Mark Zuckerberg marks Memorial Day with Murph Challenge
Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg paid tribute to fallen Navy SEAL Lt. Michael P. Murphy on Memorial Day by taking part in the “Murph Challenge” workout. The grueling routine involves 100 pull-ups, 200 push-ups, 300 squats, and a mile-long run, while wearing a 20-pound weighted vest. Zuckerberg, who authored a Facebook post showcasing his participation, said he does the challenge with his two older daughters each year on Memorial Day to honor those who fought for the US. Lt. Murphy, for whom the challenge is named, created the workout himself and was posthumously awarded a Medal of Honor. Zuckerberg recently made headlines after winning gold and silver medals in a Brazilian jiujitsu competition. Meta Platforms has recently completed the last round of a three-part plan to eliminate 10,000 roles.
Who was Lt. Michael P. Murphy?
Lt. Murphy was a Navy SEAL who was killed in action during the war in Afghanistan in 2005. He created the “Murph Challenge” workout routine which has become a Memorial Day tradition for honoring fallen soldiers.
What is the “Murph Challenge” workout?
The “Murph Challenge” workout involves 100 pull-ups, 200 push-ups, 300 squats, and a mile-long run while wearing a 20-pound weighted vest.
Why did Mark Zuckerberg take part in the challenge?
Zuckerberg takes part in the challenge each year on Memorial Day as a way to honor those who fought for the US.
What is Brazilian jiujitsu?
Brazilian jiujitsu is a martial art and combat sport that focuses on grappling and ground fighting.
What is Meta Platforms?
Meta Platforms, formerly known as Facebook, is a social media and technology company that operates multiple platforms including Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp. The company recently completed a three-part plan to eliminate 10,000 roles.
Mark Zuckerberg commemorates Memorial Day by taking on the Murph Challenge.
Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Meta, celebrated Memorial Day by completing the “Murph Challenge” workout, named after fallen Navy SEAL Lt. Michael P. Murphy. The workout involves 100 pull ups, 200 push ups, 300 squats and a mile-long run while wearing a 20-pound weighted vest. Zuckerberg posted a selfie on Facebook, wearing the vest, and a photo of his two daughters doing push ups. He wrote that he honours fallen service members by doing the challenge each Memorial Day. Family tradition sees him and his daughters complete it together. The workout was created by Murphy and has become a Memorial Day tradition at military bases and Navy ships overseas.