Tag: Humdinger

Blackcat

3rd F Thought for the day.

Here is a thought for the day: listening to a series of sermons from Alistair Begg about David vs Goliath, the comment from David that caught my attention the most so far was this, in response to Goliath’s first threat to give David’s flesh to the beast and the birds. David said, “You come to me with a sword and with a spear and with a javelin, but I come to you in the name of the Lord of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom you have defied. 46 This day the Lord will deliver you into my hand, and I will strike you down and cut off your head. And I will give the dead bodies of the host of the Philistines this day to the birds of the air and to the wild beasts of the earth, that all the earth may know that there is a God in Israel, 47 and that all this assembly may know that the Lord saves not with sword and spear. For the battle is the Lord’s, and he will give you into our hand. They say that David was no more than 16 years old. To say “the lord will deliver you into my hand and I will CUT OFF YOUR HEAD. . .” Two things struck me. 1. David, with the balls to go head to head with Goliath with the “trash talk,” and 2 the faith that he had that Goliath had to be put down not for the sake of the Israelites but for the sake of God. It was GOD that David was defending not himself. And the fortitude to stand up to the world knowing who is God was is amazing coming from a teenager. It was a “no-brainer” for David to do what he did for the sake of not letting foolish people defile his God.

I hope that we are able to pass our values to our children in a way that has them so deeply rooted in who they are and who the belong to.

Blackcat

Cell Block 9

Weather 66 and clear

PAX:

IM

Jay-Z

Piper

Crabby PO

Daisy

Pew Pew

Popeye

Humdinger

Wapner QIC

Warmup:

Abe Vigodas IC x10

Shoulder pretzels IC x20

Arm stretches and wall stretch

Willie Mays Hayes

Scorpions

Tempo squats IC x10

Prisoner Indian run

Stop at Happy Place

La La Leggy

Thang:

Farmer carry two blocks to stations about 30 yards apart for Block curls and Block merkins 10:1 to 1:10

Run back and forth across parking lot for Skull crushers and squats 10:1 to 1:10

Block Mary (hold a block, if you can):

Wall sit

Block presses IC x10

Flutter kicks IC x30

Hello Dolly IC x15

LBCs IC x25

COR, COT

Moleskin:

Rebound workout from 5 PAX on Wednesday to 9 today. PAX must love a good block party (other than Oompa Loompa who was reported to be afraid of the block). Announced name of the workout as Cell Block 9, but after a few parts was suggested it should be The Blame Game due to Humdinger blamed for Prisoner Indian run, Crabby blamed for La La Leggy, and Jay-Z blamed for farmer carries…. as long as it’s not YHC to blame that’s fine. Plenty of moaning and complaining during farmer carries and that should continue through the day and into tomorrow with soreness in the forearms. Running for the second part of the block party was a welcomed relief. Wall sit until Q got tired conjured flashbacks to Burpo in APC back in our Hot Dog days. Humdinger commented that those coaching days are gone now that all the kids are snowflakes. Use the weekend to turn up the EH and let’s keep the momentum going into next week! Aye!

Blackcat

Rocky Mts, be a little rockier than this

An cool 51 degrees this morning for 9 pax posting.

Maestro Jay-z Crabby Po Wapner IM Piper Popeye Daisy Q- Humdinger

Warmup

Arm and leg stretches oyo, grass pickers IC, arm circles IC 20x, Motivator 7

Thang

Mosey to happy place for a leg blaster

Mosey to the hill (by train car) and begin the Burp Back Mountain. 100 burpees combined from each partner group. 1 partner burpees while the other runs down the hill and backpedals up 4x

Mosey to the main shelter: ring of fire- monkey humpers 10x, Merkin-plank

Mosey to happy place to begin the Caterpillar. 2 lines with both groups facing each other. Low plank position 2-3 ft away from the other. Last person box jumps and then planks. — Indian run style. Final exercise at happy place was happy jacks 4x

Prisoner Indian Run to the flag- with a small detour first

Mary

Big boy sit-ups while touching the ground on each side of your feet. 9x

Leg circles 10x each direction.

Flutter kicks IC 20x

Moleskin

Solid morning temperatures almost brought out double digits. One solution was to possibly never put burp back mountain in the PB: Noted. There was possible talk of renaming monkey humpers to wapners during the ring of fire. The caterpillar was not well liked as I forgot my phone at the starting line and I wasn’t just going to “walk” back for it. Adding the new prisoner Indian run seemed like it was well hated by all= a good burn. Overall a good workout today.

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

Happy Tax Day!

