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September 22, 2014

Save a pair. Save a life. A Barbells for Boobs Event in support of Breast Cancer.

On Saturday, October 25th, 2014, join us at CrossFit South Shore for a special event to help raise money for Barbells for Boobs. We will be doing heats of "Helen meets Grace." This is a fun and competitive event and athletes of ALL ages and ability levels are encouraged to participate!

Awards will be given to the top times in each division.

Spectators are welcome!

Remember to wear PINK the day of the event to show your support.

Date: Saturday, October 25, 2014
Location: CrossFit South Shore
145 Webster Street
Hanover, MA 02339
(Behind Stop & Shop)

8:00am: Doors open
8:00am: Athlete registration and warm-up
8:45am: Athlete briefing
9:00am: 1st Heat
TBD: Awards (when all heats are done)

1. RX Men (The same prescribed weights for everyone)
2. RX Women (The same prescribed weights for everyone)
3. Scaled Men (The same prescribed weights for everyone)
4. Scaled Women (The same prescribed weights for everyone)

This is a TWO-PERSON team workout with one person working at a time, except for the 400 meter runs, which must be performed together.

3 Rounds of:
400 meter runs (partners run together)
21 kettlebell swings (RX Men: 53# KB, Women: 35# KB. Scaled Men: 35# KB, Women: 26# KB)
12 pull-ups (RX Men/Women: unassisted pull-ups, Men/Women: band-assisted pullups) 
*Partners can tag-team in and out of the kettlebell swings and/or pull-ups as needed. Once all THREE rounds of HELEN are complete, the team immediately moves on to perform GRACE.

30 Clean & Jerks (RX Men: 135# barbell, Women: 95# barbell. Scaled Men: 95# barbell, Women: 65# barbell)
*Partition anyhow between partners

The score is the total time it takes the team to complete both workouts.


Clean & Jerk: Barbell begins on the ground. Touch and go. No bouncing. The barbell must come to full lockout overhead with the hips, knees and arms fully extended, and the bar directly over the heels.

Kettlebell Swing: At the top of the swing, the kettlebell must be fully inverted (bell over the handle), centered over the feet with the hips and knees fully extended and the arms straight. At the bottom, the wrists must touch the thighs and the bell must pass behind the heels. There is no requirement for flexing the knees.

Pullups: These are standard pull-ups. Full extension of the arms at the bottom, chin over the height of bar at the top. Any grip on the bar and any type of kipping are allowed. Assisted pull-ups must be done with a green, blue, or red band.

We ask that teams make a nominal $20 donation per team. You can make your donation directly on our Barbells for Boobs fundraising page by going to the CrossFit South Shore Hanover MA Team Page Link below or bring your registration fee to the event. Cash or check only.

Make sure to complete the "Contact Form" below if you are going to participate so we can organize heats and help people find a teammate if needed. Please enter your name, your partner's name or if you need a partner in the contact form.
OPTIONAL: If you would also like to register as an individual fundraiser to raise $$$, click on the CrossFit South Shore Hanover MA link below to join our team and set up your fundraising page. If you raise $80 or more, you receive a Barbells for Boobs Support Team T-shirt. This is B4B's way of thanking you for your commitment to helping them fulfill their mission: SAVE A PAIR - SAVE A LIFE.

Donations can be made by clicking the CrossFit South Shore Hanover MA link below.

We need volunteers! If you are interested in helping out with the event, please fill out the "Contact Form" below. Volunteers will help with a variety of responsibilities, including pre-event set up, judging, spreading the word, and providing support to athletes, staff and spectators.

Team Name: CrossFit South Shore Hanover MA
Fundraising Goal: $500
Team Page Link: https://fundraise.barbellsforboobs.org/fundraise/team?ftid=36894

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Why choose Crossfit South Shore?

We're not your average gym

We don’t have fitness machines. We believe you are the machine. We have bars, rings, and free weights. We sweat and we like it.

Our Diverse Membership

We deliver time-tested measurable health and fitness improvements for athletes and people of all ages and fitness levels.

Our Convenient Location

We are a one of a kind CrossFit Box on the South Shore (Located in Hanover Behind Stop & Shop Rt 53).