Why ‘Rx’d’ doesn’t matter. Saturday June 7th..MAX’S BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!!
I ran across a great article today titled ‘7 Reasons Rx’d Doesn’t Matter‘. This is a conversation I have with people a lot. It really bums me out when I tell someone ‘great job’ after a workout and they defeatedly reply with, “eh, it wasn’t Rx’d”.
The only thing ‘Rx’d’ is is 3 little letters. It means absolutely nothing in regards to your workout. Did you immediately sit down, out of breath, and covered in sweat when you finished the wod? Then guess what- you accomplished exactly what you were supposed to!
Too many people get caught up in doing things ‘Rx’d’. A lot of times going way heavier than they should just for the sake of having those little letters next to their name and, ultimately, robbing themselves of a better workout. If your weight is too much for you to keep good form, you’re risking hurting yourself. If you spend an exorbitant amount of time resting, your work capacity is lessened and giving you diminished results.
So, please, the next time you look at the ‘Rx’d’ weights or standards of movements on the board, try them out before the wod starts and really evaluate yourself- “Will I get the best possible workout like or this, or should I scale?”
No picture of our Amazing Max, because she’s protected (as she quotes).
“Half her age”
20min Partner Amrap
200m run- together
25 Burpee pull-ups
51 KB Swings 24/16
25 Walking lunges
51 Hang Power Cleans
51 Bird Pickers
51 V twists
14.1 Granite Games WOD
Proceed through the sequence below completing as many reps as possible in 12 minutes of:
15 Squat Clean to Overhead 95/65
15 Squat Clean to Overhead 135/95
15 Squat Clean to Overhead 185/135
15 Squat Clean to Overhead 225/155
275/185 Squat Clean to Overhead, as many reps as possible