CrossFit Games 2019
CrossFit Games gives the reward of the fittest person on Earth. It is a world premiere test which is equally a thrilling experience for both the spectators as well as the contestants. It is the most effective athletic event to identify the strongest person. The CrossFit Games are not for training purposes but to test what you have been trained. The CrossFit Games 2019 was the last event. It took place in the month of August 2019.
What Is The CrossFit Program?
CrossFit is a profound and multi-disciplined workout program that involves all kinds of exercises. It focuses on every body part and is highly effective for muscular coordination. It stresses mainly on flexibility, endurance, stamina, strength, body balance, accuracy, and agility. The CrossFitters intend to design a set of activities per day and term it as “Workouts of the day” (WODs). The workouts don’t stay constant every day. It varies regularly.
The CrossFit Games are an intense workout session that occurs for three to four days on a stretch. The competition has four arduous WODs with very rigorous repetitions and time limits.
Procedures For Participation
To participate in the CrossFit games, you need to log in to its official website.
You need to register yourself over there. Then you will answer a few questions to gear up the correct region and division.
CrossFit Inc. and Reebok are the sponsors of The CrossFit Games. 2007 was the first year for CrossFit games, by director Dave Castro at Aromas, California. From the year 2007 to 2008, CrossFit affiliated gyms, who has the highest standings used to win the competitions. Due to many participants in 2008, the rules changed. In 2009, the contestants had to qualify to enter the games. In the year 2011, they introduced an online qualification called the Open. It became free for everyone to participate.
The initial procedure is to have the competitors submit their scores online for five weeks. The competitors must submit their scores of workouts online by Monday evening. You can either make a video or can seek validation from any CrossFit verified person or gym.
CrossFit Games 2019
CrossFit games 2019 was the 13th game. The event took place in the United States from August 1st to 4th. 2019 Games came with changes in rules. It was the first time that individuals who don’t belong to a CrossFit affiliated gym, also could take part in it. Participants were qualified on their own through the Open process. The athletes for the 2019 CrossFit Games should be qualified in one of the four ways. The ways were:
- By becoming a national champion in the 2019 CrossFit open
- Completing the top 20 men or women worldwide in the open
- Winning a Sanctional event
- By selecting an invitation at the Games’ discretion
To qualify for the first set, the athletes (men and women) selected from the top rank with one good standing in CrossFit affiliate. They must have completed one workout in the Rx’d-prescribed category after the video review. A total number of 117 women and 123 men qualified for the Games, becoming the National Champions. Followed by the National champions, the top 20 male and female finishers qualify for the game. Mat Fraser won the competition amongst the men participants, the women by Tia-Clair Toomey. The winners of 2018, CrossFit Mayhem Freedom Team won the Team competition.