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An ode to thunder

Admittedly YHC has been inconsistent in the gloom for awhile. There have been some life issues and motivation issues that have made the fartsack more appealing lately, but not what is good for a man’s soul. Despite that, YHC has been looking forward to this morning’s Q since he got the notification back in September. …

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Double Q Duty

Today’s 4 PAX at Jumanji was only a start to what the morning would hold for YHC on a rainy and mid 40 degree day. After Disclaimer and opening prayer the PAX warmed up with SSH, TT Tunnel, Windmills etc.  Mosey to the brick pile select your poison (Block or bricks).  Slowsey to the middle …

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Hammer – 12/6

YHC always enjoys a chance to get back over to Hammer where it all started for me…and 11 PAX did some fast paced work in the not too warm conditions. Conditions: 27 degrees, no wind, and clear skies Tha Thang:  The PAX off 11 grabbed two sets of bricks and two blocks and then moseyed …

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Block Work

Great numbers by #theherd this morning on a clear 43 degree morning.  Thanks to the 9 PAX who came out. After disclaimer and opening prayer.  Mosey to the top of the parking lot.  Line up for butt kicks, high knees, carryokie etc circle up for SSH, TT Tunnel, Imperial walkers, windmill etc.  Mosey to middle …

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Spill Work

11 Pax posted for some spill work after Baby Ruth complained about the circus being too tight, but then he didn’t post.  Conditions were great. We started with an Indian Run to Martha and did hill repeats with merkins and LBC’s at the bottom until it was time to Indian Run back to AO.   …

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Bells, Bells, Bells

5 Pax posted for a Blue Hose Studded Kettle Bell Beatdown with YHC. Conditions: nice. The Thang: Warm up after disclaimer.  2 laps around the circus. SSH, IW’s, Butt Kicks, High Knees, Squats & Merkins all x 20 OYO KB Revolutions: halos, slingshots, around the world, Fig. 8, hunchbacks x 10 each way OYO. Curls …

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Final Details: Inaugural “Wildcat” – Lexington (SC) Region #CSAUP

PAX, The new #CSAUP simply called “Wildcat”  is here. This multi-mile/multi-pain station #CSAUP between the AOs of Hollow/CAT, Ambush, Shawshank, Arena and Surge.  Start at one AO, do a 5-10min pain station, run to the next AO, do another 5-10min pain station, repeat until you’ve made the loop back to where started.  It’s about a …

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Cool and Lovely

The conditions this morning were just like YHC, cool and lovely.  8 PAX showed up in the mist for a standing tradition at Amble – the Blossom St out-and-back. Simply run out for 20 to 22 minutes, turn around and come back. It allows all the PAX to get whatever speed and/or distance they want …

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Thanksgiving Week Zipper

13 started out for The Famous Zipper tour back and forth on the streets of Heathwood on a beautiful fall (57 degree) morning and 15 finished. Great start to a week of celebration of our abundance. Kotters to Pretty Boy and Cheddar both returning from injuries.

Hammer Finds a Way

Despite the usual grumblings, 9 men (was almost 10) saw this morning’s conditions as a great opportunity to get up before dawn and get in a little exercise. We found ways to get in some respectable work and stay relatively dry all things considered. A dueling Q was on tap between YHC and brother Chaser. …

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Ali(with an I) Q @F3TheMission

BB 11/10/18 F3TheMission 8:30am Weather Conditions: Brisk 45 degrees and soggy ground!!! Stuff and Thangs (Hiit/Tablata) workout Round up/Disclaimer/Prayer Stuff: Warm Up: 20 Side Straddle Hop 20 sec toe touch stretch 20 sec straddle/split stretch 10 lbc 10 sec 6” hold 20 merkins Mosey to Retaining Walls: Thangs: Ladder Work Climb wall 5 merkins, climb …

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A Taste of the ACFT

Conditions: 60s and Moist Last time the PAX did the PT test at Hammer, YHC was doing a little reading on the test and so forth. Apparently, the PT test is being replaced by the new Army Combat Fitness Test (ACFT). YHC took it upon himself to investigate further. This started the gears turning, and …

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Only 1 Hill

Fridays at #RAMBLE are historically FAST, FLAT and FOUR Milesish.  Since moving Fridays to Starbucks in 5 Points, that’s virtually impossible to get FLAT.  So YHC tried his best to limit the number of hills, all be it a major one.  14 Posted to find out. Conditions:  55 and drizzling rain Leave Starbucks and head …

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Castle BLIMPS

8 pax ventured into the gloom for some BLIMPS at the Castle. No bricks this time for our tour of the ‘hood! Disclaimer COP: SSH x 15 IC Imperial Walker x 15 IC TTT x 15 IC LBAC x10 IC fwd – x10 IC rev Overhead Arm Claps x 20 IC Quad Stretch Calf Stretch …

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