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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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19.1 CrosFit Open WOD

CrossFit Open Workouts: What To Expect For 2019

In case you haven’t heard, we’re just a few weeks away from the CrossFit Open kicking off. For many of us, it’s like our Super Bowl of the the CrossFit year. An exciting time to come together as a community, and test out our fitness. As always, the workouts will be announced on Thursday nights, and […]

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CrossFit Games 2019 changes

The CrossFit Open 2019: Out with the Old, In With The New

In 2018, roughly 429,000 athletes participated in The CrossFit Open. Only 25,000 people participated back in 2011. In short, the sport has exploded. Therein lies the problem Greg Glassman is trying to solve through the new CrossFit season format. The growth CrossFit Inc. has seen is international, yet the representation is still roughly the same year […]

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Don’t be mad at Dave Castro: Takeaways from the 2018 CrossFit Open.

CrossFit Open 2018: Flashback to 18.4Mid-workout, I turned to my judge (my husband) in a blind rage. I had flopped to the ground off the wall after stretching like a giraffe to get my 12th HSPU of the workout, my pride in shambles.  “I can’t wait for the Open to be over,” I said, panting.  He laughed, […]

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CrossFit® Open 18.5 – The Complete Strategy Guide (Scaled, Masters, and Rx)

The end is here: a bittersweet moment. This CrossFit® Open season was a doozy. We saw new movements like Single Arm DB Hang Clean & Jerks, DB Squats, and Handstand Walks. We saw new standards on an old movement: Handstand Pushups. We even saw both forms of muscle ups (ring and bar) in the same […]

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Crossfit open 18.4 workout

CrossFit® Open 18.4 – The Complete Strategy Guide (Scaled, Masters, and Rx)

Last week’s WOD, 18.3, was a big slice of humble pie for most athletes. Especially for beginners that haven’t mastered technical movements like double unders or muscle ups. But that’s what the Open is all about: getting you out of your comfort zone! This week is no different. We have a new challenge ahead of […]

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CrossFit® Open 18.3 – The Complete Strategy Guide (Scaled, Masters, and Rx)

If 18.3 was a day of the week, it would be Wednesday. If 18.3 was a song, it would be Bon Jovi’s Living on a Prayer. If 18.3 was an animal, it would be a … OK I’m getting carried away here.  Let’s jump into our Complete Strategy Guide for CrossFit® Open 18.3.  By now you’ve hopefully […]

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CrossFit Open 18.2 workout tips

CrossFit® Open 18.2 – The Complete Strategy Guide (Scaled, Masters, and Rx)

Week two is underway! And of course, WODprep has your back for all things Open-related. Last weekend, our CrossFit® Open 18.1 Complete Strategy Guide got a ton of hits. Your feedback was incredible! Our goal is to help even more athletes this week. So before we start, we want to ask that you share this guide […]

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CrossFit Games Open 18.1 Announcement, Tips, Guide, and Strategies

CrossFit® Open 18.1 – The Complete Strategy Guide (Scaled, Masters, and Rx)

The 2018 CrossFit® Open is finally underway! This is an especially exciting and busy time of year for functional fitness athletes. Over the next five weeks, there will be a lot of discussion on strategy and performance. WODprep aims to be that go-to resource for all things Open related, starting with your 18.1 strategy. If […]

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How I Won The 2017 CrossFit® Open at 44 Years Old

Brent here – one of the WODprep Coaches. Just to clarify, I didn’t win the CrossFit® Open (Mat Fraser & Sara Sigmundsdóttir did). However, I did win the Open on a very personal level, and it’s something any of us can achieve. CrossFit Open TipsIn 2017, I finished 43rd overall in Canada East. That’s down from […]

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