Jacinto’s Fight

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Tuesday 100727
Five rounds for time of:
225 pound Deadlift, 15 reps
20 Box jumps, 24 inch box
25 Pull-ups
Post times to comments.

Marine Corps Sgt. Michael C. Roy, 25, of North Fort Myers, Fla., assigned to the 3rd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Marine Special Operations Advisor Group, Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command at Camp Lejeune, was killed in action on July 8th, 2009 in Nimroz Province, Afghanistan, while supporting combat operations. He is survived by his wife Amy and three children, Michael, Landon and Olivia.
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We’ve now got 18 people registered for Team CrossFit NYC for Fight Gone Bad 5: Lenny, Jai, Jacinto, Brett, Cathy, Mike M., Ben, Michael L., Chris G., Jenn T., Matthew P., Jim M., Marcos, Craig P., Kent, Jerry, Sully, and me. Click here to sign up–it takes just 5 minutes. (No registration fee, no minimums on how much money to raise.) We’ve already raised $850 and we’re ranked #5 of affiliates participating thus far.
Here’s Coach Jacinto‘s story of why he’s doing Fight Gone Bad yet again:
For the last 3 years I have participated in the Fight Gone Bad fundraiser to help raise money for the wounded warriors and prostate cancer survivors.
I am 71 years old and back in 2008 I was diagnosed with prostate cancer. Fighting this killer is like Rocky and Apollo Creed–it knocks you down but you keep coming at it. Attack it like you would a WOD. Hey, crossfitters are “hard to kill,” are they not?
This mugger picked on the wrong old guy because I am going to give it the best fight it ever had. I am in a world of hurt right now but I’ll get over it.
So come September 25th, get off your butts and participate in Fight Gone Bad 5.
And if you can’t participate, at least donate. Every little bit helps.


  • Happy birthday Brian!
    AMRAP in 12 Minutes of :
    5 Jerks @ 115/85 lbs
    5 Front Squats
    12 Lateral Jumps over bar
    12 Pushups
    6 rounds + 5 jerks

  • ok so waaaaay back in Dec a bunch of us signed up for Warrior Dash for the 11am heat.
    If you are still coming or would like to join us please reply at the link below so we can work out rides.

  • jenn

    25:50 Rx weight(155#) but scaled to 3 rounds
    Happy Birthday Brian!
    Jacinto, hope you’re doing well!

  • Adam R

    Damn, I had no idea, Jacinto. Best of luck on the recovery, you are an inspiration to us all.

  • Koegler (KEG-ler)

    Tim B, I am seriously considering doing this. I am going to sign up for the Tough Mudder but that is in November, so I want to do this to wet my appetite. When do you need me to make my decision?
    Jacinto, I haven’t had the opporunity to work with you yet, but everyone talks about what a great person you are. Keep fighting! You have all of our support!

  • shayna

    28:00 (#95 DL & 24Inch BJ)
    4 rounds + 15 DL + 20 BJ
    Couldn’t do the 25 pullup…pinkies were a bit torn

  • Justin T

    4 rounds of:
    165# deadlift, 15 reps
    24″ box jumps, 20 reps
    Pull-ups, 25 reps

  • MC

    Any way we can order a bunch of these for the box? Could probably help save space and let us get rid of all those old KBs/DBs…

  • Simon P

    @MC – I hear the DVD is just as effective.

  • J

    What is the crossfit consensus on resting muscle groups the day after a workout? I did “Angie” last night and I see today’s workout calls for a lot of pullups as well. I was always under the impression that one should never work the same muscle groups two days in a row as this does not give them ample time to recover and can actually be counter productive. Given, I was a day late with “Angie”, but I do see a lot of workouts using the same muscle groups/exercises back to back. What are you thoughts? Is it okay to have two heavy days of working out the same muscle groups?

  • MC

    @Simon P
    Hahaha! I have not watched SNL in a few months, usually out fighting crime at that hour.

  • Koegler (KEG-ler)

    Personally, I think body weight exercises could be done daily, if so desired. There is a program to increase your pull ups that has you do them 5 days in a row, then take 2 days off. Push ups and sit ups are probably done daily throughout the military. I’m sure Coach Glassman would have us work on gymnastic movements everyday, if only for muscle memory.
    Lifting heavy is very different though. Olympic lifts tend to fry a person’s nervous system, especially in beginners. I find myself to be more tired two days after a hard snatch session or clean and jerk workout. Also, lifting weights adds more stress to your joints, which if done repeatedly, probably isn’t a good thing.
    I think you will not find two heavy days back to back very often on the website, but that is the beauty of the unknown and unknowable, you never know!
    I’m not a professional, but those are just my thoughts. I read a lot of the Crossfit Journal. They have some pretty good articles about the programming and its advantages. Hope this helped!

  • @Shayna 20 BJ this morning..impressive.
    I’m terrible

  • N

    Despite looking on the website I have not been able to locate any info on where Fight Gone Bad V is to take place. Can someone shed light on my ignorance?

  • N, those who sign up to do FGB5 as part of Team CrossFit NYC will do FGB at……. CrossFit NYC.

  • Koegler (KEG-ler)

    26:14 as Rx’d.
    This workout was tough. My hands are shredded.

  • 26:00 #175 That red velvet cupcake earlier in the day got it’s revenge. It was good though.

  • keller

    24:25 (subbed four full rounds and 155# dl)

  • Mike Mishik

    25:37 as Rx’d

  • Eric

    Need to work on kipping pullups…no band tonight for me
    DL: 155#
    24 inch box
    kips, no band

  • Eric

    need to work on kips :(, no band tonight
    155# DL
    24 inch box
    kips, no band

  • Bill M

    3 rounds of:
    225# deadlift, 15 reps
    24″ box jumps, 20 reps
    Pull-ups, 25 reps
    Time: 24:23