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Memorial Day MURPH & Ripped Hands, 75 pull-ups later.....

May 28th, 2018 was the first time I completed the popular Crossfit Memorial day WOD called MURPH.

Murph is a workout in memory of a fallen soldier Lieutenant Michael Murphy, US NAVY, who was killed in Afghanistan June 28th, 2005.  734 more words


Upper-Body Challenge: My First Memorial Day Murph

I nearly called this my “first competitive workout,” but that would have been inaccurate since there were no awards and no one was keeping official times for any participants. 673 more words

Cross Training

Here's what happens when a non-crossfitter does Murph

I have a basic approach when it comes to fitness. Do some running. Hike. Get on your bike. Lift heavy things. Lift, run, bike, hike for short. 1,220 more words


Murph 2018

In order for y’all to understand how big Monday was for me, I have to give a little backstory. I believe it was 2 (maybe 3?) years ago when I first started noticing the MURPH posts on Memorial Day. 511 more words


Memorial Day Weekend

What a wonderfully “long” Memorial Day weekend we just had! I don’t know about you all, but it was very much needed for me. My new job has about half the paid time off that I used to get, so I hadn’t had a day off since the beginning of March. 1,298 more words

Tales From My First Murph

To begin, I have to say it felt good to do something to memorialize soldiers who lost their lives. I consider myself a patriotic person, but I think three-day weekends like Memorial Day or even the 4th of July can get lost in the things to do, places to go. 874 more words


I Like To Think I'm Invincible...

but I’m not.

My arms were super sore after Murph on Saturday.  Which surprised me because I’ve been doing Murph every month for the past two months and was fine afterwards. 165 more words