August 24, 2020

CMU Work at Old Forest

THE SCENE: 70-something, clear. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER Did it WARM-O-RAMA: SSH (IC) – 25 IW (IC) – 15 Hillbillies (IC) – 15 Daisy Pickers (IC) – 10 Arm Circles (IC) – 20 THA-THANG: Partner up Round 1 Partner 1 – 10 BBSU’s Partner 2 – 6″ leg hold Flapjack back and forth until each pair reaches 100 total…

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October 22, 2019

The Blazing Saddle

THE SCENE: 47 degrees and clear with winds out of the west @ 8 mph F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER WARM-O-RAMA: SSH-10 IC, SDP-10 IC, SP-10 IC, BAC-10 IC, IW-10 IC THA-THANG: PAX lined up with CMU for Ascending curb crawl and CMU work Swing-10 Press-10 Merkins-10 BC to adjacent curb and back R&R for 10 rounds or until QIC…

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October 8, 2019

Blazing Spartan

THE SCENE: 53°. Finally fall. Grass was wet, therefore shoes got wet. And socks. The PAX were prompt. Even Meter Maid, which was odd and left me feeling a little confused. Almost as if I never really knew him at all back our days as “dem OG Levee boyz”. That was our band name. Proud Papa Willam E. Banks…

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September 10, 2019

31st BURPday

THE SCENE: The usual Memphis summer morning, nothing special except it being my birthday F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER WARM-O-RAMA: 20 SSH IC, 11 Daisy Pickers IC, 10 Arm circles forward/backwards IC, 10 Michael Phelps OYO THA-THANG: Mosey to the stables for some DORA, P1 performed exersice while P2 ran around the stable then switched for a total of 50…

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August 20, 2019

Bubba Gump Merkin Day

THE SCENE: Locked myself out of the house this morning, so I had to knock on the window by my wife’s side of the bed at 5:10, to get her to bring me my keys… Much more comfortable than it’s been the last couple weeks F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER:   Disclaimed WARM-O-RAMA: 15 penalty burpees, right at 5:30, for the…

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August 13, 2019

Catch Us If You Can

THE SCENE: 81 degrees, with infinity % humidity. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER: Done WARM-O-RAMA: Mosey to the Stables (1/4 mile) for set of 7s with pull-ups and Merkins. Mosey back to flag. THA-THANG: Catch Us If You Can (Group of 3 people) Partner 1 carries Partner 2, while Partner 3 performs exercise. Upon completing, Partner runs to catch up with…

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August 8, 2019

Diego + Last Minute Train

THE SCENE: Great to see my Berm brothers, who are doing 345, join me. Big Top, Iceman and MUDPANTS. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER WARM-O-RAMA: Disclaimed. DP x 15 IC, Arm Circles x 20 IC, Reverse x 20 IC, SSH x 30 IC THA-THANG: Diego 1-2-3 Partner up (7 PAX, so YHC chose to go solo and help partners that…

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June 18, 2019

Bear Crawl 11s at the Saddle

THE SCENE: Pleasant. Damp ground. Thick, damp air.  F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER:Expertly given. WARM-O-RAMA:SSH x25; Daisy Pickers x10; Imperial Walkers x15; Tempo Squat (Barracks style) x10; hold the last squat; Smurf Jacks x10 THA-THANG:MOSEY! The PAX hit the long road and made their way to the stables. Pair up. PAX did 25 pull-ups each, with partner assist if necessary. …

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May 16, 2019

Putting the BLAZING in Blazing Saddle

TL/DR: AFPT results posted here. THE SCENE: As this was my first time at the Blazing Saddle, I rolled in about 30 minutes early to scout out the area.  Today’s THANG was the APFT, and I was hoping to find a nice flat 1-mile stretch for a good out-and-back 2-mile run.  There was good sidewalk going westbound, but only…

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