Today's Workout:
Please remember to plug in your scores for 18.1 by 3:00pm Hawaii time today! Also, if you haven't done the judge's course yet, please try to get that done this week.
A. Take 10 minutes to build to today’s heavy…
Front Squat x 1 rep

Try to get to your "heavy" for the day in 5 sets or less. This does not need to be an attempt at a PR, just something that feels heavy and primes your CNS.

B. Take 15 minutes to build to today’s heavy Power Clean & Push Jerk.

Let feel dictate load.

C. For time:
50 Wall Ball Shots (20/14 lbs)
100 Double-Unders
40 Wall Ball Shots
80 Double-Unders
30 Wall Ball Shots
60 Double-Unders
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18.1 - Second Chance Sunday

Second Chance Sunday
Doors open at 10:00am! 
YOU MUST FIND STREET PARKING FOR THIS EVENT. New Hope has the parking lot reserved for their Sunday services. Kate will be keeping an eye on the parking lot. Don't make her mad!

HEAT 1 (10:30am): Lei; Tracy; Sarah; Derek; Nick Lee; and Mary

HEAT 2 (10:55am): Brian; Jeremy; Aneesa; Dana; Nate Oki; Diamand; and Paulo

HEAT 3 (11:20am): Mike Y; Andrea; Kristi; Cody; Chris G; Jenny; and Andrew
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Today's Workout:
A. Warm-up, stretch, activations, and mobilize.

B. “CrossFit Games Open Event 18.1”
Complete as many rounds and reps as possible in 20 minutes of:
8 Toes-to-Bar
10 Dumbbell Hang Clean & Jerks (50/35 lb DB)
14/12 Calorie Row

Friday Night Lights Heat Schedule:
If you plan on staying for awhile to watch and cheer others on, please find parking offsite. Thank you for your kokua! Please make sure you arrive with enough time prior to your heat start to warm-up. You will be on your own to warm-up for Friday Night Lights.

HEAT 1 (4:20pm): Lei, Zach, Rachel Lai, Rich, Dana O, Chris G, Chantelle, and Alicia
HEAT 2 (4:45pm): Eric, Kate Coyle, James B, Liko, Casey Hawk, Marsha, Nate Oki, Kai, and Lawrence
HEAT 3 (5:10pm): Aaron F, Corrie (visitor), James Lewis, Olino, Tony, Noriko, Thibs, and Ben Coyle
HEAT 4 (5:35pm): Kyle, Joanna, Sergio, Aneesa, Cody, Priscilla, Keoni, Linn, and Matt Lee
HEAT 5 (6:00pm): Darin, Johnny, Sarah R, Roberto, Diamand, Jon M, and Mike Y
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Today's Workout:
A. Three rounds @ 80-85% effort of:
10-12 Dumbbell Overhead Walking Lunges
40-50 Double-Unders
3-5 Muscle-Ups

For each of these movements, work on movement efficiency – make these as effortless as possible.

B. Every 3 minutes, for 9 minutes (3 sets) of:
Push Press x 10 reps

Goal is to find the weight that is achievable, but challenging, for 10 reps.

C. For time:
70 Calorie Row
50 Alternating Pistols
30 Hang Power Cleans (135/95 lbs)

Time cap: 16-minutes

Open Workout 18.1:
If you are a registered athlete, please make sure you are signed up on Mindbody for a class (6am, 8:30am or noon) or Friday Night Lights by Thursday at 3:00pm. Heat schedule will go up soon after the 18.1 announcement! If you have a special heat time request, please email me no later than 3:00pm tomorrow (Thursday).

If you completed the judges course, please make sure you email me your certificate of completion ( If you can help us judge during classes or Friday Night Lights, please let me know. Thanks!
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Today's Workout:
Important Reminder: If you are a REGISTERED athlete in the Open, please make sure you are signed up for a class time or Friday Night Lights by 3:00pm Thursday. Heat schedules will be posted shortly after the workout is announced. Good luck to everyone competing this year!
A. Every 2 minutes, for 8 minutes (4 sets):
Back Squat
*Set 1 – 4 reps @ 65-70%
*Set 2 – 3 reps @ 75-80%
*Set 3 – 2 reps @ 80-85%
*Set 4 – 1 rep @ 85-90%

Followed by…

Every 2 minutes, for 12 minutes (6 sets):
Back Squat x 2 reps @ 85-88%

B. Three rounds for time, of:
400 Meter Run
25 Kettlebell Swings (70/53 lbs)
15 Kipping Handstand Push-ups

Please make sure you are controlling down into the bottom of your kipping HSPU.

No HSPU, please sub 15 Hand Release Push-ups.
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Today's Workout:
A. Every 2-minutes for 14-minutes (7 sets):
3-position Power Snatch (high, mid thigh, floor)

Build over the course of the 7 sets.

B. Every minute on the minute for 20 minutes (5 sets):
Minute 1: 15/10 Calories of Assault Bike or Rower
Minute 2: 5 Burpees + 10 Wall Balls (20/14 lbs)
Minute 3: 5 Burpees + 10 Toes to Bar
Minute 4: Rest

C. "Optional Accessories"
2 sets of:
Banded Pull Aparts x 25 reps
Rest 60 seconds
Shoulder Opener Stretch x 60 seconds (each side)
Rest as needed

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Today's Workout:
Scheduling Reminder: We will be following a holiday schedule today - 7:00am, 8:30am, and 10:00am classes only! Also, please be aware that the Great Aloha Run will take place in the morning, so use Dillingham to get the gym as Nimitz Highway will be CLOSED.
A. Take 10 minutes to build to today’s heavy…
Front Squat x 1 rep

Try to get to your "heavy" for the day in 5 sets or less. This does not need to be an attempt at a PR, just something that feels heavy and primes your CNS.

