Never skip a leg day!

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4 men circled up with big smiles enjoying the 64 degree morning-then got right to work! Warm up SSH, good mornings, Willy May Hayes, arm circle, ATMs The thang Mosey to the brick benches. Aiken legs- 10 box jumps, 10 lunges each leg- one foot on the wall, 10 squats, 10 split jacks each leg […]

You can scream, but nobody will hear you.

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YHC arrived to an empty parking lot and by 0530 nobody was there. Soon after, 2 PAX — who were finishing EC — arrived and the three of us started the main event at 0532. Warm up SSH x30 IC Imperial Walker x20 IC Arm circles x 10IC Reverse x10IC Clock merkins x5 at 12,2,4,6,8,10, […]

A Perfect Morning

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It was an absolutely perfect morning in North Carolina as 10 PAX made their way to the Paradise AO to start their day together. Warm-Up Side Shuffle Hops – 20 Willie Mays Hayes – 20 Arm Circles Fwd/Rev – 10/10 Imperial Walkers – 20 Windmills – 20 Main Event The main event was broken down […]

AMRAP World Tour

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First off, thanks to Zika for coming down to AMRAP the past few weeks and moving some heavy stuff around with the BC crew. He also suggested that Paradise would be a great place to bring AMRAP to. After a quick logistics pow-wow, we set up an impromptu convergence: AMRAP at Paradise, the first stop […]

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┬áheavy 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 […]