On Sept. 20, 2022, six-time Individual CrossFit Games Champion Tia-Clair Toomey shared a video of her first Team coaching session with Brooke Wells on her YouTube channel. The pair will compete collectively within the Teams division on the upcoming 2022 Down Under Championship on Nov. 18-20, 2022, in Wollongong, Australia. Ellie Turner is the duo’s third teammate. 

It’s an in-depth take a look at the primary steps for Toomey and Wells earlier than the Australian contest. 

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Toomey and Wells’ coaching session adopted a pyramid rep scheme — the place the reps carried out in every train enhance, peak, after which lower because the exercise progresses.

Here’s a rundown of their full exercise, which happened over three rounds:

  • 9 bar muscle-ups
  • 18 energy on the ski erg
  • 36 GHD sit-ups
  • 18 energy on the ski erg
  • 9 bar muscle-ups
  • Rest one-for-one — that means an equal work-to-rest ratio

Notably, when Wells diagrammed the exercise on a whiteboard, Toomey admitted to not having carried out any muscle-ups since her historic efficiency on the 2022 CrossFit Games. While not explicitly said, the pair additionally labored by some barbell overhead strolling lunges and time on an Assault bike, and closed their routine with 40 minutes of “easy” cardio on a stationary bike. The goal of the cardio is to assist Toomey acclimate to her goal coronary heart price as she tries to get again into top-notch form following a while off after the Games. 

Post-workout, Toomey famous she felt a level of fatigue. That might need been associated to each her time without work and restoration from a again damage.

According to a current September video testimonial, Toomey’s look on the 2022 Down Under Championship shall be her first in a Team competitors in over 5 years. Most of Toomey’s current focus has been on profitable the Individual CrossFit Games for a document six consecutive instances, surpassing five-time Fittest Man On Earth® Mat Fraser. For the 25-year-old Wells, who completed in fifth place on the 2022 CrossFit Games, it will likely be her first Team look since a fifth-place Regional consequence with Team 540 Beefy in 2014. 

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Toomey is the defending Rogue Invitational Champion, and the 2022 version of that competitors is scheduled for Oct. 28-30, in Austin, TX. However, on the time of this writing, the athlete has not confirmed she would defend her title in Texas. 

Whatever the close to future holds in retailer for Toomey as a Team competitor, her previous Individual precedent says she and her teammates might placed on a present in Australia. 

Featured picture: Tia-Clair Toomey & Shane Orr on YouTube