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Carolyn's workout

Today I did a workout with my friend Carolyn outside in front of her house. She has become so strong over this past year. She was doing snatches with the 20kg. I was very impressed. Of course I stuck with my 8kg throughout the workout, except for the Renegade Rows. But I did it with a smile. 8-)

Here is the workout

Warm Up
Sling shot both directions 1 minute
Two Handed Swings 1 minute

Push Ups on Kettlebells 4 seconds down on the negative 4 times
Swing, Catch, Squats 10 times

5 presses to 5 back lunges on each side
Renegade Rows 3 times
Burpees 1 minute ( only made it for 45 seconds)

Alternating Snatches for 1 minute
Janda Sit-Ups


Tracy Reifkind said…
Man! Snatches with the 20kg? What does she weigh? (your friend)
Lauren Brooks said…
I think between 125 and 130. Her form looked really good as well. She is hoping to be able to snatch the 24kg soon.

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