Get a room!

Five faithful entered the predawn gloom in search of a little pain.  The early runners departed, followed shortly by the second wave.  With it being a holiday, no one else was on the trail, and no one was seen until the runners startled a couple who had driven their minivan up the trail and were…

Heavy Metal–Good Morning, Mister Wendell

The Thang: Warmup: SSH x35 400M Run Stations: 2 Man teams; 5 Stations; Two minutes; Rotate clockwise Station 1: Chuck ‘N Run/Push Press 50lbs sandbag. Station 2: Pax 1 Max Pull Ups; Pax 2 Kettlebell Swings (35lbs). Switch. Station 3: Pax 1 Max Pull Ups; Pax 2 Kettlebell Swings (50lbs). Switch. Station 4: 10x Incline Merkin;…

Speed, Speed, I am Speed

Today was another dark morning, with only a few PAX rolling out of the fartsack.  Our second outing on the trail around Lake Johnson and we felt like old time pros.  2.9 miles, 111 ft elevation gain, not too difficult.  While nobody mentioned anything about going faster, today was measurably faster than last week. For…

It is all a mental game

The formula for today’s pain involved a few random things to do and a lot of digging deep to keep going. Warmup: SSH x25, Windmills x15, Merkins x15 Robert Plant the stairs x3 50 Walking lunges at the bottom of the stairs.   Jog to the playground for Mary: 20 counts each of: flutter kicks,…