Columbia – Battle


AO: battle Q: Misfire PAX: CESS, Ronda FNGs: None COUNT: 3 WARMUP: 5 mins of various activities and stretching, Cess is pushing 50 so he can’t just jump right into the blender anymore THE THANG: tour around the AO and surrounding areas Gym stairs – calf mountain Office entry loop – fast laps and LBCs, …

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AO: battle Q: Adrian PAX: Adrian, CESS, Ronda, Spot, Big Worm, None FNGs: 1 None COUNT: 5 For those who want an old school, non-iron pac workout … this was your thing WARMUP: Mosey from parking lot to football field SSH x 20 IC Merkins x 10 IC Chaser LBC x 20 IC Squats x …

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Week Zero of IPC

AO: battle Q: CESS PAX: Spot, Ronda, CESS FNGs: None COUNT: 3 THE THANG: IPC week 0! ANNOUNCEMENTS: See #announcements tomorrow for your weekly update! COT: Prayers for Sydney, Runt’s mother.

Crazy Train Washout

AO: battle Q: Misfire PAX: Rudder, Betamax, Oscar, Misfire, Hawg, Runt, Fallout (1st F), Love Child, Mud Dawg ( 2nd F), Quaker, Coin Flip, Spot, SweetTart, BunkBed, TapeWorm, Ronda, Serena, BabyRuth, Prodigal, Bayou, Hasbro, Popeye, Cruz, Bookworm, Selfie FNGs: None COUNT: 25 WARMUP: Mosey to the football field THE THANG: 1) Ab Wheel on the …

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The Warrior W/O

AO: Battle Q: Hawg PAX: Big Worm, Prodigal, Ward Bradley, Spot, Cauliflower, Ronda, High tops FNGs: None COUNT: 8 THE THANG: The MURPH 1 mile run 100 pull ups 200 merkins 300 squats 1 mile run MARY: Various 1 min AMRAP’s for the remaining 15 minutes ANNOUNCEMENTS: COT: Stand firm, build on the Rock.


AO: Battle Q: Ronda PAX: Spot, Ward Bradley, Prodigal, Misfire, Billy Bob FNGs: None COUNT: 6 WARMUP: SSH, through the tunnel, squats…..etc THE THANG: -Started with a game of fetch using a tennis racquet and racquetball. One at a time, each PAX sprinted down field. They had to catch the ball off the first bounce …

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AO: Battle Q: Hawg PAX: Spot FNGs: None COUNT: 2 WARMUP: IC 25 SSH 10 IW 15 TTT THE THANG: MURPH 1 mile run 100 pull ups 200 push ups 300 squats 1 mile run ANNOUNCEMENTS: COT: We need each other. Never go it alone.

Rain and Gloom

AO: Battle Q: Spot PAX: Spot, CESS, Big Worm FNGs: None COUNT: 3 WARMUP: CESS 10 SSH/5 Burpees x 5 Tempo Merkins x10 Tempo Squats x 10 Tempo Curls x 10 Reverse Tempo Curls x 10 Merkin/Mountain climber/sprint/mosey increasing by 1 each x 10 THE THANG Hustler Manmakers (1 merkin  x 2 curls 2 presses) …

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AO: Battle Q: Misfire PAX: Big Worm, CESS, Prodigal, Spot, Hawg, Misfire FNGs: None COUNT: 6 WARMUP: soccer warmup for Cesspool’s groin (too much lovin’) THE THANG: mosey to Battle Loop Lots of pull-ups mixed in with blocks – bench press iron cross – curl press – LBCs – squats – etc Wall sits for …

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Metro mania

AO: Battle Q: Billy Bob PAX: Billy Bob FNGs: None COUNT: 1 WARMUP: lap around parking lot in case anyone else shows up. No one did. THE THANG: 200 merkins MARY: yes. There was only 1 pax but the Q smoked him.

