Author: f3im

Blackcat

I Can See Clearly Now the Rain is Gone

9 PAX posted just in time to get soaked in the 65F gloom.
IM, Piper, Wapner, Crappy PO, Jay-Z, Pew Pew, Popeye, Bambi, Maestro

Warmup:
Maestro Lap
Leg stretch
Tempo Squats x 10
LBAC’s forward/reverse x 10
Tempo Merkins x 10
Mosey to Happy Place

Thang:
Partner Merkin Claps x20
Partner Squat Jump Claps x 20
Partner Lateral Squats x 10 each direction
Partner Side Plank with Rotation and Clap x 10 each side
Wheelbarrow merkin/deadlift x 10

Mosey to porch swing
Split into 4 groups.  2 run one way around playground, 2 the other way.  Whenever you pass a group going opposite direction perform 5x walking lunges each leg.  When you return to porch swing perform 10x partner swing tysons.  Repeat 4 laps.

Lazy Dora 1-2-3 – 100 Merkins/Plank, 200 LBC’s/Straight Leg holds, 300 Squats/Al Gore

Mosey to flag

Mary:  Hurricane Hoedown x7 through x5
Recover

Mumble:
Good morning for good comments that will not be written down here.  Getting soaked to start the workout made the morning a bit damp.  glad the rain passed quickly.  Somehow mosquitos ate several guys alive.  Invest in bug spray!

Blackcat

Feel the Burn

8 PAX posted in the perfect gloom to catch their muscles on fire.  50F and beautiful.

Warmup:
Plank walkouts with merkin x 5
Sprinklers x 10
Iron Cross x 5 each side
Scorpion x 5 each side
Butterfly stretch
Lunge walk x 5 each leg
Imperial Walkers x 5 each leg
Mosey to happy place with High Knees, Buttkickers, Frolicks

Thang: Random Mix of Pain
Arm Circles x 20 forward/reverse, Seal Claps x 25, Overhead Claps x 25, Roof Raises x 10 all IC
Jump Squat Holds from 10
Decline Planks – Start on bench, move to table top, 5 merkins, back to bench 5 more merkins
Jump Squat Holds from 7
5 Incline Merkins/5 Dips, 10 Incline Merkins/10 Dips, 5 Incline Merkins/5 Dips, 15 Incline Merkins/15 Dips, 5 Incline Merkins/5 Dips
Leg Blaster
Mosey to recover
5 Tempo Merkins, 5 Tempo Werkins, 5 Tempo Diamond Merkins
LBC’s x 55 IC
Leg Blaster
Decline Planks – Start on table top, 5 merkins,move to bench 5 more merkins, holding in between
Jump Squat holds from 5
Slowesy to monkey bars
Pull-Ups or Merkins to exhaustion
Mowesy the long way to flag
90 second Wall sit, last 30 seconds as low as can be.

Mary:
Gas Pumps x 20
Box Cutters x 20
Flutter Kicks x 20
Plank and Side Planks

Mumble:
Beautiful morning for a workout.  With Wapner and myself being out for the rest of the week, hopefully some kotters will make an appearance to fill in the ranks.

Blackcat

Fit for a Zoo

7 PAX posted in the gloom for a wild and wet animal themed workout.  51 and raining

IM, Jay-Z, Maestro, Crabby PO, Wapner, Piper, Popeye

Warmup:
Maestro Lap
Hand Release Merkins x 10 IC
Hip Rotations x10 Forward and Back each leg
Hand Release Merkins x 10 IC
Tempo Squats x 20 IC
Hand Release Merkins x 10 IC

Lunging Indian Walk down the hill to the stop sign
Mosey to tennis courts

Thang:
5 Line Suicide across 2 courts
Bear Crawl across both courts
5 Line Suicide across 2 courts
Crab Walk across both courts
5 Line Suicide across 2 courts
Duck Walk across both courts
5 Line Suicide across 2 courts
Inch Worm across both courts
5 Line Suicide across 2 courts
Frog Jumps across both courts
5 Line Suicide across 2 courts
Monkey Walk across both courts
5 Line Suicide across 2 courts
Lizard Crawl across both courts
5 Line Suicide across 2 courts

Mosey to stairs:
1x Stair Suicide

Mosey to Flag

Mary:
Hurricane Hoedown – 7 hallelejuha flutter kicks IC, 7 reclined flutter kicks IC, 7 regular flutter kicks IC, 7 crunched flutter kicks IC, R&R with 6 reps
Freddie Mercury x 20
Box Cutters x 15
Plank

Mumble:
It was a wet one with no one thrilled about the early hand release merkins.  Complaints about unnecessary lines in the suicide were noted and ignored.  It was discovered that Piper has been working on his Bearcrawls at home.  We all need to step up our game.  1.8 miles total on the day with ~1 mile worth of suicides.  Prayed the rain would stop so some farmers could finish harvesting before planting this years crop.

