4/20

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4/20 is a fascinating date…some terrible tragedies have occurred on April 20th (the 110th day of the year on non-leap years).  Adolph Hitler’s birth, Columbine Massacre, Deepwater Horizon Disaster.  YHC wanted to lead an uplifting Q on a day with such a sordid history that would include lots of 4/20s and a 110.   7 Pax […]

Classic HoP

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17 PAX showed up for a nice morning in the gloom.  60 degrees and clear!   WARM UP SSH x 30 IW x 15 Plank Stretch/Extension — Merkins x 20 —Mountain Climbers x 10 — Merkins x 15 Mosey around church with combo Karaoke, backward run, and regular jog   THE THANG 10 Burpees OYO […]

Rodents of Unusual Size

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21 PAX gathered at #thewall this AM to play cards and talk about beavers (it sounds more entertaining than it really was). Two of the PAX (Chum and RG3) completed the workout with their ruck sack. Congratulations men! Warm-Up 20 – Side Shuffle Hops 20 – Willie Mays Hayes 20 – Imperial Walkers 20 – […]

Co-Q Conquered

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7 PAX started off their weekend the right way by descending upon #duckandweave in the Gloom.  Sodapopinski has made #duckandweave a part of his regular weekly rotation and graced us with a Co-Q this morning.  YHC took the back half of Q. WARM-UP: SSH x 20 IW x 12 GM x 10 LBAC x 12 […]

39 Reps leads to Team 1 win

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Today was the first of two back to back Qs for YHC at The Big Dance.  As I explained to the other 9 PAX that braved the colder than it should have been gloom, we were going to compete in some exercises that were taken from a Men’s Journal posted on Slack.  The story, “The […]

Hockey Tryouts

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Having never been to the Rabbit before I checked the Q sheet to see who would be leading the charge. With no one slotted in I asked Grunge who it would be and got the dreaded “How about you”. Having been to BC many times I still get lost when I get a block away […]

Brute Force

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Preamble The Pathfinder challenge has been more enjoyable than I expected.  It has also taught me fun and beneficial new exercises.  So, with the Pathfinder Class 15 window in its final weeks, I figured it could be interesting to create a ruck-centric workout.  We set out to accomplish some hard work with rucks and sandbags […]

Speed Ladder

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Warm-Up WMH Spider Lunges Butt Kickers High Knees Frankensteins Knees to chest and then ankle to chest while raising up on your back foot Strides x3   The Thang The Tar Heel 10 Miler is officially only 4 days away.  This was the perfect opportunity to get one more rigorous training session in before starting […]