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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
3-5…

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Tips for 17.2

 
CrossFit Games Open Workout 17.2 Tips

Here are some tips to help you strategize for workout 17.2. 

For the full details and movement descriptions, head over to the CrossFit Games Website. 

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Warm-up

Here is our recommended warm-up.

3-4 rounds of:
30s - 1min Airbike
10 Shoulder Passthroughs with PVC
10 Bodyweight Walking Lunges
10 Easy Kip Swings

1-2 rounds of the Shoulder Warm-up with a band

3-4 rounds of:
4 DB Power Cleans
6 DB Walking…

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A Look At The 2017 CrossFit Games Open in Japan

 
The 2017 CrossFit Games Open in Japan


CrossFit continues to grow in Japan and this year is the biggest year yet for participation in the CrossFit Games Open.

In 2011, there was only one team and a handful of individual athletes participating in the CrossFit Open from Japan.  This year we're seeing record growth. 

Here is a quick look at the 2017 numbers for the Open in Japan.

Total Participants

First, we'll look at the total participants. The total number of athletes this year is 661. This is up over 60% from 2016 which is huge considering we only saw a 10% increase from 2015.

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