Too Soon for Tights?

Too Soon for Tights?

Maybe according to Mermaid, but not to the majority of the Centurion PAX posting in the mid-30s gloom. Nine men, most with warm legs, headed out for some pre-Thanksgiving work to get the weekend started. Continuing Sable’s theme from last week, YHC planned a merkin-heavy workout. We’ll see if we can call it a streak next week with Mermaid’s Black Friday impromptu convergence.

The Thang:

Mosey to Charlotte Catholic and circle up for COP at the bottom of the deck:

SSH x 15 IC

Imperial Walker x 15 IC

Low Slow Squats x 15 IC

Mountain Climbers x 15 IC

Peter Parker x 10 IC

Gather at the bottom of the first ramp and stare up (or down?) the Merkin Ladder. Up the ramps for the ladder, stopping at each turn for merkins, start at 20 and step down by 1. Three+ times up the ramp and 210 merkins for those scoring at home.

Re-group at the bottom of the ramp for some Mary: LBCs x 25 IC, Flutter x 25 IC, Rosalita x 20 IC

Mosey over to the aquatics center parking lot, admiring some freshly laid asphalt in the former Centurion AO lot. Three rounds up the hill: Round 1 = bear crawl, Round 2 = lunge walk, Round 3 = burpee broad jump.

Mosey back over to the former launch spot and lay down on the still warm asphalt. Thought about ending it right there, but felt a tinge of sympathy for those cold-legged tights mockers. Instead, more Mary: Boone LBC x 12 each side IC, Freddie Mercury x 20 IC, Heels to Heaven x 20 IC.

Mosey over to the brick benches: step-ups each leg, dips, derkins. Round 1 = 12 reps each, Round 2 = 10 reps each, Round 3 = 8 reps each.

Back to launch and finish out with some Mary – old school sit-ups OYO, dolly IC, flutter IC.



Thanks to Mermaid and Margo for the opportunity. Mermaid gave me an encouraging honk while driving by my usual run in on Carmel. Pretty sure the 3 yoga-pant clad ladies tailing me not too far behind were blushing behind their headlamps thinking the honk was intended for them. #notsofastmyfriend Good to see Limey out in sub-40 weather, though I bet he (along with Mermaid) wishes he had gone with the tights. Missed Lorax, something about a plantars injury. No bueno, heal up soon brother. Missed Margo as well, but sounds like he had a hall pass preparing for the annual Centurion festival of lights workout sure to be scheduled in about 4 weeks. Wonder if that qualifies for its own passport stamp? Thanks to Mermaid for taking us out.


Q School tomorrow at Arboretum.

Black Friday workout at Centurion, 7am, Amelie’s lot, Mermaid on Q. Rumor has it as an hour workout, so have an extra slice of pie.

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2 months ago

The annual tights debate. Runstopper is a sub-55 degree tight guy. I am a sub-20 degree tights guy. To each there own, as they say. How I missed the merkin ladder. Thanks for that Bout Time. And all the other stuff. Strong Q, as usual. Really did look like you were being followed by the harem of ladies on Carmel. 3 kills for you if you were keeping track. I would count it. Thanks for the Q. Solid performance from all pax. Next week, 0700-0800 post T-day workout at Centurion

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