When your nickname is Iceland Annie, CrossFit runs through your veins. For Annie Thorisdottir, she is already one of the most recognizable names in the great sport.
A two-time CrossFit Games champion, 2011-2012, Thorisdottir is both a veteran and every year contender for the throne. In 2018, Thorisdottir took first place in the European regional. Hailing from Iceland, Thorisdottir has placed first or second for her country in each of the last five years.
If anyone knows top shelf CrossFit training, it’s Annie Thorisdottir. Check out six of Thorisdottir favorite workouts below. As an added bonus, watch the video out the bottom of the page where Iceland Annie explains a day of eating as she balances life and training.
1. Bike Training
Bike training this am session got sweaty and hard
- Every 2 min 10 sec sprint
- Working at HR just below LT threshold
- 10 min easy bike between sets
2. Barbell Cycling
I LOVE ME SOME BARBELL CYCLING!! 💥
- 10x70kg/155lbs – 50 sec rest
- 8x75kg/165lbs – 40 sec rest
- 6x80kg/175lbs – 30 sec rest
- 4x85kg/185lbs – 20 sec rest
3. Back to Back Amraps
Believe in the process ! THIS is where you get better !!
- 8min amrap
- 400m run
- 8 bar MU
- 16 heavy balls
- 8min amrap
- 500m row
- 8 strict HSPU
- 16 TTB
Repeat – Enjoy!
4. Accessory Circuit
“Every day you should strive to do something to make yourself BETTER! It doesn’t have to be big – even the smallest step in the right direction will get you closer to where you want to go.”
See video below for more information on Accessory Circuit training from Annie Thorisdottir.
Never stop having fun 😁🙋♀️ Little clean EMOM for you guys
- 3 OTM at 60% – 70% for 5min
- 2 OTM at 70-85% for 5min
- 1 OTM building up to heavy of the day
6. Barbell and workout
- Starting every 10 minutes, 3 different barbell movements
- 12 MU
- 15 barbell snatch/cluster/clean 185/135lbs
- 21 burpees
In the video below Annie talks eating and training, while giving tips, advice and workouts for your own training and progress.