CrossFit Open 19.5

March 22nd, 2019

Les Brown said “The harder the battle, the sweeter the victory,” and 19.5 is going to be a hard one. But can you taste the end of the Open?! As with previous workouts this year and in years past, proper mobility and activation exercises will be important to your success in this workout. If you’re

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CrossFit Open 19.4

March 15th, 2019

Well, we knew snatches and muscle ups were coming!   Read the full workout here. I like the design of this workout, with 3 minutes of rest built in. If you are close to having muscle ups, this gives you a great chance. With some rest before you hit the pull-up bar, hopefully, you can

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CrossFit Open 19.3

March 8th, 2019

What. A. Beast. DB Overhead Lunges DB Box Step-Ups Strict Handstand Push-ups Handstand Walk Time Cap 10-minutes   For the full workout, scaling options, and movement standards see the CrossFit Games website. Most athletes only expect to get through a portion of the handstand push-ups. This is a new movement for the Open, and a movement

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CrossFit Open 19.2

March 1st, 2019

Toes To Bar Double Unders Squat Cleans   For the full workout, scaling options, and movement standards see the CrossFit Games website. This workout is all about shoulder and core endurance (read: LOTS of TTB). Priming the shoulders and doing a really good central nerve system warm-up for your squat cleans will be necessary for your

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CrossFit Open 19.1

February 22nd, 2019

15min AMRAP 19 Wall Ball Shots 19 Cal Row   This workout is all about hip mobility, lower body power and endurance, and core control. Because of the sheer volume of this workout, I would advise a very light warm-up. However, we want to do something that’s going to get your whole body primed to

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“Cooling Down” During the CrossFit Open

February 21st, 2019

You all know the anticipation of Open season – excitement, curiosity and a bit of anxiety. Plus, you’re out there living your best life outside of CrossFit; relationships, family obligations, work. All of this daily stress can take a toll on your health and performance. Here are some easy ways during the Open to help reduce

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18.5 Is Here and We Don’t Have a New Movement. Instead, We Have a Repeat, Repeat.

March 23rd, 2018

*WORKOUT 18.5 = 12.5 = 11.6* Complete as many reps as possible in 7 minutes of: 3 thrusters 3 chest-to-bar pull-ups 6 thrusters 6 chest-to-bar pull-ups 9 thrusters 9 chest-to-bar pull-ups 12 thrusters 12 chest-to-bar pull-ups 15 thrusters 15 chest-to-bar pull-ups 18 thrusters 18 chest-to-bar pull-ups *This is a timed workout. If you complete the

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18.4 Welcomes Diane and Another New Open Movement with Handstand Walks.

March 16th, 2018

21 deadlifts, 225 lb. 21 handstand push-ups 15 deadlifts, 225 lb. 15 handstand push-ups 9 deadlifts, 225 lb. 9 handstand push-ups 21 deadlifts, 315 lb. 50-ft. handstand walk 15 deadlifts, 315 lb. 50-ft. handstand walk 9 deadlifts, 315 lb. 50-ft. handstand walk As with all of the Open workouts this year, whether you’re planning to

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