Flow

I have started reading Flow by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi and though I am only a few pages into it, I am blown away by how profound a work it is. The book explores the question: When do people feel most happy? Csikszentmihalyi figures if we can answer that question then maybe we can order our lives so that happiness plays a larger role in it.

 

I’ll share more from the book in the coming weeks, but as we conclude the last practice week of the cycle and prepare for re-test week I’ll leave you with this: “The best moments,” Csikszentmihalyi writes, “usually occur when a person’s body or mind is stretched to its limits in a voluntary effort to accomplish something difficult and worthwhile.”

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THURSDAY’S WORKOUT

COMPETITION

“Bubba”

For time (12-minute cap):

9 Cleans (135/95)

18 Bar Facing Burpees

6 Cleans

12 Bar Facing Burpees

3 Cleans

6 Bar Facing Burpees

6 Cleans

12 Bar Facing Burpees

9 Cleans

18 Bar Facing Burpees

Rest 4 minutes, then

Find a heavy 3-rep Back Squat (10-minute cap)

 

FRIDAY’S WORKOUT

FINAL PRACTICE DAY OF CYCLE 18

EMOM 10:

6 Overhead Squats (50% of 1RM Snatch)

     Rest 2 mins

EMOM 8:

7 Barbell Floor Press (same weight)

     Rest 2 mins

EMOM 6:

8 Barbell Alternating Reverse Lunges (same weight)

     Rest 2 mins

EMOM 6:

6-8 Strict Chin-ups

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