CrossFit Open Workout 20.4 Recap

CrossFit Open Workout 20.4 was awesome!  I’m talking heavy barbell awesome!  After getting slammed by gymnastics, I suspect that this workout generated excitement for a lot of people.  Workout 20.4 was as follows: For time: 30 box jumps, 24/20” 15 clean and jerks, 95/65 lbs. 30 box jumps 15 clean and jerks, 135/85 lbs. 30... Continue Reading →

CrossFit Open Workout 20.2 Recap

Let me be clear while also keeping things short and sweet:  Open workout 20.2 was simply brutal!  The workout consisted of the following: AMRAP in 20 minutes of: 4 dumbbell thrusters (50 lbs./35 lbs.) 6 toes to bar 24 double-unders I did the workout Rx and was praying for 10 rounds.  Turns out, 10 rounds... Continue Reading →

CrossFit Open Workout 19.5 Recap

Historically, the final Open workout contains thrusters and this year did not disappoint.  Open Workout 19.5 consisted of thrusters (65lb for women and 95 lb for men) and chest to bars (not a surprise really) with a rep scheme of 33-27-21-15-9 (a TOTAL surprise)!  The scaled version replaced jumping pull-ups for chest to bars.  That’s... Continue Reading →

CrossFit Open Workout 19.4 Recap

  CrossFit Open Workout 19.4 consisted of 3 rounds of 10 snatches plus 12 bar facing burpees followed by a 3 minute rest.  Athletes then moved onto 3 rounds of 10 bar muscle ups plus 12 bar facing burpees with a 12 minute time cap.  Men Rx snatched 95 lbs. and women snatched 65 lbs. ... Continue Reading →

CrossFit Open Workout 19.3 Recap

CrossFit Open workout 19.3 was seemingly designed to separate the wheat from the chaff and that elicited a mixed reaction around the community and in my box.   Workout 19.3 was a chipper consisting of 200 feet of overhead dumb bell lunges, 50 box step ups, 50 strict hand stand push-ups and 200 feet of handstand... Continue Reading →

CrossFit Open Workout 19.2 Recap

CrossFit Open Workout 19.2 challenged me in every way possible.  The workout consisted of the following: Beginning on an 8-minute clock, complete as many reps as possible of: 25 toes-to-bars 50 double-unders 15 squat cleans, 85 lb. 25 toes-to-bars 50 double-unders 13 squat cleans, 115 lb. If completed before 8 minutes, add 4 minutes to... Continue Reading →

CrossFit Open Workout 19.1 Recap

CrossFit Open Workout 19.1 was a fun one:  AMRAP 15 minutes of 19 wall balls followed by a 19 calorie row.  “Feel the burn!” has never felt so real!  When this workout was first released I heard a lot of comments around my box about it being “boring” and “not very creative”.  Initially, I guess... Continue Reading →

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