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Rest Day

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Running a Gym in 2020: CrossFit Hyperactive


For any physical attribute related to athletic performance, life delivers to humanity a bell curve distribution of gifts. Fifty percent of us are below average in whichever attribute we decide to analyze, whether that be height, weight, speed, strength, or types of “body intelligence” such as balance, ccoordination, timing, depth perception, agility, etc. CrossFit is far from unique in its abject unfairness, as unfairness is a signal quality of the human condition.

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21-15-9 reps for time of:

Dumbbell hang squat cleans
Handstand push-ups

♀ 35-lb. DBs ♂ 50-lb. DBs

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WOD Tips With James Hobart

Blood is made up of a solution of water and mineral ions and bioactive molecules called plasma. The solid portion of blood is made of cells, platelets, cell fragments, and very large molecules. The ratio of these two components, solid and liquid, is expressed as a percentage and is called the hematocrit. A higher hematocrit is associated with better endurance performance, but efforts to artificially elevate hematocrit can sometimes prove fatal.

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Run 5,000 meters

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Tight Midline in the Jerk

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Rest Day

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Nigel Barber Finds His Piece of the Pi


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Awful Annie

For time:
50 double-unders
50 GHD sit-ups
5 cleans
40 double-unders
40 GHD sit-ups
4 cleans
30 double-unders
30 GHD sit-ups
3 cleans
20 double-unders
20 GHD sit-ups
2 cleans
10 double-unders
10 GHD sit-ups
1 clean

♀ 185 lb. ♂ 275 lb.

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Nasty Nancy

5 rounds for time of:
500-m run
15 overhead squats
15 bar facing burpees

♀ 125 lb. ♂ 185 lb.

Reduce reps and/or load to try to finish within 30 minutes.

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Max freestanding handstand hold


Damn Diane

3 rounds for time of:
15 deadlifts
15 strict deficit handstand push-ups

♀ 205 lb., 2-in. deficit
♂ 315 lb., 3.5-in. deficit

Reduce reps and/or loading to try to finish within 15 minutes.

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