The 2022 CrossFit Quarterfinals kick off on March 24, 2022, and last until April 24, 2022. The second stage of the 2022 CrossFit season features the top 10 percent of athletes worldwide from the Open competing virtually in five workouts. The floor plans of those workouts were released on March 22, 2022, absent any specifics on the programming. While athletes could speculate about what they might encounter in each workout, it was ultimately anyone’s guess. That changed early on March 24, 2022, when the first workouts were apparently leaked on CrossFit Games YouTube channel.
The videos containing the workout announcements have since been hidden, but the workouts were still captured. SPOILER ALERT: Check out the following two posts from Morning Chalk Up‘s Twitter page that features all five Quarterfinals workouts for Individuals. Check them out below:
Note: CrossFit did not officially reveal these workouts, so they are subject to change.
Workout #5 pic.twitter.com/UmnmMSU5tK
— Morning Chalk Up (@MorningChalkUp) March 24, 2022
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CrossFit competition director Adrian Bozman released a statement later in the day on March 24, 2022, addressing the videos which were posted accidentally. Read his full statement below:
Regrettably, due to an error in our publishing protocol, the Individual Quarterfinal workout walk-through videos were published to the CrossFit Games YouTube page earlier than planned. The videos have been removed.
The Games team takes this issue very seriously. We are conducting a full review of our processes to ensure the security of our future competitions.
The Individual Quarterfinal will run on the established timeline. Today (Thursday, March 24) at 12 p.m. (noon) Pacific Time, scorecards and full workout details will be released and the first score submission window will be live. The competition will close on Sunday, March 27, at 12 p.m. (noon) Pacific Time.
2022 CrossFit Quarterfinals Workouts
Below are the five Individual workouts for the 2022 CrossFit Quarterfinals. Given that CrossFit did not officially release them, they may change:
- 50 dumbbell walking lunges
- 30 handstand push-ups
- 40 front-rack walking lunges
- 20 deficit handstand push-ups
- 30 overhead walking lunges
- 10 strict handstand push-ups
Time cap: 15 minutes — Men: two 50-pound dumbbells for all lunges, 3.5-inch deficit | Women: two 35-pound dumbbells for all lunges, two-inch deficit.
Three rounds for time:
Time cap: 15 minutes
Time cap: 25 minutes — Men: 20-pound medicine ball, 10-foot target, 50-foot shuttle run | Women: 14-pound medicine ball, 10-foot target, 50-foot shuttle run
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“The Other Total” (establishing max weight):
Time cap: 30 minutes
Time cap: seven minutes — Men: 185 pounds, 24-inch box | Women: 135 pounds, 20-inch box.
We will update this article and the workouts should any of their content change upon official release by CrossFit.
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