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10 Brutal Weight Vest Workouts for CrossFit Athletes

Workout 7 Canned Heat

EMOM in 15 Minutes

  • 5 mile Treadmill Run (total)

Start at 15% grade. Decrease by 1% each minute.

Wear a weight vest (20/14 lb)

Every minute on the minute lower the % grade by 1% The goal by the time you reach 0% is to have completed 1.5 miles.

Lower the grading or distance to scale this workout. You may walk, jog or run as needed, your aim is to complete the distance before the time runs out.

Workout 8 – Sisson Hero WOD

AMRAP in 20 minutes

  • 1 Rope Climb (15 ft)
  • 5 Burpees
  • 200 meter Run

Wear a weight vest (20/14 lb)

This Hero Workout is dedicated to U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Justin Sisson, 23, who died on June 3, 2013, from wounds caused by a suicide bomber in Chamkani, Afghanistan.

The “Sisson” Hero WOD was first posted on CrossFit main site as the workout of the day for Sunday, January 31, 2016 (160131).

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