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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 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: 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: 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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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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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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How To Do Kipping Pull-ups Perfectly

If you don’t know how to do kipping pull-ups yet, I’m going to make a wild guess: you hate Fran.  Imagine you’ve just walked into the gym with your friend, and you see “Fran” programmed up on the whiteboard… Fran: 21-15-9 Thrusters (95/65 lb) Pull-ups You each have different reactions… “Awww man, this is going to take us forever without being able […]

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What Gets Measured Gets Done: My Experience With Tracking Calories and Macros For CrossFit

Today, I want to shift gears away from teaching specific CrossFit® skills towards a different direction. I instead want to talk about eating, nutrition, calories, and macros for CrossFit®. As we all know, fitness is much more than what happens within the walls of your gym. So I’m going to take a few minutes to […]

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Double Unders For Beginners: A 7 Step Progression To Mastery

Whether you’re brand new to CrossFit® or have been training for a while, we can all agree on one thing: double unders are not an easy skill to learn, and they are REALLY frustrating.  Let’s take a look at a few important keys for mastering double unders: Correct jump height. Spinning the rope in a controlled manner. Keeping your […]

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