WOD Tuesday, April 16

The Athena Classic is only 4 days away!!!! Exciting news! We now have 4 Connex Ladies competing! Our web guru Alison M. made it off the waiting list and will be competing this Saturday along with Olivia B. Jenna H. and Gillian S. These four women are all well prepared and we are excited for them to show off their skills and fitness this weekend at the classic.

For those of you who may be interested in attending your first CF comp to cheer on these fearless women here is some info pertaining to the weekend.

CrossFit Arlington Heights
12 West College Drive
Arlington Heights, IL

The event is a ladies only competition and will be hosting 80 women from all over the Chicagoland area, IL and WI.  Competition/Heats begin promptly at 8:00 am.  All athletes are guaranteed three workouts. The top 12 women in the Open Division (18+) and the top 12 women in the Masters Division (40+) will face off in a fourth and final event. Prizes will be awarded to the top three finishers in each division.
There will be parking on site as well as additional parking available on College Drive.

The first three WODs have already been announced and are below.

WOD #1
8 Minute AMRAP l For Total Reps
6 Ground-to-Overhead (85# / 65#)
8 Bar Hop Burpees
20 Double Unders

WOD #2
6 Minute AMRAP l For Total Reps
250m Plate Carry (45# / 35#)
30 Deadlifts (175# / 135#)
AMRAP Toes-to-Bar

WOD #3
35 Hands Release Push Ups l For Time l 12 Minute Cap
65 Air Squats
800m Run
65 Air Squats
35 Hands Release Push Ups

For more information here is the link to the events web page: http://eliteathletic.com/community-calendar/athenaclassic-2/

Again, these women would love to know that their CF community back home is cheering them on, so please be sure to send them off with words of encouragement and support!


OMEM AMRAP alternating- 10 min
Toes to bar

Lateral Bar Hops