B. Take 15 minutes to build to today’s heavy Clean & Jerk.

Let feel dictate load.

C. "Jackie"
For time:
1000 Meter Row
50 Thrusters (45/35 lbs)
30 Pull-ups

ABSOLUTELY NO DROPPING BARBELL! Must control the barbell to floor.

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Registering for the 2018 Open:
  1. Navigate yourself over to
  2. Scroll down to where it says “SIGN UP” in red, then click it.
  3. If you signed up for the 2016 or 2017 CrossFit Open, you already have a login. So there is no need to create one. Just go ahead and sign in with that information. If you did not sign up last year, you will need to go ahead and create a login.
  4. Once you login, either with you already established login or with your newly created one, they will ask you for some information, then have you sign the liability waiver. Then they will ask for payment; the cost for the Open is $20.
  5. After the payment is submitted, you will be brought to a screen that will ask you to designate your affiliate, please select CrossFit 808. Do not worry about the "team" portion, you can leave that blank, unless you plan on putting up scores for our CrossFit 808 team in the Open (but make sure you are aware of the More Than Half rule in the CrossFit Games Rulebook). 
  6. Judges Course: we highly recommend that all participants in the Open complete the Judges Course. It is very helpful for the athlete to understand what a judge is looking/asking for when competing in the Open. It will also help your fellow athletes out when you are able to judge them in the class ("I do for you, you do for me"). Please go to the following link to take the official Judges Course: Upon completion, please bring in your printed judge's certificate to Coach Kate or Coach Elyse (
Just like in the past, workouts will be announced on Thursdays, which means we will be doing the "Open Workout" of the week on Fridays. The 6:00am, 8:30am, and noon classes will have the "Open Workout" programmed as their workout of the day (WOD), if you are a registered athlete needing validation, you must sign-up for a class/time every week.

In the afternoon/evening we will hold our "Friday Night Lights" event with the first heat beginning promptly at 4:30pm. The box will open at 4:00pm for athletes to come in and warm-up/mobilize. Heat schedule will be posted Thursday evening, so don't forget to sign-up on the MINDBODY schedule by Thursday at 4:00PM.

If you wish to do the workout a second time, there will be an opportunity to re-do the workout on "Second Chance Sundays" at 10:00am. You must find street parking for this event as New Hope holds their Sunday services in the morning. 

All scores must be submitted by Monday at 5pm (Pacific Time) for the respective week. Be aware that DST occurs on Sunday, March 11th, which will bump our time difference to 3 hours from Pacific Time.

If you still have questions, feel free to email me at We love hosting the Open at 808 and enjoy watching everyone challenge themselves. REMEMBER TO ENJOY THE EXPERIENCE and FULL EFFORT IS ALWAYS FULL VICTORY! Oh, and don't forget to thank your coaches and judge throughout the 5 weeks. They put a ton of time and effort into making sure the Open runs smoothly for everyone.

Performing the Open Events at 808:
  • Friday Classes – Members will have the option to perform the Open workouts during any of the morning group classes - 6:00am, 8:30am and Noon. 
  • Friday Night Lights – Doors open at 4:00pm and first heat starts at 4:30pm. Please cooperate with us and find street parking for this event. We expect a large number of athletes and we must leave parking open for other tenants during the evening. 
  • Second Chance Sundays – Doors will open at 9:30am and the first heat starts at 10:00am. You must find street parking for this event as New Hope holds their Sunday services in the morning.
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Today's Workout:
A. Three sets not for time, of:
Kipping Handstand Push-Ups x 8-12 reps
(working on movement efficiency – make these as effortless as possible)
Double-Unders x Max Reps in 45 seconds
Muscle-ups x 3-6 reps

B. Back Squat
*Set 1 – 4 reps @ 65-70%
*Set 2 – 3 reps @ 75-80%
*Set 3 – 2 reps @ 80-85%
*Set 4 – 1 rep @ 85-90%

Followed by…

One set of:
Back Squat x 10-15 reps @ 75%

C. For max reps:
30 seconds of Ground to Overhead (135/95 lbs)
Rest 15 seconds
45 seconds of Alternating Pistols

Rest 90 seconds, and when the running clock reaches 3:00…

Two rounds for time of:
135/95 lbs Ground to Overhead x 30-second max # of reps
Alternating Pistols x 45-second max # of reps
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Today's Workout:
A. Every 2 minutes, for 16 minutes (8 sets):
Clean & Jerk
*Set 1 = 1 rep @ 73%
*Set 2 = 1 rep @ 78%
*Set 3 = 1 rep @ 83%
*Set 4 = 1 rep @ 88%
*Set 5 = 1 rep @ 93%
*Set 6 = 1 rep @ 97%
*Set 7 = 1 rep @ 101%
*Set 8 = 1 rep @ 101+%

B. 3 rounds for time of:
Row 250 meters
21 Dumbbell Thrusters (50/35 lbs)
12 Chest-to-bar Pull-ups

Please no dropping the dumbbells. Control them to the floor.

Compare to January 5, 2018.

C. "Optional Accessories"
One set, not for time, of:
50 Toes to Bar
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