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 [...]

It’s All in Your Head

On a breezy cool morning at Ironman, 11 of SSI's finest got after it and made their daily downpainment The Thang Disclaimer COP SSH x 49 (crowd pleaser) Merkins x 15 Mountain climbers x 15 (Jeff) Imperial Walkers x 15 Sumo squats x 15 Lunge w/weights to first column and double time back Bear crawl [...]

Happy Birthday F3 SSI

Happy Birthday F3 SSI and Happy Mardi Gras to those of you scoring at home. **Les Bone Temps Rouler** It was a brisk 47 out but despite the fact there was rain all around us, there was none at SSCC - coincidence?? 14 HIM came out to gulp down the DRP, so we got after [...]

Tortoise and the Hare B.O.M.B.S., Take 4

It was a balmy 56 degrees this morning with 12 PAX choosing the DRP.  Our Q was in a hurry to get started so we started with a brisk mosey lap and jumped right into it: The Thang: Partner B.O.M.B.S. YHC tried, once again, to get the Tortoise and the Hare B.O.M.B.S. formula down.  The [...]

5, 6, 7, 8….for AMRAP

With BM passing the Q baton to me for Jailbreak, I laid out my clothes on Sunday night in anticipation of my first Q in over a month.  Monday morning brought a cooler than expected 48 degrees outside, so a last minute sweatshirt was thought to be necessary.  We warmed up pretty quickly though….. 5 [...]

Leave no man Behind

When I arrived I found Snowball and Seuss already warming up. They thought I was late, and I thought they were just keeping warm! However, turns out they were early as they forgot that El Nantan had changed the time to 5:30. We warmed up with some side straddle hops, and little baby arm circles [...]

Pink Kettlebell Power

14 was the count (including 2 FNGs) for YHC's virgin Ironman Q. It featured a pink kettlebell The Thang: Disclaimer COP: SSH x 25 Merkins x 15 Flutter kicks x 20 Jeff Imperial walkers x 15 Kettlebells - AMRAP tabata (one minute work, 30 seconds rest and rotate) Swings High pull Overhead press Lap - [...]