#UnionComp – The Granite Games Cycle – SATURDAY (07/08/2017)


Veteran LAPD officer and United States Marine Corps Reservist Sergeant Major Robert J Cottle, 45, was killed by an improvised explosive device while on patrol in Southern Afghanistan on Wednesday, March 24, 2010. RJ joined the Marines at age 18, and the LAPD in 1990. His various LAPD assignments included Hollywood Vice, Southeast Area, LAPD Dive Team and, most recently, SWAT. He is survived by his wife Emily and 9 month old daughter Kaila.

Five rounds for time:

800m Run

5 Rope Climbs

50 Push Ups

This is no doubt a very big workout which is why it’s essentially all that’s on the menu today. According to BTWB the 95th percentile for male times to complete this workout is thirty minutes. With the average time to complete the above workout right around forty-five minutes for males (there’s not much data for the females in BTWB). Thus today’s session will comprise a badass warm up and then ample time to complete the above Hero WOD.

p.s. be smart on scaling or modifying the insane amount of push up volume.

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