WORKOUT ONE / “DEATH BY 2.0”
Can you perform a jerk with my thruster?
Nope! All thrusters must be performed with no redip of the knees.
If I finish my four rounds beneath the 8min mark, can I begin on my next four rounds?
You must rest until the 8min mark before beginning your next four rounds.
Do I have to put the barbell down between my hang snatches & thrusters?
Nope! You can regrip after your last snatch, and go right into thrusters.
WORKOUT TWO / “SEVEN MINUTES IN HEAVEN”
Can someone help add or remove weight to the barbell?
Yes, someone can.
Can I go up or down in weight, or do I have to stay the same?
You can stay the same OR go up and down. Up to you!
If I hit all 5 lifts, and I have time for a 6th clean & jerk, can I make an attempt?
Nope! Once you hit your 5th clean and jerk, the workout is complete.
If I miss a clean & jerk, do I have to do another handstand walk and try again?
Nope! You can make another attempt. Handstand walks are only required after a successful clean & jerk
Is it permitted for someone to do the handstand walk 25 ft forward, cross the line, and do 25 ft backward?
Yes, that is allowed.
Are athletes allowed to mix kilo/pound plates?
No. Plates must be pound OR kilo plates
What if I want to change weight after a miss?
You can go up or down, even after a miss.
WORKOUT THREE / “MEET ME AT THE BAR”
Can I sumo deadlift the bar?
No, sumo deadlifts are not allowed.
For the deadlift, can I drop the weight?
Yup! Dropping the barbell after the completion of the repetition is permitted.
Can I use a rack for the front squats?
Nope, the weight must begin on the ground; no racks allowed.
WORKOUT FOUR / “CATEGORY 4”
How do I hold the dumbbells?
The athlete may hold the dumbbell in any position as long as they do not make contact with the box.
Can someone reset the rower for me?
Yes, athletes may have someone reset their rower to 0 between rounds. Any contact with the other equipment in this workout is only allowed by the athlete.
WORKOUT FIVE / “BIENVENIDO O NO”
Can someone reset my dumbbells?
Nope! Athletes must reset their own dumbbells if bounced out of the work area / camera view. Having another person restage the dumbbells is not allowed.
Can I clean & jerk the dumbbells after the burpee portion of the devil press?
Only one fluid motion with the dumbbells.