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January 27, 2021

Workout of the Day

4 rounds for time of:

15 GHD sit-ups
30 thrusters
45 double-unders

♀ 45 lb. ♂ 65 lb.

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This workout is light and quick. The dose of GHD sit-ups is relatively low, so this is a good opportunity for intermediate athletes to get some exposure to the GHD. Beginners should stick with AbMat sit-ups. Reduce the load on the thrusters so you can do 30 unbroken.

Intermediate Option:
4 rounds for time of:
10 GHD sit-ups
30 thrusters
45 double-unders

♀ 35 lb. ♂ 45 lb.

Beginner Option:
3 rounds for time of:
15 sit-ups
30 squats
45 single-unders

Workout Tips


CrossFit defines core strength as midline stabilization. Capacity with midline stabilization translates to improved efficiency and performance as well as greater power output. We use the GHD for four exercises that heighten awareness and develop this capacity: the hip extension, back extension, hip-and-back extension, and the GHD sit-up.

Read MoreTraining the GHD Sit-Up

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