A workout for Milo, who has plenty of time.
The Phantom Tollbooth Workout
Pass through the Tollbooth and talk to the Whether Man in the Land of Expectations: 1 minute plank
Fight your way out of the Doldrums: 10 burpees
Meet Tock, the Watchdog: 360-degree pushup – 12 pushups in a circle, one for every hour. Arms move, feet stay in center.
Watch the Dictionopolis marketplace crash into a jumble of letters: 10 floor dives
Meet Faintly Macabre, the “which” and letter hoarder: Weight assembly – run and grab 5-6 weights, throw them in a pile, and then take them back one at a time. (Body weight option: 15 crunches.)
Dine on a “square meal” with Azaz: 10 wide angle pushups – hands and feet spread as far as possible
Float with Alec Bings: 30-second side plank/side, top arm and leg extended
Accidentally conduct 7 sunrises before Chroma wakes up: 7 side-to-side Russian twists
Break the Soundkeeper’s walls: 10 overhead slams with sand bag or other weight of choice
Unwittingly jump to (the Island of) Conclusions: 10 long jumps
Meet the Dodecahedron’s 12 faces: 360-degree pushup – 12 pushups in a circle. This time feet move in a circle while arms stay in the center.
Reach fork in road with 3 possible paths, find out none lead to Digitopolis: 3 lunges/side, 3X (9/side total)
Feast on subtraction stew with the Mathemagician: 10 squats, 9 squats, 8 squats… down to 1
Get sidetracked by the Terrible Trivium, the “demon of petty tasks and worthless jobs, ogre of wasted effort, monster of habit:” 1 minute plank
Repeat entire circuit 1X before heading up to the castle in the air.
Climb to the Castle in the Air and rescue Rhyme and Reason: 5 minutes on the stairmaster or 20 times up and down a staircase. If you want to do the full “2000 steps” up to the castle for a longer cardio session, go ahead!