Fire vs. Police vs. Cindy. Rick (left) a Walnut Creek Firefighter, and Andrew, an Oakland Police Officer, after their very first battle with Cindy.
Why do so many military, police and fire personnel like CrossFit? Because it prepares you for real life situations. In a recent fire, Rick climbed 7 flights of stairs with full gear BEFORE he began fighting the fire. Police have to be ready to wrestle a suspect to the ground AFTER chasing them down.
So, the next time someone asks you, “how much can you bench press?” Ask them, “how much can you bench press AFTER you run 400m, do 10 pull ups, 20 push ups, 30 situps and 40 squats?”
CF WOD: Deadlift 3-3-3-3-3 reps.
DCF WOD: Cindy
As many rounds in 20 minutes of:
5 Pull ups
10 Push ups
Post rounds to comments.
This story was making the rounds fast yesterday on the internet. Having dramatically lowered my hdls and triglycerides on Atkins, I’m in doubt about this study: too few participants, and participants were not allowed to lose weight!(??). Post your thoughts to comments.
Article: ATKINS’ FAT LIP
By Bill Sanderson
November 7, 2007 — You might lose weight with the high-fat Atkins Diet of eggs, meat and cheese – but it could put you at risk of heart disease by raising your cholesterol and damaging your blood vessels, according to a new study. Full Article Here