6 Chipper WODs You Need to Try

When it comes to rep schemes, chipper WODs are kind to the mental game. Sure, they generally have a ton of movements (not to mention reps), but the fact that you’re not stuck repeating rounds of movements can make pushing through those last few reps more doable. Tell yourself, “Just five more” (or 10 or 20), and then you’ll be onto the next movement, which will hopefully give your burning quads a rest before jumping right back into burpees.

If you feel the need for a good chipper, try these out. You can grab a friend for the extra long ones and turn them into partner workouts, or just grind through them on your own, confident you’ll be stronger in the end.

6 Chippers WODs You’ve Got to Try

WOD 1

  • 100 double-unders
  • 50 wall balls
  • 40 kettlebell swings
  • 30-calorie row
  • 20 burpees
  • 10 thrusters

This simple chipper is perfect for the beginner athlete. If you have yet to master double-unders, swap the 100 double-unders for 90 seconds of double-under practice.

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WOD 2

  • 50 box jump-overs
  • 40 push press
  • 30 slam balls
  • 20 kettlebell swings
  • 10 bar muscle-ups
  • 20 kettlebell swings
  • 30 slam balls
  • 40 push press
  • 50 box jump-overs

No muscle goes untouched in this workout. Aim for a steady pace with as little rest as possible.

WOD 3

  • 50 deadlifts
  • 50 walking lunges
  • 40 back squats
  • 40 sit-ups
  • 30 hang power cleans
  • 30 box jumps
  • 20 overhead squats
  • 20 thrusters
  • 100 double-unders

If your legs don’t feel like jello by the end of this, you didn’t work hard enough.

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WOD 4

  • 400-meter run
  • 50 alternating pistol squats
  • 40 deadlifts
  • 30 dumbbell snatches
  • 20 burpee box jump-overs
  • 10 bar muscle-ups
  • 400-meter run

Give everything you’ve got to that final 400-meter run.

WOD 5

  • 30 squat cleans
  • 30 burpees over the bar
  • 30 box jumps
  • 30 push press
  • 30 double-unders
  • 30 pull-ups
  • 30 thrusters

Treat your calves to a deep foam rolling after this chipper.

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WOD 6

  • 500 double-unders
  • 100 ball slams
  • 90 box jumps
  • 80 dumbbell squats
  • 70 push press
  • 60 walking lunges (each leg)
  • 50 kettlebell swings
  • 40 ball crunches
  • 30 burpees
  • 3-minute plank

Can’t hold a plank for three minutes? Just hold the plank until you collapse, take a 10-15 second break, and start planking again. Accumulate the full three minutes.

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