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  • November 27, 2023By Brian

    Image Credit: CrossFit LLC With the recent announcement from the Dubai Fitness Championship of Event 2, which they are calling “Dubai Elite Lifters Clash” (but is really just the Olympic lifting total- one rep max Snatch plus one rep Clean and Jerk), a few friends who I have tremendous respect for as both programmers and

  • November 24, 2023By Brian

    The “B.Friendly World Tour” stop number 12 actually allowed me to stay home. This year Taylor and Lizzie Self invited me to be part of the team responsible for putting on the third iteration of the Charlotte Classic. From testing and programming workouts, to coordinating the logistics of the schedules, and then taking on several

  • November 22, 2023By Brian

    Throughout the offseason I’ve been traveling around the world to competitions big and small doing my best to learn as much as I can about the best CrossFitters around the globe. It’s a very difficult task as there are athletes everywhere, constantly competing, improving and popping up on the radar. They don’t all compete against

  • November 21, 2023By Brian

    Image Credit: Athlete’s Eye Photography *Update November 29 Event 1: Obstacle Course Original text: The Dubai Fitness Championship (DFC) historically goes long and off site for their opening event. Will that be true again this year? We wait to find out as event 1 has yet to be released.  We were expecting long, but traditionally

  • November 21, 2023By Brian

    Image Credit: Athlete’s Eye Photography On Dave Castro’s “Week in Review” this week he brought up the concept of a “Triple Crown”. This is not a new idea for himself, nor for many other people in the space. However if there is a person in the position to bring something like this to life, with

  • November 21, 2023By Brian

    Photo Credit: Rafael Paredes Contributions from Rebecca Birch In terms of what we know already…. and this is all from the FitFest social media – no insider info…  From the overall event side, Strength in Depth and NFG (National Fitness Games) merged and have put on a number of events already in 2023 including SiD

  • November 17, 2023By Brian

    Photo Credit: Desert City Classic I believe this is the first stop on the tour that I had a hand in programming for the competition, or at least a much more significant hand than minor suggestions here and there which does happen on occasion in the run up to different competitions.  Taylor Self, J.R. Howell,

  • November 13, 2023By Brian

    Throughout the offseason I’ve been traveling around the world to competitions big and small doing my best to learn as much as I can about the best CrossFitters around the globe. It’s a very difficult task as there are athletes everywhere, constantly competing, improving and popping up on the radar. They don’t all compete against

  • November 8, 2023By Brian

    Photo Credit: CrossFit LLC Open Length and Dates The Open will be three weeks long once again this year. That is consistent with how it’s been since 2021.  The Open is taking place between February 29 and March 18, which is very much in line with what we’ve come to expect in terms of Open

  • November 7, 2023By Brian

    Welcome to the November Friendly WODs. This is a running blog style article documenting (most) of the workouts I do. I will be on the road on and off during this month, making it challenging to find any normal rhythm to training. Thank you to those of you who follow along, the accountability here goes

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