Lake Murray – Depot

Introducing The JD: All The Carries – Depot, October 17, 2020

In the ongoing series of honoring the #UTP of Lake Murray (The Smithers; The Pothole; The Arrears; The Moose; The Neckbrace; The Spano), this morning we introduced The JD. Strong, resilient, candid, loyal: These are adjectives we can assign to everyone’s favorite physical therapist hailing from West Virginia.  To that end, we attempted to create …

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The Video

CONDITIONS/FORESKIN Conditions were the same as Susanna Hoffs internet fan base (save YHC who is 43)…..lower 60’s, mostly dry with a hint of Ben Gay, and a lot of dudes walking like Egyptians…. In this case, the Egyptian-walking was due to lower back and high ass meat issues related to a few hundred yards of …

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Inception Q

Through your device of choice, you have opened a door into the thoughts and musings of someone. Anyone. It doesn’t matter who. Nonetheless, you are reading this at this very moment, and I have your attention. Now, whatever you do, with all of your might – Don’t. Think. About: elephants. What are you thinking about? …

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Help Me Help You

The Weather: Solid 63 degrees (enough for all hibernating PAX to join, but didnt… looking at you Coppertone).  Winds at 6mph from a SSW direction.  Ground was wet from overnight rain, 0.04 inches for those keeping score at home, humidity mild at 87%.  Think all bases are covered in terms of weather….. but hey I …

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14 PAX gathered on a balmy November morning for YHC’s 2nd Q in the last 2 weeks. The depth of YHC’s “well of ideas” was on full display via the rehashed IronPAX workout chosen for today’s beat down. Fortunately PAX were able to work through any lingering painful IronPAX memories by correcting my lax counting …

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Depot Block Party

Conditions were perfect (mid 50’s and plenty of dew on the ground) for YHC’s return to where it all started.  Those hallowed grounds we around here call “Depot”.  A little disappointed no burpee train came through.  Is that still a thing? 25 Pax Showed up and we got to work COP: Disclaimer etc etc SSH …

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Full Body Beatdown

Conditions: Another cool summer morning, not too humid (79%), and a very moist field.  I don’t know about you, but this recent weather has been getting me in the football, fall mood. Warm Up 20x SSH 5 Burpees OYO 15/15 Baby Arm Circles 5 Burpees OYO 15 Through the Tunnel 5 Burpees OYO 15 Over …

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Arrears Cumpleaños Q

CONDITIONS/FORESKIN Lower 70’s temperature, high humidity, and even some fog this morning after the thunderstorms last night.  Given the excitement of today’s mystery Q, the PAX were excited and undeterred by the 0615 start, humidity, and soggy field conditions.  They were hopeful; however, that whoever was Q, he would as Benjamin Buford Blue liked to …

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4 Corners of Depot

Conditions: A humid 75 degrees with the tease of a slight breeze as we began to circle up. COP: 5 Burpees OYO LAC x10 IC TTT x10 IC 5 Burpees OYO Workout: YHC decided to keep this workout very basic as we welcomed Roommate back to the gloom. Pax were instructed to grab a block and …

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Four Quarters of Fun

Still feeling reinvigorated from the State of Depot Post that Pothole put forth the night before, YHC rolled into Depot ready to put in some work.  7 other pax showed up, one of whom hadn’t posted in quite a while (Kotters to Moonshine).  Moonshine let it be known that Pothole’s post was his reason for …

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The State of Depot

Greetings, Depot. There are 39 members of the Twitter Depot chat. There is an average of 12 PAX attending workouts over the last several months. There’s something wrong with these numbers. Let me start off by describing a moment. A moment that, for some of us, was several years ago; and for others, not so …

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Bellhop Returns for “Pothole’s Murderous Mile” a/k/a Suicide Lightpoles

After a lengthy bootcamp hiatus this spring, Bellhop returns to the gloom in earnest to pick back up.  Many thanks to those who texted, called, or emailed during this time.  A lot has been going on at work (and unfortunately still is); however, YHC is resolved to resume training and getting better with his pax …

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What is a Dodecahedron?

Conditions: VERY Humid 75 degrees at the Depot. Nice turnout though, although it was bittersweet without our old friend Arrears, who is no longer with us. May he rest in peace…in Lexington. The Thang: Warmup Through the tunnel (x11) Overheard arm claps (x10) Little Baby Arm Circles (x10, reverse, x10) Side Straddle Hop (x10) Native …

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Cinco de Mayonnaise

Conditions 64 degrees, humid (or “uumid” as the uumans north of the mason/dixon say), fields were dry and absolutely perfect for some Saturday Handball….but, c’est la vie. Remember when we used to play Handball on Saturdays??? This being May the 4th, I’m sure the PAX were thinking that YHC, in his utter coolness, would do …

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Los Lobos de Depot

Conditions 50 degrees, crystal clear starry skies…..perfect conditions for a collision of worlds.  Paradigm shifting. As usual, explicit lyrics below, you’ve been warned…. Foreskin Saturday XL boot camps prior to Handball have been a “thing” at Depot for over a year now.  At times attendance has been strong, and less so at other times (particularly …

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