WOD with Warriors - 21 Guns – Memorial Day 2016
Purpose: Workout of the Day or WOD with Warriors is a functional fitness tribute workout held twice a year on Veterans and Memorial Day at gyms all throughout the country. WOD with Warriors supports Team Red, White and Blue, whose mission is to enrich the lives of America’s veterans by connecting them to their communities through physical and social activity.
1. To help people remember and observe Memorial Day in a respectful, reflecting, meaningful way.
2. To provide an opportunity for veterans to connect to members of their community through functional fitness.
The WOD - 21 Guns – Memorial Day
A 21 Gun Salute is the Nation’s highest display of honor, appropriately reserved for our Fallen troops on Memorial Day. This WOD intends to replicate this, to honor our Nation's’ Warriors, past, present and future. The 21- minute workout and 21 repetitions signify a 21-gun salute, with an exercise for each of the five Branches of the Military.
21 minute As many rounds as possible (AMRAP)
400 meter run*
21 box jump (24”/20”)
Event Location: USA Athletic Club and Spa, 1975 Melissa Ln, Aurora, IL 60506
Pre-Event Festivities at 8:30 am Event Begins at 9:00 am