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MURPH

Synergy Fitness – CrossFit

About Michael Murphy – June 28th, 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.

Warm-up

50 Jumping jacks

40 High knee steps

30 sec pillar hold

20 Mountain Climbers

10 Sumo squats

5 Scapula retractions (pullup bar or rings)

Then…

Dynamic Warm Up: Use a 20-30ft area..

High Knee Skip x2 (down & back)

High Knees x2 (down & back)

Butt Kickers x2 (down & back)

Straight leg kicks x 8-10 total reps

Inchworms x5 reps

Walking Spiderman x 4-6 total reps

Metcon

Murph (Time)

For Time:

1-Mile Run

100 Pull-ups

200 Push-ups

300 Air Squats

1-Mile Run

If you have a 20# vest or body armor, wear it.
In honor of Navy Lieutenant Michael Murphy, 29, of Patchogue, NY, who was killed in Afghanistan June 28th, 2005.
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