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Forest Hill Park

Six of Batteau’s Finest posted, Swirly among them. F3 RVA Feng Shui is right again. Let’s see how we decorated: Swirly Q: Mosey to the kitchen. SSHs / DQs / Helicopters / Imperial Walkers / Merkins / LBCs Faceplant Q: Mosey to Living Room. 25 couch dips in cadence. Mosey down to the basement. Partner up. Dora Dora Dora. Merkins / LBCs / Squats while partner runs up to the front parlor and back. Vinny Q: Mosey up the back deck steps to the rock garden. Same partners grab a rock and partner carry to the back yard. Touch a…

Three Amigos posted for morning coffee at Batteau. Here’s what we ordered. Mosey through the lion cage and up the hill to the bottom of the farmers market parking lot. COP: Helicopters x 10. Imperial Walkers x 10. Hill Billies x 10. SSHs x 10. Flash Dance’s Coffee House Pop Up Shop: A Twin Team favorite sprinkled in to a Batteau beatdown. PAX choose between Crab Walk and Bear Crawl to descend to the bottom of the hill – stop at the shelter by the small lake / large pond when finished. When switching from Crab Walk to Bear Crawl,…

First to arrive at Batteau with Swirly jogging in and the Flag was planted. YHC forgot his watch so Shakedown alerted the Gloom, 0530. No Sippy Cup in site….time to mosey. Down the street to Forest Hill, along the sidewalk and almost able to place an order for coffee. COP-x 25 SSH, x 25 Imperial Walkers, x 10 Don Quixote’s, x 25 Freddie Mercuries, x 25 Flutter Kicks, x 25 Plank Jacks. Mosey back up the sidewalk to middle part of Forest Hill Park. 11’s- Squats on side, run down hill and up hill to the other side, Merkins. Only…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mLdaj8n_zto Six Park Rangers scouted the grounds at Forest Hill Park this morning, and thank goodness they did. Give a hoot, don’t pollute. Oh, wait… Bleeder Q: Mosey to meet Sippy Cup in front of the FHP entrance. Circle up. SSHs x 15. Merkins x 10. LBCs x 20. No more grass. Mosey to the FHP 42nd street entrance. Dips x 10 / run to 2nd lamp and back. Dips x 20 / run to 2nd lamp and back x 2. Dips x 30 / run to 2nd lamp and back x 3. Vinny Q: Mosey down to last chimney…

5 PAX, 3 regulars and two out of town guests, gathered right after the freak rainstorm for a little Hot Potato Q. Swirly led first and took us through the COP. 10x Helicopters, 10x DQ, 20x LBCs, 10x Flutter kicks, 10x Merkins, 20x SSH. Then he took us down to the bowl for 3 rounds of: 20 dips, 10 Derkins and running up the hil and back. He then took us to the tennis court baseline: Lunge across, 10x donkey kicks on the fence Lunge back. Repeat with Russian Soliders, and Bear Crawls. Finally we headed to picnic tables for…

Two usual and two unusual suspects ventured out to Batteau after an evening of storms, some with, some without power. THANG (as best YHC remembers) SWIRLY Q Mosey to the Tennis Court COP – IWs, Helicopters, DQs, SSHs, Merkins, Flutter Kicks, LBCs Mosey to Playground 5 x Chin-ups, 7 x CMMs, 10 x Dips, 15 x Incline Merkins – 3 rounds Mosey back to Tree Line along Path 5 x Exercise at Each Tree – Merkins, Jump Squats, Diamond Merks, Lt. Dans, Wide Merks, V-Ups, Burpees, Others SIPPY Q Mosey Past Service Shed Down the Stairs to the Pond –…

10 Studs were up and eager for a beautiful Spring Morning Beat Down at Batteau!  Here’s how it all went down: COP: DQ’s, Hillbillies, Russian Soldiers, Hand Release Merkins, Elbow Plank, American Hammers, Freddy Mercury’s Stay in circle for a warm up:  15 each of 2 count Mountain Climbers, single count Merkins, Copper Head Squats, Burpees.  Mosey to the Tennis Courts and lineup on the sideline: 4 minutes of cardio, with partner.  One partner is performing SSH’s while the other is sprinting to the other end of the court and back and then switch.  Routing continues till 4 minutes is…

Seven suspects came out on April Fools day to see if it indeed might be an All Burpee-Beast. Turns out only Toga would do that to the PAX but we did do our share of Burpees. COP – Invisible Jump Rope, Don Qs, Russian Soldiers, Merkins, Freddy Mercurys. Head over to bowl field for the Beast: Round 1 Burpees, R2 Merkins, R3 WWIIs, R4 JumpSquats, R5 LBCs, Round 6 Burpees Again. Then head over to playground to introduce Batteau pax to: Chazz Michael Michaels: 3 Rounds of 8. Then 3 sets of 25 Boxing Dying Roaches. Then set of Pickle…

7 Veterans and 1 FNG descended upon the hills of Forrest Hill Park to celebrate Virginia Tech’s glorious victory and berth in the Sweet 16. Here is how it went down, more or less. Mosey about 10 steps to warmup and pick up stragglers. All IC: SSH x 16, Helicopters x 16, Don Quixote x 16, LBC x 16, Merkins x 15 (yes Q screwed that count up) Mosey through the pit and down the Hill of Ill Repute only to discover all the lights around the pond were off. Well, we need to get back up the hill so…

Seven leprechauns came for all the green Batteau had to offer. Here’s what we found at the end of the rainbow: Vinny Q: SSHs x 20. Imperial Walkers x 15. Russian Soliders x 15. LBCs x 15. Merkins x 10. Stay on the tennis courts for Crab Walk 11s. One exercised per side. Doubles line to doubles line. LBCs and Squats. ABBA Q: Mosey to playground. Partner up for 5 by 5s. 5 Pull-ups timed the dips. 5 rounds each. Mosey to the grassy knoll for more 5 by 5 fun. 5 Flutter Kicks at the bottom and 5 Merkins…

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