The majority of CrossFit workouts are timed events. The quicker you get the work done, the fitter you are. In the beginning, it may be difficult to complete workouts as prescribed in any amount of time. But, as capacity develops, athletes look for every way possible to complete the workouts faster.
Greg Amundson is arguably the most famous early CrossFit monster. In this article, he shares his strategies for setting up and executing a workout for maximum efficiency. He describes ideal equipment placing, counting down instead of up, and incorporating active rest.
Every second counts, and a good workout strategy can mean the difference between setting a record time and falling just shy.