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 [...]

New Kids on the Block

16 of the best and brightest, including FIVE FNGs, strapped on their big boy pants and emerged from the pre-dawn mist for this week's Ironman The Thang: COP: SSH x 20 Peter Parkers x 15 Parker Peters x 15 Jeff Imperial Walkers x 15 Tempo squats x 10 Tempo merkins x 10 Dolly x 15 [...]

Trip down memory lane

The PAX could thank Loveseat for brining up a past beatdown I Q'd.  Well, I tend to do the same type beatdowns because I'm a firm believer of K.I.S.S.  (Keep it simple stupid) and I was a card carrying member of the KISS Army in my formative years. COP: consisted of some Side Straddle Hops, [...]

Tortoise and Hare

Fantastic showing on Saturday morning  - 15 of us absolutely got after it (although I missed someone when tagging names).  I had originally planned for much of the workout to be done on the beach, but I unfortunately read the tide chart backwards, so instead of absolute low tide it was absolute high tide.  But [...]

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 - [...]

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 [...]