Firstly, my apologies for not blogging during the Opens. Things got a little busy and I just couldn't get the time for them.
Secondly, if you did the Opens - Well Done! No Opens WODS are ever easy, so whether you completed them all Rx, all scaled, or anything in between, you should be proud of your achievement. Remember, when you look at the scoreboard, you're comparing yourself to other CrossFitters. Not the general population.
So what now? It's difficult not to get an Open's Hangover and feel a little lost! Here are some ideas and strategies to get you back on track and feeling motivated again:
If you did get into the next round, the best advice I can give is don't overtrain. With 10 days left before they're announced you may have another 3 or 4 days of hard training. I would suggest you then back off and not do anything that will hurt you too much. Any training you do is not likely to have any effect within a week. The physiological changes take a lot longer than that. Here is what I will be doing:
Don't let the post-Open blues get you down. Assess your performances, set your goals and write them down. Then start to design a plan.
You have 12 months to create a better you!
3, 2, 1, GO!
Dion Walmsley, Head Coach at CrossFit Kanga, Richlands