F3RVA
Always 70 and Sunny
F3RVA
Always 70 and Sunny

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A lucky seven met on a frigid first day of spring to become better men, kettlebell style. Here is what happened. Thang Mosey to far end of parking lot with mix of regular run and karaokes. COP Neck circles, arm circles, hip circles (On back) belly breathing, hold 6″, flutter kicks (IC X 20) T-Merkins (IC X 10ish) Dirty Dogs (IC X 5) Mosey to front of school for triple-check: Wall squatsBox jump squatsLunge across parking lot Kettlebell Circuit 1st Circuit (7 minutes) Double-lunge (X 5 each side)Squat & Press (X 5 each side)Snatch (X 5 each side) One minute…

6 donkeys cruised into the elementary school parking lot at 5:28 am for a sunny and 70 meeting of the minds that went something like this… Mosey around the parking lot twice – once running forwards, once running backwards. COP All IC – 1 SSH, arm circles, 10 helicopters, 10 don quixotes, 10 copperhead squats. Mosey to the wall Donkey Bells 10 donkey kicks, lunge to the middle of the parking lot, followed by an exercise, side lunge back to the wall. Repeat 4 times with the following exercises: 10 halos each way, 20 kettle bell swings, 20 sit-up presses,…

7 lucky gentlemen showed up for a 70 degree sunny manndate beatdown. The COP went like this Smurf JacksTempo MerkinsAlternating Shoulder TapsSomething else I can’t rememberTravoltas AC/DC song — during the chorus, do renegade rows — verses do KB swings, deadlifts, and around the worldsTHE BEAST 1) bob and weave2) halos3) squat curl press4) standing kb crunches5) kb jump squats6) regular burpees NMS — Happy Anniversary to me! YHC and his M have been hitched for 20 years and dated for three years prior to the hitching part. How can two people stay together so long? We have gone through…

11 men, including a man-like 2.0, showed up to pick a workout from the Mudface Menu. Here’s what happened… COP SSH x 10, Merkins x 10, Arm circles 10 and 5, reverso. Mosey back to bus loop, time for AMRAP fun. 10 minutes of: snatch, 5 each arm, one leg dead lift, 5 each leg, sit up touch KB to toes x 5, jump squats with KB x 5. Count up how many sets of this you did, subtract that from 20, perform that number of Turkish get ups. Graduation walk for Mudface, Chewy, Bulkhead and No Idea, waiter carry…

4 men awoke to a winter wonderland and decided it was a good morning to hoist some iron. In between freezing we did this: COP- SSH, LBC’s, Hand release merkins, arm circles, SSH again, Don Quixotes Mosey to bus loop, time for Dora 1-2-3. 2 teams of 2, 1 partner farmer carry around the loop, the other works on 100 halos, 200 good mornings, 300 lawnmowers. Stretch for the last 5-10 minutes. COT, numberama, namerama, YHC took us out. NMS There are several new PAX at MANNdate these days, so YHC thought it would be helpful to have a day…

13 kettle bell fighters took over the MANNDate parking lot and engaged in a battle that went something like this… Mosey around the parking and then circle up for the COP all IC- 30 SSHs, 10 copperhead squats, 30 LBCs, 10 don quixotes, arm circles Swing & Squat Ladder Circle up. 10 two-hand kettlebell swings / 10 goblet squats, 10 swings / 9 goblet squats… ladder down until you perform 10 swings / 1 goblet squat Sit-Up and Go Pair up. One partner does sit-up presses while the other walks around the bus loop with kettlebell raised high. Continue until…

7 MANNdaters showed up this morning for YHC’s first Q. YHC was very surprised it was 50 degrees this morning. Is spring here already? COP Lap around the parking lot SSH x 20 (4 count) Invisible jump ropes x 20 (4 count) Imperial Walkers x 10 (4 count) Don Quixotes x 10 (4 count) Arm Circles – Small x 10, Big x 5 (4 count) Mountain climbers x 10 (4 count) Merkins x 10 (4 count) LBCs x 15 (4 count) THANG Set 1 Goblet Squats x 10 Around the world x 10 each side Squat jumps x 10 Standing…

Five men scrambled out of their fartsacks and MANNed up for a KB workout.   It was a brisk 25 degrees in 70 and sunny RVA!  Almost 6 men, as Rounder’s Corporal Punishment (55 lb. KB) weighs more than either of YHC’s 2.0’s. COP- SSH, arm circles, mountain climbers, merkins, helicopters, LBC’s Time to count: starting with 5, then 10, then 15, back to 10 and then 5 again, each of the following exercises–Standing crunch, halos, modified windmill, and tricep press. Triple check, modified to 1 person runs, while the rest of PAX splits demon crushers and renegade rows twisting into…

8 men braved the not quite as cold pre-dawn to swing around some iron and shape up their spleens.  This is what happened. COP  SSH    merkins    arm circles      maybe something else?? Mosey to bus loop, time for fun!  AMRAP (As many rounds as possible, DaVille version), for 10 minutes, rotate between single leg deadlift snatch, sit-up straight arm toe taps, and some squat variance, 5 reps of each per round.  One minute break (to run the loop), second 10 minute AMRAP, halos both ways, sling shots both ways, lunges, again 5 reps of each per round. …

8 hardy souls, including  a couple of 2.0’s, braved freezing temps to let iron sharpen iron. COP, long form: SSH  Merkins   Smurf jacks  arm circles   helicopters   LBC’s  split jacks   Don Quixotes   Imperial walkers   mountain climbers   Freddie Mercurys Mosey back to your bell for Triple, no wait, math doesn’t work, quadruple check!  2 groups of 4, 1 partner runs the bus loop, the other three split halos, lawnmowers and goblet squats, lots of fun! Time for: don’t drop the soap!  Hold KB at arm’s length for as long as you can, when you give up, drop it and lunge to second…

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