Reebok Training Grounds Brought Together The Best

Reebok 2016 Reebok Training Grounds

Reebok has been inviting CrossFit Games-qualified athletes to their headquarters for a long, exhaustive, and intense training camp called The Training Grounds for years, and the 2016 edition has been more of the same: great athletes, crazy workouts, expert coaches, and lots and lots of shenanigans.

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Crazy Workouts


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21-15-9:
calories on the ski erg
squat snatches (115/80)

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2,000m swim for funsies

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"Dumbbell Amanda"
for time:

9-7-5
muscle ups
18-14-10
dumbbell squat snatch (70/50)

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For time:
1000m sled push
100m handstand walk/lunge
100 sandbag over the wall

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1 clean +
1 back squat +
1 front

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Kari Pearce plays around with some gymnastics after working out

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4 rounds of:
800m row
800m ski erg
800m run
rest 3 minutes

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The crew hits "1775"

AMRAP 60:
17 power cleans (135/95)
75 squats
200m barbell carry
200m run
200m plate carry
200m run
200m plate carry

Expert Coaching


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Brooke Wells goes "light" with 315lb squats while Jesse Burdick keeps an eye on her

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Dave Durante breaks down some simple and effective muscle up skill work

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Jesse Burdick fixes Emily Abbott's front squat

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Chris Hinshaw cleans up running technique for a bunch of Canadians and Jacob Heppner

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Jamie Hagiya hits a 235lb clean & jerk after getting tips from Chad Vaughn

"All Business"


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Four gingers get into a car...

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Connor Murphy is working more obscure gymnastic skills

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The Canadians get weird with it

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Travis Williams recovers like a champ

"Pocket Hercules" Naim Suleymanoglu Has Passed Away

George Long-USA TODAY NETWORK Naim Suleymanoglu (TUR) places first in the men's 60kg weightlifting event during the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games at Olympic Weightlifting Gymnasium.

Legendary weightlifter Naim Suleymanoglu, also known as Pocket Hercules, has passed away at the age of 50.

FloTraining Workout of the Day 11/18/17

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FloTraining Workout of the Day 11/18/17

IWF Recommends New Individual Olympic Qualification Process

John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports Lasha Talakhadze (GEO) reacts during the men's 105kg weightlifting competition in the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games at Rio Centro - Pavilion 2.

With the recent controversy in clean competition being a heated topic of discussion in the weightlifting world as of late, it’s no surprise the IWF Sport Programme Commission (SPC) is taking action. 

FloTraining Workout of the Day 11/17/17

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FloTraining Workout of the Day 11/17/17

Could 2018 Be The Most Exciting Team Competition In Games History?

Mayhem 2016

Since Dave Castro’s big announcement after the 2017 Invitational, shrinking team size from six to four members, the margin of error has significantly decreased. Teams now have to make difficult decisions on who’s staying and who’s going. 

FloSports Weekly Viewing Guide: Nov. 14-Nov. 20

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In our weekly programming rundown, we highlight the best live coverage and original storytelling coming up across our network of sites. If you have Apple TV or Roku, you can watch all of these live events and documentaries on your TV at home. This week's slate of events is highlighted by the NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships, which will be streamed live on FloTrack on Saturday, Nov. 19.

Invictus's New Free Book Reveals Unexpected Banned Substances

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Invictus recently published an ebook called "12 Banned Substances Every Athlete Needs To Know Before Competing," written by Invictus master coach Calvin Sun. The ebook provides athletes with information regarding unexpected banned substances that might be in commonly-used medicines or supplements. 

Get Motivated For 8 Weeks Of Sucky Workouts

Heppner Whiteboard

You're going to need some motivation to get through these gnarly workouts that Jacob Heppner has put together for you. 

Olympic Champion Kianoush Rostami (IRI) May Miss Worlds

Daniel Powers-USA TODAY Sports Kianoush Rostami (IRI) during the men's weightlifting 85kg final in the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games at Riocentro - Pavilion 2.

Olympic champion and Iranian weightlifter Kianoush Rostami has been refused a visa by the United States. 

FloTraining Workout of the Day 11/15/17

Brenda Castro at Granite Games 2017

FloTraining Workout of the Day 11/15/17