A cold start to Thanksgiving week

  • When:11/23/2015
  • QIC: Huggie Bear
  • The PAX: Back Office, Turkey Leg, Squid, Horsehead, Alf, Prohibition, Smokey, Fault Line, Floor Slapper, Twister (R), Pink Panther (R), Rigili, Hairball, Young Love, Paper Jam, Nomad (R), Arena, O'Tannenbaum, Madison, Huggie Bear (QIC)


A cold start to Thanksgiving week

20 men braved the first sub-30 degree weather (I believe) to start off Thanksgiving week right.  This was my first VQ at The Matrix and I appreciate the opportunity to lead.  We were off at 5:30am for a quick run around the school for warm up and we circled up at the lower lot.

SSH x 20IC followed by 5 burpees OYO
IW x 20IC followed by 4 burpees OYO
Low Slow Squat x 20IC followed by 3 burpees OYO
Mountain Climber x 20IC followed by 2 burpees OYO
Merkins x 10IC followed by 1 burpee OYO

Team up in groups of 3 for circuit work around the school.
First playground near the cars – pulls up x 10, dips x 20, derkins x 20
Back playground – jump squats x 20, lunges x 20, calf raises x 20
Each team member is either at one of the playgrounds or in transit
Each PAX does 3 reps at each playground

Time for some Jack Webb (or Joe Webb in honor of our 10-0 Panthers) up to 8 merkins/40 presses and back down.

Time for some Mary
LBC x 25
Flutter x 20
Russian Twist x 20
Dolly x 15
Back Scratcher x 20

10 burpees OYO and a quick run to and around the lower parking lot and back to get us to exactly 6:15

Name-o-rama and COT
Announcements –
– Turkey Bowl on Thanksgiving at the Matthews sports complex – get with Turkey Leg if you’re looking for a team
– Christmas Party on 12/12 – tickets by 12/4 – hard commit
Thanks again to Squid for taking us out in prayer and thanks to everyone for this opportunity – Huggie Bear.

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Young LovePosted on2:03 pm - Nov 23, 2015

Crap. I did jump-ups instead of calf raises. Does that mean I get extra credit or do I have to go back and do the whole thing again (not going to happen).

Nice job, Huggie! Good brisk start to the day.

Key random observation of the morning: Hairball was the one guy without a hat. And it looks like his hair is getting shorter — either that or he’s getting taller — if you know what I mean.

ProhibitionPosted on6:01 pm - Nov 23, 2015

Great job Huggie! You left off the people’s chair/chest press and lunge walk to curb. Don’t want anyone thinking we had it easy this morning. Solid Q!

Yeah Hairball is an example of two extremes. Went for heavy snow gear last week at Fast Twitch when it was 60 and this morning went with summer wear at 29 degrees. The weather channel has a great app. Do you even Google, bro?

Check the schedule for convergences on Friday and Saturday.

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