Here’s a great photo sequence of Matt Chan (last year’s CrossFit Games 2nd place finisher) snatching 205lbs. Two things stood out to me in this sequence: Check out the hip extension in the 5th frame (counting left to right, top to bottom). His entire torso is extended, from feet to the top of his head.… Continue reading Matt Chan Frame By Frame Snatch Sequence
Category: CrossFit Games 2012
CrossFit Games Open Workout 13.3 Tips: The Greatest Hits
Our mantra of Smarter=Stronger will be a big separator on 13.3. Those who attack the workout with a game plan will fair far better than those who use the usual balls to the wall CrossFit strategy. As Kelly Starrett noted last year, this workout is all about:
CrossFit Is For Weightlifters, Not For Runners?
Scrolling through posts on OPT’s site I came across the following tidbit regarding the perceived movement of the “sport” side of CrossFit away from being a generalist and towards a strength bias:
CrossFit News: Katie “CrossFit Crush” Hogan sets her sights on the 2013 CrossFit Games
Katie Hogan garnered a great write up on examiner.com. The article touches on a number of areas including her recent move to northern California, which places her in a new CrossFit Games region, her time spent training at Valley CrossFit, and her role as a, umm, “CrossFit Crush”: