Workout of the Day

2 Movements: 1 Snatch

Written By Charleh Knighton  |  Weightlifting 

Power Snatch + Overhead Squat
1+1 building to a heavy single in 15 minutes

10 Shuttle Runs
3 Squat Snatch @75% of heavy complex

rest 2:00
x5 sets

WODprep Strategy Top Tips:

One of the most powerful stimuli you can train is lifting heavy combined with engine work. At CrossFit’s foundations, training to have the ability to switch from heavy lifting to running is what it’s all about- doesn’t mean we hate it any less!

You shouldn’t feel burnt out in this workout, but your legs will feel it for sure. Part A is about focusing on good form and drilling the squat snatch separately. Part B is about putting it all together. 


Feel awkward when barbell cycling? Check out our video below:

Are you new to Weightlifting for CrossFit? If so, you’ll want to check this out before going any further!

Weightlifting is an advanced skill and these tips will help you figure out the various lifts that are sure to crop up in your WODs sometime soon!

Want to get faster and more efficient in your barbell WODs?

5 Snatch Drills Every CrossFitter Should Master (free video tutorial!):

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