Sandbagging It

This morning we welcomed a FNG and two PAX from Macon and Sandy Springs for a resistance based beatdown centered around the flagpole. Warmup- 15 SSH, Don Quixote, weed pickers, Imperial (Jeff) Walkers, Hillbillies (aka Heehaws) The Thang- Partner work with sandbags tethered together in a circle. One partner worked sandbag while the other did [...]

Happy Planksgiving

The sand gnats were out in full force, welcoming us to the beatdown this morning. Here's what we put in: Warmup SSH, weed pickers, LBACs The Thang Series of resistance exercises followed by 20-4x10-2 Merkin Climbers, air squats and lunges, sand bag slides, more resistance work and an work, 10-2x5-1 MerkinJacks, Justice League Cool down [...]

Dingleberries

din·gle·ber·ry [ˈdiNGəlˌberē] NOUN dingleberries (plural noun) US informal 1). a foolish or inept person. vulgar slang 2). a particle of fecal matter attached to the anal hair of an animal. In an attempt to get banned from backblasts by the nantan, I decided to go a little NSFW after my morning Q. That said, if [...]

1,000 Points of Light

7 total PAX braved 36 degree temps to get the blood flowing.  In a nutshell, here's what we did: Warm-up: Leg lifts and squat hold. 41 SSH-in remembrance of George H.W. Bush, 15 Don Quixote, 15 Weedpicker Mosey long way around parking lot back to cones. The Thang: Inchworm, bear crawl, side crawl, bunny hop along [...]

Good News, Bad News

Temperature: 82°, feels like 89°, humidity 90%, barometer 1021-1023, clear skies. Today's workout was titled "Good News, Bad News" because sometimes it seems like every time something seems like a good thing, there's a catch. First exercise: Good news: we were only going to do 10 burpees, the bad news: they were 1-10 contra burpees [...]