BRUTE Showdown Fitness Battle Events 20.3 & 20.4

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EVENT 20.3 Elite Division 15 Min AMRAP 100’ Double DB Walking Lunge (50/35 lb.) – 25’x4 100’ Handstand Walk 100 Double Unders Advanced Division 15 Min AMRAP 100’ Single DB Walking Lunge (50/35 lb.) – 25’x4 100’ Burpee Broad Jumps 100 Double Unders *DB Held at side   EVENT 20.4 Elite Division 5 Rounds for Time 12 Bar Facing Burpees 12 Back Squats (205/135 lb.) 18 Chest to Bar Pull-Ups   Advanced Division 5 Rounds for Time 12 Bar Facing ...

4 Things I Wish I Knew When I Got Pregnant

Matthew Cooper

You’re a fit mama, or mama-to-be. You know your dumbbell from your kettlebell and the idea of running a 5km has never scared you, a 10km even. Perhaps you’ve tried a triathlon, or perhaps you love thrashing it out in CrossFit and enjoy this kind of intensity regularly. The fact of the matter is – when you fell pregnant, you were athletic, fit, and strong. Let me take a guess that you’re quite competitive and driven too. You’re used to ...

BRUTE Showdown Fitness Battle Events 20.1 & 20.2

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EVENT 20.1 Elite Division On a 10 Minute Clock For Time: 21-15-9 Power Snatch (115/85 lbs.) 9-7-5 Ring Muscle-Up Advanced Division On a 10 Minute Clock For Time: 21-15-9 Power Snatch (95/65 lbs.) 9-7-5 Bar Muscle-Up   EVENT 20.2 Elite & Advanced Divisions From minutes 10 to 13, Establish a 1RM Snatch   Make sure you submit your scores before the deadline! Submissions for Week 1’s events are due by Monday, October 26th. Not registered yet? Well, let’s change that. ...

Experiencing the Future of Our Sport

Lauren Tait

The sport of CrossFit is here to stay and even though the future is far from clear and linear, what I can confidently tell you is that the future will be jam packed with adventure, excitement, and a fresh new look as to what it means to be an athlete, coach and spectator of this sport. Having been a part of the last three CrossFit competitions prior to Part One of the 2020 CrossFit Games, I felt the urge to ...

Brutal Friday: “Buckle”

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14 Min AMRAP 10 Right Arm DB Clusters 12 Chest to Bar Pull-Ups 10 Left Arm DB Clusters 12 Box Jump Overs (30/24”) (50/35 LB.)   Get those legs ready for this week’s Brutal Friday because it’s about to get dicey! We’re taking the dumbbell for a spin with some full-body unilateral work in the Dumbbell Cluster, AKA the Squat Clean Thruster. Combine that with some tall box jumps and some chest to bars (because why not) and you’ve got ...