Blackcat

I can’t quit you!

6 PAX posted in the warm (relatively) gloom for an ab heavy beat down.  36F and dry.

IM, Piper, Crabby PO, PewPew, Daisy, Jay-Z

Warmup:
Long Maestro Lap
Dynamic Stretching Exercises-
10 hip rotations forward and back each leg
10 Iron Crosses each leg
10 scorpions each leg
10 walking lunges each leg
10 Zombie walks each leg

Bruce Lee: 25 x LBC’s, 25 x Leg Lifts, 25 x Heel Touches, 25 x American Hammers, 25 x Crunchy Frogs, 100 x 100’s

Mosey to hill by caboose

Thang:
Ab Back Mountain 1, 2, 3’s
Partner Up – 1 PAX runs backwards up hill and forwards down 4 times.  Other PAX does exercise.  Flip flop until total rep count reaches target.
100 Big Boys
200 LBC’s
300 Flutter Kicks each leg

2 x Crawlbears up hill

Slowesy to swings
Alternate 10 swing tysons while partner holds Al Gore.  Flip Flop. R&R

Mosey to Flag

Mary:
10 x Weird hip rotation merkin plank thingies (They were hard)
15 x Box Cutters

Static leg and arm stretching to finish

Mumble: PAX started the complaints early with the Bruce Lee.  Things got tougher on the Ab Back Mountain.  Kept mary short as we had already worked the ab’s thoroughly.  Static stretching at the end was nice and appreciated.

Blackcat

Catch Me If You Can!

Four PAX posted for a deceptively tough workout.  34F and dark.

IM, Wapner, Piper, Crabby PO

Warmup:
Shoulder Pretzels x 10, front and behind shoulders
Windmills x 10
Leg Stretches
Arm Stretches
Big Arm Circles x 10 forward and back

Mosey to happy place

Ascending Testicles, 20 second hold at each position

Thang:
Catch Me if You Can – 1 Partner runs backwards while 2nd partner does 5 burpees.  2nd Partner then catches first partner.  Flip Flop.  Repeat until 44 burpees complete by each PAX.

Wall Sit x 2 minutes
Stetch Legs
Wall Sit single leg x 40 seconds each leg

Lieutenant Dan – 1 squat, 2 lunges upto 10 squats 20 lunges

Mosey to flag
Flutter kicks x 25
LBC’s x 25
Pickle Pointers x 20
ABC’s OYO
Plank 30 seconds

Mumble:
It was nice having Wapner back but missed all the other fart sackers.  Catch Me If You Can sounds easy but we all came to the same conclusion independently that it sucks.

Blackcat

Presidential Fitness Test

5 PAX posted in the B-e-a-utiful 31F gloom to participate in a Presidential Fitness Test themed workout.

IM, Piper, Daisy, Popeye, Bambi

Warmup:
Stretching
Arm Circles x15 forwards and backwards
10 x Tempo Squats
10 x Tempo Merkins

Mosey the long way to the Happy Place

Thang:

First up was the 1 mile run (.95 miles according to watch) 4 Laps around the animals rounding the Tip of the happy place each lap.  All finished within 8:15.

5 rounds of:
5 Pullups or 15 Merkins
10 Modified Sit and Reach (V-Up situps)
5 Standing Broad Jumps
10 Big Boys
Shuttle Run – Sprint ~50 yds

Slowesy back to flag

16 x Burpees for the 8th day of March

Mary:
25 x LBC’s
10 x Windshield Wipers
15 x Pickle Pointers
Plank 1 min
Side Plank each side 30 seconds
Plank 30 seconds

Mumble:
It was decided that its definitely getting hard to do all the burpees straight.  60 on the last day is going to be rough.  Prayers went out to those sick or having medical issues.  Praying for speedy recovery for all.

Blackcat

Who needs to be able to stand?