Lots of balls

AO: Battle Q: Spot PAX: Spot, Escrow, Big Worm, Stacatto FNGs: None COUNT: 4 Lots of medicine balls WARMUP: Indian run variance (last man in line has the medicine ball, does one Merlín, runs to catch up and passes the ball to the new last man and then goes to the front of the line …

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Just a few Hills

AO: Battle Q: Hawg PAX: Hawg, Ronda, Adrian, Blind Date, CESS, Big Worm, Spot, McNugget, Ward Bradley FNGs: None COUNT: 9 WARMUP: SSH 25 IC 5 burpees Imperial Walkers 25 IC 5 burpees THE THANG: 1 min. EMOM-FREDDY MERCURYS HEALS TO HEAVEN BUZZ SAW VARIATIONS (crowd pleaser) AMERICAN HAMMERS 10 Burpees Time to climb them …

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AO: Battle Q: Ronda PAX: Ronda, Hawg, Misfire, Ward Bradley FNGs: None COUNT: 4 WARMUP: None THE THANG: DC MARY: ANNOUNCEMENTS: COT:

Ultimate Frisbee

AO: Battle Q: Ronda PAX: Oscar, Pinkman, Wally, Betamax, Love Bug, VHS, Staccato FNGs: None COUNT: 8 WARMUP: Some stretching and other stuff THE THANG: 2.5 miles running while playing Ultimate Frisbee MARY: ANNOUNCEMENTS: No one got hurt COT:

Battle Tested

AO: Battle Q: Bayou, Runt PAX: Ruby, Hawg, Broke Down, Fenway, Runt, Two Gloves, Bayou, Two Doses, Spot FNGs: None COUNT: 9 WARMUP: Mosey to Field – Circle Up 9 Burpees SSH IC x 15 7 Burpees Thru-The-Tunnel IC x 15 5 Burpees Imperial Walkers IC x 15 3 Tombstone Rev Burpees LBAC IC x …

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AO: Battle FNGs: None COUNT: 4 WARMUP: It’s Battle. Warm up on your own time. THE THANG: Billy Bob up first. 7 Holes of F3 Golf. At each “hole” aka pain station, an exercise is called along with the amount of reps need for “par”. PAX have a 1 minute AMRAP. 10 reps over par …

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Pills, Pulls & Pain

AO: Battle FNGs: None COUNT: 3 WARMUP: 3 sets of Imperial Walks & Squats followed by Mercans and LBC’s, DryDocks and American Hammers and Diamonds and Big Boys THE THANG: #Battle Loop Circuit X3 punctuated with sets of 10 Pull-ups, 15 OH Presses, 20 Squats, 25 Sit-ups, 30 Curls & 35 Bench Presses, all with …

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Simple But Effective

5 PAX converged at Battle to #getbetter on a Saturday morning. Even though the workout was fairly straightforward, it was still a very effective full-body beatdown. Conditions: 60 degrees, very pleasant The Thang: RA- Grab pavers and mosey to football field. Line up on goal line. 10 merkin rows, 15 bottom burpees, 20 squats, 25 …

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6 PAX posted for the BATTLE version of #IronPAXChallenge.  Venti needed a call to the bullpen and with this being a Holiday weekend, talent was limited.  Thankfully Okra had a plan and YHC came in from the bullpen.  This was awful! Conditions:  Doesn’t matter but 70 and sunny. Okra runs the first portion: Mosey to …

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Battle Report 8/17/19

Conditions: Its August in Columbia, SC, what do you think? The Thang: Cornstache up first… Grab Battle pavers and run up Falcon. Stop at Entrance for a variety of warm up exercises. Run to Muv Fitness, repeat exercises, Run to Belmont, repeat, Run to Rutland to the hill to nowhere. Top of Rutland hill: 10 8-count …

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Battle Flu

Battle flu is real. YHC felt a little under the weather Friday night and Saturday morning. After posting at Battle, YHC spent the rest of the day trying to figure out whether YHC was sick or just suffering from Battle Flu. General aches, pains, and exhaustion – classic symptoms of Battle Flu. YHC is happy …

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Organized Chaos

6 PAX, including 1 2.0, emerged from the Fartsack this morning, looking for a way to #GetBetter, the Battle Way. The Battle Way is not for every man, but only for the man willing to push himself from comfort to discomfort.  Waiting in the parking lot this morning was Fountainhead and YHC; two retired Nantans …

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No letting up!

This is F3 Columbia #BATTLE.  There are no easy workouts.  There isn’t a Q that will let off the gas.  This is here to push you and your brother.  Huster and YHC posted ready to deliver!  Here’s the THANG! Conditions:  Perfect as always YHC lead off by departing out of the the parting lot and …

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Conditions – Hot and muggy, 100 all weekend! The Thang Memorial Day weekend is a great time for family, friends, and celebration at the end of a hectic school year.  However, we all know the true importance of the holiday – to honor our soldiers who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service of our …

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