Gassed… Check; Arms Smoked… Double-Check

  • When:11/12/14
  • QIC: Slim Fast
  • The PAX: Donkey Kong, Turkey Leg, Smash, Crawlspace, Header, Freedom, Stone Cold, Hopper, Sanka, Good Hands, Geraldo, Stagecoach, Horsehead, Huggy Bear, Floor Slapper, Pin Stripes, Back Office, Franks, Slim Fast

Gassed… Check; Arms Smoked… Double-Check

19 PAX entered the gloom and darkness of Death Valley for a “balls to the wall” workout that left at least YHC gassed and smoked!  Thanks for allowing the workout to end mutiny-free… I’m sure it crossed some minds!

The Thang:
Warm-up lap around parking lot, then mosey to football field for COP

Burpees x 20 OYO
SSH x 25
IW x 25
Squats x 25
Merkins x 15
LBC x 20
Flutter x 20
CDD’s x 15
Mountain Climber x 20
Burpees x 20 OYO

Mosey back to Restroom Bldg and partner up:
Partner 1 runs lap around track
Partner 2 runs to bleachers by baseball fields and does 10 Dips, 10 Pull ups, 10 Squats
Meet back at top and do 20 Fist Pump/Hand Slap Merkins (Alternating), then flap jack.

We did this for about 15 minutes, and Horsehead and I got 2 complete circuits in… I’m sure others got about the same give or take a merkin… The merkins were painful!

Grab some wall by restrooms:
People’s Chair x 3 with arm presses (30-40-50)
Balls to the wall x 2 for :30 seconds

Mosey back to parking lot for some Mary-icing:
Freddy Mercury x 15
Dolly x 15
Burpees x 10 OYO

Done and done!

It doesn’t look like much after I typed it, but man my arms were jello on the way home!  I’m sure that was partly to blame on the pre-kettlebell workout with Stagecoach, Header and Crawlspace… however, I doubt they even felt it!

I actually think that was my inaugural Q at Death Valley, so will look forward to the next time!  Everyone did great and gave their all!  I enjoyed meeting some new PAX (Crawlspace, Back Office,  Franks), and great to see Freedom outside of Peak 51… continuing to get strong!

Thanks to Stone Cold for the send off prayer.

1.  Shoe drive continues for 1 more week.
2.  Sign-up for Joe Davis Run.
3.  Christmas Party 12/6.
4.  3rd F on Wednesdays Noon at Bonato’s by South Park.

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9 years ago

Funny moment of the morning:

Watching a dazed and confused Freedom stumble over to Stone Cold’s SUV post COT, retrieve the #secretkeys from the tire, and get ready to drive it home.

PUZZLED SC: “You takin my car Freedom?”

FREEDOM: “Huh? . . . wow, this isn’t mine is it? I really am O2 deprived!”

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