Burpee Suicides…need I say more?

October 3, 2011
October 7, 2011

Paul getting his workout in before he heads to Quantico. Were looking forward to seeing you as a USMC officer next year!

Well, probably it will need a little explanation. Originally, we planned a 1 K Row to start the workout, but class size and a dead erg or two called for a a quick change in plans, and we began with a run. The burpee suicide consisted of a shuttle run with a burpee at each turn, 10 total burpees per round.

1 K Run 21 KB Swings Burpee Suicide 15 KB Swings Burpee Suicide 9 KB Swings Burpee Suicide Finished with three rounds of max strict Toes to Bar or Knees to Elbow, with 10 side bridges on each side between rounds.



  1. SBV says:

    This workout was fun. I even went into “Beast Mode” on the kettlebell swings. Maybe the thinner handles on the “competition-style” bells make them easier to handle.

    I tried to hunt down Julia at the finish, but she clipped me by a split second. Dan finished before everyone, plus he used the “big donkey.”

    Lastly, my sides are really sore.

  2. edgy reggie says:

    This wasn’t my favorite workout (running + burpees = not a good combination for me), but I soldiered on and finished it. I used the 32 kg “competition-style” kettlebell for the swings (my favorite part of this workout).

    Toes-to-bar: I managed to do 10 reps, 10 reps, and 8 reps respectively for the three sets. Even with using the pull-up bars on the court, my feet still touch the floor. Go figure. 🙂

    Side bridges: I didn’t find these difficult to perform. Maybe all of the side plank holds that I performed in yoga has something to do with that.

    @Paul: Good luck on your USMC training.

    “Not too bad for an old man.” – CFDC’s own ODB

  3. Dan Samarov says:

    Good workout! Have really like the programming over the last two weeks… the running has been great and something I definitely have been needing to get into my programming on more of a regular basis. Had Sebastian and Julia pushing me hard on this one, definitely need to keep working on keeping my head in the running WODs. Taking today off, see you all tomorrow night!

  4. Julia says:

    Actually, Sebastian, I’ll give you your split second back. I forgot to clap on the first couple burpees.

    Nice job to Tara and Reggie – pushing hard to the very end. And great to have Jon join the group!

  5. Ben says:

    Enjoyed the class and was extremely excited to be able to participate in the KB swings (although I still can’t go completely overhead). I got to subsitute rowing instead of the suicide/burpee routine and feel kinda lucky because that looked rough.

  6. Amelia says:

    Great workout. Needed to push myself more on the sprinting aspect of this one.

    My obliques are quite sore!

    See everyone next week.

  7. Paul R says:

    Thanks all for the training and support. Got to want it. Never Quit. Failure is not an option. S/F