CrossFit Legs & Abs Work for Thursday Workout

Photo of Woman Doing Stiff Legged DeadliftWe really worked the legs and abs today in CrossFit. The strength training was the Front Squat and the conditioning was a combination of Squat Cleans, Stiff Legged Dead Lifts (SLDL), and Knees-to-Elbows (K2E). I’m really happy with my ab strength progress (been practicing every week), since I was able to knock out 15 K2E with proper form very quickly today. Practice, practice, practice to overcome exercises that challenge you!


  • Stretches
  • A few pull-ups
  • A few K2E
  • Practiced the movements for the Squat Clean exercise


5 rounds for time of the following:

  • 5 Squat Cleans (see video on this blog post)
  • 10 Stiff Legged Dead Lift (see the video below)
  • 15 K2E (see the video below)
  • Repeat


5.3.1 Bench Press today was week 3 of the cycle, so it was max weight.

Cool Down & Recovery

  • Light stretching
  • Inversion table for a few minutes to stretch out my back.
  • Finished up with a protein drink

Inversion table

Video of the Stiff (or Straight) Legged Dead Lift Exercise

Video of Knees-to-Elbows (K2E) Exercise


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