Badlands Fit Test #1

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25 PAX including 3 FNGs gathered in the mosquito-infested gloom of the Badlands to record some metrics. Warmup- 10 SSH IC 10 Imperial Walkers IC 20 Prisoner Squats IC 10 Peter Parker IC 10 Parker Peter IC 10 Mountain Climbers IC 8 Merkins IC Mosey to the church for…. The Thang- Fitness Test: 7 minutes of […]

Spartan Test

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22 PAX gathered in the gloom for the final Jumanji-led metric of the fall quarter. Big Bird had a premonition of doom when looking at a Spartan Race email blast. And indeed his premonition came true as the PAX did a brief warm-up and then headed to the track for The Thang…. The Thang- Spartan […]

Bleeping Test

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The time had come to do some bleeping work. YHC got to the park early to measure out the required 20 meters distance and setup all the while watching his 6 for rapist and midnight crazies. The only incident was the sight of what appeared to be a crack-head in long underwear running down the […]

Beep Test PreBlast

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At Anthill 10/31 we will do our third fitness check (previously the MANatee and Burpee/Merkin/Situp/Pullup challenge) to track our improvement. The beep or bleep test is a widely used method to measure cardiovascular fitness and max oxygen uptake (VO2 max). How it Works The Standard test has 21 levels, and each level consists of a […]

Metrics

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YHC thought it was time to record some hard data on fitness so the PAX could see if they are still climbing the mountain or sliding back down. We also discussed the JAX Core Value for October: We DFQ. Challenge is to memorize the core value and supporting quote: “The greatest glory in living lies […]

Waverunners

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9 PAX gathered in light showers to start the week off right. COP: 10 SSH IC 10 Michael Phelps IC 10 Chinook IC 10 Chinook Squats IC 4 Snuffys IC (just to make them do it) 8 Merkins IC 8 Peter Parker IC 8 Parker Peter IC 10 Benchbees OYO To the playground for a 6 […]

A note from the Interwebs of Star-Trek

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Straight from the interwebs of Jacksonville and deep space here is your backblast. Thang 10 burpees because Farah was late to the field SSH IC x 5 Merkins IC x 9 Mountain climbers IC x 20 To the bball court for some practice avoiding BCD behaviors No blaming: 3,6,9,12 ascending burpee suicides No complaining: 5, 10, […]

Fire Crotch

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22 PAX including 1 FNG braved some mild precipitation and the promise of hair burners to post at BOHICA. Warm-up: 10 SSH IC 10 imperial walkers IC 10 Michael Phelps IC 10 burpees OYO fo the train The Crimson: 10 pull-ups, run over to cones for 10 burpees; 9 pull-ups run over to cones for […]

Condition Yellow

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16 PAX gathered in the JAX swamp to work on situational awareness. 6 for 4-5 mile DOLLY over bridges as a warmup, including FNG Loonie. Details on situational awareness training withheld for use in the future for those DR or fart-sacked. YHC Qs from the gut, so this BB is very inaccurate. Weather: hotter than a […]

Grinding

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Sometimes you wake up and don’t really want to do anything, but roll back over in the fart-sack. Even as you roll out and into the car you’re still not excited about movement of any kind. YHC had such a day, just a morning to grind it out- no inspirational words, no high-jinx, just work. […]