Friday's Oly class:
2 doubles then 3 singles of muscle snatch
2 doubles then 3 singles of power snatch
2 doubles then 3 singles of squat snatch
30 double unders
5 muscle snatch 55#
20 double unders
5 power snatch 70#
10 double unders
5 squat snatch 70#
I was able to get the 75# squat snatch again, just need to warm up to it. An important cue I learned this week was to look straight ahead. If I do, it's much easier for me to catch it in the squat. If I look down during the lift, I usually miss it. It helped me a lot for the 70# squat snatches at the end of the workout, where I was a bit fatigued and had to do more reps in a row.
Over the weekend we went to the Colorado Open at Front Range CrossFit, where Mike competed. I only watched this year, but it was exhausting! I thought all the workouts were interesting, and I particularly enjoyed how they set up the clean and jerk ladder. Mike faces increasingly stiff competition at this event each year, but he always holds it together and pulls out a solid performance. It's amazing to watch these athletes, but I don't feel like I'm one of them anymore. I don't think I could have finished even one of this year's workouts in the time limits. I am glad I got to participate before it got beyond my ability.