Hero Workouts Explained.    September 2 2013

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Randy
75 pound Power snatch, 75 reps for time.

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Roots athletes know how to workout hard – and party hard!

Hero Workouts Explained.

There are two types of named workouts in CrossFit – benchmark Girls and Hero workouts.

Hero workouts are created in honor of men or women who have died in the line of action or while serving their country or local community.

Randy is a Hero workout.

Randy
In honor of Randy Simmons, 51, a 27 year LAPD veteran and SWAT team member who was killed February 6 in the line of duty. 
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Officer Simmons’ wife and two children. 
First posted 13 February 2008

To learn more about the Hero workouts, read the following article:

Fallen but Never Forgotten