Backblast #627 – No Man Left Behind

Date: 01/26/2021
AO: Manhattan Park
PAX: 08 – Soft Spot – QIC, Draper, Madoff, Snoop, Kraut, Catan, Cuddle Buddy, Flordia Man

Preblast: Leave No Man Behind and Leave no Man Where You Found Him.

5 Core Principles:

  • Free of Charge
  • Open to all Men
  • Held outdoors – Rain or shine, hot or cold
  • Lead by men who participate in the workout in a rotating fashion with no training or certification necessary
  • End with a Circle of Trust

Disclaimer: This is 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.


  • 10 Sec hold Leg Stretch LRC
  • 10 SSH
  • 10 Cherry Pickers with a Back Clap
  • 10 SSH
  • 10 Sec hold Calf Stretch
  • 10 SSH
  • 10 Arm Circles, Flap Jack
  • 10 Overhead Claps
  • 10 Seal Calps
  • Mosey around the parking lot

The Thang: Partner Dora

Partner up for a Dora Style thang. Your partner will perform an exercise while the other runs a lap around the parking lot.

  • 50 Burpees
  • 100 Merkins
  • 150 Jump Squats
  • 200 Flutter Kicks

As teams finished we ran a lap for the six. When we got back we held Al Gore while Cuddle Buddy counted to 10. There was some mumble chatter as Cuddle buddy kept starting over.

We have some time left for Mary. We performed the following sets. The rest between sets was our planks.

  • 20 LBC (4ct)
  • 20 Starfish Crunch (4ct)
  • Chill cut Plank 30secs
  • 15 LBC (4ct)
  • 15 Starfish Crunch (4ct)
  • High Plank 30secs
  • 10 LBC (4ct)
  • 10 Starfish Crunch (4ct)
  • Left Side plank 30secs
  • 5 LBC (4ct)
  • 5 Starfish Crunch (4ct)
  • Right Side Plank 30secs

We had a couple minutes left. YHC decided to share the Q. Snoop called for Burpees and Draper finished the beatdown with some Merkins.

That’s a Wrap

Count -o- Rama

Name -o- Rama

Circle of Trust (CoT)


  • Q spot s are open this week.
  • Get an early start and sign up to Q in February

“Leave no man behind, and leave no man where you found him.”