Looks great! Little mud. Watch yer step.

Looks great! Little mud. Watch yer step.

6 pax posted for a promised moderate post-holiday beatdown.  Was it achieved, or was it over-achieved, as the past few weeks have been?

The Thang


  • Side Straddle Hop – 15 IC
  • Merkins – 10 IC
  • Imperial Walker – 15 IC
  • Mountain Climber – 10 IC
  • Low Slow Squats – 15 IC
  • Parker Peter – 10 IC

Mosey back to parking lot and retrieve the forgotten item.  #noballleftbehind

Fence circuit:

  • 10 Decline Merkins on the fence (or modify with standard merkins)
  • 10 Star Jumps
  • 10 Heels-to-Heaven
  • Rinse & Repeat for 10 minutes – focus on good form, not speed

Mosey to football field

Touchdown Club

  • Gather at 50 yard line.  Cycle through pax taking turns as receiver and QB.  QB calls route, which receiver runs.  Whether the pass is caught or not, run with the ball across the goal line and return.  Continue cycling through each pax as receiver and QB.
  • Waiting pax perform the following each round while they await their turn: standing 10-counts; elbow planks; merkins; LBC’s
  • Next, the Weinke says:  run the lines with karaoke, shuffles, back peddles, fwd jogs (we didn’t – Q forgot to consult the Weinke.)

Mosey to playground

Playground circuit:

  • 6 Pullups (or modify with supine rows)(partner assist, as needed)
  • 12 Merkins
  • 18 Squats
  • Rinse and repeat for 10 minutes

Mosey to concession area

Concession circuit:

  • 12 Incline Merkins
  • 18 Step Ups (total)
  • Lap around baseball field
  • Rinse & repeat for 10 minutes

Mosey back to COP field


  • Situps – 10 IC
  • Slow Freddie Mercury – 5 IC
  • Sid-the-Kid – 10 IC (5 each direction)
  • LBC – 10 IC




  1. Joe Davis Run – Jan 10
  2. FNG Resolution Saturday – Jan 3 – convergence with The Rock, Olympus, & Stonehenge at Ascent.  EH your friends, neighbors, & coworkers who are making New Year’s resolutions to get in shape in 2015.  Let’s get ’em off to a good start!


After a couple weeks of non-moderate workouts when YHC was Q’ing, the promise was made for a moderate one today.  Hopefully, the promise was kept, with opportunities to modify throughout.

YHC joined himself for a preKB workout this morning and had a good sweat going and finished just as Strange Brew pulled in, followed by the rest of the pax.  The sweat was still flowing during the COP and SSH, when YHC needed to wipe some of it out of his eye.  At this point, the arms and legs became disconnected in the SSH.  Upon resuming, the arms and legs were exactly opposite, which took YHC a few cycles to decipher exactly why it felt so awkward.  About the same time, Strange Brew did figure out what was wrong and so informed us all.  He promised to add it to the backblast, so it might as well be included here.

#Kotters to Salt Lick, coming back from a bulging disk that has kept him from our company for several months.  Didn’t miss a beat today.  Can you earn #LarryBird and #Kotters in the same workout??

Welcome to LIFO The Mouth, who joined us during the Fence circuit. #betterlatethannever

Great to have Strange Brew’s brother, Moosehead, join us today.  Welcome!

During the TD circuit, talent scouts identified Pele and Salt Lick as possible QB’s for our next Turkey Bowl.  Both were on target.  The rest of us, not so much, but at least we got some running in.

The football field was a little muddy, as the frost began to thaw.  Several of us had a few slips, with Moosehead taking it all way down.  I’m sure he’s just not used to seeing the ground uncovered this time of year.

The Weinke was written to include running the yard lines with karaoke, shuffles, backpeddles, jogs, etc after all the TD’s were thrown, but YHC forgot to consult said Weinke.  Sorry to deprive you guys, but I think we found adequate ways to otherwise occupy our time.  We would of had to cut something else to fit it all in, and we wouldn’t have wanted that.

Thanks, guys, for the opportunity to lead today.  It’s always an honor.


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