GOALS!

3 May

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Time for goals people. Now that you have all had a few days to think about it, I’m hoping to see some awesome ones here. Let’s stay away from the dreaded “lose weight” goal. That one is boring, and who cares about what the scale says anyway if you look good naked.

Your goal should be something you want to accomplish during the 30 days Challenge and should be PRECISE!

  • 10 unbroken kipping Pull Ups – NOT – Pull Ups
  • Sub 4:00 “Fran” – NOT – PR my “Fran”
  • 10# PR on my Deadlift – NOT – PR my Deadlift
  • 5 unbroken Double Unders – NOT – get my Double Unders

How are we going to reach our goals?

  1. Stop fantasizing. Start committing. The main reason we don’t achieve our goals is lack of commitment. If you want it, commit to working on it. As Nike would said, just do it.
  2. Start. Now. How do you start working towards a goal? Start somewhere…anywhere. Diving in the deep end and taking that first step could be the difference between failure and success. Once you’ve started, the goal is going to get stuck in your mind.
  3. Visualize the path. Not the outcome. Concentrate on what you are going to do to work towards your goal, not simply the goal itself. It helps focus your attention on the steps you need to take.
  4. If you fall, keep going. This is a tough one. Goals don’t come easy, but neither does anything good. You have to work for it. If you hit some bumps on your road to achieving your goal, you’re doing it right. Get through them, ask a Coach for help. If you don’t work on your weaknesses they will never become your strengths.
  5. Don’t be Tyler Durden. Aka, don’t beat yourself up. Goals should be difficult, but fun. If you aren’t having fun while working towards your goal you’re fucked. It will begin to feel like a chore and your chances of succeeding at that point is slim.
  6. Don’t be a robot either. If you’re doing the same thing everyday and not making any progress it’s time for a change. Again, ask a Coach for suggestions on what to do or what to change up.

We’re here to help you guys! Talk with a Coach about your goals and figure out a good plan of attack. Get to work, you have 28 days!

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42 Responses to “GOALS!”

  1. Jared schimandle May 3, 2013 at 9:30 pm #

    225# hang clean
    235# back squat

  2. tonyrcf May 3, 2013 at 9:31 pm #

    10# pr on my front squat

  3. amanda o May 3, 2013 at 9:31 pm #

    1 or more legit TTB

  4. cassandrawest May 3, 2013 at 9:33 pm #

    5 unbroken pull-ups, 10# Pr on Back Squat = 183, 5# Pr on Dead Lift = 215

  5. sarah May 3, 2013 at 9:38 pm #

    85# strict press!! Right now I can get 80# X 1 so Im hoping to get 85# X 1.

  6. Mallory Larson May 3, 2013 at 9:53 pm #

    My goals: 1 (hopefully more) kipping pull ups without the band, instead of doing 1 double under then a single then another double under, I want to work on combining my double unders. Also, improve my form on my push ups (I know, stupid but I tend to drop my hips and I end up looking like a worm :-/ )

  7. tsulita May 3, 2013 at 10:02 pm #

    15 DU.
    0:59 400m Run.

  8. Pilar May 3, 2013 at 10:07 pm #

    After the open I realized that I need to work on a lot of things.
    My pull ups, no more band! I want to be able to do that 75 power Snatch!, Be able to do the Wall Balls with the #14 and hit the mark all the time. The #95 Clean and Jerk more than the 4 I did and maybe get 1 chest to bar. And my double Unders, want to do more than 1.

  9. Jason Hill May 3, 2013 at 10:39 pm #

    Finish the final week at RX weight and complete every rep of the WOD.

    Finish the diet without cheating
    (I have never been on a diet)

  10. abertellotti May 3, 2013 at 11:14 pm #

    Be able to do Isabel (30 snatches) at Rx weight (95#).

  11. Kristie May 4, 2013 at 12:11 am #

    String together 5 kipping pull-ups (currently at 3), String together 3 double unders (currently do one, then two singles, then one, etc), STOP worming on push-ups ( I want to get rid of my band)!

  12. Rey May 4, 2013 at 12:13 am #

    PR 1 rep max Deadlift by 10 pounds (currently at 365), PR 1 rep max backsquat by 10 pounds (currently at 335)

  13. Amanda G. May 4, 2013 at 12:18 am #

    TTB…at least one, but more would be fabulous too. I would also love to get at least 15 unbroken push ups (real ones, not girl ones).

  14. Lisa May 4, 2013 at 12:21 am #

    1. 75# power snatch
    2. Sub 12min Karen ( got 126 on 13.3 )

  15. Justine May 4, 2013 at 12:36 am #

    10 unbroken kipping pullups and I would love to get back to where I was measurements wise post-LuRong but not sure if 30 days is going to cut it but I will try to get close!

  16. Cristina May 4, 2013 at 1:24 am #

    I am not too familar with all the workouts, but since I suck at pull ups, I would like to be able to complete 5 pull ups. I can’t even do one right now.

