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Forest Hill Park

7 strong posted this morning for a tour of Batteau and here is how it went down. Hot Potato Q – Swirly : COP – SSH’s Helicopters , Windmills, IW’s, Merkins , LBC’s. Exercise : 20 dips 10 derkins run from the pit to the top of the hill – repeat 3 times. FacePlant : run around the lake – alternating 5 burpees – 5 WWII’s at each light post. Sippy Cup : bear crawl up steps – run flat surface – pick up boulders – back down the steps. Lunges with boulders press shoulder to shoulder – walk with…

7 gathered Hot-Potato style for a very rocky and muggy beatdown. It went something like this: Swirly leading the COP, SSH, Helicopters, DQs, IWs Merkins (20x!). Mosey over to rock pile for partner exercises, one partner with rock, the other unencombered Rd. 1. Curls with rock and run to tree and back. Rd 2. Overhead presses with rock and run to bowl and do 20x dips Rd. 3. Sit-ups presses with rock and run to bowl and 20x incline merkins Rd. 4. Curl-squats with rock and karaoke. Put rocks back. Sippy leading Take rocks out (1 for each PAX) Mosey…

As the 3 Pax assembled today we realized that we had the opportunity to really push the distance covered today, and so we gave Rosie a tour of most of the AO. COP–Sippy leading: DQs, Helicopters, Arm Circles, Hamstring scoops, Merkins Mosey to the rocks for a triple check, Plank with rock, curls, run to/from light post. Mosey to lake for double check–run the rock steps loop or dips/step ups. Faceplant leading: Tour around lake with alternating 5x burpees and 5x WWIIs at each light pole. Sippy leading: Run up the side hill/trail to the parking lot. Lunge for 20…

A band of muscle bound Musketeers formed ranks at Batteau to reign fire upon the false idol of comfort and inject raw F3 values into the veins of a new week. No man was either left behind, nor left where he was once found. The THANG: Mosey to the grassy area adjacent Stone House for COP #1, all IC: SSH, Imp.Squat Walkers, DQ’s, Cheery Pickers, Dive Bomber M’s, Heels to Heaven, No Cheat M’s, DR.W’s Mosey to Grassy Hills for COP #2: 100’s – The Q calls an exercise, 1st man to complete x100 calls out next exercise, all PAX…

Five gentlemen qualifiers posted for opening rounds of The Championships: Forest Hill Park. Brackets were drawn and opening volleys commenced. Warm-Ups: Helicopters x 10. Imperial Walkers x 10. Invisible Jump Ropes x 20. LBCs x 15. Lawn Angels x 10. First Set: Partner up. Partner Leg Throws (not tosses). YHC sees to many PAX tossing legs like a Brit. Today’s challenge was to throw the legs down hard. Ground PAX was to try and let his legs all the way down to six inches without hitting the ground. 25 x 4 sets each. Second Set (on the tennis courts): Stefan…

12 men strapped on their wet suits and posted to Batteau for some extra we Gumbo. The Summer Tour was in full effect. It went a little something like this: Mosey up the street and over to the farmer’s market area on the lookout for Sippy Cup but apparently Sippy drove to the AO and did some EC around the lake…he found us though. So did Phonics and Opus. Hold plank until everyone joins the circle and then the following exercises all IC: Alternating Shoulder TapsSSHsDQs – faster than YHC’s normal – blame it on Q’drenalineImperial WalkersTempo MerkinsFlutter Kicks -…

Eleven gentlemen travelers arrived for a Monday beat down at Batteau, including four SOJ passport stampers. 0:530 – All aboard! COP: SSHs x 10. Helicopters x 10. DQs x 10. Merkins x 20. LBCs x 10. Flutter Kicks x 10 First Stop: Batteau 11s. Both exercises on each hill side. Uphill Merkins + Downhill WWIIs (you’ll thank us later). Second Stop: Boulder / Baggage Claim. Partner up. Partner 1 holds rock plank while partner 2 runs down the left path/stairwell to the lake. Repeato. Partners walk down right path/stairwell switching overhead carries to the bottom. Partner 1 runs to the…

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…

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