Converge

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30 PAX including some 2.0s and FNGs converged on Southbeach Park to celebrate America’s birthday. COP- Murica burpees x 10 OYO (pretty much just burpees done on the 4th of July) SSH x 17 IC Imperial walkers x 17 IC Merkins x 8 IC 1776s 17 burpees run across the field and do 76 LBCs […]

Frosty Balls

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YHC rolled into the frozen Florida tundra parking lot past a herd of caribou and a solitary penguin. YHC ran off the arctic creatures and the snow was shoveled from the flag circle. The hoi polloi rolled in soon after on their snowmobiles and dog sleds. Warm-up: hot chocolate and… Lap around island and 20 SSH Lap […]

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 […]