  17. barbier21 May 4, 2013 at 1:32 am #

    1) 3 min grace Rx
    2) power snatch 103# (previous PR) would like to hit 113#
    3) 275# 1RM DL (previous PR)
    4) 10 unbroken kipping pull-ups & learn butterfly
    5) 150# power clean (previous PR 135#)
    6) get my HSPU again and do at least 5 unbroken
    7) ring dips again wo band
    8) 1RM back squat 200# (previous PR 215)
    9) lose at least 15 total inches
    10) do at least 5 WODs/ week

  18. jaynshay02 May 4, 2013 at 2:12 am #

    1 Kipping pull-up (if I can do more awesome), do 3 successful box jumps in a row with both feet at the same time!!

  19. jtrenado May 4, 2013 at 2:35 am #

    Power clean 185 (165)
    Back squat 255 (245)
    Grow a beard like Josh Page

  20. tony bert May 4, 2013 at 2:36 am #

    I have a few. The real one is a 2″ pr on my bj.
    I would also like a 10lb pr on my ohs- 225
    And 400 Dl

  21. Mike S May 4, 2013 at 2:53 am #

    My goal for this challenge is: to not fail. In not failing I would like to pr my OHS and get to 245lbs. I also hope to lose 15 or more lbs off my body weight

  22. Hope Marie May 4, 2013 at 3:25 am #

    I honestly don’t know what to put here it.
    1 pull-up without a band
    10 push-ups or 60 seconds plank with spot on form
    A day where I feel good about my workout and can keep both heels on the floor.

  23. Andrew Nickel May 4, 2013 at 3:34 am #

    Multiple DU unbroken; 15 TTB unbroken

  24. Sherry May 4, 2013 at 5:11 am #

    5 unbroken pull-ups with blue band (currently can do 5 unbroken w/ purple)
    3 DU unbroken

  25. Peggy May 4, 2013 at 12:28 pm #

    10# pr on my deadlift
    10# pr on my front squat
    10# pr on my back squat

  26. denakraber May 4, 2013 at 1:20 pm #

    Get 2 Unbroken Ttb, Start Doing Real PushUps Through A Whole WOD.
    I Will Be Working On Pull Ups, And Would Love To Get One!

  27. Edgar May 4, 2013 at 3:11 pm #

    B 4scrambled eggs bacon sausage green peppers mushrooms
    S bannana spoon of almond butter
    L tuna avocado handfull almonds
    S water
    D half a chicken veggies in crockpot fucking yummy plus spices,
    Wod(did FRAN twice)
    7 1/2 hours of sleep

    • Edgar May 4, 2013 at 5:19 pm #

      Woops put my food log in the wrong blog, anyways my goal is to RX all of my workouts, at this point I am almost there.

    • recklesscrossfitpaleochallenge May 7, 2013 at 7:36 pm #

      this is posted with goals…what day is this for?

  28. tonyrcf May 4, 2013 at 6:52 pm #

    Sub 4 “FRAN”….screw her and those 3 damn seconds!!!

  29. Joel Merrill May 4, 2013 at 7:34 pm #

    10 Unbroken DU
    5 Unbroken TTB

  30. Jack Shannon May 5, 2013 at 2:45 am #

    255# back squat (20lb pr)
    25 DU
    10 kipping pullups (5 pr)

  31. kelly61880 May 5, 2013 at 2:49 am #

    3 purple band pullups in a row (I currently do them on the rings)

    10# pr on my back squat (currently at 125#)

    5 unbroken wall balls hitting the mark every time

  32. Beth M Behringer May 5, 2013 at 2:11 pm #

    3 WOD per week
    2 other workouts
    No cheating the entire 31 days
    Do a pull up with a band, no on the floor

    • behringer05 May 6, 2013 at 3:06 pm #

      And mentally get past the fact I’m worried that I won’t finish every WOD.

  33. johnscarpino01 May 5, 2013 at 2:55 pm #

    get my “pull” right (bergener warmup for clean, snatch, etc)
    get “under the bar”
    < 5 sec rest periods on reps
    get a muscle up
    perform a free standing hand stand
    perform correct box jump by jumping off box then jumping off floor
    deadlift 300
    push press 200
    15 unbroken kip pull-ups
    bench 225 x5
    front squat 200
    back squat 290
    continue daily mobility
    10 unbroken double unders

  34. Adam Therriault May 5, 2013 at 7:57 pm #

    5 unbroken muscle ups
    10 unbroken db unders

  35. Samantha Smith May 6, 2013 at 2:18 am #

    Have 5 exercise sessions a week, 3 WOD at reckless and 2 others

  36. chadpcw May 6, 2013 at 2:20 am #

    25 unbroken pushups
    10 unbroken TTB
    go down at least one color band on pullups

  37. John Mason May 8, 2013 at 1:52 am #

    3 consecutive pull ups

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