17 men, including YHC, sweated through our greetings in the launch lot for a few minutes. Even the disclaimer made YHC sweat. It was given and we took off.
1/3 mile mosey at a brisk pace, at least according to Gummy. Circle up.
Merkin x 10 IC
MC x 10 IC
Peter Parker x 10 IC
Wide Merkin x 10 IC
Squat x 10 IC
Mosey to Champs Field Pavilion
4 stops around campus with finish where we started, at pavilion
Pavilion Bench Set: 10 Step Up/10 Dip/10 Derkin
Run to the top of Entrance 2: 15 Jump Squat
Run to the sign at the top of North Face at Entrance 3 thoroughfare: 5 Hand-Release Burpees
Run to the top of Entrance 4: 15 Carolina Dry Docks
Run back to Pavilion. 1st round done together with the group.
People’s Chair: RLH/LLH/Hold
Civilian Cadence Merkin Set (all to 10): Regular/Offset Right/Offset Left/Diamond/Wide
Repeat Anvil Mile: AYG
Mary at finish: Flutter x 20 IC/Heels to Heaven x 10 IC/Hold/High Flutter/Hold/Rosalita
Mosey across campus and descend hill to base of North Face.
Round 1: 5 Burpees at the bottom. AYG up hill. 5 Burpees. Plank series
Round 2: 20 Jump Squat at the bottom. AYG up hill. 20 Merkin. Plank series at top.
Mosey to launch lot.
Mary: LBC x 10 IC/Freddie Mercury x 20 IC (called by Purple Haze)/High Plank/RAH/RLH/Swap/R A out/LLH/Swap/Low Plank/Low Plank Jack x 10 IC. A few 10 Counts called by the PAX mixed in.
My brother, Slow Roll, has come to A51 from Mountain Island a few times. 6/8 Centurion and this morning. YHC on Q for both. He called both times. 6/8 it was 4:52, 3 minutes before my phone alarm. Good thing. YHC failed to set said phone alarm and would have slept right through it. Never done that before. Today, call comes in at 5:12. Must have turned the alarm off at 4:55, rather than the snooze. Would have slept through today as well. Thanks, brother. Glad to have you out with us and keep up the strong work.
Anvil Mile was actually the loop we ran for the Sixfold Challenge a ways back for Fast Twitch. 6 x 1.1 miles with the exercises in 60 minutes. If memory serves, 4 of the 20 or so did all 6. We cut off about 1/10 mile to make it pretty close to a mile.
Honorable Mentions: Haze’s beard because he must have been 10 degrees hotter than the rest of us with that.
Strong work by all the PAX to push through that workout. Conditions were absolutely brutal.
Kotters to Cottonmouth. Been a long time since YHC has seen him. And a Respect now. Strong work out there.
Other Respects, Shoe and Snuka, pushing hard out there as usual. Hammer crushed it until he had to be the first out. Semi joined us, always good to see him.
Gummy started the mumblechatter out of the gate, commenting on the pace of the mosey. Glad he did, YHC has a problem with starting fast. Last Fast Twitch Q it hit YHC hard on the back end.
I think at least 25% of our PAX today are CPA’s. Not sure where to go with that one. Helpful should audit services be needed.
Always a pleasure to lead the Anvil PAX. Well done today men.
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