Journey to V7: The blue V5 strikes again (2/17/18)

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Hit the walls hard today — I really wanted to send that blue V5 a couple more times, but only managed to do so twice more (along with a finish of the second half again).

Super frustrating, but all part of the process. I’m excited to be nearing my 200th send of the year!

My next retrospective is coming up, so I’m looking to close out this stretch strong.

Here are the day’s stats:

Warmup 10 pull-ups
Grade Outcome Points
V0 0
V1 0
V2 ✓✓ 4
V3 ✓✓✓ 9
V4 ✓✓× 9
V5 ××××½××✓××××✓ 22.5
V6 0
TOTAL 44.5
Cooldown 50 abs
20 diamond pushups
8 shoulders
20 squats
Recap 9 sends, 11 failures

2018 YTD

  • 196 sends (+9)
  • 76 failures (+11)
  • 415 pull-ups (+10)
  • 135 pushups (+20)
  • 147 biceps
  • 12 triceps
  • 100 forearms
  • 48 shoulders (+8)
  • 120 squats (+20)
  • 1 peg / campus / hang board
  • 565 ab reps (+50)

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