CrossFit Open 16.3 Tips, Tricks, & Strategies

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Initial Thoughts & General Comments This workout will be hard, but in very different ways depending on who you are. You might be struggling to get just a few bar muscle-ups, making this event more challenging to your strength, skill, focus, and demeanor. Or, you might have bar muscle-ups for days, in which case, this one will feel FAR more … Read More

CrossFit Open 16.2 Tips, Tricks, & Strategies

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Initial Thoughts & General Comments Don’t let Dan Bailey & Bjorn Gudmundsson fool you – this will be a very short workout for most people. Consider that Dan completed his first round in ~2:24 with unbroken toes to bar, unbroken double-unders, and quick singles on the cleans. That is not a whole lot of wiggle room for those of us … Read More

CrossFit Open 16.1 Tips, Tricks, and Strategy

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First Thoughts & General Comments CrossFit Open Workout 16.1 includes a movement that has become nearly ubiquitous in higher levels of competition, yet is making its first appearance in the Open: the Overhead Walking Lunge. I, for one, am pretty excited about single leg strength being tested in the Open. But while everyone who takes on the workout will certainly … Read More