Invasion of Camp Gladiator

AO: Flag Pole Hill
F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER:

THA THING:
2.84 mile Ruck | 15:33 Pace | 43 minutes

COUNT-OFF & NAME-O-RAMA:
PAX: Coach K, Shake Weight
QIC: F150

CIRCLE OF TRUST/BOM:
YHC attended an funeral this weekend of a lady at his church who had served faithfully for 65 year in children’s Sunday school. She had a legacy of being one that talked about Jesus every week and loved kids. Who are you have an impact on today?

MOLESKIN:
When the PAX assembled this wet gloom we were invaded upon at our normal rally point by those other workout people…who carry yoga mats and their towel to keep the sweat from dripping off them. Coach K and YHC were not too impressed nor did we like that they could not handle working out in the light rain that had fallen before 0530. So we headed out with Shake Weight and commenced to set and try our best to maintain a 15 min pace. We broke at the 1 mile mark and did a series of 10 Merkins and 10 Squats and then we were off again. 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:
1. Sept. 21-23 GROWRUCK Memphis

Coach K takes us back

AO: Burleson Park
F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER:

WARM-O-RAMA:
SSH x25
IST x20
Squats x10
Merkins x10

THA THANG:
Mosey to Garage

Partner 1 starts bear crawling up 4 ramps while Partner 2 completes 10 squats, 10 hand release merkins, and 10 WWII SUs before running up to top, and then meets up with P1.

P2 picks up with the bear crawl while P1 runs to the start for the 30 reps before running to the top and catching up to P2. Repeato.

After each partner bear crawls switch to lunges, then crab walks, inch worms, walking, bear crawls, and duck walk. Repeato until the PAX start staging a mutiny.

MARY:
LBCs x20
Pingvin Crunch x20
Heels to Heaven x15
Protractor
Compass

COUNT-OFF & NAME-O-RAMA:
PAX: Podcast, Pepper, Ant Man, Shake weight, F150, Oo-De-Lally, Teasip
QIC: Coach K

CIRCLE OF TRUST/BOM:
Praying for Podcast’s friend and their baby. He is dealing with heart issues, but the parents were finally able to take him home this week.

In full disclosure, I came up this workout with the sole intention of creating a situation where I didn’t have to talk to anyone at 0530 on a Friday. I knew it’d split up the group and be too cardio intensive for people to get a word in on a morning I really wanted to be alone. While I keep to myself and (according to some PAX) silently judge people, I am grateful to have y’all around. I don’t show up in the mornings for the workouts; I do it to be around y’all. It’s been a long ass year since I moved trying to adjust, but y’all’re definitely one of the best things to happen. Glad to be a part of this for however much longer I’m around. Now if you’ll excuse me, I’m going to lock these feelings back in a box where they belong…not sure how they got out.

MOLESKIN:
YHC brought back his infamous bridge workout for his one year F3 anniversary Q. While nothing compared to the 200 burpees, it’s definitely a ball buster. With no bridge in sight, we took to the garage for the circuit. YHC did contemplate running over to Mockingbird Station, which is only 1 mile away but spared the PAX on this rainy Saturday.

YHC was once again honored to have Pepper post to YHCs Q and not any of AlrightAlright’s 3 this week (even though one was originally his but minor details). It’s not a competition, but I like to point it out anyways.

Early mumblechatter about the legs being dead after those Bonnie Blairs. There is still a lot of debate on the validity of the 16 min ironpax times, but to each their own. We debated doing it on Saturday next week just to have a day to recover afterwards.

Teasip and I had some great second F time during the thang while waiting for an even number to show up. Most comments were directed at my previous Q, but I feel like those were deserved.

Not too much mumblechatter given the nature of the workout (see COT below) except for some comments and groans here and there as we all trudged along.

F150 made a good point in asking if anyone had heard from Eruzione since the indictment of the Russian spies. While he has been active on Band, we agreed it was a bot.

As promised, there were no burpees. But now with the Fort’s challenge, I think y’all’ll reevaluate my burpee Q.

5 PAX made it to Bubbas where Ant Man started off strong with some nice jabs at the Baylor crew. Discussed how to work the system in getting out of household chores and Oo-De-Lally’s old maid Marla (probably make a great F3 name at some point). Otherwise, there was a lot of football talk as we’re all eagerly awaiting kickoff in a couple weeks.

ANNOUNCEMENTS:
1. Memphis GoRuck in September (see F150)

Go to Teasip beatdown

AO: Glencoe Park
F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER:

WARM-O-RAMA:
SSH x20
IST x10
Reach backs/Cotton Pickers/Daisy Pickers x10
Don Quixote x10

THA THANG:
Mosey to the tennis court for a morning of suicides with some workouts as the PAX came back to each line

Bearway to Heaven
Increasing Merkins (run to first line and back, 1 merkin, run to second line and back, 2 merkins, etc.)

