17.3 Tips & Strategy Round Up

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We're now past the halfway point of the 2017 CrossFit Games Open and we need all the help we can get. Now that we know 17.3 has heavy barbells and chest-to-bar pull ups, we can take a look and strategize our way to success. Unfortunately, there is no tip or strategy that will add 30lb to your snatch overnight, so we just have to live with getting more efficient and staying fresher longer.

TZ Strength



TZ Strength 17.3 Strategy

Jacob Tsypkin of TZ Strength is back again with a fantastic warm up and breakdown of the workout. Here's his biggest takeaway: "17.3 isn't merely "seeing" some heavy snatches -- it's almost nothing but heavy snatches."

His entire strategy comes down to finding the pace which allows your to keep your heartrate low and your fatigue in check while banking as much time as possible for the heavier snatches at the end of the workout. Makes sense to me!

San Diego Athletics



San Diego Athletics 17.3 Strategy

San Diego Athletics is a fantastic facility which has coached a lot of badass athletes and their strategy reflects their time in the sport and approach to workouts.

"This is much more a test of skill, and strength under fatigue, more than anything else. The entire purpose of the workout is actually to avoid getting tired and flustered."

Yep, still makes sense to me.

The Progrm



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.

Mattie Rogers May Be A World Silver Medalist

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Mattie Rogers earned a bronze medal at the 2017 IWF World Championships with a 104kg snatch and 131kg clean and jerk, but her bronze medal may be upgraded to a silver due to a doping suspension for the overall silver medalist Romela Begaj (ALB).

FloTraining Workout of the Day 1/17/18

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FloTraining Workout of the Day 1/17/18

FloTraining Workout of the Day 1/16/18

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FloTraining Workout of the Day 1/16/18

FloTraining Workout of the Day 1/15/18

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FloTraining Workout of the Day 1/15/18