Kalsu

KALSU is a Hero WOD which honours Robert James “Bob” Kalsu (April 13, 1945 – July 21, 1970), a former professional American Football player, who left his sport career behind to serve his country in the Vietnam war.

Kalsu is another great hero WOD. If you have an interest for Hero WOD’s you can start with this one.

If you like these type of exercises and you want to learn more about Hero WOD’s; that’s a great way to improve your knowledge. Are you still waiting? Let’s try!

The beginning it will be easy but then it’ll getting harder. But you need to push yourself to do your best as you can. This WOD is requires strength, determination, power and passion. If you have all of them, it will great for you. Also you can watch some videos to improve your technique.

And please try to continue this WOD session, for as long as you are able. And don’t forget your score. It’s really important to know that, right?

This WOD will not kill you. It only will make you stronger than ever.

CrossFit has embraced men and women in uniform and they have chosen to honor the Heroes who gave their lives to keep their countries safe.

Instructions:

On the minute (until you complete 100 reps of thrusters).

  • 5 burpees
  • max rep thrusters 61/38 kg (135/85 lbs)

Start with 5 burpees and continue (for the rest of the minute) with maximum reps of thrusters. On the next minute start over again with five burpees and keep the following “on the minute” pace until you complete 100 thrusters.

Score:

Time it took you to complete 100 thrusters.

Scaled version:

On the minute (until you complete 100 reps of thrusters).
3 burpees
max rep thrusters 43/29 kg (95/65 lbs)

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