2/26 Mental Toughness Thursday
Dara showing great body position in her push-up. Keep your core tight!
Get ready because for the next 6 days we are going to test your physical and mental toughness. You all know that we are doing Memorial Day Murph Monday at 10:30am. What you didn't know, is that we have programmed hero workouts tomorrow through Tuesday. Get ready!
We have introduced you to breathing and meditation techniques over the past few weeks to help you work on your mental toughness. We challenge you to put all of those techniques into practice over then next 6 days. If you decide to take on our Hero Challenge, you're going to need to tap into your reserves of mental and physical strength.
We like to program Hero workouts on Memorial and Veteran's Day weekends to not only honor those who served and those who gave everything, but to challenge you to accomplish something you might not have thought possible.
No doubt our regular daily CrossFit programming is hard, and for the next few days, you are going to take your mental and physical fitness to the next level. These workouts are meant to test your resolve, your fortitude and your grit. Know that completing even ONE hero workout is a serious mental and physical accomplishment. We are giving you the opportunity to see who you really are, to discover your true spirit.
Today's workout, The Chief, was introduced to the CrossFit community on September 14, 2008. CrossFit described it as follows:
"Each year in the United States Navy, a highly qualified and elite cadre of Sailors are selected and promoted to the join the ranks of Chief Petty Officer. Since 1893, 'The Chiefs' have been relied upon by subordinates and superiors alike for their personal example, technical expertise and above all, their unique leadership capabilities. As the induction process for newly selected Chief Petty Officers is now underway throughout the US Navy, we thought it appropriate to inaugurate 'The Chief' in honor and recognition of all past and present CPOs. Thanks to them and their families for their self-sacrifice, ability to adapt, tireless dedication to mission and devotion to country."
Coach Leslie's brother, Kirk Allen, is retired Chief Petty Officer. Today, when you do this workout, please give thanks to CPO Allen, and all of his fellow Chiefs. Go Navy!
Max rounds in 3 minutes of:
3 Power cleans 135/95#
Rest 1 minute.
Repeat for a total of 5 cycles.
Post rounds completed for each of the 5 cycles.
Compare to Jan 31, 2015.
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