Replaying the Dead Man’s Hand

Compare your performance to the original here.  For those of you who don’t play poker, the Dead Man’s Hand is Aces & Eights with an arbitrary last card, traditionally referred to as a “kicker”.


  • Twice:
    • 200 m run
    • 20 steps walking lunges


  • Fall drill: banded or partner
  • 10 rapid changes of support into a run
    • Emphasize moving the base leg first!
  • Cadence (no breaks, just switch tempo)
    • 1 minute at 94/188
    • 1 minute at 96/192
    • 1 minute at 98/196


  • 1k run
    • 4 minute rest
  • 1k run
    • 3 minute rest
  • 800 m run
    • 2 minute rest
  • 800 m run

Track your splits…


Originally this was going to be a single large task, but the regular WOD around here messed that up, so we’re just going to finish up with something quick


  • 12 goblet lunges
  • 24 situps
  • 48 double-unders



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