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Wednesday: Never say you're too old

For those of you who think you're too big or too old for the small man's world of gymnastics, check out this video of an 86-year-old doing a floor routine.   If you think that's impressive, wait until you here this... 93-year-old Olga Kotelko is coming to CrossFit Vancouver to do an intro session this Thursday! Here's a story from the New York Times about Kotelko. Pretty impressive read. WEDNESDAY GYMNASTICS DAY Tech: Handstand Push Up Negatives (5 sets of 3) In between sets, work on your double unders *If you can do handstand push ups, do deeper negatives with plates or paralettes. If your handstand push ups are on an ab mat, do your negatives to the floor. Try to lower yourself to the ground as slowly as possible. If you can't do handstand push ups at all, invert yourself on a box and slowly lower your head to the ground. WOD: Pull up, Sit-up, Squat Ladder In minute one, do one pull up. Two in minute two. Three in minute three. Go until you can't complete the reps in the minute. Once you're knocked out, move to sit-ups. In minute one, do three sit-ups. Six in minute to. Nine in minute three. Continue this way, adding three sit-ups per minute until you can no longer complete the reps. Then move to squats. In minute one, do four squats. Eight in minute two. Keep going, adding four squats per minute until you can no longer complete the reps within the minute. This workout is different than normal in that the longer you take, the better your score. - Eunice