ARTICLE: ROOKIES’ REFLECTIONS

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CrossFit:

Find your Bench Press 5 Rep Max.

then,

Complete as many rounds as possible in 20 mins of:
20 AbMat Sit-ups
20 Wall Balls, 20/14 lbs, 10/9 ft
20 Kettlebell Swings, 32/24 kg
20 Chest-to-bar Pull-ups
Rest 2 mins

Competition: 53/35# Pull-Ups
Performance: 14/10# 35/26# Banded Pull-Ups or Ring Rows
Fitness: 10/6# 26/17# Banded Pull-Ups or Ring Rows

Article:

Being a rookie at the CrossFit Games is kind of like being a high-school freshman. The big kids seem to have all their shit together while you’re just hoping you can find your next class and someone to sit with at lunch.

Of the 79 individual athletes who took the floor this week, 26 are rookies. The night before their final day as CrossFit Games freshmen, a few shared some advice and hard-won lessons learned.

ON FUEL

“Don’t be an idiot,” said Elliot Simmonds, a 24-year-old rookie from CrossFit Yas, after hearing that some first-timers hadn’t realized they would need to bring their own meals to the venue.

“If you've not packed food, you're stupid.”

Read More https://games.crossfit.com/article/rookies-reflections/games