Otis hero wod – Wed 4.25.18

 In W.O.D.

U.S. Marine Lt. Col. Christopher “Otis” Raible, 40, of North Huntington, Pennsylvania, was killed by insurgents during an attack on Camp Bastion, Afghanistan, on Sept. 14, 2012. Raible joined the Marines in 1995, served in Iraq and Afghanistan, and was the commanding officer of Marine Attack Squadron 211 out of Marine Corps Air Station in Yuma, Arizona. Raible trained CrossFit with his wife, Donnella, and daughter Catherine. His favorite movements were deadlifts, squats, overhead presses and bench presses.

He is survived by his wife, Donnella; daughters, Catherine and Allison; and son, Brian.


Strength: 
Warm Up Back Squat, Deadlift, and Shoulder Press

*The WOD is only 15 min, take your time warming up the weights.

Conditioning:  “Otis”

Complete as many reps as possible in 15 minutes of:
1 back squat, 1 shoulder press, 1 deadlift
2 back squats, 2 shoulder presses, 2 deadlifts
3 back squats, 3 shoulder presses, 3 deadlifts
Etc.

Use 1½ body weight for the squats and deadlifts and ¾ body weight for the presses.

Scroll for scaling options.


Related:
• The Back Squat
• The Shoulder Press
• The Deadlift

Scaling
For each movement, pick loads that are heavy but allow you to easily complete 3-4 reps when fresh. As fatigue sets in and the reps increase, break each movement into smaller sets so you can maintain solid mechanics.

Intermediate Option
Complete as many reps as possible in 15 minutes of:
1 back squat, 1 shoulder press, 1 deadlift
2 back squats, 2 shoulder presses, 2 deadlifts
3 back squats, 3 shoulder presses, 3 deadlifts
Etc.

Use body weight for the squats and deadlifts and 1/2 body weight for the presses.

Beginner Option
Complete as many reps as possible in 15 minutes of:
squat, 1 push-up, 1 deadlift
squats, 2 push-ups, 2 deadlifts
squats, 3 push-ups, 3 deadlifts
Etc.

Use ½ body weight for the deadlifts.

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