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“Jacob Blake”

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Fox River Strength and Conditioning Tribute WOD

1.8K 87
  • 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 during an arrest by a police officer from the Kenosha Police Department on August 23, 2020, leaving him paralyzed.

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
– 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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