Journey to V7: Why can’t I get this V5? (3/20/18)

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Nothing crazy happened today. Struggled quite a bit on a V5. It’s been a bit of a rough stretch since that day I tried testing my upper limits on a V7 and V8.

Here are the day’s stats:

Warmup 15 pull-ups
Grade Outcome Points
V0 ✓✓ 1
V1 ✓✓ 2
V2 ✓✓ 4
V3 ✓✓✓ 9
V4 ✓× 5
V5 ××✓×××× 11
V6 0
V7 0
V8 0
Cooldown 15 pull-ups
85 abs
50 squats
Recap 11 sends, 7 failures

2018 YTD

  • 367 sends (+11)
  • 125 failures (+7)
  • 670 pull-ups (+30)
  • 205 pushups
  • 157 biceps
  • 22 triceps 
  • 110 forearms 
  • 48 shoulders 
  • 230 squats (+50)
  • 10 peg / campus / hang board
  • 740 ab reps (+85)

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