The XXIII Olympic Winter Games at The Wall

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Prologue: The Winter Olympics had always been YHC’s favorite of the two Olympics. What’s not to love about people jumping off of mountains, shooting guns while skiing, and traveling down an ice track at 80 mph face first. Also, the Winter Olympics was a rare time to be reminded of YHCs Norwegian heritage and how […]

He Who Has The Gold Makes The Rules

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It was a warm morning in Chapel Hill, around 62, a great bit warmer than that of the temps at the Olympic games in Pyeong Chong(yes Chong, that’s the proper pronunciation). We had no ice so we made due with asphalt, a medicine ball, tennis balls, and a strong cup of coffee. 2 men showed […]

Flying V Q

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It was such beautiful weather today, and one might have thought it was Pusher’s Q who specializes in Winter workouts that are 60+ degrees. Pusher was present to bring the spring weather, but the show belonged to Nubbin and his VQ and YHC who shared Q duties. Hillsborough welcomed 14 Pax today spanning from Southern […]

Big Sale – Hill Repeats HALF OFF!

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A lot of PAX got in some Friday EC with both Man Maker and Coupon Ruck options.  YHC opted for Man Makers and lack of blood to the brain during that time prevented exact numbers from transferring to long term memory. Total 24 men assembled for YHC’s Birthday ME. Warm-up 25 x SSH (IC) 10 […]

Out of Hibernation

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With the coming of spring, the air warms, the birds sing, the daffodils bloom, the pollen falls, and the wondrous Ursa Americans, or American Black Bear, emerges from its den and along winter of hibernation. Having been sedentary for several months, the bear craves not only a good meal, but some stretching and exercise. And […]

Shackleton’s Adventure

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9 PAX showed up at Tabacco Road ready to celebrate birthdays. Two, Sweats and Toolbox, were so ready, that they showed up early for a 4-mile ruck. In honor of Brick’s birthday, he was given the power to stop the workout at any point and have the group do burpees. The rest of the workout […]

Jackie, Wilt and Walter: Guides to Growth and Greatness

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As YHC was pondering a theme for my second Q at The Bullpen in downtown Durham, two ideas converged: February being Black History Month Durham’s rich legacy related to the civil rights movement as reflected in our city’s urban art With those two notions in mind, YHC mashed up the following Q to make 10 […]

Triangle Man

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Two PAX woke up the rooster to do an EC ruck prior to this morning‘s main festivities. A third PAX leg joined promptly at 5:45. A three legged stool was born. A medicine ball appeared from out of Yanni’s magical trunk of junk. warm up pointy triangular things: 10 abe vigodas (slow windmills) 10 diamond […]

Crabs, Bears, Blocks and Ants!

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Warm Up  SSH x 20, Imperial Walkers x 10, Slow Squats x 10, Slow Merkins x 10, Arm circles The Thang Mosey over to the field with cones in the four corners.  Bear crawl different ways between cones.  Then bear crawl laterally in a circle around a cone when you reach a corner (hands stay […]

Don’t Forget to Pick Up a Card

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What a fitting way to spend your Valentine’s Day morning. Leave your beautiful wife laying in bed while you crawl out of the fart sack to hang out with a bunch of burly men who may or may not be wearing deodorant.  Luckily, YHC’s not married so he didn’t have to risk a female’s scorn […]