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August 31, 2019

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Workout of the Day

Saved by the Barbell

3 rounds for max reps of:

1 minute of burpees
1 minute of wall-ball shots
1 minute of deadlifts
1 minute of med-ball sit-ups
1 minute of hang power cleans
Rest 1 minute

♀ 14-lb. ball, 75-lb. deadlifts and cleans
♂ 20-lb. ball, 115-lb. deadlifts and cleans

Post total reps completed to comments.| Compare to 180901.

The CrossFit Foundation works with public school districts, individual schools, and teachers all over the world, providing scholarships for CrossFit education, equipment grants to set up gyms, and ongoing support for teachers and administrations leading the way in bringing CrossFit to their students. On Aug. 31, 2019, the CrossFit community will come together alongside the Foundation and CrossFit, Inc. to participate in Saved by the Barbell, the Labor Day fundraiser event that supports CrossFit opportunities for children around the world.

Read MoreThe CrossFit Foundation and Saved by the Barbell

“Exercise training programs may prove to be simple, yet important, methods of enhancing aspects of children’s mental functioning that are essential to cognitive and social development.” Therefore, programming short bouts of relatively high-intensity physical activity can be an efficient way to increase not only fitness but also brain function in a scholastic environment or in a box as part of a CrossFit Kids program.

Read the articleCrossFit Kids Research Brief: Intensity and Cognition

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