Dirty Dozens

A PAX of nine, including one FNG, showed up ready to put in work on another warm and sticky—albeit slightly cooler—morning at SSCC.   Disclaimer   The Thang Warm-Up: SSH, 10x, IC Chinooks from The People’s Chair, 10x, IC Scapular Merkin, 10x, IC Smurfjacks, 10x, IC Hold Deep Squat with Big Arm Circles Forward, 10x, [...]


Be safe, Mayberry

What follows is the backblast from one of our toughest workouts yet, all thanks to our guest Q from Knoxville, Mayberry. Not only did he challenge us physically, but he also shared a powerful testimony to close us out. Thank you for joining us, Mayberry, and be safe. We look forward to you next trip [...]

Retro Renegade

Stepped out of the house this AM to be smacked in the face with 90% humidity and 80 degrees. Thankful our workout was on the north end, the temp dropped to 78 by the time I pulled into OPES. In retro Renegade fashion YHC parked on the bus loop side of the school, leaving the [...]

Total Eclipse of the Pecs

Great work to the 12 PAX who joined me in cranking out push-ups and other upper/lower body exercises. Here's how it went down:Warmup included arm circles, imperial walkers, and shoulder stretches. The THANG20/15/10/5 decline pu, normal pu/merkins, incline pu, bench dipsCircle up with weights, with bent over row, military press, triceps extension, curls, upright rows, [...]

Dirty 30s In Nature’s Sauna

FifteenPAX (including one FNG) fought the allure of the fartsack and met the gloom head-on. And the gloom this morning really forced us to embrace the suck because it was like working out inside a sauna. After everyone assembled and was treated to Rosebud slaloming his ride through the road cones in the OPES drop-off [...]