#WODoftheWeek - "Clean Slate"
Hi fitness and travel enthusiasts! Aimee here to present the #WODoftheWeek. This week I'm giving you a Ben Bergeron and CrossFit New England original called "Clean Slate."
5 Rounds For Time:
9 power cleans (135/95)
21 air squats
As most people at my box know, I do the 6am class daily, but I come back after work to do whatever WOD Ben Bergeron has cooked up for his CrossFit New England athletes. I liked the look of this one right away- moderate barbell weight paired with bodyweight movements is a good workout for me!
The first round felt great, but the leg burn started to set in during the power cleans in round 2, and didn't go away until about 5 minutes after I finished the WOD! Even with that leg burn, though, my least favorite part was of course the push-ups (push-ups are SO good for you, but that doesn't mean I have to like doing them!).
For this workout: scale appropriately! If you cannot complete all 9 power cleans unbroken for all 5 rounds, then you need to lower the weight, or you're missing the desired stimulus. Remember to scale the push-ups as needed as well using any of the scales from our Wisdom of the Week push-up series! Keep a good quicky pace through the air squats and the run and you'll be good to go.
Don't forget to sign up for the newsletter to be the FIRST to hear about our new itineraries, including Greece, Croatia, and Ireland!
For now, check out the Costa Rica itinerary and join us in September or February for surfing, treks through the jungle, and beach yoga, and save 5% by using the promo code 'aimee'