Training Tips and 8 Workouts from Meredith Root

Learn from the experience of Meredith Root, a biological engineer and CrossFit athlete.

Meredith Root finished 30th at the 2018 CrossFit Games, has four CrossFit Regionals appearances, has been coaching CrossFit for six years and is a biological engineer. She was also part of the athlete advisory council in 2020.

She got engaged with Alex Parker, another CrossFit Games athlete, in October 2020 and has been sharing advice and workouts on her Instagram account for the past few years.

With such a résumé, you would be a fool not to learn something from her. Here are 8 of her workouts and some training tips from Meredith Root.

Workout 1

EMOM in 20 minutes

  • 2 bar muscle-up
  • 1 snatch + overhead squat

Pick your own weight. “We started at 125lb and ended at 155lb,” she wrote on her Instagram.

Accept That You Suck at It

”The first step to not sucking at something is to first realize and embrace that you do, in fact, suck at it. Practising every day and learning as much as I can about it will eventually make me good at it, but only if I put in the work.

Workout 2

2 sets as fast as possible:

  • 21 pull-ups
  • 18 strickt handstand push-ups
  • 15 chest-to-bar pull-ups
  • 12 strict handstand push-ups
  • 9 bar muscle-ups
  • Rest 5 minutes

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