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CrossFit Open Workout 21.1 Strategies and Tips

3 Killer Strategies for CrossFit Open Workout 21.1

Welp, CrossFit Open Workout 21.1 is going to be anything but easy. Across all of the workout divisions for Open Workout 21.1, there are only two exercises that need to be performed per workout. Every workout type also follows a similar format for judging which is completing each respective workout for time with a 15-min […]

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CrossFit Open Workout 21.1 (All Workout Types!)

The 2021 CrossFit Open is finally here and Open Workout 21.1 has officially been announced. This year’s CrossFit Open is already shaping up to be one of the most interesting in CrossFit history. However, we’ll save those details for later on in our CrossFit Open 2021 FAQs. Without further ado, let’s dive right into CrossFit […]

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CrossFit Open 21.1 Announcement – WODprep’s Best Tips & Tricks

I’m buzzing about the first announcement and wanted to let you know that as soon as the announcement is dropped, I’ll be updating this page with my best tips and tricks for Open workout 21.1. In the meantime, check out the links and videos below for my best Open content, and make sure you’ve subscribed […]

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The CrossFit Open 2021: All You Need to Know

We haven’t had an Open since 2019 so you can imagine how pumped we are at WODprep HQ to welcome the 2021 CrossFit Open this week! Before it kicks off, we thought we’d do a run down of everything you need to know. There’s been a LOT of changes since Eric Roza took over as […]

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2021 CrossFit Open Prep: Practice Workouts

The 2021 CrossFit Open begins on 11th March so if you’re reading this with time to spare – let’s get stuck in to some practice workouts! This is an ideal way to prepare; get your head in the game and remind yourself of some of the common workout formats and movements. With the addition of […]

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Butterfly Pull-ups: 3 Most Common Struggles and How to Fix Them

So first of all let’s talk about why in the world we want to do pull-ups that make us look like flopping fish! Butterflies have a very specific reason – they are by far the most efficient way to meet the pull-up standard in CrossFit. The pull-up rep has to begin with arms fully locked […]

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5 Reasons Why You Don’t Want to Miss the 2021 CrossFit Open

This year’s CrossFit Open landscape looks a little different this year – due to not only the COVID pandemic but also the new and improved management of CrossFit HQ. Enter CEO Eric Roza and co; here to make the 2021 Open one to remember. Whether you’re a seasoned pro, or are brand new to the […]

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Banded Pull-ups: Are They Really The Best Way To Develop Strict Strength?

When Strict Pull-ups are programmed in the gym, what do you default to if you can’t do them? For most athletes, it’s banded pull-ups. Don’t get me wrong; they have their place, but adding in other exercises will help to build strength in areas banded pull-ups fail to target.  Strict pull-ups are the foundation of […]

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10 Best Beginner CrossFit Workouts

If you’re new to CrossFit, the last workout you want to be faced with is a suffer-fest of Pull-ups and Thrusters! I’ve picked out some beginner-friendly exercises and programmed them in such a way that you’ll be eased in gently, at your own pace. I’ve included a ton of scaling options to meet you where […]

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My take on Greg Glassman’s comments

Our community CAN help knock down the walls of racism. Our community CAN rise together and take a stand for what is right. Our community is not just about helping the upper middle class get slightly better at exercising more quickly. It can be used to transform people’s perceptions.

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