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Backblast #932 Don’t be a square… be a rectangle

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Warm-o-Rama 20 – 4ct SSH 15ct – Leg stretches (middle, right, left) 10 – 4ct Arm circles forward and flap jack The Thang Run to the bottom of Hospital Hill and run back to the top (pick up the 6) Collect coupons and go around to the back of the Early Childhood Bldg for a […]

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Backblast #931 The Bunker 5k

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YHC woke up to some hard rain and lightning.  As I was looking at the radar seeing lightning through the windows, notifications started to roll in… OUT YHC quickly posted checking the radar when another PAX called OUT.  Sadly I was changing the beatdown to canceled with all the lightning when Snoop posted about near […]

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Backblast #929 – Two Truths and a Lie

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Warm-O-Rama: 20 SSH 20 Mountain Climbers The Thang Mosey to Grand Rapids Montessori, partner up. Pax 1 completes 10 4 ct. merkins and 10 imperial walkers, rinse and repeat while Pax 2 attempts to traverse to the far side of the playground without touching the ground (the floor is lava). T-Claps to Deep Blue and […]

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Backblast #928–A Little More Each Time

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Warm-o-rama Capri Lap 10 4ct SSH IC 10 Merkins IC 10 4ct LBCs IC 10 Squats IC The Thang We used the exercises from the warm up as a circuit.  We did 5 of each of the exercises and then ran the .2 mile loop.  Second time through we did 10 and then ran, then […]

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Backblast #927 Tabata, audible, Tabata

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WARM-o-RAMA 20 SSH (IC) THE THANG We started out with a Tabata workout, with exercises of Curls, Squats, Flutter Kicks, Tri cep extensions, Bonnie Blair, BBS, Back Rows, Calf Raises, LBS and Burpees.  The timing was 45 seconds on and 15 seconds off.  During the second round there was mumble chatter of how the beatdown […]

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Backblast #926 80 degrees at 5:30, Might as well run a 5k

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Did some stretches, jogged up Michigan Street, made our way to Fulton by meandering through Prospect and on Lafayette, took Fulton down to Division. Ran up Division to the stop sign at Michigan. Ran up to the Valet parking at Spectrum and back down to Crescent. Went up and down the stairs at Crescent Park […]

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Backblast #925 squats and Mountain a little

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Warm-O-Rama -10 count stretch to the toes, right over left, left over right -10 count standing groin stretch -10 count calf stretch each leg -10 slow squats The Thang -The pax moseyed along the trail to Millennium Park and back doing exercises along the way.  They also diverted from the trail on the way out […]

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Backblast #924 All EMOM

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Warm-O-Rama -10 count stretch to the toes, right over left, leftover right -10 count hamstring stretch laying on back both legs -10 count calf stretch each leg -10 side straddle hops in cadence The Thang -10 40 yard runs and back EMOM -10 sets of 25 coupon curls EMOM -10 40 yard runs and back […]

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Backblast #922 – 1000 rep challenge plus a little extra

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The Q was told this Thang was called the Millennium Falcon, after an unreasonably long search…that doesn’t exist!  But something called the Millennial does and since Star Wars is AWESOME we were going to rebrand it… The exercises were as follows: SSH, Lunges, Coupon Curls, Flutter Kicks, Squats (w/ coupon for xc), Overhead Press w/ […]

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Backblast #921 – Grip and Form

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Warm-O-Rama 20 SSH IC 15 Squats IC 10 Merkins IC 10 OH Clap IC 10 Seal Clap IC 10 Arm Circles IC, Flap Jack The Thang Mosey to Grand Rapids Montessori, partner up. Pax 1 does AMRAP pull ups or rows with a focus on form while Pax 2 runs around the playground. Swap repeat […]