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crossfit open 19.5

CrossFit Open 19.5: Ultimate Workout Strategy for Rx, Scaled and Masters

CrossFit Open 19.5 is here, our final workout of the (first) 2019 Open. Thrusters are back… and this one is going to burn. 20 minutes may seem like a high time cap, but don’t be fooled by what you saw the Games athletes do last night – Open 19.5 is going to take a while to […]

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crossfit 19.5

CrossFit 19.5 Announcement: Thrusters Are Back.

CrossFit 19.5 workout has officially been announced, and we continue to follow the long-standing tradition of thrusters popping up in the final workout of the Open.Ready? Let’s dig in.CrossFit 19.5 Announcement: For time:  ​33-27-21-15-9 Thrusters (95/65 lbs) Chest to Bar Pull-ups 20 minute time cap. For your full 19.5 workout standards and description, head over to games.crossfit.com.  CrossFit Games Open Workout […]

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open 19.4 updates

Open 19.4 Updates: Try Something Different

We’ve been seeing and hearing about tons of ‘firsts’ during Open 19.4 workout – both bar muscle ups and pull-ups – which is awesome. If you were one of the athletes who got to taste some Open magic during 19.4, congrats, that’s fantastic! I also have had several athletes reach out to me about Open 19.4 […]

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CrossFit Open 19.4: Ultimate Workout Strategy for Rx, Masters, Scaled

CrossFit Open 19.4 is here, and it’s a great week for a first bar muscle up…. or maybe a pull-up, if you’re going after 19.4 scaled. In week 4 we have three movements, and some programmed rest. Let’s take a look at the workout, and then talk strategy. CrossFit Open Workout 19.4: For Time (12 minute time […]

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crossfit 19.4

CrossFit 19.4 Announcement: Muscle Ups Have Arrived

CrossFit 19.4 has officially been announced –  and muscle ups have made their appearance. Ready? CrossFit 19.4 Announcement:   For Time (12 minute time cap, this includes 3 min rest!)  3 rounds: 10 snatches 95/65 lbs 12 bar facing burpees  Rest 3 minutes then…  3 rounds :10 bar muscle ups 12 bar facing burpees Head to Games.CrossFit.Com for your full workout standards.  CrossFit Games Open […]

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Crossfit open 19.3

CrossFit Open 19.3: Workout Strategy for Rx, Masters, Scaled

Three new movements, two inverted movements, one strict gymnastics movement. Week three is heating up, and we have all the tips and strategy that you need for Open Workout 19.3, in one place. CrossFit Open Workout 19.3: For Time (10 minute time cap): 200 ft. Dumbbell overhead lunge 50 DB box step-ups 50 Strict HSPU 200 ft. handstand walk Men: 50 lb […]

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CrossFit Open 19.3

CrossFit Open 19.3 Has Been Announced

CrossFit Open Workout 19.3 Announcement: For Time (10 minute time cap): 200 ft. Dumbbell overhead lunge 50 DB box step-ups 50 Strict HSPU 200 ft. handstand walk Men: 50 lb dumbbell / 24 inch box ​Females: 35 lb dumbbell / 20-in box For a full breakdown of the 19.3 workout standards, including the scaled and masters modifications, head to games.crossfit.com CrossFit Games Open Workout […]

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CrossFit Open 19.2 TTB

CrossFit Open 19.2: The Ultimate Workout Strategy Guide for Rx, Scaled, and Masters

Who doesn’t love a good repeat workout, with a little bit of a twist?  Open workout 19.2 is very similar to 16.2. The movements are the same, the timing is a bit different. Check it out:  CrossFit Open 19.2 Workout Beginning on an 8-minute clock, complete as many reps as possible of: 25 toes-to-bars 50 double-unders 15 squat cleans, 135/85 lbs 25 […]

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19.1 CrosFit Open WOD

CrossFit 19.1 Open Workout: The Ultimate Strategy Guide for Rx, Scaled, and Masters

The 2019 CrossFit Open has officially kicked off! Since the announcement some are calling this an old school CrossFit workout, others are saying it’s a tall athlete’s dream. Tall or short, this workout is a grind and shouldn’t be underestimated. This one’s going to burn. Take a few minutes to read up on some tips and tricks, […]

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crossfit books

A CrossFit Book You Must Read: Positivity vs. The Process

Let’s take a step back for a second from our CrossFit® gym bubble, and take a look at the bigger picture. I know you follow WODprep for movement tips, workout pointers, and learning how to “take your training to the next level”. However, as a coach I would be doing you a disservice if I didn’t […]

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