CrossFit Open 16.1 – Workout Announced!

The Rx Review: Reporting on Fitness and CrossFit News, John Michael Bric

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The first workout of the 2016 CrossFit Open has been released! Games Director Dave Castro revealed the movements of CrossFit Open 16.1 during a live announcement at NorCal CrossFit just moments ago.

The workout is as follow is a 20 minute triplet AMRAP and consists of:

WORKOUT 16.1

Complete as many rounds and reps as possible in 20 minutes of:

25 Foot Overhead Lunge (95lb./65lb.)
8 Bar Facing Burpees 
25 Foot Overhead Lunge (95lb./65lb.)
8 Chest-To-Bar-Pullups

It’s the first time in the history of the CrossFit Open we have seen the Overhead Lunge included in the program and it is also the longest workout (20 minutes) in the history of the Open.

Now it’s time to watch Chyna Cho (6th place finisher at the 2015 CrossFit Games) and Emily Abbott (8th place finisher at the 2015 CrossFit Games) battle it out in the first official 16.1 throwdown!

CrossFit Open 16.1 – Workout Announced!

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