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Quick Tips For 17.5 — Thrusters and Double-Unders

Quick guide to 17.5 Velites double unders

Praise Castro, the double-unders have finally arrived. The final WOD of the 2017 CrossFit Open will see athletes perform 350 double-unders, no matter what. We hope that you’ve got your Velites Fire 2.0 ropes at the ready, but if not, head over to the online store and get yours now, so that at least you […]

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How To Train For Your First Spartan Race

hot to train for your first spartan race

Spartan races, or more generally, obstacle course races (OCRs) have been popular for a few years now, with people looking for a way to challenge themselves and test their agility and technical skill over distance. Short courses start at around 5km, with Super Spartan races stretching out over 15km or more. In all honesty, most […]

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Quick TIps For Open WOD 17.4

Quick TIps For Open WOD 17.4

Congratulations, we all guessed correctly. Your only goal for 17.4, is to beat your score from 16.4. If you did it last year and survived, then you can do it again, but harder. Let’s take a look at 17.4 and break down a few strategies for making the most of it.CrossFit Open WOD 174 is:AMRAP […]

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8 brutal jump rope crossfit WODs

No failure is more painful than failing a rep of double-unders. I mean, how annoying does it get, flogging yourself with a CrossFit jump rope? Well this can be quite a regular incident when pairing skipping with a strength or gymnastic movement, and call the mix a crossfit workout. And I am sure all of […]

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Quick Tips For Open WOD 17.3

Well, this one is pretty simple; you either snatch the weight, or you don’t. Here’s what 17.3 looks like, and our tips for making the most of it, if you’re taking on the RX version.Prior to 8:00, complete:3 rounds of:6 chest-to-bar pull-ups6 squat snatches, 95 lb.Then, 3 rounds of:7 chest-to-bar pull-ups5 squat snatches, 135 lb.*Prior […]

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