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CrossFit For Beginners

CrossFit For Beginners: What To Expect (And What Happened To Me)

Ever since I could remember, I’d been an athlete. I played a bunch of sports, volleyball through college, and had been comfortable in various gym settings since about age 14.  So why was I sitting in my car, outside of this CrossFit gym, so terrified to go inside?  It was supposed to be my first […]

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Meet Patricia McGill: A 60+ CrossFit Masters Athlete & Total Badass

Meet Patricia. She’s 60, and everything that I aspire to be 30 years from now.  Because while a large majority of 60 year olds wouldn’t even imagine attempting pull-ups, Patricia’s issue isn’t the lack of strength; it’s the fact that her pull-up bar in the backyard has ice on it this time of year.   #CanadaProblems Yet what’s […]

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CrossFit 20.5

CrossFit 20.5 – The Ultimate Strategy Guide for Rx, Scaled, Masters

Welcome to your fifth and final week of the 2020 CrossFit Open! CrossFit 20.5 is here… and so are 40 ring muscle ups.  (or chest to bar pull-ups, or chin over the bar pull-ups, or jumping C2B – depending if you’re a Masters or Scaled athlete).  Don’t freak out – the 20.5 Strategy Guide is here to save […]

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20.5 CrossFit

20.5 CrossFit Workout: Ring Muscle Ups Have Arrived | WODprep

20.5 CrossFit is here – and we’re looking at a workout like nothing we’ve seen programmed in the Open before.  Strategy is going to be key here, folks. Let’s take a look at what we’re dealing with… 20.5 CrossFit Announcement & StrategyFor the full 20.5 workout standards and description, head here.  CrossFit 20.5: Quick TipsYou should be […]

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clean and jerks

CrossFit Open 20.4: Ultimate Strategy Guide For Rx, Scaled & Masters | WODprep

CrossFit Open 20.4 is officially here, and we’ve got a full-length strategy guide for Rx, Masters and Scaled athletes.  Regardless of which movement is going to slow you down in this long, heavy chipper workout, let’s get a plan in place to tackle it. Here’s the CrossFit Open 20.4 Workout: With increasing weight on the clean and jerks […]

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20.4 crossfit

20.4 CrossFit: It’s Chipper Time | WODprep

Week 4!  20.4 CrossFit workout is live, and we have a long, heavy chipper on our hands. And – another new movement!  Take a look: As always, make sure that you head to the CrossFit® website for the full 20.4 CrossFit workout standards and movement descriptions. >>> For our full-length 20.4 CrossFit Strategy Guide (Rx, Scaled, and Masters) – […]

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crossfit 20.3

CrossFit 20.3 (Repeat Time) Full Strategy Guide For Rx, Scaled & Masters | WODprep

Week 3, as many predicted, is a repeat. CrossFit 20.3 is 18.4. Let’s take a look at the workout: Here’s our full-length 20.3 Strategy Video that includes tips for Rx, Scaled, and Masters: Last like in 2018, I’m going to heavily caution safety first with this one. I encourage scaling when in doubt – these weights are […]

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Crossfit 20.3

CrossFit Open 20.3… We’ve Seen This One Before | WODprep

We’ve got a repeat on our hands, folks. CrossFit Open 20.3 is… 18.4.CrossFit Open 20.3: Quick Tips We’ve seen this before. The HSPU standards are challenging, and the deadlifts – for some of us – will get heavy.>>> Head here for our full CrossFit 20.3 Strategy Guide>>> Looking for CrossFit Open 20.4 Strategy?>>> Looking for 20.5 CrossFit […]

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crossfit 20.2 workout

CrossFit 20.2 Open Workout: Ultimate Strategy For Rx, Scaled, Masters | WODprep

For CrossFit 20.2, we’re looking at a 20 minute long triplet… and a brand new movement.  Thrusters are never something to be taken likely, but these heavy dumbbell thrusters add a whole new twist.  Ready to make a 20.2 game plan?  First, here’s the workout… CrossFit 20.2 WOD Head here for the full CrossFit 20.2 standards and movement specifications.CrossFit 20.2: […]

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CrossFit Open 20.2

CrossFit Open 20.2 Is Live & Dumbbells Are Back

CrossFit Open 20.2 is live! Castro has once again brought back dumbbells, this time in the form of Thrusters (a new movement).  Before anything else, let’s take a look at the workout. CrossFit Open 20.2: The Workout CrossFit 20.2 Quick Tips First and foremost, this workout is going to come down to if you can actually do the movements or […]

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