Pay attention up, core-heads. Are you able to get shready? As a result of this insane decrease torso circuit is assured to DESTROY your abs by forcing them to acknowledge how infinitesimally small they’re in comparison with the huge, lonely expanse of the universe. Simply as darkish matter dominates the countless nightmare of stilted area, this exercise will dominate your midsection with a mixture of heart-pumping resistance actions and traditional existential works designed to make your abs ponder the futility of believing in God. Your core shall be ABsolutely crestfallen.
No existential ache, no max features. First, we’ll do an oblique-burning facet plank cable row scorcher and superset that with a dwell studying of Friedrich Nietzsche’s Thus Spoke Zarathustra over a soundtrack of Elliott Smith B-sides. Then, to carve out some SERIOUSLY DESOLATE ABS, we’re gonna max out 5 units of kettlebell Russian twists and 5 critiques of Russian proto-existentialist Lev Shestov, whose philosophy of despair uncovered an incongruity between religion and cause in gentle of the unspeakable evil that surrounds us like a lead blanket. (Please carry your personal lead blanket and TheraBands—we will now not present them as a result of latest thefts.)
Subsequent, we scramble the very ethical fibers of your rectus abdominis by blasting by means of an insane AMRAP, which incorporates weighted decline crunches, landmine anti-rotations, and a staged adaptation of Franz Kafka’s The Trial by members of The Wooster Group, together with Willem Dafoe and Laurie Metcalf. (Please join Willem and Laurie’s leg-conditioning clinic if you wish to craft some SERIOUSLY ROPEY THIGHS whereas workshopping an audiovisual ode to David Hume’s Dialogues Regarding Pure Faith.)
After all, sculpting eye-popping, ripped abs which have grown spiritless and dejected by the very notion of a godless universe isn’t nearly seems—it’s about constructing power and stability. So strap in for a last conditioning set primarily based across the works of Norway’s earliest eco-philosopher, Peter Wessel Zapffe, whose love of mountaineering one way or the other imbued him with the crushing realization that the human situation is a merciless BIOLOGICAL PARADOX, as our species developed to type an overdeveloped skillset that clashes with nature’s design. We’re, in Zapffe’s phrases, an abomination, an absurdity, an exaggeration of disastrous nature.
Six rounds for time: forty mountain climbers, forty V-ups, forty weighted Swiss ball crunches. Get well with a set of muted crying in a shadowy nook as your newly dysphoric abs wrestle with the cursed information that restoration is a fable, existence is a farce, and solely demise can free your soul from the absurdity of the human situation.
Be a part of us subsequent week for a KILLER bicep routine set to a nauseating loop of scenes from Ruggero Deodato’s 1980 banned masterpiece, Cannibal Holocaust.