Workout of the Day

Let’s Go Heavy

Written By Charleh Dickinson  |  Weightlifting 

5 rounds for time
400m Run
3 Squat Cleans @85% of clean max

WODprep Strategy Top Tips:

If you’re a CrossFit athlete that’s looking to hit the bigger competitions, it was very clear from the recent Open that you will need to hit big percentage lifting work under fatigue.

If you’re finding yourself getting chewed up and spat out, then this will be perfect for you. Nothing in CrossFit comes easy. It literally requires blood, sweat and tears. 

Don’t let the low rep range deceive you. If you go out hot in this workout, round 5 will take your lunch money. The key to this workout is to find a steady pace on the run, break up the BBJO into manageable sets (probs reps of 5), and then push the barbell.

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!):

P.S. Looking for 1-on-1 Coaching to start feeling great in the gym?
Schedule a call with our Head Coach, Dr. CJ. *Limited spots available.

TAG: a buddy
SHARE: with a friend
COMMENT: below and let us know your score!

{"email":"Email address invalid","url":"Website address invalid","required":"Required field missing"}