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September-November 2019 Programming

Starting Monday, September 9th, we will begin a new block of programming at BCF and CF Route 7. This programming block will be roughly 2.5 months long, lasting through mid-November and the CrossFit Open.

The goals for this block of programming will be to focus on preparing you for the CrossFit Open. The CrossFit Open is a five-workout competition held over 5 weeks at CrossFit affiliates and garage gyms around the world. Workouts are released online each Thursday, and athletes have until the following Monday to submit their scores. Signing up for the CrossFit Open is an excellent way to test your fitness and see how you compare to the rest of the CrossFit community. CrossFit Open workouts will be performed on Fridays at CFR7 and Saturdays at BCF.

The reasons for the direction of this programming block are as follows:
– For most CrossFitters, the CrossFit Open is the biggest test of fitness that we have each year and we want you all to have the best results possible.
– Our programming has been slowly building our strength, gymnastics skills and conditioning all year and now you can put it all to the test and see what you are truly capable of.

Some overall themes you can expect to see in the programming this block are:
– More “Open Style” workouts or Open workout retests
– More strategy-based metcons
– More metcons with built in strength components
– Application of gymnastics skills and strength in metcons

As we look at our programming for the remainder of 2019 and into 2020, you can expect to see us transition into a cycle of programming blocks similar to last year with the long term goal of building capacity across all the components of physical fitness. We will start back at the beginning and slowly build upon the different pieces of your fitness to make you even faster, stronger, and healthier!!!

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