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March 5, 2013 at 10:26 pm

Wednesday 03/06/13

in: Workout

WOD:

EMOTM X 20
Odd minutes: 6-10 bar facing whip-ups
Even minutes: 2 Power snatches

For the whip-ups, these should not take much more than 20 seconds. If you are taking more than 25-30 seconds then you should be doing 6-8 reps, if you are getting through easy then you should be doing 8-10 reps. Power snatch weight is your choice, but choose a weight that you are sure you can hit for each round. Post loads to comments.

Kirsten hones her judging eye which will come in handy during the Open.

Jen W, being held to the standard on the burpee box jump.

Four Reasons Every CrossFitter Should Participate in the CrossFit Games Open

Well, the day has finally come. Today we officially begin the 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games season with the kickoff of the Open. This international test of fitness will feature over 100,000 athletes worldwide all hitting the same workouts. We have been talking about it for weeks and you have all responded in resounding fashion. We couldn’t be more proud. For those of you who might still be on the fence, here’s one last plug. Check out this article that ran in Breaking Muscle yesterday.

Here’s Reason #1:

1. Yes, You Are Good Enough.

Even if you cannot do the exact prescribed weight of any or most of the Open workouts, you will most likely surprise yourself with what you are able to pull off. The Open is about calling on the best in yourself no matter your current level. Most likely you are physically stronger than your mind lets you believe. Two seasons ago, during my first Open, I had never done any CrossFit workout as prescribed (Rx) – ever. The first workout of the Open 2011 was the first achieved at Rx and it put me on cloud nine. I wasn’t able to do any other 2011 workout as prescribed, but it didn’t matter. Possibility had already been born.

Click here to read the entire article: Four Reasons Every CrossFitter Should Participate in the CrossFit Games Open

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