Ready For The Open: Introduction To The CrossFit Open

In this Google Hangout, we discuss at a high-level what the CrossFit Games Open is, what the 10 components of fitness are and how we’ll help you with each of the upcoming five workouts.

The Crossfit Open is a five-week program during which one secret workout is released each week to challenge people to determine what their weaknesses are such as strength and motor control. Crossfit is all about functional movement at a high intensity and high intensity varies between individuals.

10 Components Fitness:

Cardio
Stamina
Strength
Flexibility
Power
Speed
Agility
Coordination
Balance
Accuracy

Over the next five weeks, we will analyze CrossFit Open workouts as they come out to help athletes prevent injuries. We will modify the movements based on potential pain areas to help you reach your Open goals.

The 2016 Open begins February 25 and ends on March 28. Check in next week to watch our analysis of the Open Workout 16.1. If you have questions in the meantime, please feel free to reach out to jason@therapydiaportland.com and jonathan@therapydianola.com.

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