AO: Abduction

When: 01/02/2021


Number of Pax: 10

Pax Names: Bunsen, Ditka, Flo, Forest Gump, Go Blue!, La Niña, Rainbow Sprinkles, Short Circuit, Spark Plug, Tri-Delt,

Number of FNGS: 0

FNG Names:

QIC: Short Circuit, Go Blue!, Ditka

The BackBlast:


A new year. 2021. An opportunity to shed the burden of all of 2020’s concerns, worries, and anxieties, and to step boldly into the light that is a new year. Time to get in some work. Disclaimer disclaimed. Mission Missionalized. Caution thrown to the wind. We’re moseying.


Ascending the Mountain…

  • SSH x 20 (IC)
  • 1 Burpee
  • String Ripper x 15 (IC)
  • 2 Burpees
  • CH Squats x 10 (IC)
  • 3 Burpees
  • Imperial Walkers x 10 (IC)
  • 4 Burpees
  • Merkins x 6 (IC)
  • 5 Burpees

Descending the Mountain…

  • 5 Burpees
  • Crab Cakes x 10 (IC)
  • 4 Burpees

Due to time Constraints, YHC (Short Circuit) handed the reins over to Go Blue! to dispense the first part of…

The Thang:

Blasts from the 2020 past:

  • Sally
    • Up position on “sally up”, down position on “sally down”, for entire length of the song Flower by Moby (or in our case some random remix). Started with merkins and switched to catalina wine mixers half way through.
  • Howling Elves (at the Holiday Beatdown)*, aka Howling Monkeys
    • PAX form a circle and assume the monkey humper position grabbing their ankles. Each PAX takes a turn doing 10 monkey humbers, then the next PAX in the circle goes, rinse and repeat.
    • Made it through a two full circles, 10 reps on first time around, 5 reps on second time around.
  • Merkin My Territory
    • Bear crawl 5 steps, do a prisoner merkin, rinse and repeat for ~ 120 feet.
    • Bear crawl 5 steps, do a dive-bomber merkin**, rinse and repeat all the way back.
  • Burpree Broad Jump, aka Burpee Bunny Hops
    • Do 3 broad jumps, drop and do a burpee, rinse and repeat for ~ 120 feet.
  • Murph Man Mountain
    • Merkin Jack, Lt. Dans, Captain Thors x1,x2,x3,x4
    • Superset with Mosey, Indian Run, Bataan Death,…
  • Bob the Builders
    • Partner up, Relay with 1 partner takes a lap around building and the other AMRAPs…
      • Peoples Chair
      • Balls to the Walls
      • Dwight Howards
      • Donkey Kicks
      • Derkins
  • The Karen
    • Walls Sits in a line. Pass 5x crete and 1x cinder down the line and stack a cairn.
    • Repeat to “leave no trace”***


  • Miniature Spiderman x 10 (IC)
  • LBC x 20 (IC)
  • LSF x 20 (IC)
  • Freddy Mercury x 15 (IC)
  • E2K x 10 (IC; each side)
  • American Hammers x 20 (IC)


  • The Murph on Monday, January 4th!
  • RANDO 01-21 will drop on January 15th; get in RANDO 12-20 while you still have time.
  • January Challenge is still going on; plenty of time to sign up, but you’ll have to make up all them burpees.

Naked Man Moleskin:

* The elves were definitely a howlin’ and the PAX were definitely a groanin’.

** Looked good on paper, but oye.

*** EC overhead presses!