ARTICLE: FORGETTING THE PAIN OF EXERCISE

CrossFit:

For time:

Rx:
20 Overhead Squats, 135/95 lbs
30 Kettlebell Swings, 70/53 lbs
40 Wall Balls, 30/20 lbs, 10/10 ft
50 Double Unders
50 Row (calories)s
50 Double Unders
40 Wall Balls, 30/20 lbs, 10/10 ft
30 Kettlebell Swings, 70/53 lbs
20 Overhead Squats, 135/95 lbs

Competition:
20 Overhead Squats, 115/75 lbs
30 Kettlebell Swings, 53/35 lbs
40 Wall Balls, 25/20 lbs, 10/9 ft
50 Double Unders Attempts
50 Row (calories)s
50 Double Unders Attempts
40 Wall Balls, 25/20 lbs, 10/9 ft
30 Kettlebell Swings, 53/35 lbs
20 Overhead Squats, 115/75 lbs

Performance:
20 Overhead Squats, 65-95/45-65 lbs
30 Kettlebell Swings, 35/26 lbs
40 Wall Balls, 14-20/10-14  lbs, 10/9 ft
30 Double Unders Attempts or 100 singles
50 Row (calories)s
30 Double Unders Attempts or 100 singles
40 Wall Balls, 14-20/10-14 lbs, 10/9 ft
30 Kettlebell Swings, 35/26 lbs
20 Overhead Squats, 65-95/45-65 lbs

Fitness:
10 Overhead Squats, 35-45/25-35 lbs
20 Kettlebell Swings, 26/17 lbs
30 Wall Balls, 10/6 lbs, 10/9 ft
20 Double Unders Attempts or 60 singles
40 Row (calories)s
20 Double Unders Attempts or 60 singles
30 Wall Balls, 10/6 lbs, 10/9 ft
20 Kettlebell Swings, 26/17 lbs
10 Overhead Squats, 35-45/25-35 lbs

Article:

Completing a marathon can be exhilarating but also agonizing. Thighs cramp. Backs ache. Toes bleed. Stomachs churn. Afterward, leg muscles can become so sore and tight that finishers must ease themselves backward down stairs and request assistance to rise from the toilet.

Yet, despite these aches and indignities, many of us who have finished a marathon will eagerly sign up later for another, to the occasional bafflement of friends or loved ones who saw us after the first race, peeling off bloody socks.

A new psychological study offers some explanation of why people do this, by finding that some marathon runners seem to develop selective amnesia, forgetting over time just how much they hurt. But the extent of that amnesia may depend on how much someone enjoyed the race. Read More

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/06/03/forgetting-the-pain-of-exercise/?ref=health