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Jamie Headon’s 18.5 CrossFit Open Tips

Jamie Headon’s 18.5 CrossFit Open Tips

Warm Up

  • Mobalize shoulders (Foam Roll & Light Barbell work)
  • Open up Front Rack & Overhead Press
  • Legs – Fast/light reps of Back/Front Squat

 

Workout

  • Pace it from the start (Be ready for HR to go up)
  • Thrusters (Fast short breaths)
  • Squat with the bar
  • If you need to rest, do it over head

 

C2B

  • Break up the reps
  • Keep your kip tight
  • Don’t force reps early
  • Keep getting back on the bar
  • Dont get chalk

Go deep on the Thrusters

 

You can find a full list of all all the different versions including scaled versions of 18.5 of the CrossFit Open here. Also if you haven’t seen Jamie’s blog on tips you can apply to the whole Open, make sure you check it out now before you take on the final workout. These tips can also be applied to your day to day training. Check out Jamie’s key tips on doing your best in the Open from last year. Best of luck!

Jame Headon’s 18.4 CrossFit Open Tips

Jame Headon’s 18.4 CrossFit Open Tips

 

Warm Up

  • Mobalize shoulders
  • Single arm kb press
  • Over head kb walks
  • HS holds

Deadlifts

  • Break and know your limits
  • Don’t go to failure
  • Save energy for HSPU
  • Try do min sets of 2 to use the bounce, don’t go to singles if possible

HSPU

  • Focus on an explosive kick out of the bottom
  • Break as needed don’t get no reps
  • Don’t pause for a long time at the bottom
  • Brace core at the bottom don’t arch
  • Kick straight up- don’t bring your heals against the wall

 

Heavy deadlifts- have a belt ready

Good luck on the Handstand walks!

 

You can find a full list of all all the different versions including scaled versions of 18.4 of the CrossFit Open here. Also if you haven’t seen Jamie’s blog on tips you can apply to the whole Open, make sure you check it out now before you take on the final workout. These tips can also be applied to your day to day training. Check out Jamie’s key tips on doing your best in the Open from last year. Best of luck!

18.3 CrossFit Open Tips 2018

Jame Headon’s 18.3 CrossFit Open Tips

Key Tips

  1. Good DU technique (Dont force it)
  2. Overhead Squat – Rest on back
  3. Back to Doubles – Move with Purpose
  4. Ring Muscle Up (Break early, dont risk failing reps, Keep moving).
  5. DB Snatch – Alternate in the air
  6. Bar Muscle Up – Jump into it

You can find a full list of all all the different versions including scaled versions of 18.3 of the CrossFit Open here. Also if you haven’t seen Jamie’s blog on tips you can apply to the whole Open, make sure you check it out now before you take on the final workout. These tips can also be applied to your day to day training. Check out Jamie’s key tips on doing your best in the Open from last year. Best of luck!

18.1 CrossFit Open Tips 2018

Jame Headon’s 18.1 CrossFit Open Tips

 

 

Key Tips

  1. Save forearms
  2. Overhand grip on the bar
  3. Tight kipping swing
  4. Don’t pull on the bar, relax, use your core, hang from the shoulder.
  5. Breathe!

 

Hang clean

  • Kb swing with Dumbell
  • Catch up power position to reduce range and save forearms
  • Explosive push press (use hips)
  • Row- start every round aggressive- 5-6 pumps of the legs to get the erg going then settle into your pace
  • Break the toes to bar early- No no Reps !!

 

You can find a full list of all all the different versions including scaled versions of 18.1 of the CrossFit Open here. Also if you haven’t seen Jamie’s blog on tips you can apply to the whole Open, make sure you check it out now before you take on the final workout. These tips can also be applied to your day to day training. Check out Jamie’s key tips on doing your best in the Open from last year. Best of luck!
 

Jamie Headon Headon Road To Regionals – Episode 5

With just a couple of days left to the Meridian Regionals in Madrid, we have look to see how Jamie’s mindset is. In Episode 5 we also look at what Jamie has changed this year, how he is approaching the regionals and learn more about his coaching philosophy and why he loves it.

