ICYMI: Training For The Games Part 1

Ben Smith squats

Unless you’ve been away from any form of technology or have just plain ignored the obvious, the Regionals took place in May and now we’re officially on the road to the 2016 CrossFit Games!

As we get closer to the big event, FloElite wants to share the journey with you. How are the athletes staying motivated? What did they do this week in their respective boxes? Thanks to Instagram, we can take a closer look at how your favorite stars of fitness are getting ready for the Games! Check out these posts from the top men, women, and teams on the planet.

Ben Smith's squat motivation


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Smith takes 455 for an easy ride. The Champ does what the Champ does.

Sara Sigmundsdottir's ab game is on point


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...and she's thanking her team for helping her get to the Games again.

Jacob Heppner still trains like a maniac


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AMRAP 20:
1 deadlift (225)
1 squat clean
1 front squat
1 jerk

..then..

6 rounds of
20 cal sprint on the Assault Bike

Kara Webb gets gross with it


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For time:
25 rope climbs
5k row

Sam Briggs gets even grosser with it


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10 rounds for time:
500m row
400m run

She finished in 37:06.

CrossFit Mayhem Freedom is pumped about their win


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Yep. Super pumped. Very, very excited.

Chris Harris is pretty strong


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The Regionals snatch ladder with cleans:

10 at 225
8 at 255
6 at 285
4 at 315
2 at 335

Blaine McConnell power cleans 374lb


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Team Nordic OPEX has a beast by the name of Blaine McConnell and he's hungry for more weight.

By Roger Lockridge

The Fittest Experience's Secret Fifth Event

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There have been four announced events for The Fittest Experience this weekend but what if I told you there was a secret fifth event?

FloTraining Workout of the Day 1/22/18

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FloTraining Workout of the Day 1/22/18

Bjorgvin Karl Gudmundsson Signs With Virus Performance

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The Best From Mattie Rogers' AMA On Reddit

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IWF World's Medalist and overall badass Mattie Rogers took to Reddit on Friday for an hour-long AMA ( Ask Me Anything) to answer the most burning questions from the r/weightlifting community. Here are our favorite tidbits and exchanges from the thread. 

FloTraining Workout of the Day 1/20/18

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FloTraining Workout of the Day 1/20/18

Thrusters, Muscle Ups, Obstacle Courses: The Fittest Experience

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Yesterday we saw the first two announced workouts from The Fittest Experience 2018: a Diane variation with handstand walks and a weightlifting complex. Today, we know two more events: Die-A-Phragm and Snaked.

FloTraining Workout of the Day 1/19/18

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FloTraining Workout of the Day 1/19/18

The First Two Announced Events From The Fittest Experience

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The Fittest Experience is one of the biggest fitness competitions in Texas and the South-Central United States. With more than $45,000 in prize money and nearly 1,000 athletes competing, The Fittest Experience is bound to be not just a preview of the 2018 CrossFit Games season, but also an exciting competition for regional athletes!

18.0 Is Dumbbell Snatch And Burpees For Some Reason

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The CrossFit Games Open is just over a month away, beginning with 18.1 on February 22.

Are You Ready For CrossFit Games Open 18.0?

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The 2018 CrossFit Games Open officially starts on February 22 with 18.1, but Dave Castro isn't going to let numbers get in his way: get ready for 18.Zero on Thursday, January 18.