November 21, 2017

Wagon Wheel Saturday

Warm Up Arm circles ten in each direction Toy Soldiers 10 IC Cotton Pickers 10 IC The Thang Wagon wheel style. Five stations set up in […]
November 13, 2017

Never miss a Monday!

Four PAX got better together early this morning at 5AM. The rain stopped and it wasn’t nearly as cold as everyone thought it would be. Everyone […]
November 11, 2017

Leo’s Ghostwriter: Sketch

This is Sketch reporting in for Leo. Don’t let the irony be lost on you that I am ghost writing for Leo, who is named for […]
November 11, 2017

Beaker Bodyweight Beatdown

I was feeling the need for a will-be-sore-for-a-few-days workout, so I went for an oldie but goodie: Men’s Health “Hardest Bodyweight Workout” (; previously introduced by […]
November 6, 2017

Merry Fitmas and happy new rear

Working our legs and bums Warm up: high knees, raggedy Anna, calf raises, monkey humpers and some stretches The thang: 3 exercises 10 secs in between […]
November 2, 2017

Seven Lakes Debut

Fourteen PAX gathered beneath the FiA of the Pines banner for the first workout in Seven Lakes!  Beautiful Day…75 and sunny. We took a lap around […]
October 29, 2017

Tabata Tuesday a day early

Warm Up Ran a lap around the circle Toy Soldiers IC Cotton Pickers IC Arm circles 10 both ways The Thang “Sally” squats Then the tabata […]
October 17, 2017

Hello, Fall!

8 PAX (with one FNG) braved the suddenly chilly weather to get #bettertogether in true FiA fashion. Nothing fancy today, just a plain old rounds workout […]
October 13, 2017


The TRIPLE DOWN 2017 is one day away!!!!  What This is a convergence with F3 Raleigh to celebrate 3 years of FiA Raleigh.  The Triple Down […]
October 1, 2017

Our First FiAversary!!

FiA of the Pines celebrated our launch with 21 PAX (1 FNG)! I did a throwback to our very first workout with Popeye and Hemingway and […]
September 25, 2017

squeeze a lot into 45 min.

Four PAX is plenty for a partner workout!   warm-up: jog one lap around park all of the following done in cadence: one two three 1, […]
September 2, 2017

pyramid (with lots o’ rest?)…next time I’ll show no mercy

Borrowed this workout from Pepper, with some adjustments. Sketch said she really liked this structure! Advice: bring gloves. Also, could be good to write out the […]