8 Nights of Hanukkah

AO: The Hill

When: 12/18/2021


Number of Pax: 4

Pax Names: 8-Track, Cheddar, Eskimo, Lady Bug,

Number of FNGS: 0

FNG Names:

QIC: Ladybug

The BackBlast:

Got the SMC crew together to celebrate the Festival of Lights which commemorates the miracle of Hanukkah and the burning of the sacred oil in the Second Temple for eight nights despite only having enough oil for one night.  8-count exercise for 8 rounds.

Warmups – SSHs, grass pickers, seals, overhead (2x) & 8-count Motivators.

Mosey to hill.

The Work.  8 rounds of 8-count merkins, burpees, star jumps & mountain climbers.  In between each round, run the hill and back.   15 count break before round 2.   6 rounds of 8-count squats, BBSUs, Carolina dry docks & Bonnie Blair’s.   Run the same hill in between each round.

Mosey back to flag.   Short Mary b4 COT.


COT.   I read Teddy Roosevelt’s short speech on The Man in the Arena.   Don’t allow those critics to sway your efforts.  For they likely have never made the effort to fail.   The only success is the effort not the result.  It’s stepping into life’s arena that gauges whether a person is successful or not.  Focus on the work, focus on the effort being made and surround yourself in the success of those who are doing the same.

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