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Wednesday 03.13.19

Warm-Up

A) 4 rounds of:

12 Strict Dumbbell Press 20lb/10lb
6 Push-Ups
Rest 30 sec
6 Box Jump 30”/24”
30m Sprint
Rest60 sec (walk back to dumbbells)

B) 2 Rounds:

14 Second Handstand Hold
14 Second Bar Hang

Strength

Bench Press

Heavy 5
Then 1×5 at 90% of heaviest 5 rep

Objective: build to a heavy 5 rep bench. Then take 10% off that number and perform the designated number of sets for 5 repetition.

Workout

Capacity

3 Rounds of:

30 Second Max Calories:
30 Second Rest
30 Second Max Ball Slam
30 Second Rest
30 Second Max Push Ups
30 Second Rest
30 Second GHD Sit-Ups
30 Second

Workout Tip

Each 30-sec station should be at max effort. Rest shall come. Scale movements or loads to continue to work the whole duration of the 30-sec max set.

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Tuesday 03.12.19

Warm-Up

A) 1 Round:

400m Row
10 Wall Balls (Light)
300m Row
10 Wall Balls
200m Row
10 Wall Balls
100m Row
10 Wall Balls

B) 30-20-10:

Double-Unders

5-5-5:

Handstand Kick-Up

Strength

Back Squat

Heavy 5
Then 1 set x 5 reps at 90% of heaviest 5 rep.

Objective: build to a heavy 5 rep squat. Then take 10% off that number and perform the 5 repetitions.

Strength Tip

Keep your midsection tight and send your butt slightly back and down. Avoid letting your back round, maintain thoracic extension and only squat as low as proper form allows. Weight should be in the middle of your foot as you reach the bottom – and as you come up from the bottom of the squat.

Workout

Capacity

8 Minute AMRAP:

8 Calorie Row
4 Muscle-Ups

– 2 Minute Rest

8 Minute AMRAP:

8 Calorie Row
4 Handstand Push-Ups

RX+ – Strict Handstand Push-Ups
RX – As is
AX – 8 Close Grip Push-Ups, Dumbbell Strict Press

Workout Tip

AX – for masters athletes or novice athletes that want to move and have fun.
RX – most athletes that have training experience and want a little push!
RX+ – competitive athletes that want a little more dose of the good stuff.

Row: you should not spend more than 40 seconds on the rowing station.

Muscle-Ups: you should not spend more than 2 minutes on the muscle up stations. Scale repetitions or movements as needed.

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Tuesday 03.12.19

Warm-Up

A) 1 Round:

400m Row
10 Wall Balls (Light)
300m Row
10 Wall Balls
200m Row
10 Wall Balls
100m Row
10 Wall Balls

B) 30-20-10:

Double-Unders

5-5-5:

Handstand Kick-Up

Strength

Back Squat

Heavy 5
Then 1 set x 5 reps at 90% of heaviest 5 rep.

Objective: build to a heavy 5 rep squat. Then take 10% off that number and perform the 5 repetitions.

Strength Tip

Keep your midsection tight and send your butt slightly back and down. Avoid letting your back round, maintain thoracic extension and only squat as low as proper form allows. Weight should be in the middle of your foot as you reach the bottom – and as you come up from the bottom of the squat.

Workout

Capacity

8 Minute AMRAP:

8 Calorie Row
4 Muscle-Ups

– 2 Minute Rest

8 Minute AMRAP:

8 Calorie Row
4 Handstand Push-Ups

RX+ – Strict Handstand Push-Ups
RX – As is
AX – 8 Close Grip Push-Ups, Dumbbell Strict Press

Workout Tip

AX – for masters athletes or novice athletes that want to move and have fun.
RX – most athletes that have training experience and want a little push!
RX+ – competitive athletes that want a little more dose of the good stuff.

Row: you should not spend more than 40 seconds on the rowing station.

Muscle-Ups: you should not spend more than 2 minutes on the muscle up stations. Scale repetitions or movements as needed.

