 9 minutes. Not the time I wanted but I wasn’t the last person to finish (YESS!). I realized I probably should have went much faster on my run since that was probably my strong point. I tried to focus more on doing the workout properly as opposed to just zooming through it. Also, running 4 miles the day before didn’t help, I was way more tired than I should have been.
Then, I worked for 8 hours (YAY!) and went to what was supposed to be my class at NYU. Except I trekked all the way to NYC (in the rain no less) only to find out my class was moved to Wednesdays. Fabulous. Wednesday I worked all day then went to my class until 9pm. I even snuck in a little time in to watch the Giants lose.
Thursday morning I was up again at 5am for Crossfit Fundamentals class #2! I still need to work on a lot of my technique and I’ve been trying to practice on my own also. I’ll get there eventually. Another thing I really need to learn: the names of the workouts I’m doing. Sometimes I have no idea. I’m going to start taking a picture of the board with our lesson because honestly it’s so early I nearly forget it.
Friday was just another busy day of work. But fuck, I was exhausted. Time for week #2 – which is actually a FULL week!
Bring it on…