Animal Crawls

AO: The Hill

When: 06/11/2022


Number of Pax: 5

Pax Names: Combine, Escobar, Lady Bug, RG3, The Situation,

Number of FNGS: 2

FNG Names: Abdul and Harding

QIC: Combine

The BackBlast:

Weather at Lovelace Park was perfect to put in some work.

Warm-o-rama: SSHs, Abe Vigodas, grass pickers, calf and groin stretches, butterfly stretch, in-place inch worms, bird dogs, Bonnie Blairs, Apolo Anton Ohnos, shoulder taps

Mosey to hill. Played red rover…sort of. 4 PAX on one side, 3 on the other. One person at a time runs over the hill, slaps hands with the first in line on other side of hill (who then runs over the hill), moves to back of line and performs 3 burpees. Increased to 5 burpees then to 7 burpees due to explosive speed of folks getting over the hill.

Mosey to soccer field where things got interesting.

The Thang

Bear crawl ~15 yards and do 30 imperial squat walkers, 20 hand release merkins, and 10 knee ups. Crawl bear back.

Repeat with crab walk -> alligator crawl -> and ended with duck walk. 120 imperial squat walkers, 80 merkins, and 40 knee ups total.

Electric chair for one minute and plank bear for one minute.

Crowdsourced Mary at the end.

CoT: 2.0s received lifetime membership – welcome Abdul and Harding. Strong individuals, just like their 1.0s.

Anne Lamott writes that “hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: you don’t give up.”

Choose hope. Keep showing up for one another. Keep putting in the work. Don’t give up and don’t let the guy next to you. We are stronger together. Solid start to the day.


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