Originally, the holiday was meant to give the American workers a break from their tiring schedules and work demands with no time off. However, today, labor day often is celebrated, or not celebrated at all really, as just a ‘day off’. So how can you honor those that have come before us, fighting for fair wages, manageable hours, and a sustainable work week? Celebrate those who help empower your freedoms and keep you safe as an American citizen.Let’s give those hard workers of our country, the ones that keep us safe and free, some recognition, even through tragedy. Let’s come together as a community in CrossFit to honor those who have fallen before us and fought before us so that we can have the pleasures and enjoyments that we do today.
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Labor day was initially an idea of a “workingmen’s holiday”. However, it took about 12 years for Congress to recognize it as so, bringing workers’ rights into the public eye.As I’m sure you can imagine, after long enough, there began to be strikes, rallies, and protests to voice a concern for such poor working conditions. These voices were the ones who compelled business owners and employers to reconsider the hours and pay that their employees received. Some of these are documented as:
This year, we’re going to be celebrating Labor day with this hero WOD, “Hotshots 19” and we’d like you to join us. On June 20, 2013, nineteen members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots firefighting team tragically lost their lives while fighting a fire in Yarnell, Arizona.While on base, Marchini used whatever he could find to do CrossFit, often incorporating farmers carries, sandbag runs and tire flips in his workouts. His favorite exercises were double-unders, push-ups and power cleans.
Italian Army C.le Magg. Sc. Roberto Marchini, 28, of Viterbo, Italy, died during a reconnaissance mission in Afghanistan’s Bakwa district on July 12, 2011. Marchini served in the 8th Airborne Combat Engineer Regiment, Folgore Brigade.
U.S. Army Spc. Andrew Wade of Antioch, Illinois, died on March 9, 2011, in Bagram, Afghanistan, during Operation Enduring Freedom. Spc. Wade worked as a weapons specialist and was assigned to 1st Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division of Fort Drum, New York.U.S. Marine Cpl. Albert Gettings, 27, of New Castle, Pennsylvania, died on Jan. 5, 2009, while conducting counter-sniper operations in Fallujah, Iraq. Cpl. Gettings was serving as a team leader with the 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, of Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, at the time of his death.Labor Day Workouts (WODs) (sorted by newest). Labor Day WODs. CrossFit For Kids Benchmark WOD. Saved by the Barbell. 3 Rounds for Max Reps in 17 minutes. Labor Day Partner WOD (Time). In Partners, for Time: 400m Partner Run 50 Back Squats (45/35) 50 Shoulder to Overhead (45/35) Partner Workout · 9 Rounds For Time: · 5 x Synchronized Thrusters @96/65 · 18 x Hang Power Cleans @95/65 (split with partner as needed) · 8 x Synchronized Burpees Our Hero for Labor Day is a version of “Bert”. Teams of two – one athlete works @ a time 30:00 cap. For time: 25 burpees 100-200m Farmers’ Carry Scaling. This Hero WOD is long and high volume. Reduce the reps and load to keep this workout under 40 minutes. · Intermediate Option: 6 rounds. Announcements. LABOR DAY SCHEDULE On September 6 the gym will be open in the following hours 8:30 am 9:30 am. CrossFit Metric – CrossFit. Great workout! If you’re short on time, or just don’t want that much of a sweat, just do it from the top down and skip the part about going back up. 6:30am. 9:30am. 11:00am. Warm up: Barbell quad smash. Mini Band Hip Routine*. 30/20/30. Strength: 3-3-3-3-3. BSQ-E3M. “The Backup Plan”. Activation. Split Class into 2 groups. Lacrosse Balls: Scaps, Delts, Lats, Traps, Calfs · Dynamic Warm up (No Measure). High Knees Butt Kicks Labor Day Wod. “Labor Day WOD!” 9am class 10am class “The Lumber Jack 20” 20 Deadlifts (275lbs/185) Labor Day Schedule: 7:30am BootCamp 8:30 CrossFit adults 9:30am CrossFit adults. Warm-up. Coach’s choice. WOD prep. Prep the movements. 2021 Labor Day WOD! Join us at CrossFit Sugar. Join us at CrossFit Sugar Grove September 6th for a. Join us at CrossFit Sugar Grove September 6th for. Intermediate Option For time: ; 40 burpees 400-m run ; 80 push-ups 400-m run ; 120 walking lunges 400-m run ; 160 squats 400-m run Hi all!Today we honor the servicemen and women who were killed in Afghanistan. “The Thirteen”13 rounds for time:26 calorie row8 strict pull. WOD. Collin (Time). 6 Rounds for time: 400m Sandbag Carry 12 Push Press, 115# 12 Box Jumps, 24″ 12 Sumo-Deadlift High-Pull, 95# Labor Day WOD at Crossfit Bulletproof 11600 manchaca rd suite 304 Austin, Tx 512-900-0906. Find this Pin and more on WOD it out by CrossFit Bullet Proof. Cpl. Luke Tamatea, 31, of Kawerau, New Zealand, was killed by a roadside bomb on Aug. 19, 2012, while serving with the New Zealand Defence Force in the Bamyan Province of Afghanistan. Tamatea was posted to 1st Battalion Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment and was serving his second tour in Afghanistan at the time of his death.He was an avid CrossFit athlete and enjoyed body-weight exercises and practicing farmers carries over long distances in preparation for Special Forces selection.