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“Broomstick Mile”


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  • For Time
  • 25 Back Squats
  • 25 Front Squats
  • 25 Overhead Squats
  • 400 meter Run
  • 25 Shoulder Presses
  • 25 Push Presses
  • 25 Push Jerks
  • 400 meter Run
  • 50 Hang Cleans
  • 400 meter Run
  • 50 Snatches
  • 400 meter Run
  • Perform all movements except the run with a PVC pipe (or broomstick).

With a running clock, as fast as possible perform the prescribed work in the order written. Use a PVC pipe (or broomstick) throughout the workout.

Score is the time on the clock when the last set of 400 meter Run is completed.

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Background: This workout, first posted by Jeff Martin of CrossFit Brand X @thebrandxmethod in the CrossFit forum on February 3, 2006, became a popular no-equipment WOD.

See also: “PainStorm XII” (aka: Olympic Bar Mile, an advanced variant of this WOD)

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