CrossFit | 200912
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200912

Workout of the Day

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Heavy 17.5
10 rounds for time of:

9 thrusters
35 double-unders

♀ 85 lb. ♂ 125 lb.

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Games History: Heavy 17.5

In 2017 over 385,000 people participated in the CrossFit Open, which ended with Workout 17.5, a 10-round couplet of thrusters and double-unders. Fast-forward four months to Saturday night at the Games and the remaining 74 athletes took on 17.5 again — this time at a heavier weight. With a separate barbell for each round, the competition floor was littered with a record number of bars and bumper plates. Australia's Kara Saunders and Tia-Clair Toomey battled rep-for-rep in the event and for the remainder of the weekend in one of the closest competitions in Games history.

WatchGames History: Heavy 17.5

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Kury Akin
January 25th, 2021 at 1:52 pm
Commented on: 200912

19:27 @75% or 42.5kg and 27 double unders. E2MOM

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Nate Gordon
January 4th, 2021 at 10:02 pm
Commented on: 200912

38:29 rx

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MaKenan Sciandra
November 7th, 2020 at 3:45 pm
Commented on: 200912

105# thrusters

70 single unders

10 rounds

27:52

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Cy Azizi
November 4th, 2020 at 4:18 pm
Commented on: 200912

95#, 70 singleunders. 29:01

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Morgan Greene
September 28th, 2020 at 4:43 pm
Commented on: 200912

29:28

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Giuseppe Petrillo
September 28th, 2020 at 6:36 am
Commented on: 200912

17:43 50kg

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Ralph Keeley
September 23rd, 2020 at 10:18 pm
Commented on: 200912

M/34/6’/175#


19:26 at 115 lb.

(All thrusters 6+3)

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Hank McKibban
September 20th, 2020 at 6:46 pm
Commented on: 200912

16:50 (95#)

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Matt Jones
September 19th, 2020 at 8:07 pm
Commented on: 200912

17:01 rx

(17.5 - 13:40 rx)

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Cor Oz
September 18th, 2020 at 11:05 pm
Commented on: 200912

Time Cap: 12 min - 5 rounds + 6 Thrusters


GENERAL WARM-UP

2 rounds of:

250-m row

10 scapular pull-ups

25-ft broad jumps

25-ft bear crawl

10 air squats


SPECIFIC WARM-UP

Thruster

Perform 5 reps of each step with an empty barbell:

Front squats

Push press (with front squat-width stance)

Thrusters (with a pause in the front rack)

Thrusters


Double-under

“Penguin Drill”

2 sets of each:

  • 30-seconds of jumping with single hand taps
  • 30-seconds of jumping with double hand taps
  • 1-minute of double-unders or practice
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Christian Simpson
September 18th, 2020 at 5:27 pm
Commented on: 200912

Did this on 9/14, not sure why the comment didn't take. Sc to 85# and 70 SU: 27:42

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Kevin Miller
September 17th, 2020 at 10:51 pm
Commented on: 200912

M/47/57”/180

No bar so I used 25# dumbbells for thrusters. Thought I was going to die!

22:34

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Ruben A.Santos
September 17th, 2020 at 10:42 pm
Commented on: 200912

24´RX

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Ruben A.Santos
September 17th, 2020 at 10:42 pm
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24´RX

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Christopher Voght
September 17th, 2020 at 7:59 pm
Commented on: 200912

17.5

10 rounds for time of:

9 thrusters

35 double-unders

♂ 95 lb.


21:21

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Marcel Ferreira Martins
September 16th, 2020 at 10:20 pm
Commented on: 200912

M/39/111kg

10 rounds

9 Trhuster 40kg

35 DU

Quase 18'

Não tenho certeza do tempo

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Erick Pinto
September 16th, 2020 at 9:24 pm
Commented on: 200912

23’ Rx

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Coastie Nick
September 16th, 2020 at 9:17 pm
Commented on: 200912

Rx’d 28:15


Was at 7 rds + 5 Thr. at 20:00 cap.

