Saturday, January 28
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River Road & Ridge

A chatty ocho, many sportin’ new First Watch shirts, came out for this week’s edition of First Watch. According to the Liger in the trees, the following may have happened. Grab a block and off to triangle park. COP and assorted exercises while Handshake warmed up his wit and sarcasm at a certain Pax member. Find a partner for Doras – 100 behind the head tricep extensions while the timer does 10 4-count American Hammers; 200 curls with the timer doing 20 v-ups, and 300 bench press with the time doing 30 2-count flutter kicks. Three rounds of 20 PLTs…

10 early risers arrived for a resurgence of the coupons. I being a cheapskate do not have a F3 shirt and with all of this talk of a great new shirt I decided to come in with my own ensemble. I went through old shirts and found a well-worn 1997 Wayne Chrebet jersey. Oh the good ole’ days of slightly above average JETS teams. The workout went like this: COP: DQs, DMHs, Merkins, MCs, FMs and ACs. Pick up a coupon (thanks Kubota for bringing them over). Mosey to triangle park. Triple check with coupon bench presses, LBCs and run…

7 intrepid enthusiasts escaped the clutches of the fartsack to embrace the Tuckahoe cold for the early workout. Here is a brief summary of tales that were told according to the boisterous K-9 in the distant gloom. Mosey to the front of the church for introductions, disclaimers and warm ups that included DQ’s, Invisible Jump Rope, Jazzercise, Dead Man Hang, Freddies and Suzanne Summers. Continue on to the cooler side of the church. Booyah Ladder: Partner up and perform 12 booyah merkins. Upon completion, 1 partner runs to the van and returns, while the other partner performs WW2s. After reuniting,…

Thirteen early gloom knuckleheads, a third of whom gathered even earlier, convened in the church parking lot for the first First Watch of ’23. After Ronnie and Last Call traded t-shirts, we took a quick counter clockwise mosey around the parking lot before circling up for: COP SSH x20 Arm Circles x15 Helicopters x10 Copperhead Squats x5 Prisioner Squats x10 Reverse Crunches x10 Mountain Climbers x10 The Thang Extremely short mosey to South Ridge. The name of the game was left, right, or left & right. Mosey the big loop down South Ridge, up Highland, left on River back to…

Eight eager PAX posted to First Watch to find several coupons lovingly deposited by THE BEST site Q in all RVA. A few morons posted for Broga but the rest of us took off at 5:00: COP: SSH, Don Qs, Imperial Walkers, Merkins, Reverse Crunch, Scorpion kicks. THE THANG: Mosey to RRbC back lot to start with 4 Corners: 10 Merkins, 20 WWIIS, 30 CCDs, 40 Jump Squats. 2nd Round: HRMs, Monkey Humpers, Squats, & something else. Partner Up and Wheelbarrow across and back with partner. Go grab coupons and mosey to Henrico’s smallest park: Block the Plank & HRMs,…

8 HIM swallowed the red pill and posted at First Watch seeking a better version of themselves. Here’s what transpired: COP at the NE corner of the parking lot to wait for any stragglers: SSH’s, Imperial Walkers, Ukranian Soldiers, Merkins, Copperhead Squats Mosey down River to a left on Westham. Assume plank position in front of #2 Westham Parkway for 86 seconds to honor the life of Fred Dabney, known to several PAX, who passed a few days ago and who’s funeral was yesterday. Fred lived 86 years on this earth and lived them big. Mosey to the UR campus…

A hearty crew of 10 emerged from the gloom to celebrate the season of giving at First Watch. A quick reminder not to hurt ourselves, and we moseyed to the parking lot for COP – SSH, Don Quixote, Ukrainian Soldiers, LBCs, Arm Circles, and Merkins. We split into pairs for a DORA – 100 merkins, 200 reverse crunches, and 300 squats. Next, over to the church for three sets of wall sits and 20 dips. Then, off to the back of the church for 4 corners (10 burpees, 20 merkins, 30 monkey humpers, and 40 two count flutters). It was…

The Grinch appears once a year to spread holiday jeer, doling out green pills for all the PAX of Tuckahoeville. After 45 minutes the Grinch’s heart grew larger and kinder, and gifts were given to all. Here’s what transpired: Mosey to the far end of the parking lot. COP Dead Man Hang Skygrabbers Helicopters DQs Copperhead Squats Imperial Walkers SSHs Hand Release Merkins Mosey back to rear corner of parking lot grabbing blocks along the way Endless Escalator – Exercise 1, Run a Lap, Exercise 1 + 2, Run a Lap, Exercise 1+2+3, Run…..Exercise 1-10 and Run a Lap (20…

Santa Claus, with a freshly trimmed mustache (less beard), and five of his nine tiny reindeer, took the sleigh for a ride around River Road Hills. 5am and the rain hit at the same time which meant “Let’s Mosey!” Mosey to the front of the church for: COP: Dead-Man Hang (take it easy, Splinter!), Reach for the rain clouds, DQ’s, Helicopters, (Eye)ranian Soldiers, Inverted Scorpion Kicks, Suzanne Somers Left, Heels to Heaven, Suzanne Somers Right. Let’s Mosey!Stop off at Gaymont and River for: Traveling Lindsays: Carolina Dry Docks and LBC’s Stop at Gaymont and University and begin: Traveling 11’s: Merkins…

7 magnificent fellows rolled into F3RVA’s earliest AO to start the day with gusto. Temperatures remained 70 and conditions sunny. According to the bicyclist pumping through the parking lot, the following quite likely happened: 4:59 “You guys ready?” 5:00 “Let’s mosey.” COP SSHs, dead man hang, hillbillies, LBCs, hello dolly, Suzanne Summers (both ways), hand release merkins. Mosey to the handicapped parking…and then to the main parking lot for… …a Dora 100-200-300. 100 hand release merkins 200 reverse crunches 300 side-straddle hops Hook: in between each set, do 5 boo-yah merkins with your partner. Total somewhere around 200 merkins of…

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