The Coolest Move in CrossFit

We do a lot of unique movements in CrossFit.  Most of your non-CrossFitting friends (do they even exist?) that exercise aren’t doing movements and exercises you’re doing.  Snatches, deadlifts, kipping pull-ups, and handstands, these things are effing cool.  Bust out a pistol at a party, and I bet you’ll raise some eyebrows and impress some peeps.  

So, what’s the coolest movement in CrossFit?  Post what you think the coolest movement in CrossFit is in the comments.  For me, nothing is as cool as a super smooth clean and jerk.  And no one does it better than Ben Smith.  Skip to 40 seconds in to see this kid lift.

Tuesday’s Skill

100 meter sprints (run or row) x 8

1 minute rest between

Record the fastest and slowest times

Workout of the Day (WOD)

10 minute AMRAP:

1 dumbbell clean (50#/30# for women)

1 box jump (24″/20″ for women)

2 dumbbell cleans

2 box jumps

3 dumbbell cleans

3 box jumps…Keep adding one additional rep each round

Beginner will substitute dumbbell front squats for cleans

Post rounds to comments

Dumbbells, the most underrated piece of training equipment.  

Some max effort sprints from the 6:30pm crew.

“Why is Bryce making us look for his lost contact lens?”  Said Cory.


2 responses to “The Coolest Move in CrossFit

  • Bryce




    Power cleans

    3 – 3 – 3


    In 8 minutes, run 800 meter, 30 burpees, then AMRAP of clean and jerks (135/93)
    Rest 3 minutes
    In 5 minutes, run 400 meter, 20 burpees, then AMRAP of clean and jerks (135/93)
    Rest 3 minutes
    In 3 minutes, run 200 meter, 10 burpees, then AMRAP of clean and jerks (135/93)



    Push Press

    3 – 3 – 3 – 3


    4 rounds, each 2:30 long of:
    100 meter run
    8 burpees
    AMRAP of wall ball shots
    Rest 30 seconds between rounds

    Power Hour

    You’ll just have to come in and see!

  • Kendra

    I think the one-arm dumbbell snatch is a cool movement.

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