Weather 35, clear with a few light flurries, moist pavement

PAX:

Piper

Daisy

Maestro

IM

Pew Pew

Crabby PO

Humdinger

Jay-Z

Wapner QIC

Warmup:

Abe Vigodas IC x10

MNCs IC x20

Annie IC x10 each arm

Shoulder pretzels IC x20

Grass pickers IC x15

Tempo squats IC x15

Willie Mays Hayes

Thang:

Mosey to Happy Place

1040

One partner:

Merkins x10, Squats x20, LBCs x30, SSHs x40

Other partner:

Lap around playground w/ 4 burpees at finish

R&R x5 (w/ partners total 1040 reps)

Slowsy to sh!tter

1065 – 10 WWI sit-ups, 65 mountain climbers

1041 – 10 derkins, 41 air presses

1120 – 11 jump lunges, 20 jump squats

990 – 9 big boy sit-ups, 90 flutter kicks

Rings of fire

Merkins x10 and planks

Monkey humpers x10 and ankle holds

Squats x10 and Al Gore

Mosey to flag

Mary:

Slow down cadence:

Hello Dolly IC x10

Freddie Mercury IC x10

Gas pumps IC x10

COR, COT

Moleskin:

One of the best days of the year for YHC as another tax season comes to a close. Celebrated the various form numbers with exercises to each number. Piper established in warmup that he needed to leave early so as to not be confused with a walk of shame. Announcement of the 1040 workout gave Jay-Z ‘Nam-esque flashbacks. Mumblechatter was light – not sure if PAX were smoked early or if cold temperature stifled conversation. YHC definitely smoked as I try to get back into shape from the time off.

Blackcat

ALARM

38 degrees and soggy

Jay z crabypo pew pew Bambi IM Piper Maestro Smell good and humdinger Q

Warm up

Meastro lap

Arm oyo legs oyo

Grass pickers IQ

Thang

Mosey to happy place

ALARM 1

Motivator from 7, squat jumps 10, LBC X25, Lap around the petting zoo, 10 burpees

ALARM 2

Merkins IC x15, ring of fire al gore with 10 reps, flutter kicks x25, lap from happy place to shelters to bathrooms, 10 burpees box jumps x15

ALARM 3

Spread merkins x15, leg blaster, 10 big boys, lap around petting zoo, 10 burpees

Box jumps x 15 and 60 second rocky balboas

Mary

Heels to heaven

Planks

LBCs

Moleskin

We had an early exit from smell good with some back issues. He referenced the walk of shame that certain universities might have something similar. The warmer weather helped the extra conditioning thrown in for the workout. Thanks to jay-z for the reminder Thursday night to mix in the burpee requirement for Friday’s workout. Special reminder for gasman’s family in their loss

Blackcat

27.3 (aka BRICK)

Weather 32, sleet/snow, gusty winds 

PAX:

Piper

Daisy

Bambi 

Popeye

Crabby PO

Humdinger

Jay-Z 

Wapner QIC

Warmup:

Maestro lap w/carioca & high knees

SSHs IC x25

Abe Vigodas IC x10

Shoulder pretzels IC x20

LBACs IC x10 both directions

Finkle swings x10 each leg

Tempo squats IC x10

Thang:

Block Dora 1-2-3

One partner farmer carries blocks around island, other partner does exercises to cumulative 100 skull crushers 200 block curls 300 block squats

Mosey to Happy Place

Leg blasters 

La la leggy 

Mosey to cars

9 burpees

48 block presses

46 heavy freddies 

48 block step-ups

14 hot potatoes

Block Mary (hold a block, if you can):

Wall sit 

Flutter kicks IC x24

Leg raises x15

Hello Dolly IC x15

Plank

COR, COT

Moleskin:

Workout named in honor of Indiana’s spectacular shooting performance from last night. YHC planned to honor the winner of last night’s game with BOILERS or HOOSIERS, but determined that neither team deserved recognition so called for a block party instead. Daisy rightly suggested the best way to acknowledge the game that just happened was to call it a BRICK party. PAX fortunate that it wasn’t 5 degrees warmer or it would’ve been much more miserable. Farmer carries made it plenty uncomfortable though. Needed a “break” in the middle to give the arms a rest and heat the legs back up from Monday’s workout. Back for more bricks and learned that new exercise hot potato would not be possible to 46 reps without serious injury. Good to have Bambi back with us this morning. Today’s words of wisdom from Crabby PO as he scraped the snow and ice off of his block – “if you take care of your block, it will take care of you”. 

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

I hate running

9 pax posted in the morning. Warner Jay-z IM Daisy crabyPo Humdinger Popeye Pew-pew Meistro

Warmup

Arm circles x10 reverse x10 IC, Grass pickers x15 IC, Leg stretches OYO, Meistro lap

Thang 1

Mosey over to the front side of the pool- 3 light poles 1 burpee, Run back 2 then 2 burpees– ending in 10 burpees completed and a ten count

Thang 2

Mosey to the tip. Half of the group- Catalina wine mixers-4 of them/ other half 8 box jumps each group complete each station twice

Thang 3

Mosey to the stairs– stairway to seven. Start with 1 squat, down the stairs, then 1 Irkin– to 7

Ring of fire in the big shelter house– 10 squats-al gore, 5 merkins- plank, 10 dips- hold starting position.

Thang 4

Mosey to happy place for a leg blaster and a motivator from 7

Ending with an 1 1/2 lap Indian run around petting zoo

Mary

LBC IC x25, low and slow flutter kicks IC x10, American hammers

Moleskin

Good number out this morning. Burpees seemed to be the theme for today. And nothing like a little mumbling about the motivator being out of place today and not in the beginning.

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.

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