Cockroach Resurrection

I wore my reflective vest as I predicted that I would have to play "traffic cop" getting everyone to park on the perimeter of the OPES staff parking Lot - I wanted the center of the Lot cleared of all obstacles.  Rosebud was first to enter and it took some heavy encouraging to get him [...]

Starry Night

14 strong at Ironman this AM.  Nothing like starting off the day with some weights, camaraderie, and tunes under the stars.  Here's how it went down The Thang Disclaimer COP SSH x 25 Tempo squats x 25 Tempo merkins x 15 (Jeff) Imperial Walkers x 20 Freddie Mercury x 25 Partner up and start at [...]

Arm Circles from Hell

I wanted to do my first Renegade workout without the long distance early morning running (which I hate), do it more intense than a hard run, and that meant intervals of box jumps and shoulder walking (the dreaded Walkdown Merkin and Bear Crawls). And I wanted to show that Arm Circles aren’t just for Warmups anymore…

Team weight

Ten pax met in the gloom for a little weighted beatdown led by YHC.  Longtime Kotter Sausage Guy and short time Kotter Fidget Spinner made triumphant returns, and Siri shifted his weekly Tuesday morning call to make it to Ironman for the first time. After Dodgeball’s beat down yesterday, I was inspired to build more [...]