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Tips for 17.5


We are finally here. The last week of the 2017 CrossFit Games. As expected, 17.5 is Thrusters and Double-unders.

First, Congratulations to everyone that has participated in the Open and made it this far. You dedicated a lot of time and have put in a lot of hard work over the last 5 weeks.

17.5 is a couplet. 10 rounds for time of 9 Thrusters and 35 Double-unders. There is a 40min time cap.  Check the CrossFit Games Website for the full workout details.  

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Tokyo Weightlifting Competition



Interested in competing in a weightlifting competition?

It will be held at Waseda University on May, 3rd, and all age division for this event.

Please Email us if you are interested by April 7th. We'll send you the details for registering.

Tokyo Weightlifting Competition 2017, Vo.1 

1)Organizer: Tokyo Weightlifting Association

2)Date: May,3rd, (Wednesday, Holiday) 11AM~

3)Place: Waseda University Gymnasium, B2F Adress : 1-6-1…


Tips for 17.4


The CrossFit Games Open workout 17.4 is...  16.4

If you completed this workout last year, look back at your score and think about your game plan for this year.  If you are new to this workout, thing about a goal that you want to hit and determine a working / rest pace to help get you there.  

Here are some tips from last years 16.4.

Video of Chikara Tips for CrossFit Games workout 16.4 / 17.4

General Warm-up

You should be familiar with what works best for you by now. As always start with a general aerobic warm-up.

3-4 rnds
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CrossFit Pregnancy


Chikara has had a few members go through pregnancy while continuing to CrossFit. 

Here are some tips for scaling courtesy Nicole Christensen from the CrossFit Journal with an attached modification and scaling guide available for download. 

Nicole Christensen shares her expertise on a range of pregnancy-related topics, including programming considerations for coaches and how to modify exercises during different trimesters.

The mother of two emphasizes that pregnancy…

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