Path to the Temple

Path to the Temple

Quest Log

With the guardian spirit defeated, the path to the ancient temple in the heart of Eldergrove is revealed. As you traverse the dense forest, the terrain becomes increasingly challenging, with fallen trees, rocky outcrops, and hidden pitfalls. You must rely on your raw strength and resilience to overcome these obstacles. The temple is said to house a powerful artifact that can only be retrieved by those who prove their might. You feel the weight of this journey, knowing that only through sheer force can you reach your destination.

Character Class

  • Barbarian: Focus on full-body strength movements with heavy weights and high intensity.

Battle Type

  • Strength (Full Body)

Battle Structure

  • Type: 3x 6-minute AMRAPs with 2-minute rest between each AMRAP
  • Goal: Complete as many rounds as possible within each 6-minute segment, then roll the D20 for the fates to intervene.

Battle Movements

  1. Temple Push (Overhead Dumbbell Press, 12 reps)
  2. Rock Lift (Goblet Squats, 15 reps)
  3. Log Carry (Farmer's Walk, 20 meters)
  4. Stone Pull (Bent-Over Rows, 12 reps each side)
  5. Boulder Smash (Dumbbell Deadlifts, 10 reps)

Challenging Weight or Rep Count or Timing

  • Temple Push: 25-35 lbs dumbbells
  • Rock Lift: 40-50 lbs dumbbell or kettlebell
  • Log Carry: 30-40 lbs dumbbells per hand
  • Stone Pull: 25-35 lbs dumbbells
  • Boulder Smash: 40-60 lbs dumbbells


  • Barbarian’s Endurance: If you complete 3 rounds within any AMRAP, reduece the weight by 5 lbs for the next AMRAP.

D20 Roll (Extra Challenge or Reward)

  • 1-7: The terrain becomes treacherous. Add 5 reps to Rock Lift.
  • 8-16: You find a clear path. Reduce 2 reps from Temple Push
  • 17-20: You discover a hidden strength. Reduce 2 reps from Temple Push and Boulder Smash.

End of Battle Cooldown

  • Perform deep stretches focusing on the shoulders, back, and legs with forward bends, quad stretches, and child's pose.


  • Temple Conqueror: Complete more than 3 rounds in any AMRAP.
  • Rock Master: Complete the workout without missing any Rock Lift reps.
  • Barbarian’s Valor: Use the challenging weight for all movements throughout the workout.

Skill Notes

  • Temple Push (Overhead Dumbbell Press): Keep your core tight and press dumbbells from shoulder height to overhead, avoiding arching your back. Alternative: Use one dumbbell if needed.
  • Rock Lift (Goblet Squats): Hold the weight close to your chest, squat until your thighs are parallel to the ground. Alternative: Bodyweight squats if weight is too challenging.
  • Log Carry (Farmer's Walk): Hold the weights firmly at your sides. Walk with a tight core and upright posture, looking straight ahead. Move smoothly to keep the weights from swinging. Alternative: Use lighter weights if needed.
  • Stone Pull (Bent-Over Rows): Bend at the hips with a straight back, pulling the dumbbell to your hip. Alternative: Use resistance bands if dumbbells are not available.
  • Boulder Smash (Dumbbell Deadlifts): Keep your back straight, hinge at the hips, and lower the dumbbells to mid-shin. Alternative: Romanian deadlifts with a lighter weight.
Back to blog

Leave a comment

Please note, comments need to be approved before they are published.