Backblast #528: Will Anastasia Make it to Work on Time?


DATE: October 19, 2020. Overcast, 38 degrees.
AO: Johnson Park
QIC: Gravy
PAX: Pasty, Less, Anastasia, Ralphie
Pre-Blast: Johnson Park is waiting in the gloom. Bring a headlamp, we’ll be hitting the hills.

Gravy arrived at 0530. Warm-o-rama commenced immediately.

WARM-o-RAMA Stretches, including Willie Mays Hays led by Less. 25 SSH IC. 20 Merkins.

THE THANG: Will Anastasia Make it to Work on Time? PAX moseyed into the hills, stopping periodically for Merkins IC, reps of 20, led by each PAX in turn. Total Merkins performed: 147. PAX also completed 25 squats IC and 15 Dips IC, also known as (AKA) “Whatever we do when we see a picnic table.” All non-running exercises were completed on the first trip over the hill. The second trip over the hill commenced approximately 26 minutes into the beatdown, and was completed at 06:16. Anastasia made it to work on time.

5 Core Principles: Free of charge | Open to all men | Held outdoors, rain or shine, hot or cold | Led by men who participate in the workout in a rotating fashion with no training or certification necessary | End w/ a Circle of Trust

Disclaimer: This was a free, volunteer, peer-led workout. I am not a professional. I have no knowledge of any injuries or fitness considerations. It is each person’s responsibility to be safe and modify exercises if you need to. The most important thing is that you don’t get hurt, and that you finish. Remember, the workout should be you vs you. 

End of Workout

Circle of Trust (CoT)

  • Count-O-Rama
  • Name-O-Rama
  • F3-specific Announcements
  • Ball of Man (BOM)

Dr. Henry Cloud says this: Happiness is like a fruit on a tree. You can’t will it to appear, but if you care for the tree, it will produce the fruit of happiness as a result. Cultivate your heart, mind and soul and strength, and happiness will appear.