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Join the HYROX Virtual Championships of Fitness, Starting Today

The HYROX Virtual Championships of Fitness kicked off today. The competition, organised in conjunction with Laureus – Sport for Good, is an ultimate online fitness challenge comprised of five workouts over three weeks.

To ensure everybody can compete, the event consists of two categories: Bodyweight and Equipment. Entry into each competition costs $12.

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The Virtual Championships of Fitness are the first are the first qualifying event for the HYROX World Championships in April 2021 (location TBA), with the best athlete in each age group going ahead.

“In a concerted effort to fight racism, violence, discrimination and disadvantage, fifty percent the proceeds from the Virtual Championships of Fitness will be donated directly to Laureus,” announced HYROX.

Laureus is a global charity that uplifts youth and those in need through sport. They use “the power of sport to end violence, discrimination and disadvantage. Proving that sport can change the world.”

Challenge your friends

Anyone who participates is encouraged to make a league and rank among friends, family, and colleagues on a personalized leaderboard, while competing globally.

HYROX Leagues are your chance to see how you compare against your peers.

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Sample workouts

The equimpent competition requires access to a Rower, dumbells and a wall ball and includes running. For the bodyweight competition no equipment is needed – only some space and a mat.

Have a glimpse of what will be in store for competitors over the next three weeks:

Equipment competition

For time:

  • 1,000m Row
  • 20 Wall Balls @6/9kg
  • 750m Row
  • 20 DB Lunges @2×10/15kg
  • 500m Row
  • 40 Wall Balls @6/9kg
  • 250m Row
  • 40 DB Lunges @2×10/15kg

Bodyweight competition

For time:

  • 50 Burpees

Then 3 rounds of:

  • 20 Hand Release Push Ups
  • 20 Squats
  • 20 Sit Ups

Then:

  • 50 Burpees

Sign up here!

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