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Photo Shoot

#PhotoShoot

18 PAX posted for a photo shoot (JK) and a beatdown. Our photographer didn’t show up and PAX began to question whether this was a ploy to get more men to post. Disclaimer was given and then we got to it…here’s what we did:

Warm Up:

SSH

Weed Pickers

Bobby Hurley’s

Abe Vigodas

The Thang:

Mosey

COP

Peter Parker’s x25 IC

Nippler x25 IC

Jump Squats x25 IC

Mosey

Noah’s Ark

Bear

Kangaroo

Crab

Inchworm

Duck

Mosey

Five Corners:

10 Burpees

20 Merkins

30 LBC

40 SSH

50 Overhead Claps

Lunge walk across parking lot

Lunge squat walk back across lot

COP/Mary

Pike Merkin Time Bomb

Flutter Kicks x25 IC

Imperial Walkers x20 IC

Flutter Time Bomb

Crunchy Frog x25 IC

Low Dolly x25 IC

Rosalita x25 IC

Recover!

Moleskin:

Our photographer (we didn’t decide whether we are callin him Ansel or Cheese) finally showed up when it was time for Mary…which is why we threw in the Imperial Walkers. Beater pointed out that animals went two by two to the ark & I promised to double down on each animal next time. Thanks to so many men for posting and really pushing themselves to be stronger this morning and start their day getting right.

Until next time,

Z

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Monday Ruckday 4/16/19

Weather: 34 degrees, mostly clear, with some wind at the top of the hill.

PAX:

  1. Marshall
  2. Motorboat
  3. Logger

Disclaimer remembered.

Thang: We headed southeast to get on the other side of the building. We found a loop where the wind was mostly blocked and had some hillsIMG_7288.jpg.

Recover Recover

Moleskin – We had a good walk and talk. It is genuinely a good time and appreciate chatting with Marshall and Motorboat.

I’m trying to figure out how to get Monday Ruckday/Runday to stick out and get good numbers. I’m not sure why its not getting great attendance – if you have thoughts, ideas, anything to share then let me know.

Thank you Men!

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Flip to Motivator

Disclaimer

You are solely responsible for your well being

Modify your workout as needed

STRETCH

THANG

  • Mercan Motivator- 4 layers from 5 (top half, bottom half, full, release)
  • Triceps Mercans- 10 L/R
  • Ab Scissors
  • Bicep Mercans- 10 L/R
  • Heavy Slams- x30
  • Vertical Delt Raises- 3 positions x20
  • Isolated Bicep Curls x20 R/L
  • Overhead Tricep Press x20 R/L
  • Bicep Traditional curl to shoulder press x20 L/R
  • Bicep Reverse Grip to Shoulder Press x20 L/R
  • Oblique Scissors x20
  • Isolated Bicep Curls x20 R/L
  • Kick the Sky x 40

 

 

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Pain Circle

Tuesday, April 9th

17 PAX posted for a beautiful 50 degrees leg workout.

Disclaimer

Warm Up:

Swing legs

Slow Squats

Runners position to stretch calves

Motivator from 10

Mosey to basketball court

The Thang: Pacle (Pain Circle)

Snake the stairs

Climate change: Al Gore Jump Bomb

Howling Monkeys 2x 🙂 

Jump squats

Indian Lunge

Suzanne Somers

Mary: 

Heel touches

American hammer

LBC

Low Dolly 

Gas Pump 

Moleskin: 

If you like leg workouts today was the day for you. It was a beautiful morning to spend with y’all workin the lower body. Always good to get out and destroy the part of the body we all try to avoid in workouts. TClaps to IM for making the trip down from Blackcat. Love the mumble chatter at the beginning at the workout but for some reason it stopped pretty soon after we circled up. Great morning men. Don’t sit down too much today.  Welcome FNG Groupie.  

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Monday Ruckday 4/8/2019

Weather: 55 degrees, mostly clear, no wind.

PAX:

  1. Marshall
  2. Motorboat
  3. Logger

Disclaimer remembered.

