Memorial Day Competition

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14 Pax showed up for a warm Memorial Day weekend beatdown, Cindys in hand. I was inspired by the talk of the log race at the recent GrowRuck, and by Dredd’s subsequent blog post about the Power of Competition. I’ve been wanting to devise a competitive beatdown, and this seemed like the push I needed […]

Mayday! Mayday!

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What better way to celebrate the beginning of May than with a Coupon Beatdown? After 6 pax Dolly’d 5 miles, 13 others joined in on a very pleasant North Florida morning for a very unpleasant Block Party.  We were still in awe of Aquaman’s 30/30 and fully endorsed his smartsacking! Warm-o-Rama SSH in perfect cadence, […]

Christmas Vacation

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National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation is irreverent and hilarious, and has been a holiday tradition for the extended family of Schollses for 20 years or more.  I literally laugh out loud every time I see that attic stair step come down and hit Clark in the mouth.  We quote it all year long – Are you […]


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18 Pax gathered in the late morning (7am) gloom at the Durbin Crossing Park, aka The Gauntlet.  It was a perfect morning for this record-setting crowd at this beautiful and relatively new AO: 64 degrees and sunny, just like YHC’s disposition while reviewing the weinke. I was also delighted by the fact that my 2.0 was […]

Consistency and Good Form

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11 Pax braved the muggy November gloom for a Tabata beatdown that was later described as ‘deceptive’.  After a disclaimer, YHC described the Tabata beatdown and encouraged the Pax to focus on Consistency and Good Form.  The goal wasn’t to pound out as many reps as possible, but to stay consistent and keep our form […]

Damn Dozens

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18 Strong gathered in the Gloom on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 to eat Cinderblocks for Breakfast. After a Welcome and Disclaimer, we commenced with the Warm-O-Rama 12 each of SSH, Reacher, Michael Phelps, and Squats.  We picked up our blocks and headed to the Turf Field for The Thang – Damn Dozens This was a […]