Going all in (ORL)

Wednesday morning, the group was dealt a wild card right from the start, by being given a burnout to warmup with. ACDC’s classic, ‘Thunderstruck’ set the ante at 19 burpees and everybody called that bet. The main workout was a multiple choice card game and players partnered up to choose their fate. Each person drew a card and then had the option of choosing which exercise to complete depending on which suit they drew. Hearts had the upper body working, diamonds were decidedly difficult leg exercises, spades crushed our cores and clubs were our cardiovascular conditioning. I saw lots of people drawing face cards, which gave them the opportunity to run a happy little lap by the lake. And, I saw no one choose more burpees as their cardio-which is fine, I guess– because no matter what, you have a hand in this game as long as you just show up!




  • You now have the opportunity to just show up to the best workout in 51 cities around the globe, as we welcome November Project Rochester to the NP family!
  • Next Wednesday, we will be running a Sunrise 6k! Same time, same place as usual. Hyped by Brooks running! Show up to run happy with us and get a chance to win a new pair of Brooks shoes! More details at the facebook event here.
  • Also at the Sunrise 6k, we’ll be tagging #grassrootsgear, and debuting a fresh new NPO logo! So, don’t forget to bring a light or bright colored shirt to get your tag!
  • For the next two weeks we will be collecting school supplies to donate. Pick up some pens, pencils and notebooks and we’ll see you when the bell rings at 6:29 on Wednesday!
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