Anatomy of a Blockee

AO: The Ridge

When: 02/25/2021


Number of Pax: 16

Pax Names: Boston Butt, Cyclone, Den Mother, Fish Sticks, Foundation, Gopher, Hanger, Jimmy Neutron, Joe Dirt, Morticia, Nickelback, SkidMark, Sparkler, Toby,

Number of FNGS: 1

FNG Names: Z-Pack - Not Registered

QIC: Jellystone

The BackBlast:

12°, feels like 12° cool and dry with 6 mph wind.  Ice was minimal.

Announcement / Disclaimer:

Welcome to The Ridge.  I am not a professional.  I do not know of any injuries you may have.  Please modify any workout as you need.  We are all here on our own free will.  Be safe, push hard, and lets go home injury free.  No FNG’s

Core Principles:

Sorry… Got skipped…

Warm O Rama

  • Motivators from 8 (IC)
  • Hairy Rockets x10 (IC)
  • Failure to Launch x10 (IC)
  • Grady Corns x20(IC)
  • Tappy Taps x10(IC)


Thang 1 – Anatomy of a Blockee – All of the following will be OYO

(20) Blockee’s – Pax to set down and jump over coupon after each rep

(20) Clean and Thrust – Pax to set down and jump over coupon after each rep

(20) Deadlift – Pax to set down and jump over coupon after each rep

(20) Burpee – Pax to jump over coupon after each rep

(20) Air Squat – Pax to jump over coupon after each rep

(50) Merkin – Pax to jump over coupon after every 5 rep’s


Pick up the 6.  All PAX to complete all movements.  Once done move to Thang 2


Thang 2 – Burpee Loop

Run across the non-icy part of the two lots.  Do burpees at end of each lap.  Add one burpee for each lap completed.  (Example 3 laps completed = 3 burpees owed)



  • Heels to Heaven x20 (IC)
  • Captain Thor’s 5/20 (IC)
  • Twisting LBC x20 (IC)
  • Heel Touches x20 (IC)
  • Swimmers until 6am – 10 seconds (OYO)

<Recover / Recover>

Count O Rama / Name O Rama

16 including HYC


During my CoT, I applauded the PAX for making the commitment to join me in the gloom that morning, knowing that I had a Blockee forward workout planned.  This was my 6-Month MANniversary Q, and I planned to make it tough. So tough that I almost did not go with my original plan.  With me second guessing myself, and finding peace once I committed, I wanted the PAX who came to do the same.  My pre-blast was very transparent, so mush so I kind of expected very low turn out.  To my surprise, 15 PAX committed and showed up and we all got through it.

Great Work Men!

Prayer Requests?

Bunker, Vern, and Morticia family pump, Lily


– Jellystone