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Huguenot High School

With the temp at 80 and humidity at 800%, eleven mighty warriors of the gloom descended on Huguenot High this morning. Here’s what went down. Mosey down the hill and to the cul-de-sac behind HHS. COP: SSH x 30 DQ x 10 Helicopters x 15 LBC x 20 Flutterkicks x 20 Merkins x 10 Lightpole Alley Ladder Round 1: At first light post, perform just two burpees. Round 2: Two burpees at pole 1, run to pole 2 and perform 4 jump squats, run back to pole 1 for two more burpees. Round 3: 2 burpees at pole 1, 4…

11 humans and one canine posted for the The Forge episode in the Week of Wojo. While crossing the Willey Bridge you could just feel the punch of the SOJ humidity hit right in the face. YHC knew the PAX would get soupy this AM. Mosey downhill to the circle, past the football stadium, stop at each parking lot light for 2 burpees. A lucky 13 = 26 burpees buy-in. COP 12 DQs15 Imperial Walkers15 Russian shoulders15 Arm Circles and reverso The Thang Mosey up to the nearest parking lot (Bus Loop according to Google Maps). Exercise 1 – Triple…

YHC arrived early only to find the Forge AO already teaming with Summer Tourists and FNG’s. All together 18 veterans and 3 FNG’s paid homage to another glorious sunrise in the best way we know how… The THANG: Mosey down to 2nd parking lot for COP #1: SSH x20 ICDQ x10 ICBody Builders (8ct Burpee) x10 ICNo Cheat Merkins x10 ICDR W x10 IC Mosey down to Handicap Rails for COP #2: Partner up, each complete x10 IC of each of the following:Copperhead Squat / DipsCopperhead Curl / JerkinsCopperhead Kneeling ShoulderPress / Cliffhanger Merkins Mosey to Grassy Knolls for COP…

A luck 13 posted to The Forge for a Thursday morning bowl of Gumbo…it was served steaming hot like this: Long mosey down the hill to the end of the road circle for COP, including the following (all IC): DQsHelicoptersSSHsMerkinsLBCsFreddie Mercuries THE THANG: Lighpole Alley – To borrow from the other Thursday AO south of the river, the PAX formed up at the first lightpole on the road back to the top of the hill and YHC explained that this lightpole alley consisted of 7 lightpoles finishing over at the curve in the road (and base of the mountain). Rounds…

With the storm clouds parting and standing water up to our eyeballs, nine hardened men of Faith gathered to reap Fellowship from whatever Fitness DTH had in store… The THANG: Warmerama: KNOLLERCOASTER (x3 Knolls) – Everest on the way up (Alternating Lunge & Squat), Seal Crawl Across the top (sucked something fierce, so audibled to bear crawl after the first knoll), run to bottom, Complete x10 WWII’sFlutter Kicks for the Six Mosey to Amphitheater for IC-COP: SSH x20DQ’s x10Imperial Squat Walkers x10Cherry Pickers x10Freddie M’s x20Big O’s x10 (each direction)Incline Merkins x10Decline Merkins x5 Mosey to Soccer Field: Crab VS…

10 Strong arrived for a high humidity beat down at the Forge!  YHC arrived on his old Rock Hopper (trail bike) expecting to see some tourists, but none were to be had.  5:30 we were off to the bottom of the hill to the Culdesac.  POC: Arm Circles (just for Roper), DQ’s, Hillbillies, Russian Soldiers, Copper Head Squats, American Hammers, Freddie Mercury’s, Hand Release Merkins, 10 to 15 reps each.    Stay in circle for a quick warm – 15 each of 2 count Mountain Climbing Merkins, Jump Squats, Burpees.  Single file line for an Indian run from the Culdesac to top of…

A dozen of Richmond’s finest lumberjacks assembled at The Forge for an inaugural DTH caberama. With a 70 degree sunrise making mumblechatter merry, the PAX partnered up, collected their cabers from YHC’s truck, and at 05:30 on 05/30 a team of steely-eyed men was seen carrying heavy logs into the distance… The THANG: Mosey to COP #1: Partners shoulder carry cabers down to the culdesac, stopping at each light post for x3 overhead pressCircle up for SSH x20 ICIncline Merkins on cabers, x10 ICDQ’s x10 ICDerkins with feet on cabers, x20 ICLBC’s x20 ICRapid Alternating Feet on Cabers x20 IC…

God presented this beautiful morning for my VQ along with 7 other great men looking to better themselves. I had been stressing over my ability to lead a workout that meets everybody where they are and push them to the next level.It was that time to start, we moseyed to the front of the school. I requested the pax to circle up. I ran through a quick intro. I showed 3 different moves, Heisman, 3 step Heisman, and Mummy kicks before we began the cardioramma. Cardioramma consisted of 7 moves, 40 seconds each and repeat 2 more times: • Jog…

18 men with their college years in the rear view mirror (some farther than others) posted to THE FORGE on this beautiful Thursday morning for a serving of Gumbo. The menu was as follows: Mosey down the large hill to the cul-de-sac for COP, including some Variety Mosey between various lightpoles (including high knees (I SAID HIGH KNEES OLLIE!), butt-kickers, backwards running and side-shuffles). COP in the Circle all IC x19 (except 1 brain fart but the PAX got a Burpee to subtract that one — yes, Rosie, that works), including: SSHs DQs (19 slow DQs is a lot)Imperial WalkersLBCsFlutter…

13 veterans and 1 FNG arose in the gloom to meet the challenge of The Forge today. This is what went down, more or less. Long Mosey to the cul-de-sac behind the football field for COP, all IC: SSH x 25, DQ x 10, helicopters x 10, LBC x 25, HRM x 15 Working our way back up, stop along the way to the bottom of the hill for curb crawls to 5, repeato at 5 and back down. 1 Derkin, bear crawl, 2 incline merkins, crawl bear, 3 derkins … up to 5, repeato and back down. Some finished…

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