Workout: Nov. 10, 2012


Pick Yer Poison – A Game of Strategy

“The best laid plans of mice and Functional Fitnessters … .”

The goal is to amass as many points as possible in 20 minutes, and we’ve made a few changes since the last time we did this in February 2012.

Athletes can select any activities in any order but must finish all reps before moving on to another activity. You must finish all reps of an activity before the time limit to score points for that activity.

Athletes should select activities based on strategy, their own strengths and weaknesses, fatigue, and availability of equipment. Log jams = changes of plans, and all equipment is first come, first served.

You can only do each activity once, except for overhead lunges, which you can do a second time in the last minute only, where each set of 10 lunges is worth 1 point.

Download scoresheet here. It will also be at the gym – but smart pirates plan ahead.

20 overhead lunges (45/25 lb.) – 2 points

20 wall walks – 8 points (20 modified wall walks – 4 points)

45 thrusters (95/65) – 8 points (45/33) – 4 points

75 burpees – 14 points

50 pull-ups or ring rows – 4 points (C2B – 6 points)

200 double-unders or 400 singles – 4 points

50 box jumps (any reasonable box) – 4 points

Row 1K – 5 points

40 bar or bench dips – 4 points

50 toes-to-bars/leg raises – 6 points

20 deadlifts (275/185) – 8 points

20 handstand push-ups – 8 points

50 push-ups – 4 points

20 back squats (225/155 lb.) – 6 points

50 KB swing (25-lb. min. for women, 35-lb. for men) – 4 pts

20 shoulder presses (95/65 lb.) – 6 points

Muscle-ups – 10 = 10 points

120 air squats – 6 points


For the KB swings, the numbers listed are minimums. If possible, men should swing 55, and women should swing 35.


Skate Skiing in the Dark?

We head to Mount Evergreen and ski under the stars, then plink some targets at the Lake of the Woods Gun Club.


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