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Mike Gutto
September 16th, 2020 at 5:04 pm
Commented on: 200912

Scaled

9 thrusters @83lbs

35 hops

24mins 3secs

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Karina Findlay
September 15th, 2020 at 5:42 pm
Commented on: 200912

Scaled to 10 rds

9 thrusters 45#

70 singles

17:21

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Erica McLean
September 15th, 2020 at 2:52 am
Commented on: 200912

Subbed to 25 D/U, 65 lb, & 15min time cap

8 rounds... last 3 were paiiin

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Jose Fernandez
September 14th, 2020 at 9:29 pm
Commented on: 200912

jut now. 16min 17 sec with 35 lb db . easy my heartbeat at zone 4

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Tyler Hass
September 14th, 2020 at 6:48 pm
Commented on: Dr. Nathan Jenkins: Aerobic Bias in Exercise

I really look forward to the webinar.


The aerobic bias in exercise guidelines, in my opinion, has a lot to do with the involvement of doctors in crafting these guidelines. It is assumed that since cardio involves the heart, hence the name "cardio", it must be good for preventing heart attacks. Therefore, everyone should be doing it since every one of us has a heart. But who should strength train?


Women and girls were told that weight training would make them bulky and muscular (as if this could happen overnight). So, that eliminated half the population right there.


Parents were told that weight training would stunt a child's growth. So, no kids. And I'm sure seniors were told it was too strenuous.


Joe Weider was promoting bodybuilding as the way for scrawny young men to get jacked, meet girls, and not get sand kicked in their faces. So, I guess that leaves out married guys. With the exception of single men in their late-teens to whenever they get married, no one should be lifting weights and everyone should be doing cardio.


Thankfully, modern research and real-world practice has demonstrated that strength training is safe for all ages, has considerable health benefits, and women with muscle look amazing.

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Brian Greg
October 3rd, 2020 at 3:35 pm

Oh wow, that is very nice to see too. I would really like us to get to know each other.

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Antoine Vial
September 14th, 2020 at 4:58 pm
Commented on: 200912

7r+1 en 25min à 55kg

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Dave DeCoste
September 14th, 2020 at 4:29 pm
Commented on: 200912

14:22

Scaled to 95 lbs.

beat my time in 2017 by 1:59.

M/42/5’8”/160

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Orlando Garcia Vazquez
September 14th, 2020 at 12:28 am
Commented on: 200912

Análisis:


Goal : gluco system

Duration: 8-16 min 35-2 min x round

Reps: moderate reps,44 reps for round

Load: over all ligth

Thruster: 95/65 ligth

Double under:body weight

Volumen total: 440 reps cap 19 min.


Breakdown:

•Games couplet of weight lift and gymnastics.

•Duration 19 min cap

•Challenge: finish in less 18 min sets reps unbroken

•Thruster squats and press use a weight you can •move unbroken for almost 7-8 rounds

•DOUBLE under, the rope pass twice beneath the •feets and this is a cardio and body weight move

•The reps scheme is intensity

•The load overall is ligth

•Don’t be a baby stay in the line.


Class:

60 mim:

8 min warm up general

10 min ESPECIFIC warm up

2 min rest

19 min WOD

10 min skill

7 min COOLDOWN


the class details:

https://www.instagram.com/invites/contact/?i=woz99cs8cozb&utm_content=j09acob

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Orlando Garcia Vazquez
September 13th, 2020 at 11:27 pm
Commented on: Dr. Nathan Jenkins: Aerobic Bias in Exercise

Análisis:


Goal : gluco system

Duration: 8-16 min 35-2 min x round

Reps: moderate reps,44 reps for round

Load: over all ligth

Thruster: 95/65 ligth

Double under:body weight

Volumen total: 440 reps cap 19 min.


Breakdown:

•Games couplet of weight lift and gymnastics.

•Duration 19 min cap

•Challenge: finish in less 18 min sets reps unbroken

•Thruster squats and press use a weight you can •move unbroken for almost 7-8 rounds

•DOUBLE under, the rope pass twice beneath the •feets and this is a cardio and body weight move

•The reps scheme is intensity

•The load overall is ligth

•Don’t be a baby stay in the line.


Class:

60 mim:

8 min warm up general

10 min ESPECIFIC warm up

2 min rest

10 min skill

2 min rest

19 min WOD

7 min COOLDOWN


the class details:

https://www.instagram.com/invites/contact/?i=woz99cs8cozb&utm_content=j09acob


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Brian Greg
October 3rd, 2020 at 3:35 pm

Oh wow, that is very nice to see too. I would really like us to get to know each other.

