5/28/13

firstannualmurph

I’d like to thank everybody who came to our first annual “Murph”. Here’s a little information on Michael Murphy:

About Michael Murphy
June 28, 2005

A team of 4 Navy SEALs led by LT. Michael P. Murphy on a mission to capture or kill a key Taliban leader, found themselves seriously outnumbered in a firefight with well over 100 enemy troops. Pinned down and under intense enemy fire, their communications operator severely wounded, they were in desperate need for help. Due to the mountainous terrain, their communications could not be received. Understanding the situation, LT. Michael P. Murphy moved to open exposing himself to enemy fire, to use his satellite phone to request immediate support to save his team. LT Murphy was mortally wounded making that call. They continued fighting until Lt. Murphy and two of his three team mates were mortally wounded. His fourth team member, severely injured himself, managed to escape where he was taken in by a local villager until he was rescued 4 days later. He went on to tell the story in a book titled “The Lone Survivor”

For his selfless leadership, courageous actions and extraordinary devotion to duty, LT. Michael P. Murphy received the Medal of Honor, the first service member to receive the medal in Operation Enduring Freedom, and the first Navy recipient of the medal since Vietnam.

With that being said. I was honored to do this workout with a group of close friends and celebrate a fallen hero. I look forward to doing this workout for years to come.

Workout of the Day

A. Push press 3×3; rest 2 min
B. Incline bench press; build to a 5rm
C. Weighted supinated pull up clusters 5.5.5×3; rest 45 seconds/rest 3 min
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3 rounds for time:
15 toes to bar
15 hspu

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