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61 Minutes Worth

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9 pax arrived for a relatively warm edition of West End, Friday’s Premier workout and the only place in Churham to get 61 minutes of good livin’ (plus Rise). Remember, it’s that extra minute that makes all the difference. With some regulars on the DL and (one assumes) at least a few others nursing Heels-came-back-and-beat-Duke […]

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No Super Bowl Hangover

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3 PAX ascended #therock to start their week. WARM-UP: SSH x 30 (cadence count); IW x 20 (cadence count); LBACs x 10 (cadence count) – Reverse x 10 (cadence count); WMH x 10 (cadence count) Taking a page out of @peach’s book – Merkin Ladder to 10 and back down. THE THANG: Mosey to the […]

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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 […]

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Surviving and Thriving at Tobacco Road

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I am reading a book, “Deep Survival,” by Laurence Gonzalez, which addresses the question of who lives and who dies and why when faced with extreme circumstances.  In a survival situation, there are things one must do to prevail, and most cannot do them.  A navy seal commander in the book tells the author, “the […]

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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) […]

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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 […]

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Giving Back to The Big Dance

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The Big Dance is not part of YHC’s usual AO rotation. But it’s a great site that I’ve enjoyed posting to multiple times.  Since The Big Dance has given me sweat, strength, laughs, fellowship, it felt like it was time to give back to the site and lead my TBD VQ. 19 PAX showed up […]

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Hurricanrana Q Challenge

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PAX – Congratulations – you’re reading the most important announcement of the week – check out this custom patch! Your most favorite site that you don’t know exactly how to pronounce the name has a 2018 Q challenge for you and all of your fellow ass-kickers. Who wants a brand new 2018 Hurricanrana Q patch? […]

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The Eagle 1 Year

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1/30/17 and 2/6/17 were the dates of The Eagle AO soft launch and hard launch, respectively.  Thanks to all the PAX who have posted or Q’d the site as you are the reason for its success.  Contact YHC or Beano if you want to help us keep the torch lit as a Site Q.  2018 […]

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Stair Cycle

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6 PAX for EC of KB swings, pull-ups, and squats. The 8 remaining PAX showed up for the ME at 530am. Warm Up SSH x 30 Imperial Walkers x 10 GM x 10 WMH x 10 LBAC x 12 Reverse x 12 Slow Merkins x 15 We moseyed towards the parking garage on this wet […]