Introducing the Gronkowski

Saturday 6/29 backblast, Tuck’s VQ ! A beautiful 70 degrees and no clouds anywhere 4 PAX for a 3 mile preruck 13 PAX for a Tuck VQ Beatdown! Warmup - Arm circles Circle arms Introducing the Gronkowski (kind of like a touchdown ground touch/sky touch) Imperial walkers ~1/4 mile mosey over to Flippers Club (local … Continue reading Introducing the Gronkowski

Thang Bomb^2

Saturday 06/08/19 in Reeves Park, Phoenixville Conditions : Partly cloudy, 60 degrees, excellent weather! Q : Boyant PAX : 12 Warmup - RP run, circle arms, arm circles, daisy pickers, SSH Thang Bomb^2 Partner BOMBs by the bandstand - one partner performing the stationary exercise while the performed the move exercise around Mr. Reeves statue, … Continue reading Thang Bomb^2

Dogwood Festival Workout

Saturday May 18, 2019 Conditions :  58 degrees and partly cloudy, sun had just risen, big, red and beautiful in the sky.. Surrounded by the annual Dogwood Festival, which invades Reeves Park in Phoenixville once a year.  We had some interesting backdrops as we worked out - plenty of rides, hot dog stands, sausage carts, … Continue reading Dogwood Festival Workout

Tooth Fairy + Balls to the Wall = Gloomy Morning^2

7 PAX strong including 1 FNG (welcomeFrank&Beans) ventured into Reeves Park for a throwdown of sorts -- 2 for pre-ruck. In the pre-setup eve of Phoenixville May Fest (I think that it was it is called) -- we enjoyed a beautiful morning full of good chatter, new and old friends, and some fun reminders of … Continue reading Tooth Fairy + Balls to the Wall = Gloomy Morning^2

One more charge up Boyant Hill….

4 PAX for the 3 mile Pre-Ruck around Phoenixville Conditions: Humid, 54 F, Cloudy Disclaimer Warm Up: -Abe Vigodas IC x15 -Parker Peters IC x25 -IW's IC x25 -SSH's IC x20 Thang: -Mosey to Boyant Hill -Jacob's Ladder up the hill for increasing Jump Squats x7 (Total distance ~1.5 miles)...planking for the 6 -Mosey to … Continue reading One more charge up Boyant Hill….

Tabata time!

Reeves Park, Phoenixville, PA, USA Saturday, April 27, 2019 Conditions: Sunny, a bit windy Disclaimer 13 PAX including 2 FNGs Warm-up: -        Mosey around the park -        In cadence: imperial stormtroopers, hillbillies, arm circles, circle arms, mountain climbers, SSH The Thang: Winklevoss introduced most of the group to the Tabata, a brutally efficient routine brought … Continue reading Tabata time!

Powerful Partnerships through Pain

Conditions : It was a lovely 60 degrees as we gathered around the flag on Saturday morning.  Warm, but still drizzling on and off. We escaped most of the rain, but the ground was still wet from the rainstorms we got the day before, and it continued to drizzle throughout the morning.  The cool raindrops … Continue reading Powerful Partnerships through Pain

Peanuts, Cracker Jacks, and Burpees….in Westfield?

F3 VF celebrated opening day of America's pastime with a somewhat baseball themed workout at Reeves Park.  10 Pax strong - I believe this marks a month straight of double digit Pax in attendance, well done -- completed the co-led workout by Winklevoss and Boyant.  Activities included: Warmup - SSH, Daisy Pickers, Peter Parkers, Wife … Continue reading Peanuts, Cracker Jacks, and Burpees….in Westfield?

