As most of us expected, the final week of the Open spells “pain” in the way of Thrusters and Double-unders. 17.5 is as follows:
10 Rounds, For Time (40 min cap):
9 Thrusters (95/65)
Regardless of the time cap (probably for those athletes who don't do well with Dubs), this workout is for time and no doubt...
We finally got the repeat WOD in 17.4 and this one is going to take some strategy (in case you forgot from last year). While the bigger athletes serve to do well in the first 3 out of the 4 movements, it’s the smaller, quicker athletes that have the advantage in the last movement which is the handstand pushups (HSPUs). Considering you are not new to the sport...
OK, 17.3 is here, and we got a heavy barbell workout in the way of a snatch ladder. While the snatch ladder is also paired with a low-rep scheme of Chest-to-Bar (C2B) Pullups, make no mistake, this is a snatch workout. And, with such a large jump between snatch weights, your strategy will be based around your skill level with these movements. Second...Open workout 17.2 has been released! So how can we best prepare? First and foremost, your #1 concern should be to go to games.crossfit.com website and get all the info on the proper movements and STANDARDS for this workout. As seen on the Open announcement Thursday night, 17.2 consists of the following:
12 Minute...The Open is upon us—and it’s crunch time! A year of training, nutrition, and speculation all comes down to the next five weeks to see where your fitness ranks among the tens of thousands of other athletes around the world. So, with the announcement tomorrow for the first workout (17.1), what can you do to prepare yourself, not just for the...Processing...Error