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CrossFit Open: Round 1 of 5

Friday, February 24th, 2012
Posted in Uncategorized by Joel Gross

Every Friday for 5 weeks I am in a global Crossfit competition.  Today the workout was as many burpees as possible in 7 minutes.  I managed to do 77, which put me right at 6311 out of 7300 competitors.  Pretty sad.  The current global leader did 158.  Burpees are my worst exercise – a burpee is basically laying flat on the floor, standing up and jumping 6 inches in the air then laying back down – that’s one rep. Here’s a video of a burpee: