Last year's Halloween Saturday Costume WOD was such a big hit that we're bringing it back this year!  Or, at the very least, bringing back the option to express yourself artistically while attacking a Sweaty Saturday workout with some Arena Ready friends.

Last year Stacey requested that folks wear their favorite throwback or current-era workout gear as costume - any decade or genre was fair game:

Inspired by the gold tights given to me by my father-in-law (yes, you read that correctly), I thought it would be fun to see my fellow AR buddies sport your favorite workout gear - from the "24-hr fitness look" to your favorite decade of style to the latest trend in the Marina. Who's with me?  

This year we're offering that as a suggestion once again so that folks can be in the spirit of the holiday, but also comfortable enough to actually exert themselves while working out.  Zumba?  Bodybuilder?  WWF superstar?  1980s contestant straight out of the Crystal Light National Aerobics Championship?

Yes, that last one is actually a thing:

If you're a tough guy but you still want to rock the 80s attitude, look no further than some of your former NFL heroes who probably wish they never agreed to sign up for this little gem: 

Perhaps Prancercising is more your speed and sartorial style:

And, of course, there's always Country Hip Hop... combining two of Arena Ready's favorite musical genres into one strange entity that just gives you a weird feeling inside: 

Those are just a few suggestions to get your creative juices flowing.  If you already have a costume planned, and it doesn't fit any particular workout genre or era, then no worries - feel free to wear it with pride and rock it on Saturday instead!  Just beware that face paint and/or superfluous accessories may get in the way of what your partner wants you to do in the workout. 

In other words, leave the feather boa at home (or else we'll be cleaning feathers off of the gym floor for 2 days) and maybe save being the shower from "The Karate Kid" for next time:    

That sort of excessive dandy flair just gets you in trouble really:

Alright, now that we've got all that settled... Tiger Woods and Lindsay Vonn look forward to seeing you all on Saturday:

Tiger holds her crutches because Tiger is a gentleman, obviously.

WOD for 10-26-16:

On a Running Clock...

A) From 0:00 - 10:00

Strict Press (Cycle 2, Week 4 - "Deload Week"):

Using your current "Base" of 95% of 1RM + 5 lbs...

40% x 5

50% x 5

60% x 5


B) From 10:00 - 30:00

Back Squat:



If possible, add to 10-19-16, 10-13-16, 10-06-16. 


C) From 30:00 - 36:00

"AMRAP Annie"

AMRAP 6 Minutes:

25 Unbroken Double Unders

25 AbMat Sit-ups