Best of Iron Pax

Incredible gratitude to a group of men that chose the harder thing this morning!  It's great reminder that pressure is what makes diamonds.  19 degrees this morning to start the pressure at 0530 for Ruck up 10th Street Hill.  Some took weight vests and others just carrying more weight than they want.  Great mumble chatter … Continue reading Best of Iron Pax

Flashback Friday

Dr. Seuss was back at the 'ol stomping grounds to Q a beatdown. Warm up: with Alan Parsons Project "Sirius" music in background, disclaimer verbally accepted.  OYO trunk rolls and leg swings.  IC - overhead claps, grass pickers, Abe Vigodas, side lunge, reverse lunge, Moroccan night clubs, SSH, Merkins, Mayweathers, Peter Parkers, and mountain climbers. … Continue reading Flashback Friday

Swamp 11/5

Warm ups.... trunk rolls, grass pickers, abe vegotas, plank position calf stretch, plank jacks....mosey We started off with a 12ish minutes of legs. We had 10 guys and each picked their favorite exercise. Some of which were, squats, calf raises, star jumps, lunges, Bonnie Blair's, 521 motivators, and a few more I can't remember....mosey to … Continue reading Swamp 11/5

It’s the Playoffs, Baby!

10/12: Disclaimer verbally accepted by all. Warm-up: OYO - Casey Kasems and toe touches, neck rolls and trunk rolls, huggy bears and shruggy bears.  IC - night clubs, OHC's, imperial walkers, toys soldiers, reverse lunge, side lunge, grass pickers, Abe Vigodas, goof balls, and mountain climbers.  OYO - calf stretch.  Mosey to baseball diamond. Running: … Continue reading It’s the Playoffs, Baby!

Iron Pax Week # 3 – Be The Bacon

Absolutely perfect morning to get after it with 8 other High Impact Men.  The Iron Pax Challenge never seems to disappoint.  This week we went for total rep count in 43 minutes. DISCLAIMER - not professional, modify as needed, don't cheat yourself. You accept all risk! Warmarma - mosey half way around the park.  High … Continue reading Iron Pax Week # 3 – Be The Bacon

Meatloaf’s Massacre

F3 IronPax Challenge Week 2 4 Rounds for Time (Elapsed time scoring) Round 1: 10 Manmakers20 Overhead Presses30 KB Swings40 Goblet Squats50 Incline Block Merkins*1600 meter run Rinse and repeat for rounds 2, 3, and 4 with the following modification. Decrease run 400 meters for each subsequent round. Round 2 will be 1,200m. Round 3 … Continue reading Meatloaf’s Massacre

44 Special

Saturday, September 7, 2019 happens to be the birth of F3 Catasauqua (The Ranch) and the 44th birthday of YHC.  Dropbox picked a beautiful park and day to start this AO.  While I had hoped to have Lucky Punk with me this morning and pushing the envelope to get to the workout before 0630, it … Continue reading 44 Special

Mule 3 Year Manniversary F3 Lehigh Valley Convergence

Monday, September 2, 2019 marks the 3 year Manniversary of F3 Lehigh Valley.   In February of this year after a cold workout and warm cup of coffee Seinfeld (not pictured) offered up this crazy idea for a workout called a MULE.  Not his idea, borrowed from his friends in different region.   This kind of workout … Continue reading Mule 3 Year Manniversary F3 Lehigh Valley Convergence

Signs, Signs. Everywhere there’s Signs!

Warm-A-Rama Across the parking lot and back Jog High Knees Butt Kickers Lunge with a twist halfway across the parking lot SSH x 15 ic Abe Vagoda x 10 ic Plank Side Plank with a butt slap x10 ic Peter Parkers Side Plank with a butt slap x10 ic other side Grass Pickers x 10 … Continue reading Signs, Signs. Everywhere there’s Signs!

Bermuda Triangle

Beautiful morning, disclaimer accepted verbally. Warm up: OYO - 5 reps, open the gate.  IC, 10-20 reps, imperial walkers, toy soldiers, side lunge, grass pickers, Abe Vigodas, overhead claps, Moroccan sun gods, goof balls, Merkins, shoulder taps, Mayweathers, Peter Parkers, mountain climbers. Running: 10 reps 30- 30-30s. The Thang: Bermuda triangle: Station 1 -arms.  Station … Continue reading Bermuda Triangle

PHT

Beautiful morning; disclaimer verbally accepted by all. Warm -up: OYO - 5x open the gate.  IC - 10-20 reps, imperial walkers, toy soldiers, Abe Vigodas, grass pickers, monkey humpers, overhead claps, Moroccan night clubs, SSH, Peter Parkers and lunges. One mile Indian run. The Thang: Positive Habit Transfer (PHT). PAX lined up at one end … Continue reading PHT

Somebody Stole Rack Weights from the Gym

Warm ups Arm circles, Huggie bears, shoulder stretch, behind the back shoulder stretch, touch your toes Jog in place, side straddle hops The Thang Everyone picks up a universal machine weight. Mosey to basketball court w weight and basketball. One guy has to shoot hoops on both ends of the court while the other guys … Continue reading Somebody Stole Rack Weights from the Gym

Round Robin Smoke Fest

A warm welcome to our FNG and Beaker.  Beaker started working out with F3 almost 2 years to the day with F3Lehigh Valley.  Since joining us he's continued his High Impact lifestyle by starting a group in Hamburg PA.  So along with him, Dr. Seuss, Open House, and YHC we have all brought something to … Continue reading Round Robin Smoke Fest

Dawn’s Early Light

It was 66 degrees at 5:30, dark, cool, dry, no wind. Disclaimer dispatched. Fine conditions for Friday morning F3. We did eventually see the sun during some post-workout mumblechatter at 6:30. Fall is close. I welcome and enjoy the change of seasons, especially at that early hour with good brothers. Warm Up (OYO) Neck stretches, … Continue reading Dawn’s Early Light

Oh Where Oh Where Could Uptown Girl Be?

10 pax gathered on a beautiful morning.  Bird Hole flew all the way from St. Pete's, FL to catch Uptown Girl, but unfortunately he was MIA today.  He said that Uptown had visited his PAX (as we know Uptown is great at keeping up with the PAX connections).  Bird Hole just wanted to return the … Continue reading Oh Where Oh Where Could Uptown Girl Be?

A day at the Beach

Sunny, 70's. Disclaimer verbally accepted by all. Warm-up on the sand infield. IC -15 reps. imperial walkers, toy soldiers, side lunge, overhead claps, Merkins, Parker Peters, mountain climbers, donkey kicks. Mosey: Indian run around the park to playground. At playground: 4 groups of three. One group at each station.  Station 1: pull-ups. Station 2: tucks.  … Continue reading A day at the Beach