2017 Dubai Fitness Championship Online Qualifier Begins Today

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.


8-minute AMRAP:
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)

Here is the link to the full workout description, movement standards and more.

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.

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