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Saturday 03.16.19

Warm-Up

A) 3 Rounds:

30 Singles
15m High Knees
15m Butt Kickers
15 Tempo Dumbbell Press

B) 2 Rounds:

10 Step-Ups, on a Box
10 Strict Press
10 Calorie Bike

Strength

Push Jerk

Heavy 3
Then 1×3 at 90% of heaviest 3 rep.

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

Workout

Capacity

30 Calorie Bike

3 Rounds:

2 Muscle-Ups
4 Strict Handstand Push-Ups
8 Kettlebell Swings, 70#/53#
20 Calorie Bike

2 Rounds:

2 Muscle-Ups
4 Strict Handstand Push-Ups
8 Kettlebell Swings 70#/53#
10 Calorie Bike

1 Rounds:

2 Muscle-Ups
4 Strict Handstand Push-Ups
8 Kettlebell Swings 70#/53#

Workout Tip

Muscle-Ups: if you are unable to perform muscle ups, perform 2 strict ring pull ups.

Handstand Push-Ups: if you are unable to perform strict hspu, scale to strict dumbbell press.

Kettlebell Swings: should be heavy but completed in 1 set of 8 each time you pick them up.

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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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Saturday 03.16.19

Warm-Up

A) 3 Rounds:

30 Singles
15m High Knees
15m Butt Kickers
15 Tempo Dumbbell Press

B) 2 Rounds:

10 Step-Ups, on a Box
10 Strict Press
10 Calorie Bike

Strength

Push Jerk

Heavy 3
Then 1×3 at 90% of heaviest 3 rep.

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

Workout

Capacity

30 Calorie Bike

3 Rounds:

2 Muscle-Ups
4 Strict Handstand Push-Ups
8 Kettlebell Swings, 70#/53#
20 Calorie Bike

2 Rounds:

2 Muscle-Ups
4 Strict Handstand Push-Ups
8 Kettlebell Swings 70#/53#
10 Calorie Bike

1 Rounds:

2 Muscle-Ups
4 Strict Handstand Push-Ups
8 Kettlebell Swings 70#/53#

Workout Tip

Muscle-Ups: if you are unable to perform muscle ups, perform 2 strict ring pull ups.

Handstand Push-Ups: if you are unable to perform strict hspu, scale to strict dumbbell press.

Kettlebell Swings: should be heavy but completed in 1 set of 8 each time you pick them up.

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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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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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Monday 03.04.19

Warm-Up

A) Every Minute on the Minutes x 8 min:

Minute 1:

5 Push-Ups
10 Sit-Ups

Minute 2:

40sec Plank Hold on elbows

Minute 3:

Row, at a moderate pace

B) 3 Rounds:

8 Barbell Press, with an empty bar
8 Ring Rows
16 Ball Slams

Strength

Superset A and B then rest 3 minutes:

A.
Strict Handstand Push-Ups
5 sets x 4 reps

B.
Kipping Unbroken Pull-Ups
5 sets x 8 reps

Strength Tip

You will be supersetting the movements. 4 repetitions of strict Handstand Push-Ups. If the repetitions assigned are too much, scale to a rep range that you can complete in 2 sets, or perform a scaled version of the movement. For the Pull-Ups, you want to stick with a rep range that you can complete in unbroken sets, if pull-ups are your jam, scale to Chest-to-Bar, or scale even further to Bar Muscle-Ups for unbroken sets. Last week of strict movements.

Workout

“EMOMONDAY”

Every Minute on the Minute for 6 Rounds:

5 Pull-Ups
5 Burpees
10 Wall Balls, 20#/14#

Then,
Every Minute on the Minute for 6 Rounds:

15/12 Calorie Row

Workout Tip

Scale movements as needed in order to have 15sec of rest each round.

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Monday 03.04.19

Warm-Up

A) Every Minute on the Minutes x 8 min:

Minute 1:

5 Push-Ups
10 Sit-Ups

Minute 2:

40sec Plank Hold on elbows

Minute 3:

Row, at a moderate pace

B) 3 Rounds:

8 Barbell Press, with an empty bar
8 Ring Rows
16 Ball Slams

Strength

Superset A and B then rest 3 minutes:

A.
Strict Handstand Push-Ups
5 sets x 4 reps

B.
Kipping Unbroken Pull-Ups
5 sets x 8 reps

Strength Tip

You will be supersetting the movements. 4 repetitions of strict Handstand Push-Ups. If the repetitions assigned are too much, scale to a rep range that you can complete in 2 sets, or perform a scaled version of the movement. For the Pull-Ups, you want to stick with a rep range that you can complete in unbroken sets, if pull-ups are your jam, scale to Chest-to-Bar, or scale even further to Bar Muscle-Ups for unbroken sets. Last week of strict movements.

Workout

“EMOMONDAY”

Every Minute on the Minute for 6 Rounds:

5 Pull-Ups
5 Burpees
10 Wall Balls, 20#/14#

Then,
Every Minute on the Minute for 6 Rounds:

15/12 Calorie Row

Workout Tip

Scale movements as needed in order to have 15sec of rest each round.

