Open 18.2 Mobility & Warmup Guide

Tips to get your glutes & posterior chain firing, and improve your front rack. Workout 18.2 is another chance for those the dumbbells to have an outing, this time in a couplet with the new burpee standard. 18.2 is an ascending couplet of 1-10 DB squats and bar facing burpees. Followed immediately by 18.2a, which…

Open 18.1 Mobility Tips

Helping You Improve Your Kipping Efficiency and Overhead Position Congratulations if you managed to stay up and watch GLC2000 athlete Sam Briggs smash Crossfit Open workout 18.1 in the live announcement overnight in São Paulo, Brazil. Don’t worry if you haven’t watch it yet, there are no spoilers here. Workout 18.1 is a triplet consisting…

Crossfit Open 2018 Masters Athletes To Watch

The Crossfit Games Season 2018 is almost upon us, and it’s looking to be the biggest Open yet. Last year’s competition boasted 380,000 entries, an amazing 41% of entries were masters athletes. That meant more than 148,000 masters signed up and half of these fell into the 35-39 category. This growing popularity has been recognised…

Alex Clarke – Stubborn Wrist Injury

In the Summer of 2014 I injured my wrist catching a heavy clean. It slipped off my shoulder and bent my wrist at a very awkward angle. As a full time coach this did more than affect my training, it meant I struggled to demo even the most basic of movements. Push ups hurt, overhead…

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Lee Howe – Labrum Tear Recovery

Recovering from Shoulder surgery 2x as fast with GLC2000 Over the years the left side of my upper body has been battered through competing in Crossfit. Back in 2010 I lost a heavy kettlebell snatch behind me and refused to drop the ‘bell. This caused me to dislocate my left shoulder. My shoulder got popped…

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