It seems that each year the directors of CrossFit introduce new movements and workouts to the CrossFit community. The past CrossFit Games have brought us equipment like “The Worm” and “The Pig, and the as well as “Big Bob” and the “Speed Sled”. We are no longer doing ordinary exercises like standard pushups and pullups.
CrossFitters worldwide are getting more and more elite, and that’s something to celebrate! The downside is we now have to adapt to more technical and challenging movements. Here is a list of 4 New Movements You Will See at the 2016 CrossFit Games.
1. Quadruple Unders
You’ve mastered the double under and possible witnessed “a triple,” but that’s still inadequate. FOUR rotations is the new requirement for being elite.
2. V-Sit Hold For Time
So you held an L-sit for 45 seconds on the paralletes. Thats great! But now lets move a bit farther along down the alphabet. Be grateful Dave Castro hasn’t unleashed the “Z-sit.”
V-Sit (2015 OPEN) ? – Sit (2016 OPEN)
No, you read that right. Not Toes-to-Bar, not knees-to-elbows. Toes-to-Elbows will make you reexamine your mobility. (This exercise should favour the shorter-legged athletes.)
What happens next? Think about it…
4. Armless Rope Climbs
I’m not sure how this works but I have a feeling Rich Froning will be good at it. Go ahead and get a head start by working on your bite strength now.
Besides these obvious four, what new movements do you think we will see during the 2016 CrossFit Games?