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….

Achin’ Calves and Church Alley

The morning started off with a thrilling discussion of recent movies/plays that the men have enjoyed.  This might come as a surprise, but My Fair Lady and Mary Poppins won most of the accolades (Office Space and Dumb and Dumber wasn't even mentioned).  At 6:31, the Q had to insist that we start our workout and talk about … Continue reading Achin’ Calves and Church Alley

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

If we die, we die

Remember that time in middle school where you wanted to wear shorts yet  your mom said it was too cold? Saturday felt just like that... except we all mature-ish should now to know better better to take wind-chill into consideration. 10 PAX showed up for Saturday's beatdown at the Blast Furnace. The beat down was … Continue reading If we die, we die

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

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

Excel more up Boyant Hill

10 PAX accepted and blew away the F3 Twin Cities Challenge by having more PAX than degrees on the thermostat.  Post-beatdown car temp was 5F.  2 PAX pre-rucked the usual Phoenixville path successfully avoiding hitting their 6 on ice. Disclaimer Warm-up at the flag/in the street Bat Wings Failed attempt at Baba O'Reilly so Imperial … Continue reading Excel more up Boyant Hill

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…

Eagles vs the World in Terrible 20’s – Score 0-2

2 PAX posted for a very very wet 3.3 mile ruck around Phoenixville. On the way back to the AO, the rain let up and Hops mentioned, "oh, this will be nice...or nicer that is". 7 PAX posted in the 39 degree, wet, mud of a "football field" of the Blast Furnace for the first … Continue reading Eagles vs the World in Terrible 20’s – Score 0-2

2019 New Years Ruck through Valley Forge

7 PAX (4 visiting) converged from Valley Forge, Philly, and Lanco to complete a 5 mile ruck through Valley Forge, America's original AO.  Disclaimer was shared.  Outside of YHC's limited knowledge about Fredrich von Stueben, much additional history could have been learned, but the rolling hills and winding path didn't allow for too much instruction … Continue reading 2019 New Years Ruck through Valley Forge

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

The Major Conflicts Remembered

6 PAX (1 for pre-ruck) enjoyed the ever cooler weather in the still wet park, but the added sunshine from Daylight Savings was a welcome addition. Introduction to 8 Major Conflicts Disclaimer Mosey around to the baseball field Imperial Walkers A Flipper-style stretching exercise Revolutionary War - Honoring George Washington 10(+2) sets of 10 repetitions on … Continue reading The Major Conflicts Remembered

The Mysterious Case of the Missing Q

5 PAX gathered in the ever chiller Gloom waiting expectantly for a legendary Flipper beatdown.  At go :30 the PAX were taught what to do with no Q, mosey to warm-up.  2 PAX had enjoyed a pre-ruck to the Phoenixville High School Football Stadium where they rucked the stadium steps and a mile around the … Continue reading The Mysterious Case of the Missing Q