Hosted by RedSide CrossFit, this year's Iron Bromance is an Olympic style weightlifting based competition for those who love the barbell. It's the only barbell competition intended to test both the strength and muscular endurance capacities of an athlete. Brought to you by Texas Barbell and Weightlifting Wise you KNOW there will be lots of heavy lifting combined with follow up barbell challenges.
Format: In weightlifting competition there are typically weight classes, and following suit, the Iron Bromance will be divided into three weight classes for each gender category. There will be weigh-ins for each of the three weight classes prior to the beginning of the competition.
Women's Lightweight - 135 lbs and under
Women's Middleweight - 136 lbs - 165 lbs
Women's Heavyweight - 166 lbs and over
Men's Lightweight- 175 lbs and under
Men's Middleweight- 176 - 205 lbs
Men's Heavyweight - 206 lbs and over
The Events: There will be 3 workouts, one for each of the major Olympic weightlifting style movements: Snatch, Clean, and Jerk. Each heavy lifting event will be coupled with a barbell challenge which serves as a muscular endurance test.
Who wins? The person who lifts the most total tonnage all events combined. There will be a cash award for the winner of each of three weight class categories for each gender.
There will additionally be prizes for the strength tests portions as well as the muscular endurance portions.
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