CrossFit Open 17.2 Tips and Strategy Advice

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

2017 crossfit open 17.2 17.2 tips

The second week of the 2017 CrossFit Open is now underway with 17.2 announced by Dave Castro a short time ago.

Once again we have a new movement in the Open with dumbbell cleans and lunges included in the programming. That’s just a week after athletes completed 150 dumbbell snatches in 17.1. Ouch!

For those who haven’t seen it yet, CrossFit Open 17.2 is:

12 Minute AMRAP (as many rounds as possible)

2 rounds of:

50-ft. weighted walking lunge
16 toes-to-bars
8 power cleans 

Then, 2 rounds of:

50-ft. weighted walking lunge
16 bar muscle-ups  
8 power cleans  

Etc., alternating between toes-to-bars and bar muscle-ups every two rounds.

Men use 50lb dumbbells, women use 35lb

As always, a lot of planning and strategy can go into tackling a workout like this.

Here are what some of the leading athletes and trainers and saying about 17.2 and what 17.2 tips and advice you can take before giving it a crack:

Good luck and happy training!

CrossFit’s Nicole Carroll:

Rich Froning and the boys from Mayhem CrossFit:

Stephanie Ring from Endure Yoga:

CrossFit Open 17.2 Tips and Strategy Advice

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