CrossFit works. Will you?

Jan 20th, 2011

Category: CrossFit

CrossFit works. Will you?

Strength
Jerk
5, 3, 1, 1, 1

WOD

Double Alternating Tabatta
Deadlift (225, 155)
Muscle Ups/Push Ups

L2 (185,135)
L1 (135, 95)
Advnaced – Sub Muscle Ups for Push Ups

Your score is the total reps for all 16 intervals.
Post score to comments.

DISCUSSION 18 Comments

  1. bedavahost 05/28/2011 at 10:22 am

    kiralik tekne…

    yes it was nice to work like the look more into the hands of health by admin…

  2. Corfu 03/26/2011 at 11:53 am

    Corfu island…

    Very interesting info, especially about Corfu…

  3. Nick 01/21/2011 at 4:37 am

    Joe- I am doing paleo/zone as well. Figuring things out at first is a little tricky but after a week its pretty simple. Check out the article below. It breaks down the zone diet and what a “block” is. I have the chart in the article posted in my kitchen so I can reference it every now and then.

    http://library.crossfit.com/free/pdf/cfjissue21_May04.pdf

    Also, here is a list of high and low glycemic foods
    http://library.crossfit.com/free/pdf/GlycemicNov02.pdf

  4. Michelle Ahmadian via Facebook 01/21/2011 at 3:39 am

    Awesome job, Ali! I would agree that I perform best when I am doing Zone & Paleo together, rather than just Paleo.

    Jerk: 125lb
    WOD: 65 DLs @ 155lb, 79 PUs

  5. Allison 01/21/2011 at 1:49 am

    Way to go Ali! And for leading us through the 5:30 class. Wondering if sharing of meal plans for a day etc.; see what the difference between paleo/zone etc., would be helpful for those of us “relearning” how to eat so we can see similar improvements.

  6. Jaime 01/21/2011 at 1:34 am

    Nice Ali! 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂
    you get extra happy faces 🙂

  7. Goose 01/21/2011 at 1:12 am

    Awesome Ali, you should be happy. Kevin, i’m proud to say CFS doesn’t have any of those gym freaks but if I had to pick one I would have to be the “i pick things up and put them down” guy from the Planet Fitness commercials.

  8. Ali 01/21/2011 at 12:54 am

    Yo! I just saw all these comments.

    Joe – I’m doing Zone and I think it’s key if you really want some awesome results. I haven’t found it overly tedious or limiting. As long as the food you are eating is mostly paleo and low glycemic it’s still a huge volume of veggies and protein. It’s def worth a shot to try it out and see if maybe you are way out of wack with balancing your meals/snacks. I noticed that even w/ a 90% paleo diet (oatmeal and greek yogurt are typically my only cheats) I was still slightly over on carbs for the day and a little low on protein/fats for some of my snacks. The Zone will make sure your macros (proteins, fats and carbs) are balanced all day long. We can def chat about this later!

    It’s definitely working on a performance level too b/c I jerked 135 lbs tonight! whooo!! 😉 Sorry just a little happy about that…

  9. Greg 01/21/2011 at 12:49 am

    Organ meat. Those words should not be paired together.

    That is all.

  10. Joe 01/20/2011 at 9:22 pm

    I was dying to come in when I saw the WOD but I needed the day off.

  11. Jaime 01/20/2011 at 8:51 pm

    oh and Seth and I will be making our delicious stuffed turkey peppers for the paleo potluck on sat. 🙂

  12. Jaime 01/20/2011 at 7:53 pm

    Joe, you slacker today!
    Ali sent me her Zone info and how you can do Zone with Paleo. I can email it to you if you want. I’m sticking to just paleo right now but maybe with do zone paleo eventually.
    Alec, I refuse to eat organ meats lol
    Today:
    Max Jerk 125#
    DL 48 at 155# Pushups 62

  13. Goose 01/20/2011 at 7:35 pm

    Joe,
    Ali is currently dabbling in the Zone diet and Amy also did strict Zone for a while and currently, but not as strictly, does some form of Paleo/Zone hybrid. Maybe they could shed some light on the situation?

  14. Joe 01/20/2011 at 6:56 pm

    A little Paleo question for everyone today: I’ve been reading about the Zone and comparing it to the Paleo diet. One of the reasons I like Paleo, at least my interpretation of the diet, is that I don’t see the need to really strictly monitor or measure my portion sizes because I’m eating good, “clean” food. Granted, I’m not housing bacon and writing it off as OK just because it’s Paleo-friendly, but, I keep my meals, though a little larger than usual, reasonably proportional. The Zone on the other hand, is really strict about portion sizes and intake levels and ratios. Has anyone played around with the Zone’s block system and, if so, has it been more beneficial than simply adhering to eating Paleo?

  15. Alec 01/20/2011 at 4:00 pm

    Jaime and Lucia, this is the pemmican I was eating this morning:
    http://www.grasslandbeef.com/Detail.bok?no=600

    It’s really satiating as it’s about 75-80% fat and the rest is protein. I think it’s delicious but it’s definitely an acquired taste.

    US Wellness has some other really good grassfed and natural products too. I buy my jerky from them along with the liverwurst and braunsweiger, a great way to work organ products into my eating (they’re also really tasty, but probably also an acquired taste.)

  16. Jamie 01/20/2011 at 3:29 pm

    and by call, I meant class, hollar

  17. Jamie 01/20/2011 at 3:26 pm

    5:30 call hollar.

    150lb max on the jerk.

    Total score 120, 50 deadlifts (205lbs) and 70 push-ups