A moleskin is a fabric that’s used to prevent or treat injury. In the backblast its an opportunity to wax poetic about the events of the morning; kind of like a moleskin for the soul. Generally we put the moleskin last but today I wanna put it up front for anyone that gets bored easily and quits reading.
For those of you unaccustomed to gear workouts, they’re a bit different than your typical bootcamp for a variety of reasons, but a big one is how much time you need to set up and tear down. Between the coupons, dumbbells, tire, slam balls, etc. it takes a bit to lug it over to the workout area and arrange it for the PAX. So I’m always impressed by the guys that get there early and stay late to help set things up even when it isn’t their day to Q. This isn’t to call out anyone who hasn’t done that, but rather to thank those that have. It is noticed and it is appreciated. Plus, it’s a nice little bonus workout you didn’t know you were getting!
Typical Diesel station-based workout, done with a partner for the mumble chatter:
We did two rounds each of the timer then moved on to the Coupon Webb. Lots of groaning…before, during, and after.
1 Squat Thruster / 4 Bent Over Rows
2 Squat Thrusters / 8 Bent Over Rows
10 Squat Thrusters / 40 Bent Over Rows
Back to the station work from above for another two rounds. A little slower on the Farmer’s Carry this time for some reason…
Did I mention the groans? Big 10 was excited when I described round 2 of the Coupon Webb:
1 Merkin (on the Coupon) / 4 Calf Raises (on the Coupon)
2 Merkins / 8 Calf Raises
10 Merkins / 40 Calf Raises
Back to the station work where I’m pretty sure everyone intentionally tanked to make sure we didn’t have time for another Coupon Webb.
Gonna feel it tomorrow!
Wait, another moleskin? Well, it’s best to apply before and after to minimize injury and speed healing.
Thanks Catfish for taking us out