2018-06-05 @ The Vulcan: 40 Minutes of Hell + OT

The tease of Nolan Richardson did not go unfulfilled. 30 PAX gathered at Homewood Central Park for The Vulcan AO at 5:30 to get better. What followed: Warm-ups: 25x side straddle hops 25x prisoner squats 15x willy mays 25x ray lewis 0.8 mile mozy with 2 stations of 10x burpees to Edgewood Elementary Modified Nolan … Continue reading 2018-06-05 @ The Vulcan: 40 Minutes of Hell + OT

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Quarter Pounder Challenge – May 16, 2018

17 PAX including two FNGs took the Quarter Pounder challenge.  Men got better and fun was had by all. Warm Up Side Straddle Hops – 25 Merkins - 25 Prisoner Squats - 25 Big Boy Sit Ups - 25 Mountain Climbers – 25 Mosey around MBE parking lot Quarter Pounder Set 1 Run 25 yards, … Continue reading Quarter Pounder Challenge – May 16, 2018

The Gear

3/3/18.  The Vulcan. Gents, It was fun to bring the gear out again, and get our pump on.  The field was a bit squishy, but the sun was out, the air was crisp and the company was excellent.  With a big group (38 PAX) we did a short warm-up, took two laps, divided into four … Continue reading The Gear

How much burpee could a wood chuck burpee if a wood chuck could chuck burpee?

37 PAX including 3 FNGs (Welcome Belding, Lost & Weagle) posted for a strangely warm and somewhat soggy December morning.  Solid crowd for this time of year! Similar to The Spartan workout last week (repping on 26 counts for the number of points Auburn scored in the Iron Bowl), we repped on 28 counts for … Continue reading How much burpee could a wood chuck burpee if a wood chuck could chuck burpee?

Pre-dawn Police- escorted Ruck, Team Orienteering and Bag Pipe Closer

October 7, 2017 - The Vulcan Pre-workout RUCK A record 11 PAX +1 took the 50-minute R/T walk just past The Vulcan statue. The +1 was on-duty Officer Kitt, who pulled up on us in the parking lot, asked what we were up to, and after about 2 seconds of thought (really) announced to this … Continue reading Pre-dawn Police- escorted Ruck, Team Orienteering and Bag Pipe Closer

Backblast: Sparrow’s VQ

  Welcome FNG’s  Disclaimer: don’t hurt yourself.   Count loud during the workout, because if you don’t the workout won’t end. Welcome FNGs: Soccer Mom, Carpetbagger, Shunnarah Warmup 20 reps of each of these: The first exercise is:    Side Straddle Hop.  Starting Position. Move. In Cadence. The Next exercise is,   Ray Lewise Starting Position. Move. … Continue reading Backblast: Sparrow’s VQ