After three classes of heavy strength work, Tuesday nights class moved down to the court as Tom broke out an old favorite from his rugby days: the team suicide.
Team Suicide (Teams of 3): teammate 1 runs a full suicide (half, back, full, back, half, back) as an individual, then teammates 1 & 2 run a full suicide together (arms locked or around the shoulders), the teammaets 1, 2 & 3 run a full suicide together, at which point teammate 1 drops off, and teammates 2 & 3 run a full suicide together, and then, finally, teammate 3 runs a full suicide as an individual.
Yes, that’s a lot of running (which apparently can make your legs spontaneously burst open & bleed).
Combined with a few wall-balls and double unders, and it was a full on team met-con.
After everyone caught their breath, class closed out with some resistance band core work. Rest up, stay warm, and prepare yourself for what’s sure to be a fun Thursday class.
A workout with 48 burpees gets 11 comments and this gets none? Sounds like a hint about what you want to see on the board…
Well here are my thoughts:
While I liked the team WOD I am not fond of the team suicide. It just made my back hurt even more than it normally does when running. I felt like I was completely overextended during the running.
I didn’t end up doing too many wallballs. I didn’t have as much trouble as I usually do with them though
I had a good double under day. I was averaging 15-20 at a time.
uh, lessee – burpees over double unders? that’s a no-brainer for me…
On another note, I plan to compete/see if I can finish this even in April. Hope to start training for it soon.
Ethan, that’s great! I’m signed up for the Mid-Atlantic Tough Mudder too – October 22, 2011.
This video is probably one of the best I’ve seen of TM events to date – http://www.youtube.com/user/ToughMudder
Tom, I can do 48 burpees, but it’ll take a while. I probably could do 48 double-unders one at time, but it’d take much, much longer.
They changed the URL! Ignore the Tough Mudder video above- watch this one: http://www.youtube.com/user/ToughMudder#p/a/u/1/31CblNtLbkg