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Myles Lance
September 13th, 2020 at 5:08 pm
Commented on: 200912

23:12

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Alex Pham
September 13th, 2020 at 1:32 pm
Commented on: 200912

7 rds (20 min cap)

50# dbs thrusters

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Katina Thornton
September 13th, 2020 at 3:23 am
Commented on: Dr. Nathan Jenkins: Aerobic Bias in Exercise

Dr. Kenneth Cooper is responsible for coining the term "aerobics". The Cooper Aerobics Center is located in Dallas, Texas. In 2012, I attempted to introduce CrossFit to the Center and was told it was "too fringe."

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Nathan Jenkins
September 13th, 2020 at 3:46 am

You were ahead of the times is all.

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Lincoln Kerger
September 13th, 2020 at 12:13 am
Commented on: 200912

Scaled the weight to 75lbs. Hit the 20 minute time cap somewhere around round 8 or 9, but finished all 10.

22:24.


This was a beast even scaled. Just tried to keep moving.

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Michael Bishop
September 13th, 2020 at 12:01 am
Commented on: 200912

Scaled down to 7x95 lb thrusters and 25 double unders


10 rounds


18:40

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John Pickron
September 12th, 2020 at 11:18 pm
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scaled to 7 rds with 40kg 12:57.

coming off 10 week 3 rep power cycle

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Shaun Stapleton
September 12th, 2020 at 9:43 pm
Commented on: 200912

Rx 6 rounds


35/195/5’9/M

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Stacey Thompkins
September 12th, 2020 at 9:36 pm
Commented on: 200912

M/45/6'2"/180#


Scaled/modified to 35# DxKB thrusters the rest as rx'd

12:17

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Randy Crooker
September 12th, 2020 at 9:26 pm
Commented on: 200912

Scaled to:

75lb thrusters

70 single unders

17:22

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Benjamin Schill
September 12th, 2020 at 9:08 pm
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M/42/6’3”/215


23:21... cardio is terrible!!!

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Andrew Eckert
September 12th, 2020 at 8:57 pm
Commented on: 200912

Been years since I've done crossfit. Trying to come back without injury. 10 rnds, 85 initially then 65 lbs, and 50 single jumps vice doubleunders. 16:07

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Az Native
September 12th, 2020 at 8:34 pm
Commented on: 200912

Coming back from month off, scaled to 6 rounds, 95 for thrusters.

12:59. Actually faster than I thought it would be, but my legs are burning...

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Nicole Deaver
September 12th, 2020 at 7:54 pm
Commented on: 200912

18:12

scaled:

thrusters: 45# - to go unbroken

70 single Unders


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Avraham Kupetz
September 12th, 2020 at 7:48 pm
Commented on: 200912

I did thrusters with 20 lb. Dumbbells.

And did some of the DU as one leg jump rope .


Time;. 16:04

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Chris Meldrum
September 12th, 2020 at 7:46 pm
Commented on: 200912

As rx’d, 21:42.


Well that was awful.  Mostly went unbroken thrusters; 2 or 3 rounds I broke 6-3.  DUs got better after a horrendous first round, but it’s been awhile since I’ve done a bunch in a workout.  Tried to keep 2 min per round pace, but this fell off pretty bad in round 7 or so.  This just ate my lunch from there on out.  Felt low on energy – maybe time to slip in an extra rest day.


47m/5'10"/180

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Charlie Pokorny
September 12th, 2020 at 8:13 pm

That is still a nice time - good work!

Something about this combo can be deeply draining.

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Charlie Pokorny
September 12th, 2020 at 6:59 pm
Commented on: 200912

20 min time cap: 8 rounds complete Rx

Even at this slow pace, this totally sucked the life out of me.

Because of bad air quality I did this in our bedroom - no dropping the bar!

m/52/5'11"/200#

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Mike Munsee
September 12th, 2020 at 6:41 pm
Commented on: 200912

M 50/195/6’

12.53@#75 thrusters.

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Shane Azizi
September 12th, 2020 at 6:35 pm
Commented on: 200912

34:11 Rx

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Mike K
September 12th, 2020 at 6:32 pm
Commented on: 200912

1 round of thrusters at 75lbs

9 rounds of thrusters at 65lbs

10 rounds of tuck jumps - last 4 rounds were just jumping, not as high or low

38:18

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Joseph Moore
September 12th, 2020 at 5:48 pm
Commented on: 200912

scaled: 19:29, 65# x 1 round, 45# bar x 9 rounds, 70 singles.

