43 Is Just a Number (Birthday Q)

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“We haven’t done much EC at Bullpen. Anyone want to join YHC for an EC out and back 5K at 5a?” Little did YHC know that those 21 words would lead to an unexpectedly humbling birthday Q just  14 hours later… 2 PAX took YHC up on the offer (props to @Justice and @Toolbox)…but the […]

An Alarming Amount of Running

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YHC got word from site Q Soybean that there were Q spots open at Bullpen in July, starting with the week of July 4th. A personal favorite of YHC because of the short commute, I decided to take on the challenge of Qing after the 4th of July. There would be no better way to […]

Bet on Your PAX

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Let’s be honest: leading an F3 Q can be intimidating. Heck, participating in a workout can feel that way, too. We want to portray an image of having it all together. We don’t want to screw up in front of our peers. We don’t want to fail or fall short. Yes, we all have a […]

Putting the “F” in Friendship

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Intro: YHC has always liked making friends. It takes a lot of effort and vulnerability to put yourself out there, but the result is always gratifying. Friendship is demanding, but to be done together. YHC wanted a workout that would capture the demands of that fundamental human connection. YHC and the PAX were most certainly […]

Dad Bod Beach Workout, Bullpen Style

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YHC happened to be headed to the beach this afternoons, so Google’d beach-related back blasts. Hat tip to Meter Maid in Memphis for the chance to adapt his Dad Bod Beach Workout. WARM UP: Windmills x 15 WMH x 10 LBACs x 12 x reverse “Good Vibrations” by the Beach Boys (SSH, Burpees on “Vibrations”) THE […]

“Didn’t we already do those?”

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This was my first time being the Q for the #bullpen. Weather was perfect, nice break from the humidity. The #bullpen is an awesome place to Q given the options we have. Warm-up: 25 SSH 10 merkins LBAC 10 CC/Revers 10 merkins Good morning 10 merkins Will Mays Hayes The PAX moseyed to Motorco to […]

Bear Sighting in Downtown Durham

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Intro: Coming off a bit a cold, YHC was ready to get back into the mix in the urban jungle of downtown Durham. However, YHC had heard that recent building activity in the area had stirred up the local wildlife, and there were wild bears wandering in and out of downtown Durham. In an effort […]

Bull City Nostalgia Tour

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YHC is about to relocate his employer out of downtown and into Lakewood Shopping Center. There are many things to love about downtown Durham; this morning’s workout afforded us the opportunity to run past a few of these things and sweat in front of them. The Main Event Warm ups: Side-shuffle hop 30 Willie Mays […]