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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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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.

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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
Row 1min…

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Tips for 17.3

 

Here are some quick tips for CrossFit Games Open Workout 17.3

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Here is a recommended warm-up for 17.3

General Warmup

2-4 rounds of:
30s Bike
10 Pass Throughs w/PVC
30s Row
10 Overhead Squats w/PVC

then Banded Shoulder warmup and some thoracic extension with foam roller



Snatch Warmup (with Barbell)

2 rounds of:
3-5 Hang Snatch High Pulls
3-5 Hang Muscle Snatch
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