Thang: We headed south to do a lap around campus. We kept a good pace. My watch must have had an error because when we stopped, it wasn’t running.

Recover Recover

Moleskin – Motorboat, Marshall and I had a good walk and talk. We covered some job stuff, school, and weekend. Keep pushing to EH! Get them to show up for a Monday Ruckday – an easy way to get into the routine.

Thank you Men!

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F3 Dad’s Day April

24 PAX today (counting 2.0s) for F3 Dad’s Day! We did some traditional and not-so-traditional activities but had lots of fun

Weather: Clear and cool. Great day for some fun and working out

Warm-O-Rama: Invisible Jump Ropes, Motivators, Imperial Walkers

Thang: Mosey to Basketball Court, Bobby Hurleys with real rebounds, a few games of Knockout, a few games of Gaga Ball, Sprint Drills with ‘Mericans at each line

No time for Mary with so many FNGs. We got to name quite a few: Roundoff, Pikachu, Curly, Katniss, Hedgehog, Elsa, Trax, Raptor

Also Reporting: Zamboni, Maize, Marshall, Kneehigh, Motorboat, Nomad, Cornwallis, DC, Unnamed FNG, Logger, State, Lil’ Biscuit, Belvita

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Q school

4-2-19

10 PAX posted at thehill for Q school

0500 lets go

Warm up

We streched as we discussed some of the how’s and the why’s of Q-ing a workout. Including the definition of the Q. The Q is the one responsible for the outcome.

10 Abe Vagodas IC -explained that it was different than windmills because he was 90 yrs old! Do them slowly.

We covered the importance of each call out:

1)Next exercise “_________”

2)Start position “gives Pax heads up”

3)In Cadence or On Your Own

And the often missed or under valued

4)EXERCISE!

10 SSH’s IC

15 Toy Soldiers IC – Explained the Toy Soldier is right foot to right hand which is extended straight out.

I took this exercise as an example of how the Q needs to explain sometimes the specifics of an exercise that we don’t do often or if there is an FNG.

I made the point that the warm up isn’t just something to hurry and get through, it is very important for a great workout.

We took a mosy to the other side of the parking lot. Along the way we discussed the origin of the word as well as the purposes:

1) shake things up. The whole workout could often be done in one place, but that would be boring!

2) time filler. Easily flexible to add or remove time.

3) to get to some of the fun places around the AO as we will discuss later.

50 Air Squats IC or until I got the splinter out of my glove. (You had to be there)

Moved about 20 yards away as I explained that being the Q allows you to do the exercises you love or if you chose, the ones you know others hate. Psych!

10 big boy sit ups Everyone mumbled something about a bear crawl so I change what I was intending to do and we did big boy setups when we finished I explained I’d intended to do 20 and we only did 10 because I was the Q and I wasn’t feeling it further encouraging guys to take the Q.

From there we did

Daft Punk Around the World 10 12 ct

Mosied behind the youth building to the stairs.

2 laps of stairs

It was after the stairs that I mentioned the reason we love the hill is it has so many things to choose from whether it’s the stairs or the volleyball sand pit where we lined up and did Bear crawl down in back in the middle of that someone mentioned the crab walk to which I replied great idea and we made one lap down with crab walk.

Mosey back to the flags circled up for Mary exactly six minutes of Mary

20 low dolly IC

20 High dolly IC

10 Bay City Scissors 8 ct IC

And recover recover

Beater is not in the tags

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Monday Ruckday – 4/1/19

Weather: 23 degrees, clear, no wind, and a lot of stars.

PAX:

  1. Tulip
  2. Logger

Disclaimer remembered.

Thang: We set out at a good pace. 3/4 of a mile in we stopped for 20 Mericans. Shortly after we stopped for 10 pull ups/lat pulls. At 1.7 miles we stopped for 20 Dips. We managed to get a few uphills in.

