Kalsu Hero Workout

“Kalsu”
For Time
100 Thrusters (135/95 lb)

5 Burpees to start and at the top of every minute
Start with 5 burpees. Then complete as many thrusters as possible until the minute is up. At the top of the minute (1:00) complete another 5 burpees. Repeat each minute until 100 total thrusters are completed.

Score is the total time it takes to complete all 100 thrusters.

Scale: Cut in half or quarters as needed. If you dont have a barbell for the thrusters then use a sandbag or ruck sack.

ABOUT: The “Kalsu” Hero WOD honors 1st Lt. James Robert Kalsu, 11th Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, U.S. Army, who was killed in action on July 21, 1970 in the A Shau Valley, Vietnam.

This hero workout has been called one of the toughest CrossFit workouts that you can perform.

The workout was designed by John Welbourn @johnwelbourn of CrossFit Football (now @johnniewod) and former Navy Seal Andy Stumpf.

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