September 11, 2016, will mark the 15th anniversary of the devastating 9/11 attacks on the United States of America. And to honor the lives of those lost in the terror attack, we will be doing the ” 9/11 Memorial Workout.”
“911 Memorial WOD”
2001 Meter Row or Run
11 Box Jumps (M-30″/W-24″) or Step Ups
11 Barbell Thrusters (M-125#/W-85#) or DB Thrusters
11 Burpee Chest To Bar Pullups or Ring Rows
11 Barbell Power Cleans (M-170#/W-120#) or MedBall Cleans
11 HSPU or Seated DB Press
11 KB Swings (M-32kg/W-24kg)
11 Toes to Bar or V Ups
11 Barbell Deadlifts (M-170#/W-120#) or KB Deadlift
11 Barbell Push Jerks (M-110#/W-75#) or DB Push Press
2001 Meter Run or Row
The WOD itself is completely symbolic of 9/11
The 2001M row or run represents the year the attack took place.
The 11 Reps of 9 exercises represent the date.
Even the weights have meaning.
The 125lb Thruster represents the number of deaths that occurred at the Pentagon.
The 175lb Power Clean symbolizes AA Flight 175 that hit the South Tower
The 170lb Dead Lift is symbolic of flight 77 and Flight 93 combined
The 110lb Push Jerk represents the number of floors in each tower of the World Trade Center