AO: The Green Room

When: 03/29/2021

PAX:

Number of Pax: 8

Pax Names: Lady Bug, Lemond, MaryLou, Nemo, RA, Rancid, Waddle,

Number of FNGS: 0

FNG Names:

QIC: RA


The BackBlast:

8 pax (with Othello down range from Omaha) entered the gloom ready to face the day. After last week’s misfire from YHC due to a dead car battery, there was excitement in the air. Here is what happened…

Conditions: 52 and breezy, perfect for some pasty bare legs

The Thang:

Warm up w/: 20 SSH IC, 20 Imperial Walkers IC, 10 Abe Vigoda fwd & bkwd IC, 10 Seal Claps IC, 10 OH Claps IC

Mosey to the baseball fields for 4 corners. Explained, pax run to 1st base perform the 1st exercise, run to 2nd base and perform exercises 1 & 2, run to 3rd base perform exercises 1,2, and 3, run home and perform exercises 1,2,3, & 4.

4 corners #1…

5 burpees, 10 diamond merkins, 15 Carolina Dry Docks, 20 regular merkins = 100 reps

4 corners #2…

10 No Surrender, 20 tuck jumps, 30 Bonnie Blairs (count 1 leg), 40 squats = 200 reps

Break for 2 trips around the bases, 1st trip pax hold wall sit while each person runs in turn, 2nd trip hold plank

4 corners # 3…

15 Big Boy Sit ups, 30 In & Outs, 45 American Hammer (2 count), 60 Flutter kicks (4 count & crowd pleaser) = 300 reps

4 corners #4…

20 burpees, 40 sky ups, 60 merkins, 80 squats (all pax got through 2nd base before time was called) = 400 reps

COT

Announcements:

  1. Evanston pax supporting Cradles to Crayons on April 8, pay attention to slack and twitter for more info
  2. Chicago convergence in July
  3. Star Course event on May 1, still time to sign up

Moleskin:

Lots of pax out of town and traveling for Spring Break, so good to see Chicago, Evanston, and Oak Park come together at the Green Room. The 4 corner elevator is not easy, and certainly not something YHC would do on his own, however when you have a pax beside you pushing hard to get the work in, and a rabbit or two to chase and push from behind, what once seemed out of reach becomes attainable. Thanks to the men who continue to come out everyday to paint the fence and push the rock with YHC.

 

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