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Is He Still Talking?

Impromptu (16) / Swarm (6) (05/06/22)

Quotes from the Gloom:

  • “Is this really a stretch? In a stretch, the muscle elongates. I feel like here the muscle is contracting.”
  • “You can call it a ‘stretchercise’ if you prefer. Or how about an ‘exe-stretch’? You know, kind of sounds like ‘Etch-a-Sketch’.”

Alas, but this was just a sampling of the incessant mumblechatter brought on by Ice9, clearly an expert in psychological warfare. At any rate, on to…

The Thang

  • Mosey from CoT over to the front of the Middle School.
  • Warmup
    • Side Straddle Hop x25 I/C (50 total)
    • Low Slow Squat x15 I/C (15 total)
    • Merkin x10 I/C (20 total)
  • Grab some wall and do Prime the Pump (Fairly rapid calf raises while steadying self against a wall or piece of playground equipment.) – OYO for about a minute.
    • [Note to self: Don’t ever do “On-Your-Own” with Ice9. It gives him way too much time to talk.]
  • Mosey over to the stairs.
  • Partner Work Part 1!
    • Partner 1 is the timer. Run up the stairs, do 10 Donkey Kicks, run back down the ramp.
    • Partner 2: Cut a Flip – 5 Merkins, 5 Big Boy Sit-ups, repeato until Partner 1 gets back.
    • Switch until each partner has run three times.
  • Mosey over to pathway between Middle School and High School.
  • Shoulder-o-Rama
    • Arm Circles forwards x15 I/C (60 total)
    • Arm Circles backwards x15 I/C (60 total)
    • Seal Claps x15 I/C (60 total)
    • Overhead Seal Claps x15 I/C (60 total)
    • Note: YHC was going to do Moroccan Night Clubs, as well, but Ice9 was talking way too much. Had to get moving to get him out of breath again (wishful thinking).
  • Mosey over to Rudy’s/Transporter’s Shed.
    • People’s Chair (while waiting for the Six)
    • Air Presses x50 I/C (100 total)
  • Mosey over to benches in front of Middle School.
  • Plank for the Six.
  • Plank Jacks x25 I/C (50 total)
  • Partner Work Part 2!
    • Partner 1 is the timer. Run a lap around the parking lot island.
    • Partner 2: Bench a Flip – 10 Dips, 10 Step-ups (1=1, so 5 per leg), repeato until Partner 1 gets back.
    • Switch until each partner has run around the island three times.
  • Jack Webb
    • 1 Merkin to 4 Air Presses
    • 2 Merkins to 8 Air Presses
    • YHC struggled with the counting early on and was nearing a breaking point with Ice9’s continued yapping, but we eventually made it up to…
    • 9 Merkins to 36 Air Presses
  • Time was running short, so…
  • Mosey back to CoT.
  • Time!

Moleskine (i.e., Spreadsheets from the Gloom)

Great group of guys this morning. Really pushing themselves physically and great job putting up with the psychological warfare from Ice9!  😉


  • Christ Closet Folding Party / Truck Load / Give Away
    • Folding Party: Saturday, 05/14/22 @ 8:30A-2:30P @ Christ Closet
    • Truck Load: Friday, 05/20/22 @ 4:00P-6:00P @ Christ Closet
    • Give Away: Saturday, 05/21/22 @ 7:00A-3:00P @ Elizabeth Missionary Baptist Church
    • See Shop Dawg for more details.
  • Memorial Day Convergence
    • Monday, 05/30/22
    • 7:00A
    • @ Rea View Elementary School (320 Reid Dairy Rd, Waxhaw)
    • “Murph Challenge” and “Popeye boot camp” options
    • See Carb Load for more details.
  • Camping Trip – Blowing Rock
    • Friday, 08/05/22 – Sunday, 08/07/22
    • @ Julian Price Park
    • See Mad Dog for more details.
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