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Tips for Open Workout 12.3
Open Workout 12.3 is an 18-minute AMRAP filled with box jumps, push presses, and toes-to-bar. In order to be efficient at high intensity, check out these tips from veteran Games athletes Chris...
Open Workout 12.3 Announced
Get ready for 18 minutes of box jumps, push presses, and toes-to-bar for Workout 12.3. The 2012 Reebok CrossFit Games Open Workout 12.3 has been announced. Last week, athletes from...
The CrossFit Games Update: Open Week 2
Hosts Rory McKernan and Miranda Oldroyd give a recap on Open Workout 12.2. Guest Kelsey Krasnigor, who PR'd her snatch on this workout, shares why she's competing and what the Open means to her.
Burpees and snatches down. Three mysteries remain. Two down, three to go. Over the last week, CrossFitters from around the world lifted more than a quarter of a billion pounds....
The Difference a Year Makes: Mike Lucca
When he walked into CrossFit South Shore in Bohemia, N.Y., last March 29, Michael Lucca weighed 430 pounds. After years of failed diets and a nonexistent exercise routine, it took a child’s simple...
Annie T. Gets 109 Reps on 12.2
Reigning CrossFit Games champion, Annie Thorisdottir completes 109 reps on Open Workout 12.2. At the time of posting (3/3/12 at 4:30 p.m., PT), she holds the top score in the Women's competition,...
Lindsey Valenzuela's 108 Snatches
At the time of posting (3/2/12 at 12:30 PT), Lindsey Valenzuela leads the worldwide rankings with an incredible 108 snatches on Open Workout 12.2. She has surpassed former worldwide leader Lindsay...
From Russia with Love: Danila Shokhin
"I got several messages from friends telling me it was my WOD and they were expecting to see me ranked No. 1." We have seen and heard about the suitability of a gymnastics background...
CrossFit NYC Reacts to Open Workout 12.2
Owners and members of CrossFit NYC talk strategy after learning the Open Workout 12.2. Then, two athletes complete the workout. Find the workout and standards here.
Michele Letendre Learns from the Games
Michele Letendre first showed she could hang with the world's best at the 2011 Canada East Regional, where she beat Camille Leblanc-Bazinet on the final chipper event. She went on to take 25th at the...
CrossFit Games Open Workout 12.2 Announced
The 2012 Reebok CrossFit Games Open Workout 12.2 has been announced. It’s time to snatch. Last week, we had more than 60,000 athletes submit scores for a total count of 5.7 million burpees. Let’s...
Life After Soccer: Diego de Ascentis
Diego de Ascentis, once a midfielder for AC Milan, is now a CrossFitter. Sports fans around the world have long craved a perfect standard for comparing top athletes in different...
Fighting for the Prize: Matteo Piran
CrossFit teaches you that whether you are doing Fran or face to face with your worst opponent, you can still find some energy to come out a winner. Matteo Piran and Diego de Ascentis ...
Mover and Shaker: Becky Conzelman
Becky Conzelman will never forget that day in June 2011 when she put up a 160-pound thruster -- a personal record -- in front of a screaming crowd at the Mid Atlantic Regional. I love being an...
Josh Bridges: Out in 2012
Second place changes an athlete. We need not look too far back in history for proof. Both Annie Thorsidottir and Rich Froning took a big step up the podium in 2011 after 2nd place finishes in 2010...