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Wednesday 02.20.19

Warm-Up

A) 2 Rounds:

10 Step-Ups, to a box
5 Box Jumps
10 Push-Ups
5 Strict Pull-Ups

B) 3 Rounds:

4 Strict Dumbbell Press
8 Calorie Row
12 Dumbbell Snatch

Strength

Superset A and B then rest 3 minutes.

A.
Strict Handstand Push-Ups
5 sets x 4 reps

B.
Kipping Unbroken Pull-Ups
5 sets x 8 reps

Strength Tip

You will be supersetting the movements. 4 repetitions of strict Handstand Push-Ups. If the repetitions assigned are too much, scale to a rep range that you can complete in 2 sets, or perform a scaled version of the movement. For the pull-ups, you want to stick with a rep range that you can complete in unbroken sets, if pull-ups are your jam, scale to chest-to-bar, or scale even further to Bar Muscle-Ups for unbroken sets.

Workout

Capacity

15-12-9-6-3 For Time:

Bar Dips
Burpees
Box Jumps 24″/20″

Workout Tip

Run: you should complete each 200M run in 1 minutes or less, scale the distance as needed.
Dips: you should work on completing all repetitions in “90 or less each round. unbroken each round.
Box Jumps: you should choose a height that you feel comfortable jumping to.

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Wednesday 02.20.19

Warm-Up

A) 2 Rounds:

10 Step-Ups, to a box
5 Box Jumps
10 Push-Ups
5 Strict Pull-Ups

B) 3 Rounds:

4 Strict Dumbbell Press
8 Calorie Row
12 Dumbbell Snatch

Strength

Superset A and B then rest 3 minutes.

A.
Strict Handstand Push-Ups
5 sets x 4 reps

B.
Kipping Unbroken Pull-Ups
5 sets x 8 reps

Strength Tip

You will be supersetting the movements. 4 repetitions of strict Handstand Push-Ups. If the repetitions assigned are too much, scale to a rep range that you can complete in 2 sets, or perform a scaled version of the movement. For the pull-ups, you want to stick with a rep range that you can complete in unbroken sets, if pull-ups are your jam, scale to chest-to-bar, or scale even further to Bar Muscle-Ups for unbroken sets.

Workout

Capacity

15-12-9-6-3 For Time:

Bar Dips
Burpees
Box Jumps 24″/20″

Workout Tip

Run: you should complete each 200M run in 1 minutes or less, scale the distance as needed.
Dips: you should work on completing all repetitions in “90 or less each round. unbroken each round.
Box Jumps: you should choose a height that you feel comfortable jumping to.

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Tuesday 02.12.19

Warm-Up

A) 2 Rounds:

10m High Knees
10m Butt Kickers
10m Bear Crawl
200m Jog

B) 2 Rounds:

10 Ring Rows
20 Double-Unders
30m Farmers Carry

Strength

Superset A and B then rest 3 minutes:

A.
Strict Handstand Push-Ups
4 sets x 4 reps

B.
Kipping Unbroken Pull-Ups
8 sets x 8 reps

Strength Tip

You will be supersetting the movements. 4 repetitions of strict handstand push-ups. If the repetitions assigned are too much, scale to a rep range that you can complete in 2 sets, or perform a scaled version of the movement. For the pull-ups, you want to stick with a rep range that you can complete in unbroken sets, if pull-ups are your jam, scale to chest-to-bar, or scale even further to Bar muscle-ups for unbroken sets.

Workout

Capacity

For Time:

10-8-6-4-2
Ring Dips

Alternate With:

20-16-12-8-4
Dumbbell Snatches. 50#/35#

200m Run After Every Round

Workout Tip

Run: you should complete each 200M run in 1 minutes or less, scale the distance as needed.
Dips: you should work on completing all repetitions in “60 or less each round. unbroken each round.
Dumbbell Snatches: alternate every repetition.

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Tuesday 02.12.19

Warm-Up

A) 2 Rounds:

10m High Knees
10m Butt Kickers
10m Bear Crawl
200m Jog

B) 2 Rounds:

10 Ring Rows
20 Double-Unders
30m Farmers Carry

Strength

Superset A and B then rest 3 minutes:

A.
Strict Handstand Push-Ups
4 sets x 4 reps

B.
Kipping Unbroken Pull-Ups
8 sets x 8 reps

Strength Tip

You will be supersetting the movements. 4 repetitions of strict handstand push-ups. If the repetitions assigned are too much, scale to a rep range that you can complete in 2 sets, or perform a scaled version of the movement. For the pull-ups, you want to stick with a rep range that you can complete in unbroken sets, if pull-ups are your jam, scale to chest-to-bar, or scale even further to Bar muscle-ups for unbroken sets.

Workout

Capacity

For Time:

10-8-6-4-2
Ring Dips

Alternate With:

20-16-12-8-4
Dumbbell Snatches. 50#/35#

200m Run After Every Round

Workout Tip

Run: you should complete each 200M run in 1 minutes or less, scale the distance as needed.
Dips: you should work on completing all repetitions in “60 or less each round. unbroken each round.
Dumbbell Snatches: alternate every repetition.

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