For Murphy

Hero WODs… and Lt. Murphy


I’ve spent a while sitting at the computer trying to put how much Hero WODs mean into words. It’s a hard thing to explain – especially to people who don’t CrossFit. The workouts are always horrific tests of physical and mental toughness and a positive experience and opportunity to pay your respects to those who have fallen.

They’re a way to be thankful that you are still alive and able to go through that pain when their namesakes paid the ultimate price for our freedom. 

A Hero workout calls for the best you have to give. It’s the last place to cheat or half-ass your way through. Unlike a normal WOD, you aren’t just cheating yourself, you’re cheating the person who is no longer able to be with their friends and family and do what they love. 

Today we hurt for Murph. 1 mile run, 100 pull-ups, 200 push-ups, 300…

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