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Recover Recover

Moleskin – Hopefully Saturday’s snow is the last until next fall. Tulip is to blame for the snow, he just put is ice scraper away for the summer. Tulip started us out with some words of encouragement about starting the week off right, I couldn’t agree with him more. It was time and energy well spent on a little fitness and a great conversation.

Thank you Tulip!

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Sweet 16

Weather: High 40s and a light rain. Pleasant stuff.

18 PAX in the wet gloom for a basketball inspired Sweet 16 event.

Disclaimer was given.

Warmup:

  1. Clean the glass–Alternating jumps to the left and right to grab the rebound
  2. Passing drill–overhead pass, chest pass, bounce pass x 16(IC)
  3. Wojo (Jump) Squats–16 of them inspired by that little SOB who played for Duke
  4. Mosey to east parking lot for the Sweet 16

Thang: A bracket of 16 classic F3 exercises was drawn up and the tournament commenced. PAX were expertly divvied up to odd and even teams and stayed the way for the remainder of the exercises. Odds did the odd numbered exercise and, naturally, Evens did the even numbered exercise first and then alternated.

  1. Burpees x 16 vs 16. Arm Circles (WW2 sit-ups were subbed out)
  2. Mericans x 16 (2 sets) vs 15. Low slow squats x 16 (2 sets)
  3. Motivator x 6 vs 14. Overhead claps
  4. Chin ups x 16 (2 sets) vs. 13. Dips x 16 (2 sets)
  5. Rock Curls x 16 (2 sets) vs 12. Skull crushers x 16 (2 sets)
  6. Lunge walk vs 11. Broad jumps
  7. Plank for 1 minute vs 10. Wall sits for 1 minute
  8. Bear Crawl v. 9. Crab Walk

Bonus–2 rounds of suicide runs

Mary:

LBC 20 x IC

ABCs

Rosalita 16x IC

More Wojos

And we closed it out with 16 Bobby Hurleys (slap the ground and miss the jumper).

RECOVER, RECOVER

MOLESKIN: Very appreciative to do this with 17 other great men! My first Q was in November and there were 8 of us and now look at us! I enjoyed Cosmo referring to Khaki as “Son”, after Khaki was caught ogling Zamboni’s calves!!! Big Salute to Cornwalis for toughing it out on a bad leg. #LEGEND. Seeing each one of you guys put in the work at 5:30 in the rain is truly inspiring. And thank you to Logger for his excellent reign as weekday SiteQ–long live the King!

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Feel the Burn

14 PAX posted the Hill on a clear 30°F morning, March 26, 2019: Cornwallis, Marshall, Logger, Motorboat, Kneehigh, Nomad, Headlock, Khaki, State, Tulip, PVC, Brickyard, DC, Beefsteak

Warm-o-Rama:

  • Side Straddle Hops x20s
  • Windmills x10
  • Weed Pickers x15
  • Kick with Twist x15
  • Mountain Climbers x20

Mossie

The Thang

Line up – Bear Crawl, Merkins at each parking lot line, 21 lines

Partner up – Run out, carioca back.  Collectively complete:

  • 150 Monkey Humpers
  • 150 Squats
  • 150 Gorilla Humpers

Mosie to Stairs

Half the PAX do Deep Sea Divers – Start with feet on first step, then do 5 hip slappers, move up a step.  Go up to step 5, then back down

Other Half of PAX do Creature Merkins x 20 – start with hands on curb, go down to the right, merkin, back to middle, merkin, then to left, merkin

Switch and Repeat

Mosie Back

  • Cooler – side plank, 4 count, leg up, leg down, leg to chest, leg back.  10 on right, 10 on left
  • Circle Burp

Mary

  • American Hammers x10
  • Flutter Kicks x20
  • Low Dolly x10
  • High Dolly x10
  • LBCs x30

Moleskin

Had a good time for my 2nd Q this morning with some great weather. Mumble chatter was mostly moaning and groaning due to all the humpers (yes, said that). DC was working through some intestinal issues that was worked out during Mary. Looking forward to the next workout with you gentlemen!