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A. “Erin”, from crossfit.com on July 19, 2018:

Five rounds for time of:

15 DB split cleans

21 pull-ups.

Check out the videos included in the above link for some tips on the DB split clean. If you know how to clean, and how to split jerk, it’s just a matter of combining the two. Take some time to get familiar with the movement. Interesting historical note – prior to the 1950s or so, the split clean and split snatch were much more commonly seen in Olympic weightlifting. Today, the split snatch is used primarily by lifters with limited overhead mobility.

This is a lot of pull-up volume, so scale the movement or reps wisely. Some scaling recommendations from the website:

Reduce the weight and reps on the split clean. Modify the pull-up so that each round can be completed in 3 or 4 sets. Compared to other Hero WODs, this workout is quick and should not be drawn out into a long slog.

Intermediate Option
5 rounds for time of:
12 dumbbell split cleans
15 pull-ups

Men: 35-lb. dumbbells
Women: 20-lb. dumbbells

Beginner Option
4 rounds for time of:
10 dumbbell split cleans
12 ring rows

Men: 20-lb. dumbbells
Women: 15-lb. dumbbells

Compare to Aug 29 2018.