All posts tagged in Crossfit

  • December 7, 2023By Brian

    Image Credit: Athlete’s Eye Photography If you missed our men’s picks from yesterday, make sure to check those out. We’ll follow a similar format for the women, beginning with the athletes who are contending to win, then podium, then fight for the top-ten, and finally the rest of the field. As with the men, there’s

  • December 6, 2023By Brian

    Image Credit: Athlete’s Eye Photography The second major offseason competition of 2023 is upon us and this year’s version of the Dubai Fitness Championship features a return to the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium, some classic Dubai programming with several unknown components for nearly every announced event, and a field of athletes which is certain

  • December 2, 2023By Brian

    Image Credit: Athlete’s Eye Photography In a somewhat unique move, Dubai Fitness Championship announced a movement change to an event which they had already released. In the original announcement on October 31 of Event 3 the weightlifting movement of a ten round, MWG, workout was 15 wall balls. In their updated announcement on November 28

  • December 1, 2023By Brian

    Welcome to the December 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

  • November 30, 2023By Brian

    Image Credit: Athlete’s Eye Photography Today CrossFit HQ sent out a correspondence explaining that for the first time in over a decade there will be an increase to affiliate fees. They identified affiliates as the lifeblood of CrossFit and expressed gratitude for their continued commitment. They also reiterated their goals of growing to 30 million

  • 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