Merkins, Monkeys & Gorillas!

QIC:  Oil Can

Date: 01/30/2021

PAX: Back Fire, Thin Slice, Back Pew, Skitch, Pink Panther, Fly By, White Glove

AO: The Landfill


Temperatures were a rather brisk 30 degrees, however it was dry and there wasn’t much wind.


Side Straddle Hops x30 IC, Little Baby Arm Circles (forward & reverse) x12 IC, Shoulder Press x12 IC, Big Arm Circles (forward & reverse) x12 IC

Forward Fold
Plank hold 30 seconds
Side plank hold 30 secs
Plank hold 30 secs
Opposite side plank hold 30 secs
Plank hold 30 secs
5 Merkins OYO
Bend the back into Upward Dog
Plank hold 30 secs
Walk hands back to Downward dog
Forward Fold

The Thang

Today we were celebrating it already being the 30th of January, so the number 30 was quite prominent throughout the beatdown.
Round 1
30x Burpees
30x Plank Jacks
30x Monkey Humpers
30x Lunges (easy way)
30x American Hammers (hard way)
PAX had the choice of doing all the exercises at once or spreading them out as they moseyed down the big hill. Most chose to knock out a few at the start & then spread the burpees out.

Round 2
Exact same set of 5 exercises as round 1, however PAX this time were working their way up the big hill.

Rounds 3 & 4
30x Merkins
30x Mountain Climbers (hard way)
30x Gorilla Humpers
30x Flutter Kicks (hard way)
30x Squats
These were all done circled up OYO to provide a break from moseying the hill.

Round 5
30x Incline OR Decline Merkins
30x Hello Dollies
30x Rocky IVs
30x Squats
30x Lunges (easy way)
YHC had hoped to get through 30 sets of 30 exercises, however time ran out on us.

Bernie up the Big Thank You, followed by 5 burpees OYO to finish.


Spoke about how 2020 was such a difficult year for everyone, and while it’s easy to remember how tough a year it was, we need to be thankful for our health & to reflect on something positive that happened. Encouraged all PAX to think about that today.


The Landfill always provides some stories involving the Police. White Glove commented on how they seem to open the gates earlier during the winter than the summer. We were also given a stern warning by one officer about keeping dogs on a leash.

In other news, the Big Thank You was apparently blocking out some wind for us because it was noticeably colder after getting to the top.


No major announcements for F3 Chattanooga. Rocket Man will be our Q at The Landfill next Saturday.

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