February 17, 2021

8 minutes and 15 seconds of wall-sits

THE SCENE: 4 degrees F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER given WARM-O-RAMA: Motivator IC – countdown from 6 Daisy Pickers IC x 10 Forward Arm Circles IC x 10 Backward Arm Circles IC x 10 Overhead Clap IC x 10 THA-THANG: Pulled CMUs out of my van. 1 CMU per PAX. We did a series of exercises in the parking lot…

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February 12, 2021

TuPax at the Sandlot

THE SCENE: 26 Degrees, icy patches on the road surfaces, shovel flag was waving in the wind, but Ricky Bobby was nowhere to be found. 5:30 and no other Pax were showing. Then in the distance a shadow. A shadow of a dog. Then RB emerged from the baseball fields. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER Quickly stated, as the wind…

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February 9, 2021

Scout’s Run / The Gambler

The Scene: sweet spot…brisk 40 degrees. My favorite conditions. Welcome & disclaimer Warm-o-rama SSH x30 Daisy Pickers x10 Imperial Walkers x10 Hillbillies x10 Polka Stretch x10 Arm Circles x20 Stretch before we leave the parking lot area. The thang Scout’s Run (Pax in front sprints 15-20 yards and then goes to back of the line) to the parking lot…

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February 5, 2021

Rucks, Ramps, and a Ring of Fire

THE SCENE: I was delayed by a train by 1 minute and by the time I arrived, there were several cars, but no PAX. Barnum emerged from the shadows with his weight vest. Boy, I thought the PAX had taken off without me pretty quick. RUDE. So, we decided to mozy to the ramp and carry on. Soon enough…

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February 2, 2021

Drag,Throw,Lift, Shove

THE SCENE: Cold and Dark. General February Weather.  The wind was the worst of it. 27 degree windchill.  Could be worse, I guess. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER High Knees during the welcome and disclaimer! WARM-O-RAMA: Countdown instead of Count Up: 20 SSH IC.  PAX were to count down from 20 instead of up from 1. 15 Deep Squats IC….

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January 26, 2021

Back in the Sandlot Again

THE SCENE: A little foggy, wet pavement, hint of an onion, but a perfect 43 degrees. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER: Yes WARM-O-RAMA: 20 -Arm Circles IC (10 forward, 10 reverse), 10 – Daisy Pickers, 10 Hill Billies, and then some CHUMBAWUMBA (SSH’s during the verses and Burpees during the chorus… a Cheesesteak special). THA-THANG: Touring around the Sandlot and stopping at…

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January 12, 2021

Good Posture

THE SCENE: I passed no less than 4 electronic signs on my trip westbound reminding me that the temperature outside was 25 degrees. I arrived extra early to scope out the Memphis Skate Park. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER: Done quickly. WARM-O-RAMA: x3 15x Slow Imperial Walker IC THA-THANG: Mosey (0.4mi) to skate park…

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January 5, 2021

Back to School

THE SCENE: Crisp. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER: Issued. WARM-O-RAMA: Imperial Walkers (IC) Daisy Pickers (IC) nice and slow Michael Phelps (IC) High Knees (down and back) Butt-Kickers (down and back) Skips (down and back) Inch Worms: from standing position (1.) with feet in place, place hands on ground and crawl hands out to merkin position (2.) perform merkin (3.)…

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December 29, 2020

With a little help from my friends

THE SCENE: Chilly, breezy and dark… but by the time we were done, it was chilly, breezy and getting a little lighter- In the middle of things, though, no one was particularly cold! F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER I had to drive quickly back to my home and gather up the coffee I made, jugged, and then left sitting on…

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December 22, 2020

Running Around The Sandlot

THE SCENE: 37 degrees, clear and the soft afterglow of the Christmas Star (if you have eyes to see it!) F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER WARM-O-RAMA: SSH x 20 Windmill x 10 Daisy Picker x 10 Arm Circles x 20 THA-THANG: Mosey around one of the ball fields (.4 miles) counting utility poles along the way. There are 10. This…

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