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
YHC traveled back down south last weekend to run the Blue Ridge Relay with 11 buddies from F3 Alpha. It was my second year and I'm definitely hooked from now on. This morning, I wanted to bring some miles and mountains back to PA to share with the fine PAX of Valley Forge. So after … Continue reading A Taste of the BRR (Blue Ridge Relay)
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
F3 Valley Forge @ The Blast Furnace Thursday 09/05/2019 Conditions : 68 degrees, and surprisingly dry Q : Tuck 6 PAX showed up in the gloom to get stronger during this beatdown Warmup Mile Mosey, stopping every 1/4 mile for a stretch/exercise SSH x15 IC Grass Pickers x15 IC Abe Vagodas x15 IC Bonnie … Continue reading A Weighted Midweek Workout
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
F3 Valley Forge @ The Blast Furnace Saturday 08/31/2019 Conditions : 64 degrees, nice and cool and dry. IronPax Challenge Week 0 Q : Boyant Despite this being a "challenge week," 2 HIM arrived at 5:30a for a 5 mile preworkout run. YHC wasn't sure if they were insane, or just gluttons for punishment. Turns … Continue reading IronPax Challenge Week 0 F3 Valley Forge
F3 Valley Forge @ Reeves Park Blast Furnace, Thursday 8/29 @ 5:30AM Conditions : 60 degrees, dark and gloomy, but dry Q : Pebbles PAX : 5 At 05:23AM, YHC and Pebbles were at our AO looking at each other thinking, "Its just going to be the two of us, I guess?" and then in another … Continue reading Tug of Wars and Cinder Blocks
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
F3 Valley Forge Reeves Park, Blast Furnace AO, Thursday 5:30 AM Conditions : 71 and very humid, overcast, and GLOOMY (the sun did not show up!) Q : Spike Beatdown : 5 PAX Posted Disclaimer was given, "Ayes" were said after YHC mentioned we will do stupid things this morning. 5 men posted for an … Continue reading IronPax Preview Beatdown
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
I can tell the days are starting to get a little shorter as we head towards fall. This was my first F3 workout since moving to PA where there was actually still gloom at the start of the beatdown! It didn't stay gloomy for long though as we had 8 HIM ready to get to … Continue reading A Dora With Extra Credit
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
7/25 backblast Reeves Park, Phoenixville 5 PAX for a beat down by Tuck Conditions - 62 degrees and dry Laziest disclaimer ever Warmup Copperhead Squats x15 Grass pickers x15 Arm circles x15 SSH x20 The Thang Burpee mile 12 burpees followed by 1/4 mile mosey (1/2 way around the park) four times 2 burpees on … Continue reading We Beat the Heat!
Saturday July 13, 2019, Reeves Park, Phoenixville - Blast Furnace Q : Flipper Conditions : 64 and partly cloudy, lower humidity 2 PAX Posted for a morning pre-ruck 11 PAX Posted for a Flipper beatdown workout Disclaimer was given, with assistance from multiple PAX with reminders to modify as needed! Mosey around Reeves Park (0.5 … Continue reading 3, 2, 1, Blastoff!
F3 Boot Camp Workout - Thursday July 11, 2019 Blast Furnace, Reeves Park, Phoenixville, PA Conditions : 72 and humid, partly sunny Q : Spike Beatdown : 4 PAX posted Disclaimer was given. First, let me say that YHC borrowed this workout from a few backblasts posted in Memphis and Dallas. People DO read your … Continue reading 12 Is a Nifty Number
8 PAX showed up on a hot and HUMID Phoenixville morning to enjoy some of my favorite F3 things! Quick disclaimer then circle up around the flag to warm up: Sun Gods (a fair amount OYO) Imperial Walker x 15 Copperhead Squats x 15 Continue the warmup with an Indian Run around the perimeter of … Continue reading A few of my f3vorite things!
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
7 Pax strong for the Inaugural Thursday morning Beatdown at the Blast Furnace! Having just moved to the area from Georgia where I've lived my entire life, I thought it was only right to give the PAX a musical taste of Georgia for my first Q above the Mason Dixon line! As Hops grabbed a … Continue reading A Little Taste of the South
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
What a weekend to celebrate the 1 year anniversary of F3 VF and to honor those making the ultimate sacrifice to preserve our freedom. 8 PAX for 3.5 mile pre-ruck through P-ville followed by 32 PAX for the 90 minute suckfest with Qs by Side Effects, Boyant, Flipper, and Spike COT/history lesson. In attendance were … Continue reading Yr 1 Anniversary & Convergence – F3 Valley Forge