AO: Wreck Center

When: 10/10/2022

PAX:

Number of Pax: 10

Pax Names: Bronco, Dos, Fogger, Giuliani, HoJo, Lead Pipe, Rossy, Troll, Wolverine, Yadi,

Number of FNGS: 0

FNG Names:

QIC: Troll


The BackBlast:

Conditions

high 40s, clear, gloomy to start, sun to finish

Warm-Up

  • SSH (IC)
  • Windmills (IC)
  • Seal Claps (IC)
  • OH Claps (IC)
  • Imperial Walkers (IC)
  • Fellowship Lap

The Thang

The marathon is doing one thing for a very long period of time: running. For today’s workout, we did many things for short periods of time. I had a list of 30 unique different exercises, which we did for 45 seconds each and 5 seconds of rest in between each. There were no repeats. Every ten exercises, we did something for a break – guardian run, sprints, butt kickers etc.

COT

My wife ran the marathon yesterday, and before she started, my kids asked me if she was going to win. I told them that she probably won’t win, but that’s not really the point. I would guess 99.9% of people running the marathon do no expect to have any chance of actually winning, so for most people, it’s not really a competition in the traditional sense. Many people do it to improve and push themselves – it’s introspective and not focusing on what everyone else is doing. Encourage everyone to focus on improving and focusing on himself – don’t look left or right – look at yourself and push forward.

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