 

From being nervous…. to being terrified and thinking this is actually going to happen.. to being really excited
 

Make sure to follow Jamie on Instagram to see all of his prep here (http://instagram.com/jamie_h77) and follow Chapter2fitness here https://www.instagram.com/chapter2fitness/. If you missed the first two episodes make sure to watch Episode one here,  Episode two here and three here and finally Episode 4 here.

 

Jamie Headon Road To Regionals 2017 – Episode 4

Jamie Headon puts in his final training before heading over to compete in Madrid at the Meridian Regionals
A long years work is all coming to its peak as he gets ready to go out on the competition floor
Train for the unknown
Make sure to follow Jamie on Instagram to see all of his prep here (http://instagram.com/jamie_h77) and follow Chapter2fitness here https://www.instagram.com/chapter2fitness/. If you missed the first two episodes make sure to watch Episode one here,  Episode two here and three here!

 

Support Jamie Headon in the 2017 Regionals

Jamie Headon Regionals

 

Hey guys, as you know Jamie Headon has qualified for regionals next month so we are selling supporter t-shirts to back him up and get him there! If you would like to get behind him and purchase one of the shirts please follow the link below to Zen. If you have any problems using it just let me know. The shirts are €30 and are top quality American Apparel. We need the orders by the end of the week to get them done.

 

THANK YOU TO THOSE WHO ORDERED. Order has been made. COME ON JAMIE!

 

Jamie Headon Regionals 2017

Jamie Headon Road To Regionals 2017 – Episode 3

Tune in every week to watch Jamie Headon prepare for the 2017 Meridian Regionals. This year Jamie qualified 13th in Europe awarding him a place in the  Meridian regionals to compete against the best athletes in Europe and for a spot at the CrossFit Games.

This week’s episode delves a little deeper into Jamie’s mindset. CrossFit is a very unpredictable sport and one of the main challenges Jamie faces is being prepared for ‘absolutely anything and everything’. Whether it’s swimming, running, weightlifting or gymnastics Jamie has to be mentally ready to tackle these challenges or a combination of them all! With less than 4 weeks to go till the Meridian Regionals, check out the video below to see Jamie’s current physical and mental preparation.

 

Make sure to follow Jamie on Instagram to see all of his prep here (http://instagram.com/jamie_h77) and follow Chapter2fitness here https://www.instagram.com/chapter2fitness/. If you missed the first two episodes make sure to watch Episode one here and Episode two here!

 

Jamie Headon Road to Regionals – Episode 2

Tune in every week to watch Jamie Headon prepare for the 2017 Meridian Regionals. This year Jamie qualified 13th in Europe awarding him a place in the  Meridian regionals to compete against the best athletes in Europe and for a spot at the CrossFit Games.

Watch Jamie as he shows us some of his training routine and an insight into the mindset, dedication and work of a Regionals athlete and make sure to follow him on Instagram to see all of his prep here! (http://instagram.com/jamie_h77) and follow Chapter two fitness here https://www.instagram.com/chapter2fitness/

 

This week we look at Jamie’s journey through the open to qualify 13th in Europe for the 2017 Meridian Megionals Jamie talks about his mental game through out the past year, the 2017 open and his attitude going into competition in Madrid.

 

We also see some clips from Jamie’s open workouts pushing to his physical limits and an insight into his Regionals training.

 

Jamie Headon Road to Regionals – Episode 1

Tune in every week to watch Jamie Headon prepare for the 2017 Meridian Regionals.

Jamie Headon, CrossFit athlete is Irelands 3x Fittest Man. This year Jamie qualified 13th in Europe awarding him a place in the  Meridian regionals to compete against the best athletes in Europe and for a spot at the CrossFit Games.
Watch Jamie as he shows us some of his training routine and an insight into the mindset, dedication and work of a Regionals athlete and make sure to follow him on Instagram to see all of his prep here! (http://instagram.com/jamie_h77)