The 2016 CrossFit Open was one of the best programmed years to date. Long, short, heavy, light, couplets, triplets – all made an appearance.
Here is a complete listing of all the workouts from the 2016 Open with links to my guides for individual workouts.
The CrossFit Games Open Workout 16.3 is a burner.
Fast, light snatches combined with bar muscle ups or pullups will throw buckets of battery acid on your muscles and lungs.
Efficiency and timing are the keys to this workout. Get your game plan straight to get the most out of this 7 minute AMRAP.
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The CrossFit Games Open Workout 16.4 is a compact chipper.
The push/pull elements combine to generate local muscular fatigue and an aerobic challenge.
If you pace well and stay smart about your rep scheme, you’ll achieve your ultimate goal: getting to the handstand pushups.
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The CrossFit Games Open Workout 16.5 is a brutal couplet of thrusters and burpees.
This workout is designed to make you suffer. Resign yourself to a simple fact: this is going to hurt.
Once you understand that, you can make smart decisions on your pacing and execution.
This article will tell you how to do your best. It’s up to you to embrace the suck.
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Is 16.2 a test of skill or a test of strength? You be the judge.
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