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Monday 03.11.19

Warm-Up

A) 3 Rounds of:
10 Calorie Row
10 Overhead Squat with an empty barbell
10 DB Power Snatch 30lb/20lb

B) 9-6-3:

Muscle Snatch with Empty Bar Below Knee

9-6-3:

Overhead Squat, with Empty Bar

18-12-6:

Double-Unders

Strength

Every Minute on the Minute x 18 Minutes Perform:

1 Squat Snatch

Objective: build to a heavy single squat Snatch. Go up every 3 minutes. Start with an Empty bar. Compare jumps and weight from 10/5.

Strength Tip

If athletes’ technique is not there yet with the snatch, stay above the knees and master this position first before adding more range of motion. Make Sure athletes weight is in the middle of the foot, and their back is straight with their shoulders pinched back. From the ground lift the bar and receive the bar in the overhead squat position with the hip crease of the athlete above parallel.

Workout

“EMOMONDAY”

Every 2 Minutes for 8 Rounds:

A.
10 Power Snatches, 75#.55#
10 Burpees over the bar.

B.
400/300m Row

Workout Tip

Power Snatches: you should be able to complete all 10 repetitions in 2 sets or less, scale lod if needed.

Row: you should have 20-30 seconds of rest after each rowing station, scale distance as needed.

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Sunday 03.10.19

Warm-Up

A) 3 Rounds of:

24 Double-Unders
12 Wall Balls
6 Push-Ups

B) 3 Rounds:

12 Ball Slams
12 Power Snatches, with an empty bar
12 Overhead Squats
12 Knee Raises

Workout

(Retest- 10/10/18)

“You’re a TEN!”

For Time:

10 to 1:

Bar Dips
Knees to Elbows
Box Jumps, 24”/20”

Then:
800m Run

Then:
10 to 1
Overhead Squats
Deadlift
Burpees Over-the-Bar

AX: 75#/55#

RX: 95#/65#

RX+: Ring Dips, 115#/85#

Workout Tip

AX – For masters athletes or novice athletes that want to move and have fun.

RX – Most athletes that have training experience and want a little push!

RX+ – Competitive athletes that want a little more dose of the good stuff.

Dips: you should scale to the appropriate movement. If dips are challenging, scale to close grip push ups.

Knees To Elbows: scale to Knee raises if needed.

Overhead Squats: scale that cannot safely move in the overhead squat position, should scale to front squats.

You should lay parallel to the loaded barbell and perform your burpees jumping with both feet off the ground and landing with both feet together on the ground.

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Monday 03.11.19

Warm-Up

A) 3 Rounds of:
10 Calorie Row
10 Overhead Squat with an empty barbell
10 DB Power Snatch 30lb/20lb

B) 9-6-3:

Muscle Snatch with Empty Bar Below Knee

9-6-3:

Overhead Squat, with Empty Bar

18-12-6:

Double-Unders

Strength

Every Minute on the Minute x 18 Minutes Perform:

1 Squat Snatch

Objective: build to a heavy single squat Snatch. Go up every 3 minutes. Start with an Empty bar. Compare jumps and weight from 10/5.

Strength Tip

If athletes’ technique is not there yet with the snatch, stay above the knees and master this position first before adding more range of motion. Make Sure athletes weight is in the middle of the foot, and their back is straight with their shoulders pinched back. From the ground lift the bar and receive the bar in the overhead squat position with the hip crease of the athlete above parallel.

Workout

“EMOMONDAY”

Every 2 Minutes for 8 Rounds:

A.
10 Power Snatches, 75#.55#
10 Burpees over the bar.

B.
400/300m Row

Workout Tip

Power Snatches: you should be able to complete all 10 repetitions in 2 sets or less, scale lod if needed.

Row: you should have 20-30 seconds of rest after each rowing station, scale distance as needed.

