Backblasts, The Chapel

Carol of the (dumb) Bells

A festive PAX of 8 joined me for a Christmas-music filled breezy morning at The Chapel!

Where: The Chapel

When: Dec. 22, 2020

PAX: Canvas, 007, Duchess, Ranger, Glammy, McQueen, Mentor, Summertime

Q: Luna

Tha Thang: Warm up with a long jog around The Chapel. For the duration of each song on the playlist, repeat 12 reps of the first exercise, 25 reps of the second exercise, and an up & back parking lot run. (Exercises are standard, but with festive descriptions 🎄)

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Run, Run Rudolph—Lynyrd Skynyrd (3:33)
12 Elf Squat Jumps
25 Candy Cane Crunches

My Favorite Things—Kelly Clarkson (2:49)
12 Tree-Topper Tricep Extensions 
25 Elf-on-the-Shelf Superwomans 

All I Want For Christmas Is You—Mariah Carey (4:00)
12 Reverse Rockettes Single Leg Deadlifts (each side) 
25 Star Jacks

Holly Jolly Christmas—Dolly Parton (3:21)
12 Christmas Punch Push-ups 
25 Russian (Doll) Twists

Very Merry Christmas—Dave Barnes (3:50)
12 Sugar Plum Split Squats (each side)
25 Ice Skaters

Man With The Bag—Jessie J (2:44)
12 Beastly Bulging Bicep Curls
25 Penguins

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing—Lincoln Brewster (3:09)
12 (Good) Morning(s) Person only on Christmas
25 Re-decorate the Tree Rows 

Deck the Hall—Nat King Cole 1:09
Jingle Bell BURPEES (Straight Burpees, no run!)

Candy Cane Lane—Sia (3:32) 
12 Mary’s Donkey Kicks (each side) 
25 Tick Tocks is it Christmas Yet?

Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree—Brenda Lee (2:06)
12 Santa’s Speed Bags
25 Hallelujah High Knees 

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen—Pentatonix (2:30)
12 Goblet of Wassail Squats
25 Mistletoe Calf Raises

Carol of the Bells—John Williams (1:25)
12 Santa’s Bag Shoulder Taps
25 Elf Jacks

You Make it Feel Like Christmas (2:36)
12 Gingerbread Walking Lunges
25 Snowman Squat-Twists (26 to make it even)

Mele Kalikimaka—Kasey Musgraves (2:52)
12 Hanging-of-the-Greens Overhead Presses
25 Snow Globe Mountain Climbers 

Jingle Bells—Ben Rector (3:00) 
12 Welcome Christmas Overhead Pendulums 
25 Flying Reindeer Bridge Flies

Stretch to cool down.

Inspiration: From Shauna Niequist’s daily devotional, Savor: “Let’s be courageous in these days. Let’s choose love and rest and grace…Let’s honor the story—the silent night, the angels, the miracle child, the simple birth, with each choice that we make.”