Saturday, July 6 - CrossFit gyms and athletes around the world participate in a CrossFit Cures event. This year the event raised money for St. Jude's. Members performed the same WOD, called Hope, raising money for the organization in the process. CrossFit Cochise, added to this and honored a very special little boy, Brendon, who at age 5 lost his battle with brain cancer and was a St. Jude's kid. The nephew of one of our members, he loved the color orange, so we all wore orange on Saturday. CrossFit Cochise also encouraged non-members to participate, either by running or walking a 5k or sponsoring an athlete.
The WOD was a hard one. For one minute each, you preform five exercises, and then rest for 1 minute. You do this three times. Steven and I did this together at the 9 o'clock time slot and we, as always, had a great time with our friends, feeling like our workout was making a difference in the world.
Here was the breakdown: (Steven/Rebecca)
Power Snatch 75#/55#
Box Jumps 24"/20" step-ups
Chest-to-bar Pull-ups/assisted with black band
Steven did a total of 185 repetitions and I did 150. We were both really happy with that and totally exhausted afterwards.