Chicken + Apple + Basic Vinaigrette

And just like that, the Open is over. I managed to RX all five – yes, ALL FIVE – workouts this year when my goal was simply just one. It’s amazing to see yourself progress in this sport. It’s a constant battle of weaknesses and strengths – the ever changing list of “goats”. It’s what…

Fried Rice Nachos

17.4 (aka 16.4 repeat) was the kind of workout that is perfect for achieving redemption. I scaled 16.4, and this year, I knew I’d be putting in work to RX 17.4. I achieved 155 reps – 7 less than my scaled version of the previous year. Redemption achieved. As much as I wanted to get…

Korean Chicken Wings

17.3 reintroduced the barbell to the Open and I couldn’t have been more thrilled – the dumbbells were getting brutal! I made it through my first round of 7 C2B right at the 8 minute mark, and it was really as far as I could have gotten – not sure that I would have been…

Shredded Buffalo Ranch Chicken

Open workout 17.2 – makes two total RX’d workouts! As much as I wanted muscle up glory – just wasn’t going to happen. I was just happy that I even made it to the muscle ups round in 7:37. Plenty of time to seek that “Open magic”, but just didn’t happen. And I’m fine with…