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CFI Games Workouts

By Marcus | In Competition, Events and Announcements | on September 26, 2012

The day is almost at hand for our first ever CFI Games and you can sense the excitement in the air! I have noticed all sorts of athletes working on their goats in preparation for the event — are you one of them? Oh, you say you haven’t registered? Well you’re in luck! Holley informed me that we have two spots open — one novice and one scaled. You even get the benefit of seeing the workouts before you make your decision! Post to comments if you want to snag one of these open slots — first come, first served.

As for the workouts, what you see is what you get. There will be no scaling outside of what you see listed. For pull ups, those using no band will automatically place above those who use assistance. (e.g., Athlete 1 gets 5 rounds using the red band. Athlete 2 gets 4 rounds using no band. Athlete 2 will rank higher than Athlete 1.) This is your opportunity to push yourself! There will be two workouts (below) as well as one “Floater”. For those who have never been to a CrossFit type competition, a floater is a mandatory, but often shorter, workout that is freely scheduled by the athlete sometime between their other heat times. However, for the CFI Games, we have already scheduled your floater time.

Speaking of heat times, Holley will be posting them on the board this evening. Feel free to check it out so you can see who you’ll be sweating alongside during your heat. On Saturday, when you first arrive, you will weigh yourself inside the office and calculate 75% of your bodyweight (3/4 BW) and write it on your scorecard. Why do we care about bodyweight? Take a look…

If you’re curious — yes, you will be able to use a rack for the Shoulder to Overhead, Back Squats and Overhead Squats. Any other questions? Post ’em to comments!


WOD 09.26.12

Deadlift 1×5 (or 5/3/1)

Then, 2 rounds of 1 minute at each station:

  • Tire Flips
  • Double Unders
  • Ball Slams
  • Rope Climb
  • Rest

14 Comments to "CFI Games Workouts"

  • Ning says:

    September 26, 2012 at 8:07 AM -

    Does purple band pull ups rank higher than red band pull ups?

  • Jon says:

    September 26, 2012 at 9:48 AM -

    I would appreciate some clarification on what “sorts” of athletes have been working on their goats before I confirm or deny association.

    Is the floater workout going to be announced the day of the competition?

    This is gonna be fun!

    1. Ruth says:

      September 26, 2012 at 10:32 AM -

      @Ning, yes, purple will rank above red band users.

      @Jon, yup floater will be announced Saturday morning.

  • Michael H says:

    September 26, 2012 at 11:48 AM -

    Must lose weight in 3 days!

  • kathy says:

    September 26, 2012 at 12:04 PM -

    Mike H. – if you lose any more weight, you will be lighter than me! :(

  • Mike K says:

    September 26, 2012 at 12:27 PM -

    Looks like fun!
    Question: WOD 1 for Scaled and Open, is the clean and jerk the only way to get it from shoulder to over head or can you use a clean plus push-press, push jerk, etc?

  • Mike K says:

    September 26, 2012 at 12:28 PM -

    BTW my heart just started racing and my palms just got sweaty writing that last post!

    1. Ruth says:

      September 26, 2012 at 1:38 PM -

      @Mike K: C&J only, not Clean and Shoulder to Overhead.

      Olympic lifting standards will be enforced. No press outs allowed on jerk.

  • Anna says:

    September 26, 2012 at 2:30 PM -

    $100 on Mike H/Holley combo in the open!

    1. Ruth says:

      September 26, 2012 at 3:30 PM -

      Ok, we’ll allow clean and shoulder to overhead for Scaled division and press outs will be allowed.

      The Open division has to C&J and no press outs.

  • Aaron says:

    September 26, 2012 at 5:20 PM -

    What type of snacks or food do you recommend we bring to munch on between WODS?

  • Michelle says:

    September 26, 2012 at 5:41 PM -

    @Aaron: A tupperware filled with a dozen 1 pound burgers!

    1. Ruth says:

      September 26, 2012 at 6:56 PM -

      Lol, just light snacks. Fruit and maybe jerky. Remember, Brian’s Bowls will be serving yummy food at 11am!

  • James says:

    September 27, 2012 at 8:56 PM -

    Mike, Imma cut my hair, stop drinking, wear light clothes, etc.

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