Around your partner do-si-do…

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Warm Up SSH, Imperial Walker, though the tunnel, Willy Mayes Hayes, slow squats, slow merkins The Thang Grab your partner… here we go! 2 pax were the timer – up and down the stair twice stepping sideways 2 pax tire flip back and forth 2 pax squat with one deceptively heavy pipe 2 pax partner sit-up […]

Lynne Cox

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Check out the book Swimming To Antartica by Lynne Cox, great read and truly inspiring. Thang The same shit everyone else did this week, seriously guys, it’s all the same stuff… BOM In 1987 Lynne Cox swam across the Bering Strait from the U.S to Russia in an attempt to help ease Cold War tensions […]

Slow Ride at Paradise

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In order to focus on form, this did a bunch of IC work to slow us down. Two men rounded 4k EC at a leisurely pace and concluded 2 trips up the BTW hill are certainly possible with a 5am launch. Warm Up SSH IC x30 Windmills IC x15 Imperial Squat Walkers x20 Alabama Asskickers […]

Dans L’air Mince

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It’s a well know fact that the oxygen levels at the top of the Paradise BFH is much thinner than that at the bottom. Climbing this hill puts one in a state of oxygen depletion which damages fine motor skills and causes decision making to become increasingly impossible. Good thing we would mindlessly sherp heavy […]

Thanksgiving Day in Paradise

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Thanksgiving brings to mind feasts and football. 7 pax kicked off the festivities for a 32-degree beat down. Warm-up windmills x10, willy mays hays x15, imperial squat walkers x20, ssh x30 The Thang Mosey to gatehouse 50 chest to bars, dips, or squats IC. Rotate and repeat until completing all three. Fetch a block. Mosey […]

Menage a Dora

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Disclaimer: YHC got the idea for this twist on Dora from some of the men from our Cape Fear region after I posted at Baywatch back in the summer.  I overheard one of the PAX mention something about this concept, and then saw via a BB where he finally had the opportunity to execute it.  […]

Prison Yard Dogs

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I’ll admit I am not a Master Q and this morning’s time at Paradise was testament that YHC has been out of the Q game for a long time. The plan for this morning sounded good in my head 8 hours prior but when explaining it to the PAX there were question and lots of […]

Bricks, Cinderblocks, and the Timebomb

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With imposing hills, a huge oval parking lot, large tires, a steep staircase, half walls, and a pile of cinderblocks, #Paradise in Chapel Hill truly is an F3 paradise. The only problem is that 45 minutes isn’t enough time to fully use all of the amenities here. YHC had to make do with the time […]

Been Spendin’ Most Our Lives Living in a Tabata Paradise

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Today’s History lesson: Six PAX enjoyed a merkin and Tabata filled Paradise and discussion about the origin of Tabata.  From Wikipedia, Tabata training was made famous by Dr. Izumi Tabata and a team of researchers from the National Institute of Fitness and Sports in Tokyo.  Tabata and his team conducted research on two groups of […]