• When:11/29/14
  • QIC: Ice9
  • The PAX: Snowflake, Ben Stein's Money, Ice9


It was a cold November morning. Only Snowflake and Ice9 were in the parking lot as the clock approached 6:30.  The unpersuaded, unmotivated men of Union County were slumbering off a turkey-induced haze, allowing the previous days’ meals to congeal.  Then Ben Stein’s Money pulled in, and the three set off.  Here is what they did:



  • SSH
  • IW
  • Merkins
  • Dips
  • Mosey behind the school

Soup Course

  • People’s chair (with legs up and such)
  • Three rounds of rump-slappers (Red Dogs™) interspersed with incline merkins
  • Mosey to see that the tennis courts are locked — pretend that was intentional and come across a medium hill.  Plankorama
  • 5 minutes of hills.  (Run up and down the hill for 5 minutes.)
  • Mosey to visiting team area

First Serving

  • Bear crawls
  • Crab walks
  • Lunges
  • Some minutes of Mary (LBCs, low slow flutters, heels to heaven, bicycle — lots of failure)
  • More lunges
  • Mosey to flag planted in raised brick walls that freeze easily


  • Squats (a lot of them) and step-ups (a lot of them, too)
  • Dips and incline merkins for mercy
  • Three minutes of burpees (actually until the Q hit 50)
  • Mosey to the track


  • Backward runs
  • Monster walks
  • Lunges
  • Pull-ups on Weddington’s pull-up bar (yes, you read that right)
  • Forward runs

More dessert

  • Go back to start with:
  • shuttle runs
  • bear crawls
  • 15 merkin pit stops (about 4 of them)


  • Great morning to workout in the cold
  • Though we had three men, what is better than starting the morning by working out with two of your closet friends?  Not much.  Not much indeed.
  • Ben Stein’s money hung in during some work that was making Ice9’s legs a little shaky.  Look out for him.  He is a man.
  • Snowflake was his usual, ridiculous, respect-earning self.  He was just showing off on the pull-up bars.
  • Intimidator had an excused absence for a torqued back, and promises to be back Saturday.
  • I hear Hot Pants had a fire to attend.
  • We are still waiting on Dave Prosser and Steve Wrona — each has promised to attend, but needs a little time to get up his respective courage.

Thanks to Money for the take out.

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9 years ago

Two rounds of dessert sounds way too familiar; good thing we had Ice9 to burn off the extra calories!
The box jumps on bricks was a double-challenge: Get on top of the thigh-high wall, and watch for accumulating ice! Hills were definitely unsavory-
No telling what awaits us if Ice9 ever finds the tennis courts open…..

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