Challenge Accepted

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The workout which occurred today had been rattling around in YHCs head for quite some time, but required a timing of training cycles and somewhat tolerable weather.  With many pax in full swing of Spartan Races and the BRR looming on the horizon, this seemed like the right time on the training part.  Looking at […]

Greatest Hits

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I was inspired when I learned that my namesake, Nickelback had a greatest hits album (pictured above). If the band could have the “best of volume 1” I was convinced the Duck and Weave AO was ready for a greatest hits Q! Thus the Pax gathered themselves in anxious anticipation the morning of August 25th […]

A Back-to-School Workout at the School

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After a long and miserably hot summer, Fall finally showed up.  The kids went back to school, the temperature is in the low 60s, and the pax are back from vacation.  Three showed up really early (4:45 – yikes) for a ruck, 5 showed up early (5:05) for a 5k, one of each left after EC (something […]

Back to School

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The first day of school brings a mix of emotions for the PAX. Above all else, YHC detected the prevailing sentiment of urgency on this Monday morning – to complete the workout and get home ASAP to get the 2.0s ready and off to school. It’s because of that tight schedule that it’s understandable that […]

Thin Blue Line, a VQ, and Bernie Sanders

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26 pax attended to near-fall temps for ET’s VQ. After warm up including what pax assumed were made-up exercises (ET, having memorized the website, swore they were for-real) ET kicked off The Thang, thrashing the lower body on the as-yet unnamed hill with more unknown exercises (Bernie Sanders?  Really??), Mountain climbers, squats, and the like. […]

EMOM at the Armory

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Three of the hardest of the hardcore posted in the delightful 70deg gloom on a quiet campus, belying the return of throngs of students for the start of the school year. Warmarama Lap SSH x 20 IC IW x 10 IC Merkins x 10 IC   the Thang In succession with no break: Bear crawl […]

Up and Backs for Twenty-Five Pax

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(0430) 4mi Ruck EC (0500) Man Maker EC (0530) Main Event – 25 PAX Strong Warm Up (In Cadence) Seal Jacks > Smurf Jacks (Fifty Reps), Imperial Walkers (Twenty-Five Reps), Willie Mays Hayes (Twelve Reps), Eight Count Body Builders (Ten Reps) The Thang Mosey to the Tunnel for Two Sets of Five Pull-ups. Mosey down […]