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by Beaux Christian Blackwood

“Freedom Forces”


GeauxFit Tribute WOD

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  • For Time (with a Partner)
  • With a Running Clock:
  • 2 Rounds of:
  • 200 meter Buddy Carry
  • 20 Planking Partner Burpees
  • Then, 10 Rounds of:
  • 8 Synchronized Pull-Ups
  • 12 Synchronized Push-Ups

Start the clock and begin the 2-round portion of the workout, partitioning the work as needed between partners. Once the last burpee is completed move immediately to the 10-round synchronized portion of the workout.

For the planking partner burpees, one partner holds plank while the other partner does burpees with a jump over the planking partner.

For the synchronized portion of the workout partners must perform each rep in unison for the rep to count. Each partner must complete 8 pull-ups and 12 push-ups per round.

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Backgtround: This tribute WOD was designed as a nod to US Armed Forces Day – to “sweat as we fight for our freedom here and against oppression around the world.”

From Wikipedia: “First observed on 20 May 1950, the day was created on 31 August 1949, to honor Americans serving in the five U.S. military branches – the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Coast Guard – following the consolidation of the military services in the U.S. Department of Defense. It was intended to replace the separate Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard Days, but the separate days are still observed, especially within the respective services.”

“In the United States, Armed Forces Day is celebrated on the third Saturday in May. It falls near the end of Armed Forces Week.”

This workout was designed by Coach Beaux Blackwood of GeauxFit Training @geauxfittraining (New Orleans, LA, USA) in May, 2017.

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