Work out all your muscles, especially your heart, at 9 a.m. On Saturday, May 20 at 9 a.m. the second Team Owen workout day will be held at Crossfit New Bedford, 140 Rogers St., Dartmouth.
Come work out for a great cause and help raise as much money as possible for Team Owen and the Gwendolyn Strong Foundation. This event is open to the public, and the more participants, the better. Donations will be taken at the door.
The routine includes 15 burpees; 30 push-ups; 45 Bumper GTO (25/45); 60 Russian twists; 75 air squats; one-mile run; 75 air squats; 60 Russian twists; 45 Bumper GTO (25/45); 30 push-ups and 15 burpees.
Team Owen was formed in 2009 after Owen Simmons passed away at 23 months old from SMA. Owen is the son of Andy and Heather Simmons who are family friends and when he passed the team was formed to help raise money for research to help find a cure. The number one genetic killer of children, SMA causes muscles to atrophy and ultimately leads to death.
All money raised will go to The Gwendolyn Strong Foundation and SMA research. Since it started Team Owen has raised over $100,000.