Jamie Headon’s 18.5 CrossFit Open Tips

By March 23, 2018 No Comments

Jamie Headon’s 18.5 CrossFit Open Tips

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Warm Up

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



  • 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



  • 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!

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