Next Wednesday’s CrossFit Games Open WOD

07 Apr

Next Wednesday’s evening WOD will be this week’s Games WOD  to give you a chance to try it.

Have a read of the WOD information below, and visit the Games site for an overview of the movement standard

Complete as many rounds and reps as possible in 5 minutes of:

  • Squat clean (75kg for men/ 50kg for women)
  • Jerk (75kg for men/ 50kg for women)

In this movement, the barbell goes from ground to overhead with the athlete passing through a full squat position while the barbell is racked on the shoulders. This can be a full-squat-clean-thruster, a power-clean-front-squat-split-jerk, or anything in between as long as the three key positions are reached. The barbell begins on the ground. Touch and go is permitted. No bouncing. The athlete must pass through a full squat with hips below knees. The barbell must come to full lockout overhead with the hips, knees and arms fully extended, and the bar directly over the heels.

http://games.crossfit.com/compete/workouts/squat-clean-jerk


6 thoughts on “Next Wednesday’s CrossFit Games Open WOD

  1. There’s no way I could get that to my shoulder! Eek indeed!

    Still only another 12 months and my weight will go done to 35KG!
    Mine you I can’t currently get that to my shoulder either – still it feels a much more reasonable target!

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