Lexington – Shawshank

Shawshank is 8

Every AO on “this” side of Old Chapin was born from Shawshank. It was 8 years ago yesterday (5/13/14) that we headed West and launched Shawshank. Before then, we had Graveyard and Crypt, a 20 minute drive for those on the west side of town. Expanding westward proved to be massive for our region as …

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8 Minutes

Hated but loved every second of this one. Betterment was achieved. Suck factor was very high. 3 of our guys completed it with a weight vest. Stupid.  Glad to share my morning with these fellas.  Conditions: 60s, breezy The Thang: Mosey ’round Shank to get the blood flowing COP Hillbillies x 10 IC Catcher’s Squat …

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Knuckleheads

Should’ve kept it simple. The quest for the perfect Q continues. But, like YHC told Coon Dog, this is a good workout if you let it happen.  Nonetheless, always a good morning to #getbetter with these knuckleheads.  Surprise visit from Ranger. Made my day.  Conditions: 60 degrees, foggy  The Thang: Disclaimer, BOM Count by 3 …

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8 years

Great crowd this AM posted to get a little snotwoggled in this December heat. We totaled a little over 2 miles during bootcamp and did a few burpees and other fun exercises. YHC stole Squat Squat Jumps from Chedda. Those are fun. Hell, everything was fun today. It felt a little old school. The last …

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Stretches are good

Honored as always to lead the men of Shawshank this AM. Among the embarrassing low-hanging-fruit TWSS jokes, Brick forgetting his gloves, Duff’s continued counting issues, and that time Coon Dog made me laugh, the men of The Shank put some work in.  Oh, and the stretching. We’re getting old. We don’t stretch enough. Let’s change …

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Shawshank Enjoys Some Man Maker Mayhem by Knozit

Conditions:  Comfortable 45 Degrees and dry The Thang:  The Shawshank boys like to chat during the workout… so YHC wanted to keep the Pax quiet… but failed miserably. 1-Min Warning/Disclaimer/Prayer Mosey around parking lot to stopping along the way for mini COP’s SSH 53 IC  (YHC is 53 Years Old) Windmills 20x IC Smurf Jacks …

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Form Focused

Form was the focus of the morning. Buzzsaw would have been proud, but, alas, he wasn’t there. It wasn’t a fast-paced smokefest but it was an effective workout. The 9 men in attendance got better today.  Here’s what we did:  Conditions: High 60s, Humid The Thang: Disclaimer, BOM Mosey around toward blocks COP Hillbilly x …

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Bunch of Idiots

YHC means ‘bunch of idiots’ in the nicest way possible. Maybe. I don’t know. Could’ve been worse as one of the main ones was Qing elsewhere. Too bad Soaker wasn’t there to reign in the pax. He’s the biggest adult we have.  Nevertheless, it was a good morning. Work was done. Fellowship was had. And …

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Hug it out

Weather was #realnice for the Tuesday edition of Shawshank, however, the fields were a little damp. While the damp fields were a source of complaining for some pax, others went into Michael Scott mode. Dunphy wanted some #mantouching but, alas, there was none. It was a pretty good morning in the #gloom.  Here’s what we …

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The Merkin Man

Weather Conditions: 50° & Not Raining 5 Pax came together this morning relieved that the rain had finally cut out for a bit.  Tapering has been the “it” word for the week as teams are getting their bodies ready for the Dam to Dam Relay this coming Saturday, but YHC knew the pax of Shawshank …

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5 Years and Counting

5 years…when you say it like that, you wonder where it went, to loosely quote Morgan Freeman in Shawshank Redemption.  YHC remembers that morning, 2/9/16, like it was yesterday, because in some ways, it feels like it WAS yesterday, while in others it feels like I have known these men all my life.  The brotherhood …

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#Fiddy

  5 men dropped the #DRP and posted at Shawshank in hopes of getting a little better. YHC knew that these cats like to get after it, so the plan was to run, work, run, work, run, etc… etc… etc… Hard work put in by the Shankers today.. Conditions: Low 30’s and frosty Disclaimer and …

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Today’s Saturdayvergence workout was #ForHudson

There was a call from F3Nation to support our F3 brother Nomad who recently lost his 5 month old son Hudson. Read about it here… https://twitter.com/F3NWArkansas/status/1316027761660628996 So we completed the tribute challenge today for support of Nomad and his family.  8 PAX from several AOs were in attendance.  Weather was chilly but that quickly changed …

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