Awesome group out there this morning! This is what makes it so much fun. Disclaimer given with 30 seconds before official start – 5:30 am sharp. Great seeing everyone today! #mumblechatter was awesome. Rhonda, Snookie, and Daphne were providing lots of entertainment.
Quote of the Day – “If I could stretch to my balls, I would not leave the house.”
This famous quote was made during the intro Yoga/stretching into. Q did standing stretches, followed by seated stretches, and then hip stretch lunges. Q stated for disclaimer that YouTube video were watched and never had a Yoga class. Rhonda asked which YouTube videos were being watched. Someone mentioned Erin Andrews and all concentration was lost. Also Snookie mentioned BenGay for pain relief and then this got turned into asking if there were any FNGs. Think there is a target for next FNG.
Next we rolled into Spartan Workout. 1 minute AMRAP with 15 second break. 2 minute break between rinse and repeat.
With both hands, grab one end of a dumbbell to hold it vertically in front of your chest, and stand with your feet slightly beyond shoulder width [A]. Keeping your back naturally arched, push your hips back, bend your knees, and lower your body until the tops of your thighs are at least parallel to the floor [B]. Pause, and push yourself up to the starting position. If that’s too hard, do a body-weight squat instead.
Assume a pushup position with your arms completely straight. Your body should form a straight line from your head to your ankles [A]. Without allowing your lower-back posture to change, lift your right foot off the floor and slowly move your right knee toward your chest[B]. Return to the starting position, and repeat with your left leg. Alternate back and forth for the duration of the set.
Single-Arm Dumbbell Swing
Hold a dumbbell (or a kettlebell) at arm’s length in front of your waist. Without rounding your lower back, bend at your hips and knees and swing the dumbbell between your legs [A]. Keeping your arm straight, thrust your hips forward and swing the dumbbell to shoulder level as you rise to a standing position [B]. Swing the weight back and forth. At the 30-second mark, switch arms.
Grab a pair of hex dumbbells and assume a pushup position, your arms straight [A]. Bend your elbows and lower your body until your chest nearly touches the floor [B]. As you push yourself back up, lift your right hand and rotate the right side of your body as you raise the dumbbell straight up over your shoulder until your body forms a T [C]. Reverse the move and repeat, this time rotating your left side.
Stand in a staggered stance with your feet 2 to 3 feet apart, your right foot in front of your left. Keeping your torso upright, bend your legs and lower your body into a lunge [A]. Now jump with enough force to propel both feet off the floor [B]. While you’re in the air, scissor-kick your legs so you land with your left leg forward. Repeat, alternating your forward leg for the duration of the set.
Grab a pair of dumbbells, bend at your hips (don’t round your lower back), and lower your torso until it’s nearly parallel to the floor. Let the dumbbells hang at arm’s length [A]. Without moving your torso, row the weights upward by raising your upper arms, bending your elbows, and squeezing your shoulder blades together[B]. Pause, lower the dumbbells, and repeat.
Dumbbell Side Lunge and Touch
Hold a pair of dumbbells at arm’s length at your sides [A]. Take a big step to your left and lower your body by pushing your hips backward and bending your left knee. As you lower your body, bend forward at your hips and touch the dumbbells to the floor [B]. Repeat for 30 seconds, and then switch to your right leg. If the exercise is too hard, do the move without the dumbbells; just reach for the floor with your hands.
Grab a pair of hex dumbbells and assume a pushup position, your arms straight [A]. Keeping your core stiff, row the dumbbell in your right hand to the side of your chest, bending your arm as you pull it upward [B]. Pause, and then quickly lower the dumbbell. Repeat with your left arm.
Dumbbell Lunge and Rotation
Grab a dumbbell and hold it horizontally by its ends, just under your chin [A]. Step forward with your right foot and lower your body into a lunge. As you lunge, rotate your upper body to the right [B]. Return to the starting position, and repeat with your left leg. Alternate left and right until your 60 seconds are up. If the exercise is too hard, perform the movement without the dumbbell.
Dumbbell Push Press
Stand holding a pair of dumbbells just outside your shoulders, with your arms bent and palms facing each other. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and knees slightly bent[A]. Dip your knees [B], and then explosively push up with your legs as you press the weights straight over your shoulders [C]. Lower the dumbbells back to the starting position and repeat.
Daphne got called to take the break exercises. Burpees for whole break was called. Good call! Smoked going into second round.
After second round we had 6 minutes left and Wicked took over Q for Core montauge without feet hitting ground until time was called. This was flutter kicks until bitching, windshield wiper, 6 inches, low dolly, Marge/homer, 6 inches with hands behind head. Awesome work!
Awesome job this morning! Thanks for the opportunity. The mumblechatter is what makes it so much! I laughed more in the Yoga portion than I have in a longtime. Keep the laughs going!
- Nancy and Amphibious starting new Tuesday workout at Grace church. After workout, will setup tables for feeding the homeless. Great work and know this is going to be an awesome workout. Will start next week – 3/15/16
- Stinky Cheese is collecting shoes especially kids shoes. Deadline is 3/19/16.
- See Butt Fumbles opportunities for community involvement and helping those that need help with home improvement. 3/19/16 is first sign up day – Nancy and Butt Fumble coordinating the work day. There are several Saturday events planned that need guys. Please see Butt Fumbles weekly service email.
- Butt Fumble is Qing Cornwallis Nightmare this Saturday.
- Wojo mentioned Mega event in W-S this weekend! Should be a great outing with GSO doing a pain station. This is going to happen on Saturday morning. We will meet a clown car over there. Reach out to Wojo if interested.