First Granite Games Online Qualifier Workout Released

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The first workout of the 2016 Granite Games Online Qualifier has been released, and it is a ladder that consists of squat clean and jerks with progressively heavier loads and bar facing burpees.

The workout is as follows for Rxed:

15 minutes:
10 squat clean & jerks (135/85lbs)
15 burpees over bar
8 squat clean & jerks (185/115lbs)
15 burpees over bar
6 squat clean & jerks (225/145lbs)
15 burpees over bar
4 squat clean & jerks (275/175lbs)
15 burpees over bar
2 squat clean & jerks (305/200lbs)
15 burpees over bar
MAX squat clean & jerks (315/205lbs)

The standards for this workout are as follows:  Burpees must be a 2 foot takeoff and landing, and must be performed facing the bar.  Cleans must be of the squat variety, with full depth achieved.  A power clean to front squat to shoulder to overhead is also allowed, as well as  squat clean thrusters. The clock must be set to count up, as there is a tie break with this event at 105 reps.  The tiebreak time is 15:00 if you fail to make 105 reps.

The scaled event has the same standards, but with lighter weights:

15 minutes:
10 squat clean & jerks (95/55lbs)
15 burpees over bar
8 squat clean & jerks (115/75lbs)
15 burpees over bar
6 squat clean & jerks (135/95lbs)
15 burpees over bar
4 squat clean & jerks (155/115lbs)
15 burpees over bar
2 squat clean & jerks (175/125lbs)
15 burpees over bar
MAX squat clean & jerks
(185/130lbs)

The workout descriptions, masters scaling, and videos, are at https://thegranitegames.com/2016-qualifier-workouts/

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