Taste the Pain! 6 Killer CrossFit Workouts with Thrusters

When you feel like you’ve finally advanced to the next level and improved your performance, somebody puts together a workout that knocks you back down again. These WODs often include thrusters. Push-pull movement combinations such as linking them with pull ups, chest to bar, rope climbs and other exercises are always punishing.

We gathered six workouts for you to try, and made sure that they can be scaled enough for beginners to give them a go as well. We don’t want anyone to miss out on the pain!

Must-read: How-To Thruster


National Pro Grid League was established in 2014 by Tony Budding. The large team format allows athletes who are specialized in one field get their chance, which means World Champions in Olympic Weightlifting will be an extremely desired addition to the teams. A few years back Dmitry Klokov stole the show in the thruster ladder event with a 175 kg lift. For 2015 he signed with Baltimore Anthem and will be a regular player on the GRID in the upcoming season.

Complete the ladder
time cap: 3 minutes
9 weights
starting: 115 kg
finishing: 175 kg

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