7 Gymnastic WODs to Test and Improve your Crossfit Skills

Gymnastic WODs assist in the development of many of the 10 components of fitness: accuracy, agility, balance, coordination, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility, power, speed, strength, and stamina.

Mobility and gymnastics are hugely important elements of Crossfit. Although gymnastic work requires exhausting lessons, and progress is often slow, it should be an irreplaceable component of every crossfitter’s daily process. Combined with strength and power, gymnastic skills will gives you the possibility to drive into new areas and dominate even the hardest WOD.

In Crossfit, body-weight movements are considered gymnastics: air squats, push-ups, pull-ups, etc. If gymnastics movements are performed properly, they will influence every aspect of your life and have a dramatic effect on your fitness.

Female Crossfitter handstand-walks
gymnastic skills are vital for crossfit!

Gymnastic WODs assist in the development of many of the 10 components of fitness: accuracy, agility, balance, coordination, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility, power, speed, strength, and stamina.

GYMNASTIC WOD 1

  • 10:00 AMRAP of:
  • 10 Wall balls (10/9’, 20/14#)
  • 10 Toes-2-bar
  • 10 Alt. pistols

WORKOUT 2

  • For Time:
  • 50-40-30-20-10
  • 5-10-15-20-25
  • Double Unders
  • Kettlebell swings (70/55 – 32/24kg)
  • Toes to bar

MARY

  • AMRAP in 20:00 of:
  • 5 Handstand Push-Ups
  • 10 Alternating Pistols
  • 15 Pull-Ups

WOD 4

  • 21-18-15-12-9-6-3
  • Handstand Push Ups
  • Pistol
  • Muscle Ups
  • Burpees
bar muscle ups crossfit athletes
Keep training hard!

GYMNASTIC WODS: ELIZABETH

  • 21-15-9
  • Clean (60/40 kg 135/90 kg)
  • Ring Dips

WORKOUT 6

  • 10 to 1 Of:
  • Burpee Box Jump
  • Between each set 10m Handstand Walk

WORKOUT 7

  • For Time:
  • 4 Rounds
  • 30 Double Unders
  • 5 Muscle Ups
  • 5 Wall Climbs
  • 10 Pistols

Which one will you try?


Female Crossfitter handstand-walks © Ercan Sozer

bar muscle ups crossfit athletes © Squats and Pixels

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Simon is the Assistant Editor at BOXROX. He has been Sport addicted since childhood and comes from a swimming and bodybuilding backround to Crossfit, which he does for 4 years now and it still challenging him every day. He tries to combine his passions for sport and writing.

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