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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.  

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.

Open Tips 17.1

Welcome to the CrossFit Games Open 2017!

We are kicking off with a beautiful workout that includes increasing reps on the dumbbell snatches and burpee box jump over.  

If you are a Chikara Member, you are prepared well for this workout!

Make sure you check out the CrossFit Games website for full workout description and movement standards.

Here is a video of some things to think about as you prepare.