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Jeffrey Howard
September 12th, 2020 at 5:24 pm
Commented on: 200912

M/24/5'8"/160lb

CrossFit AFK


12:18 - Sc (105lb)

PR from 13:52 Rx in open workout 17.5

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Brian Louchis
September 12th, 2020 at 5:20 pm
Commented on: 200912

16:22 @ 95 lbs

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Charles Meyers
September 12th, 2020 at 5:09 pm
Commented on: 200912

10 rounds for time of:

9 thrusters

35 double-unders

75 lbs

du’s

32:20

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Erik Dresner
September 12th, 2020 at 4:57 pm
Commented on: 200912

10 rounds


9 DB thruster 2x20# DBs

30 mountain climbers


10:48


due to the smoke of nearby wildfires, I had to do this one inside. The DBs were as heavy as I could get without hitting the ceiling.


Thrusters and mountain climbers are a nasty combination. Really burns the shoulders non-stop.

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Michael Arko
September 12th, 2020 at 4:03 pm
Commented on: 200912

75lbs barbell, 24:00


I got s-l-o-w-e-r and S-L-O-W-E-R as this went on. Splits got really ugly:

4 - 8:12

8 - 18:49

10 - 24:00

On the plus side, the last round was unbroken!

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QiHui Xing
September 12th, 2020 at 2:58 pm
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David Williams
September 12th, 2020 at 2:43 pm
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Scaled to 8 rounds

9 thrusters at 75

10 DU


12:35


M/36/170

ramping back up after 8 weeks at low volume, thrusters are such a beating lol

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Sam Meixell
September 12th, 2020 at 2:41 pm
Commented on: 200912

10 rounds in 22:43 of:

9 thrusters, 85#

35 single-unders

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Claire Fiddian-Green
September 12th, 2020 at 2:37 pm
Commented on: 200912

15:26. 10 rounds scaled to 65# thrusters and 35 single unders. Rested 5 minutes then practiced double unders: two 4-minute Tabatas with a 2-minute rest between the two Tabata sets.

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Steve Day
September 12th, 2020 at 2:07 pm
Commented on: 200912

Scaled thrusters to 105lbs


22:42

Felt like i spent eternity sucking wind and staring at the ground but also felt I was near max capacity the entire workout. I hate thrusters.


Glad this one is over.

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Joe Conradi
September 12th, 2020 at 1:38 pm
Commented on: 200912

Subs/scale to:

10 rounds

10 2x45#DB thrusters

70 SU

10 bench step ups


18:39

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John Clarke
September 12th, 2020 at 1:04 pm
Commented on: 200912

During 10 second countdown: "Goal is unbroken."

After first round: "Ehhhh, 1 round every 2 minutes is a better idea."


Was just about done with 7 rounds when the rope handle broke off. Did the 8th set of thrusters (75lbs) and called it.

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Chris Sinagoga
September 12th, 2020 at 3:20 am
Commented on: 200912

Champions Club Scaling Notes


RANT

Nothing to rant about


WHAT ABOUT THE MOVEMENTS

Thrusters - squatting, upright torso, skill (core-to-exremity), big ROM, pushing, overhead, external load

Double under - jumping, accuracy, just a touch more ROM


WHAT ABOUT THE FORMAT

Part of a bigger test of fitness, probably as a stand-alone would be unbroken for good CrossFitters


TECHNIQUE SCALE

As is.


CONSISTENCY SCALE

Lighten up the weight. 10 rounds of: 45-sec thrusters, 1:15 double under practice


INTENSITY SCALE

Scale to a weight that thrusters can be unbroken and switch short-ish touch-and-go box jumps for double unders (try 18 per round)


MY STUFF

Went for quality with 55-lbs.on thrusters and one-foot jump ropes, alternating every 10.


GENERAL FEAR LEVEL: 8

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Chris Meldrum
September 12th, 2020 at 1:10 am
Commented on: 200912

Um...135 and 95, right?

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Ken Hubble
September 12th, 2020 at 2:55 am

“August 6, 2017

The previously announced loads for Heavy 17.5 have been reduced to 125 lb. for the men and 85 lb. for the women.

After Saturday night's event, CrossFit Games judges identified a miscalculation in the loading of the barbells. This change has no effect on the event or overall standings, as the loading of the barbells was consistent across all heats.”


from the games site

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Chris Meldrum
September 12th, 2020 at 3:04 pm

Wow, I didn't even remember that - great find!

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