A CrossFit Couplet from the 2010 Northwest Regional Three rounds for time of: 135 pound Overhead squat, 10 reps 50 Double-unders Took Chris Spealler 2:39, and Rich Froning 2:40
CrossFit Radio’s Justin Judkins has the two 2011 CrossFit Games Champions, Annie Thorisdottir and Rich Froning Jr. on the phone. Download CrossFit Radio Episode 189 here (direct link to mp3) Rich talks about how he used “periodization” with intervals in his training. A sample interval workout looked like this 5 rounds, 1 min rest between rounds of: AMRAP […]
Here is Heat 5 of Event 3 of the 2011 CrossFit Games with Graham Holmberg, Jason Khalipa, Chris Spealler, Matt Chan, Rich Froning Jr., Patrick Burke, Dan Bailey and Austin Malleolo. Workout was For time: 15 foot Rope climb, 5 ascents 145 pound Clean and jerk, 5 reps15 foot Rope climb, 4 ascents 165 pound Clean and jerk, 4 reps 15 foot Rope climb, 3 ascents 185 pound […]
The UnRx Podcast guys recap the 2011 Reebok Crossfit Games. Pretty much sums up my thoughts. Hopefully CrossFit HQ will listen to this.
Men Final Heat 1Men Final Heat 2 Women Final Heat 1Women Final Heat 2 Here is a written recap of the finals.
In Event 4, “Triplet Sprint” each athlete had to do For time:5 Muscle-ups245 pound Deadlift, 10 reps15 GHD Sit-upsSprint 50 yards5 Muscle-ups245 pound Deadlift, 10 reps15 GHD Sit-upsSprint 100 yards5 Muscle-ups245 pound Deadlift, 10 reps15 GHD Sit-upsSprint 150 yards5 Muscle-ups245 pound Deadlift, 10 reps15 GHD Sit-upsSprint 150 yards Watch heat 5 to the best athletes […]
Here is the scoreboard. Current standing: Ben Smith USA 1 (240) Rich Froning USA 2 (235) Zach Forrest USA 3 (218) Chris Spealler USA 4 (215) Blair Morrison USA 5 (202) Check out the Men’s Event 3 Heat 5 recording. This heat had Froning, Spealler,Khalipa, Holmberg, Bailey,Chan,Smith…the best of the best. Workout was: For time:15 foot Rope climb, 5 ascents145 pound Clean and jerk, 5 reps15 […]
You can watch the competition live at ESPN3.com Streaming starts: Friday: 6-9pm, pacficSaturday: 6-9pm, pacificSunday: 1-4pm, pacific They just announced the first events in the individual competition and the workouts look pretty fun. Event 1 For time:210-meter ocean swimRun 1,500m in soft-sand50 Chest-to-bar pull-ups100 hand release push-ups200 SquatsRun 1,500m in soft-sand Athletes will be scored for […]
Mikko Aronpaa feels no pressure going into this years CrossFit Games. Pre Games Programming two workouts per day morning: one strength workout in the morning, followed by a short metcon evening: another metcon. CrossFit Games Preparation Programming morning: 3-4 workouts with some strength work. evening: skill training (ring handstand push-ups, double unders…) and maybe two […]