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“Breonna Taylor”

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The Power House Memorial WOD

2.6K 118
  • 8 Rounds for Time
  • 13 Burpees
  • 26 Russian Kettlebell Swings (55/35 lb)
  • 13 Thrusters (75/55 lb)
  • 26 Ring Rows
  • Perform 3 minutes work and 1 minute rest until the 8 rounds are completed.

With a running clock, as fast as possible perform the prescribed work in the order written for 8 rounds. Athlete will work in 3-minute windows and rest 1 minute until the 8 rounds are completed.

Score is the time on the clock when the last round of Ring Rows is completed.


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Background: This memorial workout is dedicated to Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old African-American emergency room technician, who was killed on March 13, 2020, after being confronted by Louisville police who were executing a “no-knock” search warrant on her apartment.

At the time of her death, Breonna was working at the University of Louisville Health as an essential worker during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This workout was designed by Coach Jill Lipset @jillsteinlipset, the co-founder, and owner of, The Power House @thepowerhousemn (St. Paul, MN, USA).

The rep scheme signifies:
– 3 minutes and 13 reps for March 13 when she was killed
– 26 reps for her age when the incident happened
– 8 rounds for the number of times she was shot.

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