Backblast #829 – 20 minute AMRAP

AO: The Stairs
Workout Date: 12/07/2021
PAX: Kraut, Snoop, Toto, Gravy, Chubbs, Hasselhoff
Pre-Blast: YHC is on Q at the "Stairway to Heaven." A coupon and/or ruck will work well with this one. HC in the thread below. SYITG!

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


  • Capri Lap waiting for Snoop
  • Another lap
    • Stop for 20 step-ups (IC)
    • On the sidewalk retaining wall

The Thang:

Pick up your coupons and/or rucks and head to the stairs.

20 minute AMRAP:

  • 20 BBS w/coupon (OYO)
  • Head up the stairs using every second step (aka lunge)
  • At top, drop weight and run to yield sign and back
    • Note: Kraut wins the award for never taking off his ruck
    • BOOM!
  • Bring weight back down the stairs
  • Repeat

After AMRAP, we huddled at the top of the stairs for:

  • 5 squats with overhead press (IC)
    • Hold coupon / ruck overhead while in squat position.
    • Q counts to 5.
    • Pax finish squat then does 5 overhead presses with coupon / ruck.
    • NOTE: This SUCKED
  • 10 squats (IC)

Head back to the AO for:

  • 10 lunges (IC)
  • 10 squats (IC)?


  • 10 BBS (IC)
    • Due to Kraut requiring a demonstration…
    • YHC made the PAX state “I am a big boy now” when completing the BBS
  • 50 Flutter Kicks (IC)
  • 15 (ish) American Hammers (IC)
    • Q called “I want to be your”
    • PAX called back “Sledgehammer”


It was a glorious day – in the gloom.

Moo Mother F’ers,