April Goals by Max Isaak | Apr 3, 2016 | WOD | 49 comments “Look into my eyes” April Goals! Post your April goals here! Make sure they’re S.M.A.R.T. Specific Measurable Attainable Relevant Time Bound Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Related 49 Comments Max Isaak on April 3, 2016 at 11:55 am April Goals – Learn how to turn while doing handstand walks – 1 extra rowing/running/bike/ski interval 1x a week – Accumulate 200 strict HSPU Reply Brendan Beschner on April 3, 2016 at 8:03 pm A few that all build on each other. 1. 7 hours sleep minimum every night 2. 5 workouts a week + 2 burners 3. Maintain 19 block zone diet for entire month (with no booze or deserts..) Reply Edwin on May 3, 2016 at 11:06 am Hey Brendan – how did the 19 blocks work out? that’s what i was aiming for last fall… Reply Michael L. on April 3, 2016 at 12:09 pm Starting a strength program with Adam The Engine. That’s the key goal but would also like to string together 3-5 ring muscle ups without false grip and hit 225 split jerk. Reply tim malenfant on April 3, 2016 at 1:39 pm 50 unbroken, virtuous, push-ups… because… beach body and well, Murph! Started with 38 today. Reply Annie on April 3, 2016 at 1:43 pm -Work pull-up progression: 2/week 15 pull ups with purple band. Goal: graduate from purple band. -Start marathon training: establish base pace, build to have solid 3 mile base run Reply Chris on April 3, 2016 at 2:13 pm Once I return from my Anniversary trip: Attend 5 classes per week -15 unbroken strict pullups Reply Amanda Murphy on April 3, 2016 at 2:41 pm April Goals -65lb OHS 3 second pause at the bottom for three reps -10 consecutive DUs -30 push-ups, 15 pull-ups 4x wkly after WOD Good luck everyone 🙂 Reply Max Isaak on April 3, 2016 at 3:02 pm LOVING these goals everyone! Keep them coming! Reply Brittney Darner on April 3, 2016 at 3:20 pm Set of 10 unbroken T2B! Reply James Brine on April 3, 2016 at 4:33 pm 1.) add gymnastics skill/capacity work (C2B, T2B, muscle ups etc.) 2x per week 2.) 205 snatch 3.) 8 UB strict HSPU Reply Adam S on April 3, 2016 at 5:41 pm -30 Ring Muscle-Up for time test -Start CF Weightlifting program (3-4x/week) formulate new lift weight goals from there. -Work on HS walk 2x/week Reply Mike Cummings on April 3, 2016 at 5:45 pm Long term goal – Starting RP muscle gain diet next week. End goal of diet is 15 lbs of muscle. Short term goal – 10 unbroken strict pull-ups Reply Kyle Fidalgo on April 3, 2016 at 5:50 pm April Goals: -Learn to handstand walk if only a couple of steps (Practice 3x a week) -1 ring muscle up Reply Edwin on April 3, 2016 at 6:12 pm Elizabeth or Helen at rx. Midnight marathon ride. Make a training plan to complete the other girl benchmarks by EOY. Reply Edwin on May 3, 2016 at 11:11 am epilogue: helen 9:33rx. Cancelled MM ride, but started bike-commuting 1x/week. girl benchmark plan made. started GTG pushup program to get ready for murph. doing IOW & comptrain work 1-2x/week. Reply phil blanchette on April 3, 2016 at 7:06 pm Gain flexibility. Improve technique. Add weights. Work harder Reply Max Isaak on April 3, 2016 at 7:15 pm Love this Phil! Let’s chat about how we can make these goals more specific and measurable. Reply Paul on April 3, 2016 at 7:34 pm Work with Max on deadlift form And develop plan to gain strength. Reply Max Isaak on April 3, 2016 at 7:39 pm Paul, can’t wait to chat with you about a possible strength program! Reply Pam on April 3, 2016 at 7:58 pm Attend 5 classes/week. Get more sleep (go to bed by 10:00 pm). Reply Charlie Lew on April 3, 2016 at 8:15 pm 1. 3 consecutive ring muscle-ups without false grip 2. Consistent 10 unbroken DU 3. 