A great morning for burpees

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The warm up: SSH, Hillbilly, arm circles, willie mays haze, grass grabbersThe pull-up: PAX rotates one at a time doing 5 pull ups while the others do squats, then step lunges, then WWIIThe bupee: A simple jacob’s ladder on the football field but with burpees on both sides! 9+1, 8+2… (100 total)The escalator: To the […]

Seven of Diamonds

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Warm Up 28 Side Shuffle Hop, 21 Imperial Walkers/Hillbillies (YHC said one and did the other to keep PAX on their toes), 14 Willie Mays Hays, 7 Burpees, Mosey to the baseball field Main Event This being my VQ, I decided to keep it simple with a 7 of Diamonds routine, albeit modified. Had all […]

50 is Nifty

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YHC celebrated the big five-oh a couple days ago so I decided to share my good fortune with my brothers in the gloom by pushing our limits deconstructing an eight count Manmaker. Warm Up: 10 IC Windmill, 10 IC Hill Billy, 10 IC Arm Circle/Reverse Arm Circle, 10 IC WMH & 10 IC Imperial Walker […]

Welcome Bad Will

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Sidecar invited his friend who will hence forth to be known as Bad Will. Bad Will likes to Scuba, but responded too quickly that he liked Jacques Cousteau. Such an FNG move. Turn out he’s from Boston. He’s a Southie. This of course elicited the movie Good Will Hunting to which Sidecar quickly injected Bad […]

The Bridges of Chatham County

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With the Zen Squirrel race this weekend YHC opted for avoiding a speed workout or anything where the PAX might be tempted to try for a PB/PR. We decided instead to clear some spider webs for the runners that don’t wake up at 5AM to run in the dark woods of Chatham County. Because Cricket […]

We Are Not Professionals

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This may be the first time that the disclaimer wasn’t needed, as it was implied. This morning’s FNG didn’t need to be told that the PAX at The Thicket aren’t professionals considering how the warmup was sufficiently bungled. To add to it, YHC violated his own QIC rule of doing the backblast in the morning […]

Indian summer

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We started the morning with a warm-up of Side shuffle hops, Imperial walkers, slow merkins, and probably a couple other things. Then off to Hooker field for the main event.The main event was an escalator where we ended up doing 60 of each of the exercises 10 burpees, then a run around the soccer field […]

4 corners of a Pirhana

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Warm Up:10 IC Good Morning, 10 IC Hill Billy, 20 IC SSH, 10 IC WMH, 10 IC AC & 10 IC RAC Main Event: Since this was my first visit to the AO, YHC took a glimpse from the sky courtesy of Google maps to identify 69 parking spaces. They were empty and seemed lonely […]

The Battle of 300s

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Warm Up: SSH, Willie Mays, Good Morning, IW, Hillbilly, ACs x 2, OC, Mountain Climber, slow merkins, and 5 burpees oyo. The Thang part 1: Mosey to the playground and divide into groups of 3 for rotation of 3 exercises: 10 pull-ups, swerkins, and step ups. Each member of the group does the same exercises […]

IronPAX week 3 – whos idea was this?

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7 fearless PAX showed up ready to take on a GRUELING cinderblock beatdown. Hermey (in his second post) showed hella grit in crushing it. Warmup: Not Much – 43 minutes of pain was coming SSH Willie Mays Hayes Hillbillies/Imperial Walkers IronPAX week 3: This was dumb – really. I don’t understand why this is a […]