8 PAX posted for a slick, lungie workout.  29F but minimal wind for a change.

IM, Wapner, Crabby PO, Jay-Z, Piper, Humdinger, Daisy, Popeye

Warmup:
Maestro Lap
SSH x 20 IC
Side Lunges x 10 IC
Extra Slow Windmills x 10
Leg Stretches
Mosey to bottom of stairs

Thang:
Walking Lunges – 25 out, 25 back
Mike Tysons x 15
Drop Lunges x25 ea leg
Calf Raises x 50
Split Squat x 25 ea leg
Happy Jacks – SSH x 4 IC, 2 Jump Squats, R&R x 5
Slowesy to top of stairs
Burpee Dan’s from shelter house to bathrooms
Lazy Dora 1,2,3

Slowesy to flag

Mary:
Snow Angel Supermans x 10 IC
WWI Snow Angel Situps x 10 IC
Hurricane Hoe-Down x 7 IC (Sitting flutter kicks, Reclined Flutter kicks, laying on back flutter kicks, Crunch flutter kicks)
Freddie Mercury x 20 IC
ABC’s

Mumble:
Lots of lunges today.  Definitely felt the burn.  The Burpee Dans covered a lot of ground, maybe to much.  Really felt the burn during the squats on Dora.  Q forgot his cheat sheet so missed out on a couple of lunge exercises, some may say thats a good thing.  Reminder of the F2 event tomorrow at Jay-Z’s home.

Blackcat

Triple Triple Triple – Revisited

8 PAX posted in the moist 47F gloom for a Triple Triple Triple beatdown.
IM, Wapner, Jay-Z, Maestro, TipToe, Bambi, Piper, Popeye

Warmup:
Mosey the long way in the rain to the shelter large shelter house

Thang: Triple Triple Triple

3 rounds of 3 exercises 3 times through, 1 minute per exercise

Round 1: Merkins, Squats, LBC’s
Round 2: Butkis, Flutter Kicks, Curb Alberts
Round 3: Plank, LBAC’s, Lunges

Bonus Round: Chumbawampee

Cooldown:

Mosey long way back to flag.  No Mary.

Mumble:
It was a moist morning so decided to do the Triple in the large shelter house.  No one wanted to get out of their cars this morning but 8 of us popped out at 5:29.  During round 1 it was quickly realized shoulders hadn’t recovered from the last few workouts.  Lots of mumbles during flutter kicks with even more mumbles during little baby arm circles.  Discussion ensued on whether the extra 10lbs of water in our shirts was making it harder or if it sucked this bad last time.  Bonus round had everyone sucking for air.

Blackcat

So this is what cold weather feels like

12 PAX posted in the 7F gloom for some High Intensity Interval Training.
IM, Crabby PO, Jay-Z, Wapner, Pew Pew, Huffy, Piper, Popeye, Humdinger, Maestro, Gas Man, Daisy

Warmup: Skipped the Maestro lap do to ice.
20x SSH
Stretch everything
10x Side to Side Squats
10x Lunge/Drop Lunge each side

Mosey (without falling) to big shelter house

Thang: HIIT x 8 rounds of 2 exercises 4 times through each exercise
Jump Lunges, Squats
Dips, Merkins
Wide Mountain Climbers, Jump Squats
Crunches, Leg Lifts
High Knees, Calf Raises
Hand Release Merkins, Plank Jacks
SSH, Single Leg Squats
Burpees, Butt Kickers

Slowesy back to flag

Mumble:  Definitely a cold morning but luckily had no wind.  Great turnout with 12 guys.  Almost doubled the temperature with the number of men that showed up.  Heavy complaining during the HIIT until around 5 or so.  Either everyone just gave up and settled into the inevitable or just rain out of air to complain.

Blackcat

Diddly Squats

10 Extremely excited PAX, including 1 FNG, posted in a tornado for a “fun” running workout.  26F with 23mph winds.
IM, Bambi, Daisy, Wapner, Crabby PO, Jay-Z, Piper, Popeye, Pew Pew, FNG

Warmup:
Maestro Lap
6x Plank walkouts with Merkin
10x Shoulder Pretzels front
10x Shoulder Pretzels behind the head
15x Tempo Squats
Leg Stretches

Mosey a few feet to the north side of pool.

Thang:

Diddly Squats x8- Run to the stop sign (.15 miles) at your own pace. When first PAX reaches it, everyone turns around and runs harder back.  First one back to start gets to choose an exercise.  Repeat until you are out of time.
Exercises – 25x LBC’s, 25x Flutter Kicks, 25x Freddy Mercuries, Bruce Lee cycle 20 reps each, 10x Burpees, 1 minute Plank, 15x Tempo Merkins

Slowesy to Flag

Mary:
2 times through Bruce Lee’s at 20 reps each except do 100x 100’s

Mumble:
Definitely a windy one today.  The first turn around on the diddly squats was brutal.  Lots of mumble from Jay-Z about just repeating the same thing over and over.  Surprised he could talk since he could barely breath.  ~2.75 miles completed by Piper.  Thanks Daisy for the new run exercise name.