1 deficit strict handstand push-up 4. Prep for HS walk – static HS on wall with side-2-side shoulder taps Reply Kate on April 3, 2016 at 8:47 pm April goals…. *graduate to purple band and do 5-7 pull ups unbroken *string 5-10 double unders together *not look totally ridiculous doing burpees Reply Colleen Brine on April 3, 2016 at 10:09 pm – 5-10 consecutive double unders -graduate to purple band for strict pull-ups – ROM WODs at least 4 days a week to improve flexibility -get more sleep! Reply Lauren McAuliffe on April 3, 2016 at 10:58 pm 1. 4 WODs per week 2. Don’t shy away from running WODs even if I am last, just finish that shit wheezing and all 3. Squat clean body weight 4. 50 consecutive DUs 5. Get back to 10 fluid kipping pull-ups and 4-5 really sexy strict pull-ups 6. More veggies, less sugar Reply Max Isaak on April 4, 2016 at 8:54 am I want sexy pull-ups too! Do you have to do anything special? Maybe just a provocative face? Reply Nicole Kiernan on April 4, 2016 at 4:29 am No cheese or office candy. Reply Brian Nieto on April 4, 2016 at 8:54 am -Attend 5 classes per week -Test 1RM for all lifts to re-establish benchmarks Reply Brendan Bergson on April 4, 2016 at 9:51 am – 30 unbroken DU – Kipping/butterfly pull-up practice 2x a week Reply Brad on April 4, 2016 at 11:05 am WOW! You guys are so inspirational. Such big goals! mine are certainly lame and not very measurable in comparison: – Maintain Sanity (anyone have adolescent daughters that can give me some pointers?) – “Try” to remain injury free. – Drink more water (this one is actually measurable). – Keep a more positive attitude toward WODs that are not in my wheelhouse. – Come up with real goals for May. Reply Dayna on April 4, 2016 at 11:15 am April goals: 1. 5-10 consecutive DUs 2. 1-3 strict unassisted pull-ups 3. Drink more water (3L+ per day) Reply KenK on April 4, 2016 at 11:26 am April Goals: -Be smart! my back/shoulder injury keeps resurfacing, try to remember i am in this for the long haul. -My work schedule has me on the road a lot, sustain diet and find workouts during travel -Work on Front squat/ Leg strength and flexibility -Represent: Be a supportive and positive influence on others at TILT Reply Sam Gifford on April 4, 2016 at 11:35 am April Goals, Self Titled The “5×5” 5 Weeks Straight 5 Classes A Week 5 Days a week clean eating (as defined by crossfits REAL FOOD) Reward: +5 Pounds Muscle -5 Pounds Fat Lets Go! Reply Curt on April 4, 2016 at 12:28 pm Max, can you send me the pull up progression you mentioned? I’m after getting a bar muscle up and you thought this would help. Thanks! Curt V. Reply Noah on April 4, 2016 at 2:11 pm Attend 4 classes per week. Gain flexibility and add skills. Focus on endurance during WOD’s. Reply Ryan on April 4, 2016 at 3:35 pm April Goals: 1. WOD 4-5 times per week (emphasis on 5x) 2. Work on DU ( 1-2 x week) and string together 3-5 DU’s 3. Figure out a diet strategy: Macros, Zone, Flexible eating and clean up my diet. 4. Work on the other movements I still suck at or can’t do: MU’s, T2B etc and practice or work progressions each day before/after class Reply Hillary Tracy on April 4, 2016 at 6:53 pm 1. 5 unbroken strict pull-ups 2. Determine 1 rep max for front squat, deadlift, and strict press 3. Run 2-3 times a week, adding time when pain free 4. Try Max’s coffee Reply Andrew on April 4, 2016 at 7:41 pm * 4 classes per week * 5 strict pull-ups, unassisted * 6 days of stretching/foam rolling * 7 unbroken doubleunders Reply Rob B on April 4, 2016 at 8:07 pm April Goals Attend at minimum 12 classes at TILT and keep up with at home/hotel WODs when I have to travel. Continue to focus on mobility in t-spine, hips and ankles. Be able to hold bottom of squat with good form for at least 30 seconds. 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