Merkins, Irkins, Dirkins and More Merkins

by | Aug 30, 2018 | Back Blasts

QIC: Grouper
PAX POSTED: Haka, No-See-Um, Endo, Vanellope, DBA, Flat Tire, Spongebob, Halftime, Nitrous, Apnea, Grouper

11 PAX posted (all regulars) on another muggy morning at the ranch. A quick disclaimer was read, and we got straight to work to get as many merkins in as possible with only 2 days left in our August Merkins and Miles challenge dedicated to Haka’s SIL Michelle.

Mosey to Circle
Windmill IC x 10
Frankenstein IC x 15
Mountain Climbers IC x 20
Salute Planks IC x 15

After a quick warm up we went straight into Pole merkins running from the traffic circle to Sunlake and back. Everyone grabbed a partner to help us push one another (one group of three) along the way. Loved to see the camaraderie amongst all men out there today.

10 Merkins at every pole (12 light posts) = 120 Merkins for Michelle

Went right into Roasted Pig (courtesy of NotoriousNYC- we missed you today)- 10 Irkins in between every Bruce Lee exercises, as show below:
-20 leg raises
-10 Irkins
-20 flutter kicks (per leg)
-10 Irkins
-20 American Hammers (each side)
-10 Irkins
-20 Dying Cockroaches (per leg)
-10 Irkins
-20 American Hammers (each side)
-10 Irkins
-20 LBCs
-10 Irkins
Total= 60 Merkins for Michelle

Plank until finished

Mosey to traffic circle near dead end

10 Split Jacks, 10 Squats and 10 Dirkins at every line completing lunges from line to line
7 lines totaling:
70 Split Jacks
70 squats
70 merkins

Total = 70 total merkins for Michelle

Mosey to basketball courts
Line up along baseline
10 merkins and 20 squats per line at each baseline, running from baseline to baseline – 5 sets

Total = 50 Merkins for Michelle

Mosey to mailboxes
30 Dips
20 Dirkins

Back to courts
Each PAX chose 30 seconds of ab exercises of their choosing; let’s work on our cadence fellas.

Overall about 2 miles averaging Grouper, Haka and No-See-Um mileage.

Prayers for Halftime and the new edition to his family

Continued prayers for Haka, his SIL and entire family as they push through challenging times

Prayers for all men who might something on their mind

Next on Q @Haka this Saturday. Be there.