None of us do Manmakers Correctly

QIC:  Clothespin

Date: 07/25/2022

PAX: Ducktales, NordicTrak, Mr. Clean, Abercrombie, Blue, WuzntMe

AO: The Battery


Humid and Hot. Not of bad as recent heat.

Huh! They wanted Hell Week……


Mosey over to grassy spot
Beast Pose

The Thang

We are all wrong about proper Manmakers

Hatching Butterfly
From the seated position place the bottom of your feet together as you would do if performing the butterfly stretch. Raise hands directly over your head, lay back as if performing a WWII sit-up and return to the starting position with hands over your head. 20 OYO

Failure to Launch
Hold Al Gore while Q counts down from 10. At Lift-Off, explode up into a tuck jump, immediately returning to Al Gore upon landing. Repeat until unable to leave the ground (usually around rep 8 or 9, depending on count speed) We did 8.

Fire Drill
PAX in a circle, chopping feet or high knees. Each PAX calls out “Fire” all PAX hits the ground rolls right, merkin, roll back left, another merkin, then back up chopping. Go around the circle with the “stop, drop and roll” until all PAX have called “Fire”.

Mosey up the hill the back way through the playground!

Hair Burners
To push weight plates (10s, 25s, 35s or 45s) across the ground in a parking lot or around a track for a given time or distance. An Area 51 Tiger Rag special. 4 Out and back using blocks

Manmaker Merkin
High plank with coupon (cinders are great) laying to your right side. Perform a Merkin. Reach under your body with your left hand and drag the coupon to the opposite side of your body. Flap Jack. Repeato. 15 OYO

Merkin Jack
Just as the name suggests. This is a merkin with a plank Jack at the bottom of the merkin. It is done on a 4 count. Down on 1 / Legs out on 2 (while in the bottom of the merkin) / Legs in on 3 / Up on 4

Murder Hornet
Take on the Killer B’s Routine from Iron Pax ’19 but with a cinderblock coupon. Pax line up at the start. Murder Bunny 10 yards then: 10 Man Makers, 10 Lunges w/coupon, 10 BBS w/coupon. Repeat til 30 yard line. Once complete: Bear Crawl + Coupon Drag back to starting line. Rinse and Repeat the whole thing. (We did Manmakers as Thrusters with the block going all the way to the ground.)


S.S. Leadership 

  1. I am the captain of my ship.
  2. I am in Ship Shape
  3. I chart my course
  4. I set sail
  5. I am a good crew mate.
  6. I lend a hand on deck
  7. I check my compass
  8. I persevere through storms


I thought there would be more running…
None of us know how to actually do Manmakers.

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