Our focus continues for the month of August on CrossFit “Benchmark” workouts. This week, we will be giving attention and respect to Hero workouts. These workouts are in honor of those who gave there life to protect our freedom.

Army Staff Sgt. Jack M. Martin III, 26, of Bethany, OK, assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group, Fort Lewis, WA, died September 29th, 2009, in Jolo Island, Philippines, from the detonation of an improvised explosive device.

Martin is survived by his wife Ashley Martin, his parents Jack and Cheryl Martin, and siblings Abe, Mandi, Amber and Abi.

First posted 29 September 2010

Workout of the Day:

Hero Workout
10 Push-Press(m-115lbs/81lbs)
10 Kettlebell Swings(m-53lbs/35lbs)
10 Box Jumps(m-24″/f-20″)
Max rounds in 20 minutes