Monday – 150302

Barbell on Blocks

I love the Open. Everything about it. The workouts, the format, the competition, the camaraderie. Everything.

I can think of at least half a dozen PR’s over the weekend off the top of my head. The effort and intensity of each of the Open Athletes is just on another level compared with the usual day-to-day workouts.

And I don’t think there will ever come a day that I get over that inescapable nervous feeling as the clock counts down to kick-off the first Open Workout of the season. I’ll always be like a little kid on the first day of the Little League Season.

Here’s a brief article that does a great job at capturing the Open that I have come to know and love.

Be sure to submit your scores online HERE by 7pm Monday.

Looking forward to the next 4 weeks of Open Workouts with you folks.

Keep up the Strong Work.


CrossFit Warmup
3 Rounds of 10


Back Squat

Workout of the Day

“Hood Rat, Hood Rat”

For Time:

10 Power Snatch 155/105
20 Shoulder to Overhead
30 Power Clean
40 Deadlift
400m Run


30 Toes to Bar*

*Clearly, this cashout was programmed long before the announcement of Open Workout 15.1. You may certainly choose another cashout.

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