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Tuckahoe Elementary

On a beautiful Veterans Day morning, 12 freezing weather loving PAX and I made the sacred pilgrimage from Hoedown headquarters at Tuckahoe Elementary to Kanawha Recreation Association (KRA). Warm up (in front of three spectators): 15 Side straddle hops, 10 helicopters (in honor of the Jets score against the mighty Buffalo Bills, one better than the Richmond Spiders), 10 Don Quixotes and 10 front and back arm circles First exercise:  For Veterans Day we did army crawls from the end of the school grounds to the flag pole and back.  I think I was one the last ones to finish…

A lucky 7 were undeterred by cooler weather and full on rain for this morning’s installment of Hoedown. The Thang Circle up in the parking lot starting with 25 Merkins. COP Don Quixote Helicopters Arm Circles Russian Soldiers Mosey down Lindsay Drive for Lindsays.  Exercises are Merkins and Scissor Kicks.  Lunge walk between driveways to mark the transition zones. Find a space on the asphalt hill for 25 Derkins. Back to the playground for some leg lifts off of the monkey bars.  20 or so. Over the the asphalt sea for 4 Corners Corner 1 – 10 Mountain Climbers Corner…

A lucky 13 pugilists came forth on the day before the penultimate day of October to celebrate the start of the week and the 31st Anniversary of Thomas Hearns winning his fourth boxing title.  The glow-light runners on Forest tell the tale this way: COP: Mosey to Church parking lot.  IW’s x 15, IJR x20, Hillbillies x10, SSHs x20, DQs, LBCs x25, Rosalitas, and HRMs x10 Mosey to the Teacher’s Parking Lot: Partner up. Round 1: Wheelbarrow across parking lot.  Partner 1 does 10 shoulder presses.  Swap spots, wheelbarrow back. Round 2: x15 Round 3: Q senses brewing revolution…Semi-audible… Mosey…

…two questions that YHC was asking himself during COP one year ago during his first F3 post.  YHC was thinking to himself during COP that if he could be in half the shape that Saab was after a few F3 workouts, then things would be ok.  After Slurpee and Keymaster made YHC run one mile from his house to the AO, YHC was already out of breath before the words “let’s mosey” were uttered by Saab.  Damn, YHC thought, I have already run/walked a mile (mostly uphill), I don’t think I can finish this workout! In our normal and ordinary…

9 strong PAX gathered at Hoedown for a perfect 60 degree morning workout.   A Conspiracy sighting was confirmed at 5:26a.  Mr. Holland arrived way early at 5:28a.  Warmup at the Tuckahoe ES flagpole with 25 SSH, 15 IW, 15 HC, 15 Merkins, 15 LBC & 20 plank to Merkin.  Mosey along Forest Ave towards the corner and happen upon a stack of bricks on Silverspring Dr. – line up for American Hammer time, passing the bricks down the PAX line and back. Continued on to the corner office building on Ridge Road for a little 4 corner work.  Cumulative…

12 mighty athletic specimens showed up on Columbus Day to honor the great explorer of the Bahamas.  For 10/8 the weather seemed a tad humid but that just means more sweat coming out.  The workout went like this: Warm up – 16 Don Quixotes – in honor of Denver’s points scored against the surprising Jets JETS JETS JETS!; 15 Helicopters, 20 Freddie Mercurys, 25 side straddle hops and 10 Merkins Headed over to Lindsay Court to which Upchuck scared me with a comment that the neighbors did not want us to use that street anymore (I scare easy).  Anyway, in…

A dirty dozen left the fartsack to embrace an anniversary beat down on this fine October morning. COP – Mosey to the front of the school Arm Circles Don Quixote Hillbillies DRMs Crab Cakes First order of business – 11s! Box jumps on the front steps Abyss Merkins on the bike rack Drop down to the visitor parking lot for the following: 20 right oblique crunches 20 PLTs 20 left oblique crunches 20 PLTs Back to the field of darkness, lining up along the long side of the field. Anhinga half way (army crawl with burpee popup every 10 paces)…

8 middle aged dudes who like to think of themselves as warriors shook off the pull of the fartsack to post for a celebration of several things.  The air was full of mist and the air was cool…..perfect conditions for a Fudd beatdown.  Here’s how it went down, more or less: COP SSH x 41 Helicopters x 10 Don Quixote x 10 Merican x 15 Crunchy Frogs x 10 LBC x 20 Arm Circles x 30 (15 forward, 15 backward) 31 burpees OYO 10 count from Splinter and then mosey to the visitor’s parking lot for curb crawls, south…

15 warriors resisted the fart sack  this morning and posted for a great start to the week.  Here’s how it went down: 9 Burpees = represents the number of points the Skins scored yesterday while being defeated. COP: Side Straddle Hop Copperhead Squats Merkins LBC’s Flutter Kicks Thang: Quick lap around the neighborhood and back to the parking lot hill (going up to the blacktop).  Taking a page out of EF Hutton’s playbook we did the following: Partner up:  Partner 1 does Bernie Sanders (Run backwards up, and run forward back down) 3 times while P2 performs Merkins and Burpees.  Then…

Fifteen faithful found their way in the dark to Hoedown to find things back to the normal school routine: Cop – SSH, Don Qs, Scorpion kicks, Merkins, Flutterkicks, Hillbillies. Redskins tribute: 24 Burpees for 24 pts in their win yesterday. Mosey to Blacktop for 4 Corners: 10 V-Ups, 20, Hand Release Merkins, 30 Jump Squats, 40 WWII Situps. Partner up- Wheelbarrow width of blacktop, each man twice. Head to field- 2 sets of sprints up n back. Then 3 sets of PLTs. Partners head to wall. 3 rounds of altnerating Donkey Kicks while other runs field, 5 pull ups and…

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