Kinesiology



Kinesiology

15 men gathered for what turned out to be a great morning for a workout. After a disclaimer that no one, save Mermaid, listened to (and Mermaid only listened so he could critique the content and verbiage), we launched from our parking lot.

The Thang

We moseyed from our lot into deck and up the short ramps to the very top. We circled up for a quick warmup:

  • IWs x 15 IC
  • MCs x 15 IC
  • Merkins x 15 IC
  • LSS x 15 IC

Down the far stairs to the bottom and across Walsh to the rock pile beside whatever that building is. Pick a lifting rock. In the parking lot, round 1 of the workout was explained:

  • 10 curls, 10 tricep presses, 10 shoulder presses; drop the rock
  • Run into the garage through the middle gate, up the short ramps to the right, then down the short ramps to the left, out the side entrance gate to the benches
  • 10 incline merkins, 10 decline merkins, 10 dips
  • Run back down the road between the garage and Keffer stadium to our rocks

Round 2 – 15 reps of each exercise with the rocks. Up the near stairs, run across the top, down the far stairs back to the benches. 15 reps of each exercise there. Back to rocks.

Round 3 – 20 reps of each exercise with the rocks. Enter middle gate, up short ramps to the right and go up two levels or level 2 ( who knew there was a difference?), then go across and down the short ramps to the left. 20 reps of each exercise at the benches. Back to rocks.

Find a partner for some You Go/I Go lifting:

Round 1 – Partner A hold rock out front, Partner B 10 curls. You Go/I Go until each partner gets 50 curls.

Round 2 – Partner A hold rock over your head, Partner B 10 shoulder presses. You Go/I Go until each partner gets 50 presses.

Round 3 – Partner A hold high plank, Partner B 10 merkins. You Go/I Go until each partner gets 50 merkins.

Round 4 – Partner A hold rock above chest, Partner B 20 flutter kicks. You Go/I Go until each partner gets 100 flutter kicks.

Return our rocks and mosey back to launch via the visitors side of Keffer stadium. Just enough time for 10 burpees OYO. Done.

Moleskine

Late arriving crowd created quite a ruckus at launch time…a lot of mumblechatter over the disclaimer. Think it might have been an effort at plausible deniability of having ever been disclaimed. Go ahead, take my Corolla…I don’t care.

During our run to the top of the garage, we turned a corner and a little car was tucked into the first parking spot…almost took us out. There was an empty bottle of Remy Martin Cognac on the ground beside the driver’s door and a vintage red velvet smoking jacket laying across the front seat. Now we know where Pro ditched his old Nissan Versa.

A lot of complaints about muddy rocks. Sorry, it’s rained a lot. And these are drainage rocks. Planet Fitness calloused hands don’t notice, right Brushback?

Solid work out there by Speed Bag. Said this was day 5 in a row of posting. That’s a tough week brother…#Tclaps.

We kept the mileage to 2 miles and focused on the upper body this morning. Thanks for obliging while YHC nurses the pulled hamstring. A few questions about the tape on the back of the leg…mainly what is it and what does it do? Kinesiology Therapeutic Tape 1) lets everyone know you’re hurt (this is its most significant benefit), 2) is used to support and relieve pain in muscles, joints and ligaments, 3) reduces swelling, increases bloodflow and mobility, and 4) enhances recovery.

Always a good group of regulars at Centurion. Thanks for the brotherhood and the opportunity to lead.

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2 Comments so far

MermaidPosted on6:13 pm - Mar 1, 2019

Strong disclaimer and workout. You go/I go’s were a first. Need to choose wisely for those. Great start to the day. 60 and damp. Doesn’t get much better, IMO. Thanks for leading Centurion today Haze

Chelms aka TatertotPosted on6:41 pm - Mar 1, 2019

The you go/ I go circuit was good – definitely will add into my play book. I have learned that listening closely to Q directions is good because is often opens up options and options are opportunities.

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