Nutts workout

Nutts Crossfit Workout

Overview of the Nutts Workout

The Nutts workout is named after Lieutenant Andrew Richard Nuttall, a Canadian soldier who was killed in Afghanistan in 2009. This workout was created in his honor and is often performed on Remembrance Day in Canada. The Nutts workout is a challenging and intense workout that involves a combination of weightlifting and gymnastics movements. It is a hero workout, which means it is designed to honor fallen heroes and is often performed in CrossFit competitions.

Nutts: Workout Description

  • 10 Handstand push-ups
  • 15 Deadlifts (250/175 lb)
  • 25 Box jumps (30/24 in)
  • 50 Pull-ups
  • 100 Wallballs (20/14 lb)
  • 200 Double-unders
  • 400 meter run (with a 45/35 lb plate)

The workout is for time, and the recommended weights are listed above. The workout is considered to be very difficult, and it is recommended that only experienced CrossFit athletes attempt it.

Nutts Variations and Scaling Options

  • Reduce the weight of the deadlifts and/or use a lighter plate for the run.
  • Use a lower box for the box jumps.
  • Substitute regular push-ups for the handstand push-ups.
  • Use a lighter medicine ball for the wallballs.
  • Substitute single-unders for the double-unders.

It is important to choose a scaling option that is appropriate for your fitness level and experience.

Tips and Strategies

  • Break up the movements into manageable sets, and take short breaks between sets.
  • Focus on maintaining good form throughout the workout to avoid injury.
  • Use a consistent pace throughout the workout, and avoid going too hard too early.
  • Use a breathing pattern to help you maintain your pace and avoid getting winded.
  • Warm up thoroughly before starting the workout, and cool down properly afterwards.

Athlete Performance

The Nutts workout is a very challenging workout, and completion times will vary depending on the athlete’s experience and fitness level. Here are some average completion times for different levels of athletes:

  • Beginner: 45-60 minutes
  • Intermediate: 35-45 minutes
  • Advanced: 25-35 minutes


The Nutts workout is a challenging and intense workout that is designed to honor a fallen hero. It is a long and grueling workout that requires a high level of fitness and experience. If you are an experienced CrossFit athlete looking for a challenge, the Nutts workout is a great option. However, if you are new to CrossFit or have any health concerns, it is important to consult with a trainer before attempting this workout.