The 2017 Dubai Fitness Championship Online Qualifier begins today. The first week is a two-part event over a total time of 15 minutes. Part 1 is an 8-minute AMRAP of a row, shoulder-to-overhead and bar facing burpees. Part 2 begins immediately after the AMRAP and is a 3RM overhead squat in the remaining seven minutes.
Athletes competing in the online qualifier have until October 15 at 4:00pm (Dubai time), which is 8am Eastern in the United States. To participate in the online qualifier, it is $15 and a video submission is required for each workout.
40 cal Row
30 Shoulder-to-Overhead (50/35kg*)
20 Bar Facing Burpees
*Weight in pounds must be rounded up.
In remaining 7 minutes,
Establish 3RM Overhead Squat (from rack)
The top 30 men and women from the online qualifier will compete in Dubai in December for a $600,000 prize purse. Last year Mat Fraser and Sara Sigmundsdottir won the 2016 Dubai Fitness Championship.