Tuesday, November 20
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Browsing: Batteau

Forest Hill Park

It was cool but humid this morning as two PAX gathered for a Bateau Beatdown. Sippy leads. COP–Helicopters, Don Quixote, Imperial Walkers, In Cadence Burpees, Merkins. Grab Rocks and head to grass for some Box and Rocks.  Each kickboxing alternated on the Right and then left side, for 20 seconds each with a 10 second rest. Box Rnd1.  Jab-Jab-Cross (L and R) Rnd2.  Jab-Cross-Uppercut Rocks–Plank on rock to rest, then 8x crossover Merkins Rnd3. Jab-Cross-Hook-Hook Rnd4. Jab-Jab-Front Elbow-Back Elbow Rocks–Plank to rest then, 15x tenderizers (overhead slams) Rnd5. Jab-Jab, Rear kick Rnd 6.  Jab-Cross Burnout leaving arms up. Rocks–Plank to…

5 warriors greeted the dawn of a new day.  According to legend it went a little something like this. COP:  20 X, merkins, SSH, merkins, IW, merkins, FK, merkins Lightpost Lollygag Trifecta:  Run down the path and at each light post complete the following exercise 5 squats, 10 merkins, 15 flutter kicks.  The next 1/3 of the loop shift to 3 burpees, 5 v-ups, 10 monkey humpers.  The final 1/3 10 decline merkins, 10 lunges. Cool Water: 3 rounds of the following exercises.  10 Incline hand release merkins, 20 dips, run the stairs up to the parking lot. Mosey to…

Three stalwarts braved the elements on the first post-daylight savings Batteau.  We proceeded in hot-potato fashion. Swirly leads:   COP.  15x SSH, 10X helicopters, 10x Don Quixote, 10x Imperial walkers, 10 Roman soldiers Then to the driveway for 3 rounds of Merkins with exercises in between.   In each case do 5x merkins at every tree to the end of the driveway and back (9 trees).  Round #1.  Jog to/lunge back.  Round 2, Roman soldiers to and back. Round 3, high knees to and back.  Total 270 Merkins. Vinnie leads: Triple check for 1 round.  Tennis court tracers, LBCs, WWIIs. Head to swing…

Seven people who didn’t stay up to watch Boston win another ring posted at Batteau for our weekly edition of Handoff-o-rama. This is how we do it… Swirly Q: COP IC – SSHs / DQs / Helicopters / LBCs. Mosey to picnic tables. Incline merkins x 10 … Dips x 15 … Stepups x 20 (10 each leg). Repeato x 3. PAX planks. various formations mixed with 10 HR merkins … 10 knuckle merkins … 10 wide grip merkins. Bleeder Q: Crazy 888s. Run figure 8 loop around the driveway by the Stonehouse. Start and finish each lap at the cross-section of…

Two eager men arrived for a beat down in the dark, beautiful cold morning of Batteau. What ensued goes something like this… Mosey to the Maintenance building for a quick warmup COP: -Don Quiotes, Windmills, SSH, Flutter Kicks, American Hammers, Merkins The Thang: Flange: Mosey over the steps for 11’s.  Hand release Merkins at top of stairs, dips at the bottom with the benches provided just for us. Faceplant has an idea: Mosey down to the Lake.  Perform an exercise at each light post, completing the full loop around the Lake.  10 WWII’s at each light post, alternating a run and lunges between each…

Dix Warriors shook off the warmth of the fart sack at Batteau this morning, for the always entertaining Q lead by YHC. YHC planted the flag with Vinny and EF Hutton parked and waiting…..0530 time to mosey. Quick warm up lap down the street and through the original Forest Hill Park entrance and back to the flag for COP= x 10 Don Quixote’s, x 10 Imperial Walkers, x 10 SSH, x 10 Invisible Jump Ropes, x 10 Flutter Kicks, x 10 LBC’s. Let’s mosey, down Hill of Ill Repute, and to The Lake. Lap around The Lake=at each light pole,…

Four Batteau regulars posted for pomme frites Monday. Here is how it was prepared and served. Swirly Q: Mosey to rock quarry (bottom of maintenance hill) to collect coupons. Deliver coupons to jungle gym. COP: Helicopters IC / DQs IC / Imperial Walkers IC / Merkins IC. First set with coupons: 10 overhead presses / 10 WWII overhead presses / 10 dips / 5 pull-ups x 3. Second set: 10 curls / 10 decline merkins / 10 incline merkins / 5 chin-ups. Crossroads Q: Mosey to tennis courts for 4-corners x 3. 10 merkins / 8 burpees / 10 merkins / 6 burpees.…

Five Monday morning warriors – one covered in poison sumac – posted for the customary Batteau hot potato beatdown that went a little something like this. COP: Imperial Walkers IC x 15 / Helicopters IC x 15 / Russian Soldiers IC x 15 / Merkins IC x 10 Mosey to bottom of maintenance hill. All trees on the left perform 7 merkins. Lunges in between. Repeato back down the hill with 7 merkins and Russian Soldiers. Mosey to bottom of Love Hill. Partner up. Partner 1 runs to top of hill and back. Partner 2 crawl bears. Switch and repeat.…

A total of nine (large group for Batteau) made their way through the early morning, heavy mist to conquer another Batteau beat down.  The conditions were set up perfectly and thanks to the folks who assisted with headlamps (belt lamp for Vinny). COP – Swirly SSH X 20 DQ X 10 COPPERHEAD SQUAT X 10 LBC’S X 20 FLUTTER KICKS X 10 MERKINS X 20 (3 COUNT) Believe I’m missing one… Vinny – Mosey to bottom of hill by the pond for a “pole smoker”. Each PAX member lies down at a wooden pole evenly spaced over the length of the bridge.  The…

Six Batteau regulars met for their weekly ritual of a Hot Potato beatdown. Swirly Q: COP (IC) – SSHs x 20 / Helicopters x 10 / DQs x 10 / LBCs x 20. Mosey to top of the stairs or the bottom of boulder hill, whichever you prefer. Partner up. Partner 1 curls boulder while partner 2 runs to second light and back x 3 each. Partner 1 overhead presses while partner 2 lunges to first light and runs back x 3 each. Partner 1 boulder WWII with an airpress while partner 2 karaokes to the second light and runs back…

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