Interview: Brandon Swan Talks CrossFit

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We follow Brandon Swan as he prepares for the CrossFit Games 2013.

The video was filmed during his training at CrossFit Leonidas on Saturday the 22nd June 2013, about a month out from the Games. Swan follows Rudy Nielsens programming, The Outlaw Way.

His training was as follows:

Olympic Lifting:

A: Work up to a heavy Power Snatch. Then 5mins of EMOM, 3 TNG Power Snatch at 85%

B: Work up to a heavy Power Clean and Power Jerk. Then 5mins of EMOM, 3 TNG Power Clean and Power Jerk.

Strength:

C1: 4×8 Front Rack, Step Ups
C2: 4×10 strict Ring Dips, into ME Kipping Ring Dips
C3: 4xME strict Muscle Ups

Conditioning:

50 Wallballs
40 hand release Push Ups
30 hang Power Cleans
40 hand release Push Ups
50 Wallballs

Kim Pedersen

Kim Pedersen

Kim is an avid CrossFitter, having qualified to the Games in LA with his team, CrossFit Athletic, in 2012. With a background of writing and taking photos for skateboard and snowboard articles in his home country Norway, Kim’s decided to use his skills and university degree to contribute with content from the CrossFit community to The Rx Review. Kim’s often referred to as the smiling Norwegian Ninja, and is always wondering what funny topics he can come up with for his social media content.