Running Vines Through Phoenixville

PAX of 3 for the 3 mile PreRuck around Phoenixville at 05:30 12 PAX for the beatdown: Disclaimer Warm Up: -Grass Grabbers x11 IC -Parker Peters x15 IC -Parker Peters x15 IC -Imperial Walkers x20 IC Thang: -Hop Vine Run (black snake run) from the AO to the Gay Street Bridge (~1 mile) -"Bridge over … Continue reading Running Vines Through Phoenixville

Seeing and Saluting RED

3 PAX for a Pre-ruck and 1 for a pre-walk, then a Blast Furnace record surfaced for a RED themed beatdown inspired by Hawgcycle of F3 New Orleans.  No one remembered their firearms for the 21 gun salute so we resorted to burpee salutes at each corner of Reeves Park. Warm-up Peter Parkers x 20 … Continue reading Seeing and Saluting RED

Coming to a court near you, ‘Basketball on Ice’

PRE-RUCK 2 PAX for pre-ruck -- pace was faster than normal without Hops present to slow us down.  Overnight snow and ice didn't deter   WORKOUT 9 PAX  from arriving bright, early, and full of energy for an ice bath of sorts.  Warmup on the Reeves Park (RP) stage introduced the group to a Circle … Continue reading Coming to a court near you, ‘Basketball on Ice’

Ice Ice Baby

4 PAX including a first-timer @ Valley Forge, Winklevoss, showed up for the pre-ruck which consisted of a 4 mile recon mission and a few sets of bleachers and stairs.  The workout began at 630 sharp - with a warmup and mosey to the parking deck at Phoenixville Hospital for a little Ice Ice Baby pain fest.  The workout Q'd … Continue reading Ice Ice Baby

Brothers in Pain

Temperature : 35 degrees and dry Conditions : After the 2-3” of snow we had earlier in the week, YHC was concerned that our workout area would still be covered, but the warmer temperatures the past few days really cleared the spot nicely. It was a little squishy, but most of the squish was still … Continue reading Brothers in Pain

It was too windy to play tennis, so we just did a ba-gillion exercises

After a cold workout last week, 8 PAX regrouped for a balmy day at the Blast Furnace.  Following a warmup in Reeves Park, the group moseyed to the park near Carson St.  Hoping for a little tennis, the conditions turned out to be too windy, so we opted for a ba-gillion exercises instead.  Dial Up on Q … Continue reading It was too windy to play tennis, so we just did a ba-gillion exercises

Hanging in the park…

8 PAX turned ice to water in the Blast Furnace on Saturday AM.  What started out cold had the group begging for ice by the end of the beat down.  Tandem Q by Hotwire (F3 Charleston) and Boyant consisted of the following fun activities: Disclaimer Warmup 1/2 mile warmup lap High Knees (IC) Arm Circles / … Continue reading Hanging in the park…

It felt like a warm 20 degrees…

3 PAX posted for a 3-ish mile ruck through downtown Phoenixville - brisk pace, crisp air, and beautiful start to the morning.  Given the cool temperatures...rounding up to 20 degrees would be generous...we hypothesized a small, but mighty showing for the beatdown...   ...but we were wrong.  11 PAX strong including 1 FNG (welcome Abacas) … Continue reading It felt like a warm 20 degrees…

SantaBomb for the Furnace

12-22-18 PAX:  Buoyant, Flipper, Ma'ne, Spike, Easy Rider, Hersh, Side Effects, Dial Up, Hops, Wild Thing, FNG Barney, FNG Dan&Dan, Dunphy Q:  Dunphy Shortly after blowing into town on Friday night, YHC took up the Q at the now legendary Blast Furnace at F3 Valley Forge.  It was as promised.  Buoyant and Spike showed me … Continue reading SantaBomb for the Furnace

Throw Back and Throw Up on PHS Football Field

2 PAX for a pre-ruck and 10 (ish) PAX showed for an infamous Boyant Beatdown in the Blast Furnace on 12/1/18.  The temperatures were quite cold but it took no time to feel quite warm. Disclaimer Warm-up Run to PHS High School Football Field (.8 miles) Side Straddle Hops (IC) Hillbillies (IC) Daisy Pickers (IC) … Continue reading Throw Back and Throw Up on PHS Football Field

4 Corners of Pain in the Furnace

7 PAX on 11/24/2018 included : Mr. Feeney gave us a great workout by using the 4 corners of Reeves Park for "The Thang," which consisted of (at each corner) : Lap 1 : 40 pushups, 30 pushups, 20 pushups, 10 pushups Lap 2 : 40 squats, 30 squats, 20 squats, 10 squats Lap 3 … Continue reading 4 Corners of Pain in the Furnace