Road to Madison: Alison Scudds

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Alison will be attending the Brazil CrossFit Championship in Sao Paulo, Brazil on May 17th-19th. We catch up with Alison and talk training, nutrition, previous years and what she has been working on going into this season.

Handstand Walking Skill Progression

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As the sport of fitness progresses there are skills that inevitably must be gained, as we have seen lately, walking on your hands is one such skill. If you struggle with walking on your hands or even navigating a course on your hands you can see a big improvement with practicing the basics, give this portion of the Brute Games Prep Programming a try: 2 Rounds Accumulate 1:30 min   Free Handstand Hold Perpendicular to wall   One arm handstand ...

CrossFit Open Workout 19.5 Strategy

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Thrusters and chest-to-bar pull-ups have been in every CrossFit Open so far — so is anyone even surprised by this workout? Whether you’re shocked or not, you still want to crush this final workout in the competition — and that’s what we’re here for. Join Brute coaches Adrian Conway and Nick Fowler for your 19.5 warm-up and strategy guide. What can you do in 20 minutes? Prove it. Here’s the workout: 33-27-21-15-9 reps for time of: Thrusters (95/65) Chest-to-bar pull-ups ...

Brute Showdown S2E5: The Grand Finale

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The end is here! On the final episode of the Brute Showdown we see the ladies take on the last three events, which include softball, soccer and an eating contest. We have seen a shake up in the standings as we progressed through the last few events, can the ladies close the gap and take the lead from our current leader, Brooke Ence?    Event 6: Softball “Hit-off” Each of the ladies will be pitched to by an LSU softball ...

CrossFit Open Workout 19.4 Tips & Strategy

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It wouldn’t be the CrossFit Open if we didn’t see at least one burpee, would it? Well, 19.4 is keepin’ the tradition alive with 72 of them 😬 Join Brute coaches Adrian Conway and Nick Fowler for your warm-up and plan for conquering this week’s challenge. The workout: For total time: 3 rounds of: 10 snatches (95/65) 12 bar-facing burpees Then, rest 3 minutes before continuing with: 3 rounds of: 10 bar muscle-ups 12 bar-facing burpees   Time cap: 12 ...