The shovel flag was easily planted in the soaked turf and 24 gloom-defying warriors attacked another edition of SkunkWorks.
Run around track and then over to school lawn for COP
Seal Jacks x 20
IWx x 20
Merkins (correct form!) x 13
One partner carries both kettlebells while other partner does a 5-merkin chaser
Rinse & Repeat until arrival at church lawn
Partner 1 does KB exercise while other partner runs (no moseying whatsoever) around church
Plank – several variations when Partner 2 finishes run waiting on all the other pax
Rinse & Repeat with following Kettlebell exercises:
Split into 2 groups for stair work
Partner 1 runs up/down stairs 2x while partner 2 completes following:
Renegade Row L & R
Rinse & Repeat w/Burpees
Mosey to church lawn
Partner 1 bear crawl 1/2 way then sprint, backpedal back to starting line
Partner 2 – KB one-arm press R, then one-arm press L
Partner 1 lunge walk 1/2 way then sprint, sprint all the way back to starting line
Partner 2 – KB halo exercise
KB Stack ’em – quick mosey back to school lawn
4 minutes & 37 seconds of Mary
Louganis x 8
Russian twist x 8
Dolly w/KB x 13
Freddy Mercury x 13
Merkin (correct form) x 13
2 birthdays being celebrated among the pax – Donkey Kong. YHC is pretty sure he’s been 26 for 2 years; but at 27, still the War Baby nonetheless. Matlock also celebrating a birthday and talked a bit of junk. Huge mistake by YHC for not punishing the two birthday boys appropriately. Will do better next time.
Not a ton of mumblechatter amongst the pax. Not sure if that was due to O2 deprivation, but a lot of the pax were gasping…and that’s a good thing!
Namearama again produced another gem for the SCLT pax – Plantain, who hails from the 290 square mile Caribbean island of Dominica, was EH’d by (you guessed it) Bananas. Solid work. Bananas. Plantain. He had no choice but to headlock him. PETA is a solid moniker for Mr. Furr as well. Look forward to having you guys with us again soon…perhaps tomorrow at DV?!! There’s plenty of room in Bananas’ clown car for another.
Hope YHC’s first Q at Skunk Works did not disappoint. Strong work by all the pax. Aye!
Prayers for TR’s daughter who fractured her ankle, healing for Ray Charles’ knee – meniscus surgery on Monday & Coal Miner’s Daughter’s father who is gravely ill.
Workouts as normal this week – DV tomorrow at 5:30 at SCLT Middle, Devil’s Turn Thursday at Greenway off Sardis – 5:15 and 5:30; Kevlar (Covenant Day HS) and Centurion (Charlotte Catholic HS) at 5:30 Friday.
HDHH at Vintner’s Wine Market – 6:00pm Wednesday.