Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS), also called muscle fever, is the pain and stiffness felt in muscles several hours to days after unaccustomed or strenuous exercise.

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Every inch of me is so sore that it makes me feel like I have the flu. The doctor said that nothing is torn in my knee and that with a little bit of rehabbing I should be good as new!!! So, as badly as I want to immediately start cleaning and snatching and squatting, I’ll have to start light for a little while.

When you go a long time without doing crossfit (it had been 2 and a half weeks for me)…..HOLY SHIT DO YOU GET SORE! I still get surprised at the parts of my body that are sore…because I really never knew they existed. Yesterday was fun though….

400m Row

30 power cleans (135/95)

30 KB 1 Arm Snatches (53/35)

950m Row

100 Double unders

50 ab-mat situps

100m front rack walk one way

100m overhead walk on the way back

400m row

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All the parts that were rowing were originally running, but running hurts my knee. If you know me, you know that I despise running…. but in a wod like this, I would’ve so much rather ran than rowed. All that pulling from rowing mixed in with these movements really sucked.

Then I did some power cleans. I was kind of scared to start going heavy so I kept it around 70%-80% weight-wise. I tried dropping down into a full clean with insanely light weight and it still kind of irritated my knee…. so unfortunately, I’ll probably have to hold off on full cleans and snatches for a while.

I haven’t tried squatting yet. I’m sure it wouldn’t be like cleaning, since it isn’t such a fast drop. But being that low with a lot of weight might cause some problems. We’ll just have to see and I’ll just have to not be an idiot this time around. 😉

BE SMART…………………

 

  • Posted on 10. November 2013
  • Written by kayla perry
  • Categories: Kayla Perry Blog
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