Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Now that is new

The last 2 days consisted of a lot of pull-ups. On Monday I did this WOD:

5 Rounds For Time:
Run 200m
10 Pull-ups (total of 50 pull-ups)
Run 200m
5 Power Snatch

I loved this WOD. It was hard but the good kind of hard. I felt awesome after this WOD. My pull-ups just came together and I have no idea why.

Then yesterday I did a pull-up thing with Dori (in addition to the regular WOD) The pull-up thing was: 3 pull-ups every min on the min for 20 min (total of 60). I think I dropped to 2 pull-s on 4 rounds (actual total of 56). My hands were sore after this so for the actual WOD I found the kettlebell with the smoothest handle.

This morning I woke up to find this:

The photo is not that great; but I have 2 blisters where the arrows are. How does one get a blister there?


  1. I'm more concerned about the arrows stuck to your hands!

  2. Don't worry Phil. A little photoshop will clean those arrows right up.

    One of the Journal video's talks about how you want the pullup bar to be as deep in the hand as possible. Doing so means a a more solid connection between your shoulder and the bar and easier translation of energy.

    So I read the hierarchy of blister locations as follows: palm > top of palm > fingers.

  3. I am sorry Johnathan but that is a silly comment. Have you seen my bar to hand ratio?

  4. tacos do fit much easier in the hand than the durham pull up bar... just sayin. +1 for tacos.