Backblast #877–1000 Step Uos

AO: Manhattan Park
Workout Date: 02/22/2022
QIC: Hoffa
PAX: Bobby Flay, Soft Spot, Humpty Dumpty, Florida Man
Pre-Blast: Tomorrow is the day. The HIMCHAIN will be moving on. Come to Manhattan Park tomorrow morning for a chance to take home this incredible piece of bling. Bring a coupon and I'll see you at 0530. HC here.

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

Due to the rain, YHC scrapped the original plan and came up with a last minute plan to workout under the pavilion


SSH (4ct) IC x 30

Leg stretches

The Thang

YHC set a goal for the 5 pax to perform 1000 cumulative step ups during the beatdown.  One pax would do 50 step ups while the other four did an AMRAP exercise.  Then the next pax would step up and we would do a new exercise.

Round 1 (Q’s choice):

  • Merkins
  • BBS
  • Coupon Curls
  • Flutter kicks
  • Tricep pulls

250 step ups done

Round 2 (Dealer’s choice):

  • Squats
  • Foxhole Merkins
  • Curls
  • Dips
  • Derkins

500 step ups done

Round 3 (Cardio exercises only):

  • Burpees
  • Mountain Climbers
  • SSH
  • Blockees

700 Step ups done


Each pax did 60 more step ups to reach our goal of 1000.


  • This morning, @Bobby Flay earned the Him Chain.  Bobby Flay received this prestigious honor because:
    • He has been consistently posting 3 times a week since the Fall
    • He posted 83 times last year and is already on pace to beat that number by a lot
    • Tomorrow will be his 3rd Q of the year, already matching his Q total from all of last year
    • He is very tall