For only the second time in CrossFit Open history, last week’s workout featured dumbbells. This time they double the stakes and had us work with two of them—specifically 50-ft. lunges with the dumbbells in the front rack. For many though, 17.2 was more about muscle-ups than dumbbells. According to the CFG Facebook page, “More than 100,000 athletes got … Read more
If it seems like we just wrapped up 17.1, it’s because we did. After two deadline extensions due to website issues, the first workout of the 2017 Open concluded Wednesday night. On the women’s side, 2x Europe regional athlete Sara Armanius took the top spot with a time of 9:46, that’s just one second faster than … Read more
Sometime around Sunday afternoon the CrossFit Games site started crashing. It’s not the first time they’ve had this issue; The site has had a tendency to go down, or at least move very very slowly, around the submission deadline. In the past, they’ve extended submission deadlines a few hours. This year though, the problem seemed … Read more
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It’s back! The 2017 CrossFit Open is here. Tomorrow CrossFit Games director Dave Castro will announce the first of workout the Open live from Reebok CrossFit Louvre in Paris, France. Shortly after, 2016’s third and fourth fittest men on Earth, Patrick Vellner and Brent Fikowski, respectively, will perform the workout at Reebok CrossFit Yul, in Montreal, … Read more