VF IronPax Challenge Week 4

F3 Valley Forge @ Blast Furnace Reeves Park, Phoenixville PA - Saturday 09/28/2019 Conditions : 61F and clear, beautiful morning!  Nice and cool Q : Boyant Pre-Run : 1 PAX (5 miles) PAX # : 11  PAX for workout Disclaimer was given, followed by a brief warmup. The PAX met on the Phoenixville High School … Continue reading VF IronPax Challenge Week 4

Merry-go-Round

Four "gentlemen" (and I use the term loosely) showed up for a Merry-go-round workout this morning at the Blast Furnace. Moseyed round to the Amphitheater Followed by Leg Stretches with/Side Scuffle Light warm-up with Arm Circles, Toy Soldiers and Grass Pickers Merry-go-Round 10 Merkens; 20 Bench Squats; 30 LBCs; 40 Step ups Then run around statue … Continue reading Merry-go-Round

Ten Spot

Saturdays in September mean IronPax for F3 Valley Forge. Week 2 proved to be a brutal test that provided great results. Ten of us wrestled with the coupons, trudged around the track and let the sweat pour out. Ten of us started, ten of us finished. The morning started with the disclaimer and a review … Continue reading Ten Spot

F3 VF IronPax Challenge Week 1

F3 Valley Forge @ the Blast Furnace Saturday 09/07/2019 Conditions : 57 degrees and clear.  Sun rose exactly at 6:35 during warm-up which was a nice treat.  Cool and crisp weather, giving us a sense of the season to come. Q : Spike Pre-Ruck : 2 Bootcamp : 12 IronPax Challenge Week 1 Disclaimer was … Continue reading F3 VF IronPax Challenge Week 1

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

Burpee Pullups

Backblast for F3 Valley Forge from Saturday 08/24/2019 Q : Flipper / Gandalf (VQ) teamup Conditions : 58 degrees, low humidity, amazing weather! Disclaimer was given, and then warmup ensued by Gandalf which included : - arm circles - circle arms - side straddle hops - grass pickers - abe vigodas - windmills The Thang … Continue reading Burpee Pullups

Trail Run to Pulpit Rock

17-Aug-2019 Conditions: low 70s, foggy, damp, very humid A men's breakfast was being held at Blue Rocks Campground so we moved our workout from the Grill to the campground. It is always fun to switch things up a bit. Last week Wichita suggested we try a trail run up to Pulpit Rock from the campground. … Continue reading Trail Run to Pulpit Rock

You’ve Been Thunderstruck

8/10 Blast Furnace Back Blast   1 PAX for a shortened pre beatdown ruck.   15 (!!!) PAX, including 1 FNG for a musical beatdown led by Tuck. Conditions- A beautiful 61 degrees, with low humidity, one of the best mornings of the summer Quick disclaimer followed by a short mosey around the park to … Continue reading You’ve Been Thunderstruck

Boyant Hill’s Revenge

8/3 Backblast Reeves Park, Phoenixville 3 Hims for preruck (Tuck, Hops, Voss) 13 Pax showed up for the beat down on Boyant Hill. One new FNG -welcome "IC". Conditions 70 degrees and humid - perfect for sweating. Mosey to American Legion parking lot for warm up. Arm circles (15)       Can some please teach … Continue reading Boyant Hill’s Revenge

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

The Grill Serves up a Quarter Pounder

Saturday, 18-May-2019 Conditions: upper 50s, sunny Started the day with a text from Wichita that he was called into work and wouldn't make the workout (bummer).  Nevertheless, eight-men-strong posted to the Grill including three returning (former) FNGs.  The disclaimer was given and we took off with a short mosey down the street for warm-a-rama: Arm … Continue reading The Grill Serves up a Quarter Pounder

Hamburg 1st Manniversary

Saturday, March 30, 2019 / Hamburg, PA  / 50 degrees, calm winds, and only one car fire on the side of the road. Showing up 20 minutes early for a workout is a good idea, says no one ever!  Flame, Dr. Seuss, and I enjoyed arriving before Beaker; however, couldn't manage to sneak in before … Continue reading Hamburg 1st Manniversary