Tag: Jay-Z

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

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

I Feel Motivated

26 or there about, almost no breeze.

7 PAX: PewPew, Jay-Z, CrabbyPO, IM, Piper, Popeye, QIC Maestro.

WOR

MNCs IC x15

Front Arm Stretching

Merkins IC x5

Nipple Tweakers IC x15

Cherry Pickers IC x15

Back arm Stretching

Werkins IC x5

Mosey via Indian Run with 6 Burpees

HP for a “Meastro Returns” Motivator from TEN

6 Burpees OYO

Mosey to the shelter for the

THANG

Stair laps: x4

Bottom – Mike Tysons x6

Top – Burpees x6

Rinse and repeat with Decline Merkins and Dips x6

Mosey back to the HP

Tried a new set for the arms:

Plank 30 sec merkins to a

DownDog 15 sec and 1/2 Plank 15 sec

Merkin to

DownDog 15 sec and 6 inch Plank 15 sec

Merkin to

DownDog 15 sec and Plank for 30 sec

Rinse and repeat with Wide Hands

Mosey to the Flag for

MOM

Captain Thor to 5

V-sit hold

Crunchy Frog IC x10

V-sit hold

V-sit Freddie Mercury

And Recover.

Moleskin

Privileged to Q again. Had fun and learned a lot trying something new. Hopeful to be able to complete it with Diamond hands next time. We will see. Didn’t take long to forget about the Motivator today, maybe I’ll add one to it every time I Q. See how long it takes before I’m banned from leading. Have a great week leading up to the tourney. Should be fun to see Purdue represent the great state of Indiana. We’ll have to do something with the total points that Purdue scores during the entire tourney some day.

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

U Can’t Touch This

Weather 13 with steady winds about 20 mph and windchill below 0

PAX:

Piper

Popeye

IM

Maestro 

Jay-Z 

Wapner

Warmup:

Maestro lap

Arm stretches

Leg stretches

Mosey to stairs

Thang:

Stair Dora

One partner runs stair lap other partner does exercises to 100 merkins, 200 squats, and 300 LBCs

Blackjack

Dips and merkins (or squats and lunges) from 20:1 to 10:11 running from main shelter to caboose between exercises 

Mosey to cars

Mary:

Dealers choice Mary:

Flutter kicks IC x25

Pickle pointers IC x25

V ups x12

American hammers x20

Windshield wipers IC x8

Crunchy frogs IC x10

COR, COT

Moleskin:

Cold and windy morning had the PAX coming out of their cars slowly. When everyone got out around 5:29 it became apparent we were without Q. Took a Maestro lap to give the Q time but it only summoned its namesake. Group put their collective slowly processing heads together to come up with a workout during stretching. First priority was to try to get out of the wind, so mosey to bottom of stairs. Run to the top of the stairs was like a smack in the face with the wind. Discovered there that MC Hammer must’ve loaned his parachute pants to Piper. First lap of Blackjack was to 10-29 but that modified to the caboose. Some PAX modified arm work to leg work after a particularly tough arm week. Even with modified run close to 2 miles for the workout. Group will be giving consideration over the weekend to appropriate punishment for fartsacked Q. 

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.