The CrossFit Open Workout 20.1 was introduced yesterday and all athletes taking part may have till the next Monday to show of their scores. And this would be the case for the 5 weeks of exercises that can observe; which may qualify athletes for the 2020 CrossFit Video games primarily based on their efficiency.
The athletes will fluctuate in expertise ranges however one of many greats of the game in Annie Thorisdottir from Iceland, (who can also be the primary girl to win the Video games twice, in 2011 and 2012), took on the 20.1 Exercise, and you may watch it under. And it’s possible you’ll discover she’s accompanied by Sara Sigmundsdottir, who’s one other high CrossFit athlete.
Rogue introduced the 20.1 Exercise:
- eight floor To overheads – 95lb (males) / 65lb (girls)
- 10 bar-facing burpees
Time cap: 15 minutes
Following the exercise (about 9:30 mark) Thorisdottir was unfold out on the ground in pure exhaustion however she defined that she began a bit too quick out of the gates, “I began a bit quicker than I used to be going to and I hit my threshold about 6 rounds in.” She was okay along with her time, which was below 10 minutes. However she mentioned that if she didn’t begin so quick she may have been a bit faster.
Then Thorisdottir provided some recommendation for the exercise. She defined that if the bar is heavy you’re going to wish to make contact with the snatches and even go to scrub and jerks. And he or she defined that the important thing factor to do is transition immediately to burpees after the bar to really feel the tempo quite than stopping.
One other tip was to take an opportunity and decide up the bar prior to you need too and attempt to discover someplace within the snatch or clear and jerks to breathe. Thorisdottir extremely recommends training the burpees within the warm-up to determine the way you’ll strategy them within the exercise as a result of the extra environment friendly you might be, the extra time you may shave off.
And that’s it. Annie Thorisdottir ended by saying “everybody can do that exercise,” and who higher to be taught some exercise suggestions from than the most effective to ever do it!
She can be posting her Open exercises each week on YouTube which she defined on her Instagram web page. So, make sure you tune in and, in fact, we are going to replace you alongside the way in which…
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