AO: The Swanson

When: 08/17/2022


Number of Pax: 6

Pax Names: Bunsen, Downhill, Earthworm Jim, FiddyCent, Forest Gump, Tri-Delt,

Number of FNGS: 0

FNG Names:

QIC: Bunsen

The BackBlast:


The weather was breaking and sunrise was getting later, making The Swanson feel more like the gloom. Cars slowly trickled in and PAX were ready for a good workout. Missions and disclaimers and admittance of non-professionalism were given. Without further hesitation, it was time to get it on!


Mosey lap around the parking lot* and circled up for:

SSH x 20 IC

String Rippers x 10 IC

Abe Vagodas x 7 IC

YHC grabbed the workout stat sheet and PAX moseyed to The Pitcher’s Elbow**

The Thang:

YHC introduced PAX to The Loredo, a fantastic WOD for time:

6 Rounds of:

Squats x 24

Merkins x 24

Walking Lunges x 24

400 m run

PAX times ranged 18:16 to 24:49.*** YHC was happy to see encouragement and lots of effort to beat times.


Low Slow Flutter x 10 IC

Hello Dolly x 10 IC

Freddie Mercuries x 10 IC

American Hammers x 11 IC


YHC closed PAX out with prayers for teachers and students and embracing a return to normalcy. PAX also lifted up men who couldn’t join us this morning. It was an honor leading y’all this morning!

Naked Man Moleskin:

* aka The Googan Lap

** Segment named on Strava, in which Forest Gump owns the World record at 0:51 and YHC is slotted behind him at 0:52!!

*** Allegedly, the time limit for Advanced is 26:21 and Elite is 19:45. Sweet Mary, we were scootin’!