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“Jacob Blake”

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Fox River Strength and Conditioning Tribute WOD

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  • 7 Rounds for Time
  • 3 Burpees to Target
  • 5 Chest-to-Bar Pull-Ups
  • 8 Hand Release Push-Ups
  • 29 Air Squats
  • Wear a Weight Vest (20/14 lb)

With a running clock, as fast as possible perform the prescribed work in the order written for 7 rounds.

Score is the time on the clock when the last round of the Air Squats is completed.

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Background: This workout is dedicated to Jacob Blake, 29, who was shot 7 times in his back during an arrest by a police officer from the Kenosha Police Department on August 23, 2020, leaving him paralyzed. Three of Blake’s sons were in the backseat of his car during the incident.

The workout was created by Coach Julius Buzzard @jueleeuhs of Fox River Strength and Conditioning @foxriverstrength (North Aurora, IL, USA).

The rep scheme signifies:
– 7 rounds for the number of times Jacob was shot in the back
– 3-5-8 reps for the ages of his sons who were present during the incident
– 29 reps for Jacob’s age

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