The Power Building Training Cycle

The Power Building Training Cycle

The concept of “Power Building” is super exciting, and has become increasingly popular as athletes attempt to build strength, power and create hypertrophy simultaneously. Programming Powerbuilding is actually quite nuanced, and must be programmed in a very specific...
CrossFit Open WOD 19.5 Strategy Guide

CrossFit Open WOD 19.5 Strategy Guide

This combo of Thrusters and CTB Pull-ups has been used many times by CrossFit throughout the years of the Open. The amount of total volume in this workout, for the general population, is similar to that of Open WOD 13.5 for the top level athletes. That workout...
CrossFit Open WOD 19.4 Strategy Guide

CrossFit Open WOD 19.4 Strategy Guide

CrossFit Games Open WOD 19.4 brings the unique aspect of work/rest intervals! I personally love this. I enjoy it in my training, and I really like it being used as part of an athletic test. For those that are elite in the sport, both workouts are dead sprints; 3 min...
CrossFit Open WOD 19.3 Strategy Guide

CrossFit Open WOD 19.3 Strategy Guide

While Games level athletes may finish Open WOD 19.3 within the 10-min cap, it is going to be extremely difficult to finish for the average Open participant. The majority of these athletes will get stuck somewhere in the handstand pushups. Strict HSPU are one of those...