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Saturday 03.09.19

Warm-Up

A) 3 Rounds of:

20 Calorie Row
10 Overhead Squats, with a PVC pipe
5 Strict Pull-Ups

B) 3 Rounds:

12 Ball Slams
6 Hang Cleans, with an empty bar
3 Thrusters, with an empty bar

Strength

Squat Clean

Heavy 3
Then 1×3 at 10% of heaviest 3 rep

Objective: build to a heavy three rep squat clean. Then take 10% off that number and perform the designated number of sets for 3 repetitions.

Strength Tip

If athletes’ technique is not there yet with the clean from the ground, stay above the knees and master this position first before adding more range of motion. Make sure athletes weight is in the middle of the foot, and their back is straight with their shoulders pinched back. From the ground, lift the bar and receive the bar in the front rack position in the bottom of the front squat.

Workout

Capacity

4 Rounds For Time:

8 Hang Power Cleans
8 Calorie Bike
4 Bar Muscle-Ups

AX: 75#/55#
RX: 115#/75#
RX+:135#/95#

Workout Tip

AX – For masters athletes or novice athletes that want to move and have fun.

RX – Most athletes that have training experience and want a little push!

RX+: Competitive athletes that want a little more dose of the good stuff.

Hang Power Cleans: You should be able to complete 8 repetitions in 2 sets or less.

Bar Muscle-Ups: If we are having trouble with muscle ups scale to 8 chest to bar pull-ups or 8 strict pull-ups.

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Sunday 03.10.19

Warm-Up

A) 3 Rounds of:

24 Double-Unders
12 Wall Balls
6 Push-Ups

B) 3 Rounds:

12 Ball Slams
12 Power Snatches, with an empty bar
12 Overhead Squats
12 Knee Raises

Workout

(Retest- 10/10/18)

“You’re a TEN!”

For Time:

10 to 1:

Bar Dips
Knees to Elbows
Box Jumps, 24”/20”

Then:
800m Run

Then:
10 to 1
Overhead Squats
Deadlift
Burpees Over-the-Bar

AX: 75#/55#

RX: 95#/65#

RX+: Ring Dips, 115#/85#

Workout Tip

AX – For masters athletes or novice athletes that want to move and have fun.

RX – Most athletes that have training experience and want a little push!

RX+ – Competitive athletes that want a little more dose of the good stuff.

Dips: you should scale to the appropriate movement. If dips are challenging, scale to close grip push ups.

Knees To Elbows: scale to Knee raises if needed.

Overhead Squats: scale that cannot safely move in the overhead squat position, should scale to front squats.

You should lay parallel to the loaded barbell and perform your burpees jumping with both feet off the ground and landing with both feet together on the ground.

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Saturday 03.09.19

Warm-Up

A) 3 Rounds of:

20 Calorie Row
10 Overhead Squats, with a PVC pipe
5 Strict Pull-Ups

B) 3 Rounds:

12 Ball Slams
6 Hang Cleans, with an empty bar
3 Thrusters, with an empty bar

Strength

Squat Clean

Heavy 3
Then 1×3 at 10% of heaviest 3 rep

Objective: build to a heavy three rep squat clean. Then take 10% off that number and perform the designated number of sets for 3 repetitions.

Strength Tip

If athletes’ technique is not there yet with the clean from the ground, stay above the knees and master this position first before adding more range of motion. Make sure athletes weight is in the middle of the foot, and their back is straight with their shoulders pinched back. From the ground, lift the bar and receive the bar in the front rack position in the bottom of the front squat.

Workout

Capacity

4 Rounds For Time:

8 Hang Power Cleans
8 Calorie Bike
4 Bar Muscle-Ups

AX: 75#/55#
RX: 115#/75#
RX+:135#/95#

Workout Tip

AX – For masters athletes or novice athletes that want to move and have fun.

RX – Most athletes that have training experience and want a little push!

RX+: Competitive athletes that want a little more dose of the good stuff.

Hang Power Cleans: You should be able to complete 8 repetitions in 2 sets or less.

