Author Archive SlackBlast

Return to The Green Monster

Date: 2024-04-24 AO: wamrap Q: Alf PAX: poptart, Alf, Orange Whip, Horsehead, rachel, double_e FNGs: None COUNT: 6 In the early weeks of baseball season, it’s time to return to the green monster exercises at six locations finishing with Burpee’s

The Sandy Farmer

Date: 2024-04-24 AO: sacs Q: Roulette PAX: snowflake, Cheese Curd, geraldo, wildturkey FNGs: None COUNT: 5 WARMUP: Mosey to school track 2 Laps with Sandbag
THE THANG: Farmer carry ruck & sandbag 100m 10x Low Slow Squats w/weight 10x Slow American Hammers, feet up, w/weight 10x Kettlebell swings 10x Sandbag Shoulder to shoulder presses 10x Sandbag Row Leave sandbag, lap with ruck back to sandbag. Repeat above until sandbag has traveled one lap via farmer’s carry.
Finish off the sandbag mile w/ 1 additional lap Extra credit lap because time management Farmer carry back to the cars
MARY: Flutter with ruck overhead. American Hammers
ANNOUNCEMENTS: Brew Ruck May 25, Savage Race June 15, Remember to recycle
COT: Gratitude for the opportunity to strengthen our bodies, minds, and fellowship in the gloom. Take that strength spread it throughout your community.

And go

Date: 2024-04-24 AO: fast-twitch Q: hopper PAX: Alf, Astro (Kyle Kirchhoff), Benny, Runstopper, Cheese Curd FNGs: None COUNT: 6
WARMUP: not today THE THANG: Route: L on 51 from ABC, L on Rea, L on Bevington, R on Coburn, L on Browns Pond, R on Rosecliff, L on Strawberry, R on Woodfox, L on Rounding Run, L on Raintree. That’s 5.5 miles. If looking for EC, take a right on Rounding Run and do the loop or run some hills on Rising Meadow.
MARY: not unless you did it on your own
ANNOUNCEMENTS: nothing popping
COT: group was spread out. Alf was leading Astro, Oona was leading Cheese Curd, Joker was doing Joker things, Benny was grinding, and Stopper and I ran our own race

What’s the difference between Goonie and a joke?

Date: 2024-04-24 AO: the-maul Q: kirby PAX: goonie, Smash, patent_pending, picasso, teddyf3, super trooper, ToeJam FNGs: None COUNT: 8 I needed this more you know. Laughing helps me and is one of my therapeutic moves. WARMUP: THE THANG: The workout was marginal and the jokes were worse but everyone smiled. If your reading this ans want to know the punchline then you should have been there🤣 MARY: yep ANNOUNCEMENTS: MAY 4th 5pm be there! F3 date night! COT: PP took us out

Tin Anniversary

Date: 2024-04-23 AO: swift Q: bratwurst PAX: frasier, fletch, citgo, midriff FNGs: None COUNT: 5
WARMUP: Easy running and dynamic stretching including the lunge twist.
THE THANG: 5 rounds of 4x200m intervals with increasing speed along the Brixham Hill Green. 1:00 recovery after each.
ANNOUNCEMENTS: Beer run in South End early June. Details coming soon.
COT: ‭Isaiah 40:28-31 CSB‬ [28] Do you not know? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the whole earth. He never becomes faint or weary; there is no limit to his understanding. [29] He gives strength to the faint and strengthens the powerless. [30] Youths may become faint and weary, and young men stumble and fall, [31] but those who trust in the Lord will renew their strength; they will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not become weary, they will walk and not faint.
bible.com/bible/1713/isa.40.28-31.CSB

introducing…

Date: 2024-04-23 AO: 3rdf-timekeeper Q: bratwurst PAX: citgo, frasier FNGs: None COUNT: 3 3 of us talked about our personal backgrounds connected with the topic of the next book – The End of Race Politics: Arguments for a Colorblind America.
frasier will kick it off discussion of Chapter 1 for us next week.
Some recommendations for videos to watch before then (each about 10min): 1) Author on The View – https://youtu.be/0xwEq38aL9M?si=HfqqRHpLfTEVtzlU 2) author on a Podcast talking about their session in The View – https://youtu.be/GA_4mr0S3-8?si=Bk-pCd8GOd_FnUSu 3) Author’s TED Talk – https://youtu.be/QxB3b7fxMEA?si=DpX9JULFHvpIJSwu

your excellence

Date: 2024-04-22 AO: firestarter Q: kirby PAX: Endo, Franky, Peaches FNGs: None COUNT: 4 It was great to have Endo and Peaches show up because it would have been really hard to get started this morning. I greated his royal Excellence Franky and asked if it was proper to bow or kneel to the winner of WTF. Very proud of him and team! WARMUP: The world’s slowest mosey to bank. Windmills merkins big boys THE THANG: Mosey to ledge by Dentist office and do a derkin dip ladder. Mosey to AK doing a flag carrier run. Do an Flutter and big boy ladder. Mosey home flag carrier and come in a few minutes late. MARY: yep ANNOUNCEMENTS: WTF 2025 COT: Endo took us out

Hat and Gloves Optional

Date: 2024-04-22 AO: chubby-hubby Q: Spammer PAX: lex_luthor, baracus, Mr Brady, Spammer FNGs: None COUNT: 4 WARMUP: baracus led the pax in a single downward stretch and then we were off. THE THANG: 2.5miles out, 30 second rest, 2.5 miles back. MARY: Lots of discussion on daughters, college visits and frat parties. ANNOUNCEMENTS: not this week COT: Spammer

You want me to swing what?!?

Date: 2024-04-22 AO: swole Q: flipper PAX: wildturkey, The Worm, Uncle Leo, flipper FNGs: None COUNT: 4
WARMUP: SSH,IW, ST, Swings, Arm Circles, Scarecrows THE THANG: yet another week of SFG prep. Today was waiters, dbl cleans, dbl front squats, and 2H heavy swings. The spreadsheet called for 10 reps at 48kg, so Uncle Leo suggested we up the reps as a proxy, because nobody has a bell that big. For the last set YHC attempted 10 swings with dbl 24s and barely survived… that’s a lot of weight! MARY: Boat/Canoe, Glute Bridge, Elbow Plank ANNOUNCEMENTS: savage race COT: YHC took us out

Blakeovery

Date: 2024-04-22 AO: run Q: frasier PAX: bunker, hairball, Hippie, Kielbasa, Polly, tuck, wingman, Goonie Nip Brexit Taco Stand FNGs: None COUNT: 12
WARMUP: THE THANG: we had three do the preview run for hit the bricks. The rest of us wandered through Ballantyne. Great group +2 dogs, Huck and Charlie. MARY: ANNOUNCEMENTS: Nunn, we need something new on the books. COT: