Recently, an athlete in the CrossFit games, Mandi Janowitz, noticed three missionaries at her gym. As a joke she told the missionaries if one of them could do a full clean and jerk with a 315-pound bar then she’d convert. (A clean and jerk requires raising the bar from the ground to above your head in three movements: moving from a squat to a position where the bar rests at shoulder height then driving it above your head.)

One of the Elders stepped up to take the challenge:


CrossFit recently posted this video to their Facebook page, along with Janowitz’s praise for the missionaries:

“Three missionaries walk into the gym…
“One of them takes me up on my bet.
“This was awesome!”

In the comments the praise continued. Read all the commentary at LDS Living.