October 21, 2020

2020 Passport Complete

THE SCENE: 60ish degrees and clear; Gloom perfection.  Arrived a few minutes early to set out some cones in the parking lot, assuming that the football field would be locked up as usual.  When I got to the Shovel Flag, a pre-running Halpert informed me that the gates were wide open.  I interpreted this as Houston HS’s invitation for…

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October 19, 2020

Dirty Little Rabbit

THE SCENE: It was all a blur….there was some guys in the distance when I pulled in doing SSH….more on that later.  The weather did seem pleasant from what I recall. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER That was administered….although I can not confirm that for sure. WARM-O-RAMA: Men’s Health Merkins (maybe) 25 SSH IC (perhaps) 20 Cherry Pickers IC (100%)…

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October 9, 2020

Parking Violations and Moving Violations Were Abundant at Six Wicket

THE SCENE: Six Wicket; 64, overcast and rather balmy F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER: It happened WARM-O-RAMA: SSH x 20 IC SSH x 20 IC…HOWEVER…1-5 IC then 6-20 IC Radio Silent=FAIL=PENALTY BURPEES x 10 OYO 2nd Attempt to avoid penalty burpees=SUCCESS!!! THA-THANG: Short mosey to nearby, lower-lot parking spots 13 parking spots had a unique exercise written in chalk to…

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October 5, 2020

Beat the Nantans

THE SCENE: Cool, but not cold. A perfect fall morning. We had 2 nantans, but not 3. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER WARM-O-RAMA: Our missing nantan was slated to lead warm-o-rama, so we had a stand-in. I didn’t expect the first competition to be showing up to the workout on time, but I suppose it was and team nantan lost…

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October 5, 2020

Hard looks + straight talk

THE SCENE: Glorious day to excel WARM-O-RAMA: SSH Tempo Squat THA-THANG: Run to Shady Grove left on river view left on river trail rd left on river tide dr left on river fall dr right on oak river rd left on massey left on kirby Lake lap. Split into two squads. “It’s not a race, but there is a…

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September 22, 2020

K.I.S.S. Principle

THE SCENE: The Lair; 64 and ideal F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER: *Done WARM-O-RAMA: SSH x 20 IC SSH x 20 IC…1-10 out loud then 11-20 Radio Silent THA-THANG: Follow me to the nearby parking lot AMRAP Stations: some had weight (ruck sacks) to use if feeling bad Exercises stations included: RIP (Run In Place), Mtn Climbers, WWI Sit-ups, Killer…

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September 20, 2020

PACER Car

THE SCENE: Low 60s. Sparky pre-ran 6 miles of trails and then pooped in the bushes by Start X and had to wipe with a beach towel. Speaker pre-ran 7 miles from his house and then helped me measure out exactly 20 meters (65′ 7.4″) in the parking lot for our workout. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER: PAX were welcomed and…

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September 7, 2020

Chuck Norris Physical Fitness Test

THE SCENE: 65 and bad ass humidity F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER: Disclaimed WARM-O-RAMA: SSH x 20 IC IMPERIAL WALKERS x 20 IC HILL BILLIES x 20 IC >FOLLOW ME: Mosey .5 mile THA-THANG: AMRAP STATIONS OF PAIN *inspired by Chuck Norris PAX picked their station to start YHC set timer for 1:00 AMRAP then rotate counter-clockwise until complete the…

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September 7, 2020

The O-Positive Factor

THE SCENE: 68 degrees, Partly Cloudy, Winds light and variable. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER: Disclaimed WARM-O-RAMA: 30 SSH, 10 Daisy Pickers, 10 Windmills. THA-THANG: Conduct running operations. Ran from STARTEX, northeast to the bridge towards Shelby farms. Partnered up. Partner one sprints length of bridge completes 50 BBSU, and sprints back. Partner 2 squats. Switch upon partner ones arrival….

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