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If Chewbacca lives on Endor, you must acquit


Five of the faithful posted at #CircusMaximus in the muggy heat for a kettlebell beatdown. Johnsonville planted a SF and took Q. This is what went down, more or less:

21x SSH, 10x burpees OYO, 10x sm. front arm circles, 10x large front arm circles, 12x scap merkins, 10x sm. reverse arm circles, 10x large reverse arm circles

mosey to back corner of parking lot
10 sets of KB cleans and presses — EMOM, alternating arms

mosey along back of parking lot to the other side
20x kb swings
12x figure 8 twists OYO

mosey near SF
elevens lunging between curb cuts starting with 1x goblet squat and 10x merkin rows and finishing with 10x goblet squats and 1x merkin row

mosey to concrete pad by bus loop
21x LBCs, 10x kb get-ups (i.e., sit up with single arm kb press overhead), 10x kb get-ups (other arm), 21x standing mountain climbers (tapping kettlebells soccer style).

Elizabeth Warren run around bus loop
21x flutter kicks

COT by Attila


This workout was inspired by an earlier one by HoneyDo that featured difficult KB walking lunges. The KB lunges here were not as lengthy, but we did more of them and surrounded them with goblet squats and the killer that is merkin rows. That sequence was hard for YHC to put it mildly. No one can accuse YHC of favoring exercises that I am good at.

YHC was impressed by all, but particularly by Toga’s efforts with the bigger kb on the cleans and presses. We are all going to feel that one for a few days.

In the aftermath of someone’s silent flatulence, Earthworm counseled the suspect, HoneyDo, that he should probably take an Alford plea. Toga recommended instead that he use the Chubacca defense. Some debate ensued within the COP. YHC does not know which is the better strategy, but is glad to be surrounded by truly deep thinkers.

Announcement: Convergence at 0700 on August 6 followed by Coffeeteria and Growschool. Many will be out of town, so try very hard to attend. 2nd F TBD Friday night before the convergence.

Prayers to Toga’s dad for a speedy recovery.

“Love is patient, love is kind, it is not envious. Love does not brag, it is not puffed up. It is not rude, it is not self-serving, it is not easily angered or resentful. It is not glad about injustice, but rejoices in the truth. It bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.” 1 Corinthians 13:4-7

Rejoice in truth, Jville


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  1. The 11s were rough. Another round of that could have resulted in a merlot splashing. There was absolutely zero discussion during that little episode. Well done!

  2. Honey Do RVA on

    Those 11s were rough Jville. And yes the lack of running with the KBs at CM lends itself to a more dignified class of mumblechatter. Glad to make it back to CM, forgot how tough these are!