T. Rice Conditioning Test

OPEN WOD: 16.3
10 Power Snatches (75/55)
3 Bar Muscle-ups

Some Open Season advice from floelite.com:

What Not To Do Before The CrossFit Games Open

Armen Hammer

It’s that time of year again when all of us fitness enthusiasts decide that we are ready to get our feelings hurt again: the CrossFit Games Open.

It’s too late for you to do anything to improve your Open performance, but it’s never too late to stop yourself from dropping even further down the leaderboard. Here are things that you should definitely 100 percent avoid doing between now and the start of the 2018 CrossFit Open.

Eating Nothing But Cake

This one is obvious, but let’s try to avoid unhealthy food in the weeks leading up to the Open and throughout the five weeks of the competition.


Yes, traveling and seeing the world is great, but maybe you shouldn’t book that cross-country trip between February 22 and March 26. Remember what happened to Armen last year when he hit every Open workout in a different city?

Introduce New Gear

Whether it’s new lifters for the workout that includes heavy barbells or a different jump rope for double unders, the Open is not the platform to debut your newest gear. Try to get a few workouts under your belt with any new equipment you plan to use during the Open.

Switch Up Your Nutrition

“Well the Open starts next week, so it’s time to crack down on my nutrition and start eating better.”

Sound familiar? Yeah, us too. Weirdly enough this isn’t the best move, because while eating healthier and cleaner is normally a solid decision, what’s most important during the Open is maintaining a routine. You’re already going to be under enough stress during this time watching your frenemies fake their Open scores, there’s no need to add in a sudden change to your diet to stress you out more.

Changing Gyms

Maybe your current gym isn’t that great, or a new, cooler looking gym just opened up that’s closer to your house and work, but now is not the time to jump ship and start going to a new affiliate. You’re going to have a better shot at having a solid performance at gym you’re already comfortable competing in, a place where you know which stall has the two-ply toilet paper and which barbell has the most spin.

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