I (Ronnie) worked myself through college doing Construction,…. I gave my tool belt to my father right before I moved to California. I decided then that I would never ever work Construction again,…. I have had enough,… plus I knew I wouldn’t be able to compete with all the Mexis out here.

But when I worked outside everyday,.. I was strong as fuck,… I took pride in getting stuff done as fast as possible. It was actually kind of like a sport. Construction workers are tough Mofos, from the inside out…. the guy with the biggest back I have ever seen in my life worked for a concrete company,…. He dug the trenches manually instead of using a machine.

WOD 3-12-11

“Juan”

8 Rounds for time:

10 reps for side of Virtual Shoveling (45/25 plate over a med ball)
Take your barbell put on your shoulder like you are carrying a bunch of 2X4s and run to Fire Hydrant and Back (150m)
Bear Crawl 50m from pullup rig to foosball table
Broad Jump back to Pullup Structure
12 Sledgehammer strikes as hard as you can each side

CrossFit Mean Streets
Downtown Los Angeles

One Comment

    • March 12, 2011

    I like the shoveling MUSIC!

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