The Virus Beatdown

AO: The Shadow

When: 03/07/2020

QIC: Seles

PAX (12): Fireballs, Scout, Hatchet, Guard Dawg, Pit Boss (FNG), Radar, Green Bean, Manhole, Salt Lick, CIA, Suds, Seles


After all the noise around the COVID-19 virus this week, YHC decided to at least seize the opportunity to develop a beatdown as an antidote to all the fear and uncertainty using the name of the virus as the guide.  Thus, C = Crowd Pleaser, O = Obstacle Course, V = Various Mary, I = Indian Run (more correctly known as a Cherokee run at the Shadow), D = Grateful Dead and the number 19 was selected for repetitions.  12 Brave Souls showed up at the Shadow to fight back against the FUD (Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt) including one very unsuspecting FNG who hadn’t experienced a Seles beatdown yet!


19 Side Straddle Hops, 15 Toy Soldiers (in place), 12 Floyd Mayweathers, 10 Stone Mountains, 7 Run-Stance-Switch i.c. Rinse & Repeat

The Thang:

Mosey to the base of the Nature Center Hill for the Crowd Pleaser: 5 Burpees at the bottom (working down to 1), 5 merkins at 3 stations going up the hill (and down), 1 Burpee at the top (working up to 5).  Finish at top with plank and low slow squats for the six.

Mosey to stumps for the Obstacle Course (YHC had planned to use the playground at the new Austin school for part of the course but they must have seen us using it on the security cameras at Scout’s workout there a few weeks ago because it is now locked!)  So, everyone grabbed a stump and walked around to the fire pit and over a few benches then back to the start (short and sweet obstacle course).

Mosey to the bottom of the hill at new Austin School and circle up for Various Mary: 19 Box-cutters, 19 Low Flutter, 19 Heels-to-Heaven, 20 Dying Cockroaches (YHC got carried away!), 19 LBCs, 19 L over R, 19 R over L i.c.

Indian (Cherokee) run to base of Scout’s hill and circle up in his cul-de-sac for the Grateful Dead

Lunge walk up the hill back to Roberts

Mosey back to start and the picnic area for 2 sets of Dips, 19 repetitions each

Aerosmith over to the wall for 45 seconds of wall sit


Announcement of Convergence of Atlanta F3 on March 28th at Piedmont Park (parking at Grady High School football stadium lot), 7 – 8:30, multiple Qs

Welcome FNG (Pit Boss, former UGA pole vaulter!)

Guard Dawg, please send Pit Boss’s email to CIA to get on the F3 Shadow Google group list

Manhole took us out in fine style

Naked-Man Moleskin:

The virus scare has now impacted our coffeeteria since YHC can no longer use his reusable cup at Starbucks – aaarrrggghhh!

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