The Turkey Day Throwdown 2.0 went down this last Saturday a The NEW Forged Athlete Gym in Omaha and it was a HUGE success.

Lots of competitors came out and gave it a 110% H.A.M. effort.

In the end, there could only be one winner for each of the guys and girls teams.

For the men’s, Brandon Knapp and Jesse Benda came away with the win edging out the other teams in a close battle to the end.  All of the men’s teams were completely tied up going into the final event.

As for the women, Team “Regulators” dominated the field and took first place in all events.

Overall, EVERYONE is a winner in their own right as when you compete, it’s YOU vs. YOU.

As long as you give it you all and can look at yourself in the mirror at the end of the day and say you did everything that YOU could, that’s all that matters.

As for the events, here was the breakdown…

Event 1:

21-15-9 of

a) Recline Rows

b) Squat Box Jumps

c) Push Ups

Event 2:

5, 4, 3, 2, 1 of:

a) Double KB Thruster – 50m / 25w

b) Burpee Box Jumps

Event 3:

50 OH Walking Lunges 45m / 25w

50 Leg Raises

50 Ground To Overhead

50 Burpees

Overhead Carry to FINISH

Here’s a quick highlight of the FINAL event…


At the end of the day, the second Annual Turkey Day Throwdown was a HUGE success and we wanted to thank everyone that attended and look forward to having it again next year.

We also raised a good amount of canned good that will be donated to the Omaha Food Bank later this week.  Our goal is to hit over 120 lbs of food.  I think we’ll beat it by the looks of the pile of canned goods!

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