Keep Calm and Taper On

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A wise man once said, “Before you criticize, you should walk a mile in their shoes…that way, by the time you are done criticizing them, you are a mile away and you’ve got their shoes.” Alarm goes off, guy quietly gets out of bed so as to not disturb his sleeping wife. He quickly gets […]

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 […]

The Fellowship of the Leg

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Intro Today marked week 2 of Power Month at the Big House. YHC felt honored to be selected for the Mystery Q of Leg Day. Sometime last week, Marky Mark commented that it would be Valentine’s Day as well, and wondered if that would play into The Thang. YHC thought that partnering up as an […]

ValuePAX

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WARM UP SSH x 25 (IC); Alabama Ass Kickers x 20 (IC); Plank Stretch 10 count per leg x 2; Cherry Pickers x 10 (IC) THE THANG Since this was YHC first return (and first run) since October with less than 24 hours to plan there was a lot of winging it.  I planned what […]

A little bit of everything

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5 PAX showed up to The Jag for a little bit of everything. Warm up SSH x30 IC Burpees x5 OYO Imperial Walker x20 IC Burpees x5 OYO Windmill x 10IC Burpees x5 OYO Arm circles x 10IC Burpees x5 OYO Reverse x10IC Burpees x5 OYO The Thang BLIMPS around six parking lot stations: 4 […]

(Don’t be) So Lonely

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Music is such an important part of my life and makes working out much more tolerable for me. So whenever I have the opportunity, I like to work music into my Qs and thought today would be a good day to try out the Roxanne Burpee challenge. But why stop there? I decided to carry […]

Evolution/De-Evolution

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This has been a tough week for YHC. Trying hard to recover, stay focused, stay healthy and positive. Hitting the Wall on my training. Hitting the Wall on my investments. Hitting the Wall in life. Tired of stock market madness. Tired of putting a bunch of expectations and pressure on myself. Need to shut all […]

Ground Work

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Introduction: Eddie the Eagle joined YHC for a EC Recon Ruck. YHC has a sense of what work the PAX should do this AM, but having not spent much time in Pittsboro, the Recon Ruck provided the needed intel for the where of the work. 12 PAX in total arrived in a timely manner, mumblechatter […]

Show Muscles

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I have long hypothesized that Q’ing a workout spur-of-the-moment rather than a scheduled workout with weeks to prepare would be beneficial, given that I have a tendency to overplan. Today, I got my chance to test this hypothesis with a last minute Q at The Rabbit. Here it goes… WARM UP SSH (IC x 25) […]

Tug o’ Death

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A chilly morning in the “outer” reaches of Chatham County greeted four of Churham’s finest. While there was no EC, Yanni took his traditional 7 mile mosey to the AO. The men unloaded the toys and we were off. Warm Up Lap around the circle LBAC F/R Good Mornings Willie Mays Hayes The Thang Grab […]