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The Rx Review’s November Challenge: Week 1 – Powered by CompeteNow

This November The Rx Review is giving you the chance to win $500 in our four week ‘November Online Fitness Competition’ powered by CompeteNow.

Each week in November we will announce a workout which athletes right across the world can complete for their chance to win.

On top of the $500 prize for the top male and female at the end of the month, we will also be giving away weekly prizes for the athlete with the top score/time at the end of each week, along with spot prizes for workouts that impress us, or even make us laugh!

The competition is open to anyone, anywhere in the world and the process is very simple. Here’s how you can enter:

  1. Sign up to CompeteNow for FREE by clicking here.
  2. Complete the workout and upload your score to CompeteNow (when logged on choose the ‘Challenges’ tab to submit your score).
  3. Share your Ranking from the leaderboard or Rank detail via Facebook while tagging #CompeteNow and #TheRxReview
  4. Follow the online leaderboard and check back at the end of the week to see how you fared!

The Week 1 workout is as follows:

For Time:

30 thrusters (95 lbs for men / 65 lbs for women)
30 pull-ups
30 push-ups

competenow workout week 1

Movement Standards:

Thrusters – Must be a full squat will full bar extension overhead. Arms must be locked out above head for rep to count.

Pull-ups – Chin must make it over the bar to be classed as a rep. Pull-ups can be strict or kipping.

Push-ups – Chest and upper torso has to touch the ground for each rep and arms must be locked out fully. Chest and legs must remain parallel each rep with no ‘snaking’ push-ups allowed.

Participants have until this Sunday to upload their video/scores to CompeteNow to be in the running. Submission deadline is 6PM (Pacific Time) on Sunday, November 8, 2015.

The Week 2 workout will be released on Tuesday, November 10, 2015.

Until then, happy training and good luck!

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