WZA's Third Announced Workout Brings Back The Monkey Bars!

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Remember monkey bars? Remember how fun they were? Monkey bars are a playground staple that have even made an appearance at the CrossFit Games in 2011. Wodapalooza is bringing back the monkey bar with Monkeying Around, which is event 6 at Wodapalooza 2017 in Miami on Jan. 13-15:

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Monkeying Around is a combination of monkey bar traverses, toes to bar, and carrying a sandbag. The reps on the toes to bar and weight on the sandbag change between divisions, but the monkey bars are all 18 feet long. Here are the rep schemes and scales for various divisions:

Elite, Rx, Master's 35-39 & Master's 40-44:
  • ​Monkey Bar Traverse (Monkey bars are 18ft in length)
  • 30 Toes to Bar
  • 150 meter Sandbag Carry (180/120)
  • Monkey Bar Traverse
  • 20 Toes to Bar
  • 150 meter Sandbag Carry
  • Monkey Bar Traverse
  • 10 Toes to Bar
  • 150 meter Sandbag Carry

Intermediate, International Cup, Master's 45-49, & Master's 50+
  • ​Monkey Bar Traverse (Monkey bars are 18ft in length)
  • 18 Toes to Bar
  • 150 meter Sandbag Carry (150/100)
  • Monkey Bar Traverse
  • 15 Toes to Bar
  • 150 meter Sandbag Carry
  • Monkey Bar Traverse
  • 12 Toes to Bar
  • 150 meter Sandbag Carry

Scaled
  • ​Monkey Bar Traverse (Monkey bars are 18ft in length)
  • ​15 Toes to Bar
  • 150 meter Sandbag Carry (120/80)
  • Monkey Bar Traverse
  • 12 Toes to Bar
  • 150 meter Sandbag Carry
  • Monkey Bar Traverse
  • 9 Toes to Bar
  • 150 meter Sandbag Carry

Youth 16-18
  • ​Monkey Bar Traverse
  • 30 Toes to Bar
  • Sandbag Carry (120/80)
  • Monkey Bar Traverse
  • 20 Toes to Bar
  • Sandbag Carry
  • Monkey Bar Traverse
  • 10 Toes to Bar
  • Sandbag Carry

Youth 13-15
  • ​Monkey Bar Traverse
  • 18 Toes to Bar
  • Sandbag Carry (80/60)
  • Monkey Bar Traverse
  • 15 Toes to Bar
  • Sandbag Carry
  • Monkey Bar Traverse
  • 12 Toes to Bar
  • Sandbag Carry

Youth 10-12
  • ​Monkey Bar Traverse
  • 15 Toes to Bar
  • Sandbag Carry (45/25)
  • Monkey Bar Traverse
  • 12 Toes to Bar
  • Sandbag Carry
  • Monkey Bar Traverse
  • 9 Toes to Bar
  • 150 meter Sandbag Carry

Here's the final men's heat of the Killer Kage event from the 2011 Games:



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