Bar Muscle-Ups: If we are having trouble with muscle ups scale to 8 chest to bar pull-ups or 8 strict pull-ups.

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Thursday 03.07.19

Warm-Up

A)

20 Cal Row
10m High Knees
10m Butt Kicker
10 Walking Lunges
15 Calorie Row
10m High Knees
10m Butt Kicker
10 Walking Lunges
10 Calorie Row
10m High Knees
10m Butt Kicker
10 Walking lunges

B) 3 Rounds:

10m High Knees
10m Broad Jump
10m Butt Kickers
10m Lunges

Strength

Barbell Lunges

3 sets x 6 reps

Objective: build each set, starting with the bar, in reps of 6 each leg, until you build to a challenging weight that is repeatable for the number of sets listed. Last week of lunges, next week back squat. Last week of lunges.

Strength Tip

Place the bar on a rack at your squat height level then place the bar on your back. Step forward with your leg and come down into a lunge position, keeping your torso upright. Push through the front leg and come back into your starting position, and switch legs.

Workout

Capacity

14 Minute AMRAP;

14 Wall balls, 20#/14#
7 Chest-to-Bar Pull-Ups
28 Double-Unders
7 Bar Dips

Workout Tip

Wall Balls: you should be able to complete the wall balls in 2 sets or less, scale load if needed.

Chest-to-Bar: if chest to bars are possible, scale the repetitions down to 60 seconds of practice, if we are not there yet, scale to 7 kipping pull-ups.

Double-Unders: scale to 60 of practice or 56 singles.

Dips: if Dips are possible, scale the repetitions down to 60 seconds of practice, if we are not there yet, scale to 7 push-ups.

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Wednesday 03.06.19

Warm-Up

A) 3 Rounds, one round every 2 min:

20 Sit-Ups
20m Butt Kicker
20m Farmer Carry, 53lb/35lb

B) 20-18-16-14:

Double-Unders
Russian Kettlebell Swings

Strength

Deadlift

3 sets x 6 reps

Note: build each set, starting with the bar, in reps of 6 until you build to a challenging weight that is repeatable for the number of sets listed.

Strength Tip

Feet are in the athletic position, hip-width apart. Load your hamstrings before you engage the first pull. Lift the bar, staying over the bar and having the weight in the middle of your foot the whole time. Once the bar passes your knee, extend your hips forward and keep pulling the bar close to your body. Last week of 6s.

Workout

Capacity

Every 4 Minutes x 3 rounds:

200m Row
20 Kettlebell Swings, 53#/35#
200m Run

Workout Tip

Row/Run: you should be able to complete the station under 1 minute, scale distance as needed.
Kettlebell Swing: you should be able to complete the swinging station under 1 minute, scale repetitions as needed.

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Open 19.3

Week three of the 2019 CrossFit Open is here! Get Rich Froning’s tips and strategies to tackle this challenging WOD.

Mobility

Upper body range of motion key. The thoracic extension is needed, so practice extending back over a roller or small object. Open the ‘scapulas’.

– Banded Good Mornings for hamstring activation

Warm Up

3 rounds:

20 seconds Handstand Hold against a wall
30 seconds active movement (jump rope/row)
3 Push-Up

Workout

For time:

200-ft. Dumbbell Overhead Lunge
50 Dumbbell Box Step-Ups
50 Strict Handstand Push-Ups
200-ft. Handstand Walk

Men use 50-lb. dumbbell / 24-in. box
Women 35-lb. dumbbell / 20-in. box

Time cap: 10 minutes

Workout Tip

Dumbbell Overhead Lunge: stack the weight over your body. Keep your elevated arm as close to your ear as possible. 50ft per set if you’re going to break it up

Dumbbell Box Step-Up: steady and consistent, alternate legs you step up with. Rotate direction as you step down to minimize transitions, inhale before you step up, exhale at the top.

Strict Handstand Push-Ups: break these up from the start, sets of 5 reps. Rest in the bottom, don’t come off the wall

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