Getting fit is easier when there’s a community built around it! And this is why the CrossFit Open 2019 is a series of events you can't afford to miss.
429,157 athletes participated in at least one workout in 2018. That could even increase this year as the games are growing in popularity every year. Whether you have an aim to get fitter or if you’re just starting your exercises in 2019 or you’re even super fit, the CrossFit Open can be for you.
What and When is the Crossfit Open 2019?
The CrossFit Open is a series of events that comprises of 5 workouts carried out over 5 weeks. The workout for a particular week is usually announced every Thursday on the CrossFit Games website.
After the workout announcement, every registered athlete must have done the workout and submitted their best score online by 5 p.m. the following Monday.
The best part about this competition is that anybody from anywhere in the world can take part in the CrossFit Open 2019. The events are open to anybody who's 14 and older. With 7 age groups, you'll find one that fits your age.
An athlete can carry out their workout with a CrossFit affiliate who'll grade it. If you're in a location without a CrossFit affiliate, you can make a video of your workout and submit it. A judge will check your performance and give you a score.
The CrossFit open is the first of 3 stages in the CrossFit Games.
- The Home Workout that qualifies you for the Games
- The top athletes from the 18 worldwide regions after the Open will go into the second stage of the games: Regionals.
- The top athletes from the regionals will battle it out in the CrossFit games. Following this, an eventual winner will emerge as the proclaimed: Fittest Person on Earth
The CrossFit Open helps you to track your fitness levels in comparison to others—whether you’re a newbie or a senior CrossFitter. It can serve as an encouragement for your fitness tasks to set a new target towards the next events. Added to that, it's actually fun to participate in the same events with thousands of people around the world.
What to do:
If you're ready to participate in the Crossfit Open, all you have to do is go to crossfit.com to register. There, you’ll be prompted to select your gender, choose your age bracket, and pay the entry fee of $20.
CrossFit Open 2019 will begin on Thursday, February 21st and end on Monday, March 25th. You can workout at your gym with a Crossfit certified judge to rate you. Likewise, you can make a video of your workout and provide a link to it.Use the CrossFit Open to raise your fitness to the next level and have fun while doing it!