Decreasing Plank Jacks (run to far line and back, 9 plank jacks, run to second far line and back, 8 plank jacks, etc.)

Quick break for some Mary: LBC x20, Penguin crunch x15

Continue with suicides, increasing Iron Hulk

Decreasing IST suicide

Burpee suicide with one burpee each time the PAX comes back to the starting line

Wrap up with a normal suicide and then some Mary.

MARY:
Uptown Crunch x12
Rosalita x15

COUNT-OFF & NAME-O-RAMA:
PAX: Aaarrrggghhh, AlrightAlright, Coach K, Eruzione, F150, Oo-De-Lally, Pepper, Belk Bowl
QIC: Teasip

CIRCLE OF TRUST/BOM:
Teasip prayed us out.

MOLESKIN:
Some criticism from AlrightAlright during the warm up, wondering if this was going to be a Yoga workout. That was replaced by groaning from the PAX at the announcement of Bearway to Heaven, which has apparently become a staple of YHC’s workouts. Not much mumblechatter during the rest of the workout which was probably due to the PAX trying to catch their breath and the constant running.

ANNOUNCEMENTS:
1. July 26 – Scotch Night
2. Aug. 10 – Happy Hour
3. Sept. 21-23 – GROWRuck12 in Memphis

Rucking and Elvis

AO: Flag Pole Hill
F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER:

WARM-O-RAMA:

THA THANG:
2.55 miles in 48 minutes and a few sets of squats as necessary

MARY:

COUNT-OFF & NAME-O-RAMA:
PAX: AlrightAlright, Hotty Toddy, F150, Oatmeal, Topanga; Mutts : Fitz, Lady, and Eli
Q: Ant Man

CIRCLE OF TRUST/BOM:
Ant Man prayed us out with a quick prayer.

MOLESKIN:
We had a record showing today with 6 pax and 3 mutts on this nice and humid Monday. Tclaps to AlrightAlright for carrying Hotty Toddy’s load up the last hill while he pulled an Elvis.

ANNOUNCEMENTS:
1. July 26th – Scotch Night, see calendar for details
2. Sept. 21-23 – GrowRuck 12 Memphis, TN, contact F150 for more info.

AlrightAlright Tour De France

AO: Burleson Park
F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER:

WARM-O-RAMA:

THA THANG:
Stage – Style – Exercise – Category – Winner – Most Aggressive
1 Flat – SSH x20 Burpees x10 – Sprint – Special Sauce – N/A
2 Flat – IST x15 T-Merkins x15 – Sprint – Coach K – N/A
3 Team Time-Trial – Each Member of Team Must Lead a Lap – Team – Team BMH – Icebox
4 Flat – Monkey Humpers x10 World War I Sit Ups x15 – Sprint – Special Sauce – N/A
5 Hilly – Bear Crawl Down and Back – Sprint – Special Sauce – N/A
6 Hilly – Crawl Bear Down and Back – Sprint – Special Sauce – Coach K
7 Flat – Box Jumps x15 – Sprint – Coach K – Radio
8 Flat – Sprint – Sprint – Special Sauce – Ant Man
9 Hilly – Crab Walk from benches to crosswalk – Sprint – Coach K – Teasip
10 Mountain – 10 Bobby Hurleys and run to the top and back – Climb – Chairman Mao – Ina
11 Mountain – Burpees x5 Lunges x10 IST x15 run to the top and back – Climb – Chairman Mao – Teasip
12 Mountain – Merkins x20 Plank Jacks x25 run to the top and back – Climb – Coach K – Chairman Mao
13 Flat – 12 Dips 12 Derkins 12 Irkins – Sprint – Special Sauce – N/A
14 Hilly – Bear Crawl Up One Ramp Run Up the Next – Climb – Chairman Mao – Special Sauce
15 Hilly – Run Up 2 Ramps and Back Down – Climb – Special Sauce – Chairman Mao
16 Flat – Run to Pull Up Bars and do 10 Pull Ups – Sprint – F-150 – Ant Man
17 Flat – Team Laps… first person to finish – Team – Team BMH – Pepper

MARY:

COUNT-OFF & NAME-O-RAMA:
PAX: Ant Man, Coach K, Pepper, Special Sauce, Icebox, Ina, F150, Chairman Mao, Oo-De-Lally, Plus One, Teasip, FNG: Radio
QIC: AlrightAlright

CIRCLE OF TRUST/BOM:
INSERT

MOLESKIN:
Yellow Jersey Winner (Best Overall): Special Sauce
Polka Dot Jersey Winner (Best Climber): Chairman Mao
Green Jersey Winner (Best Sprinter): Coach K
White Jersey Winner (Best Over Age 40): Ina
Team Winner: Team BMH – Icebox, Pepper, Plus One

Stage Winners:
Special Sauce: 7; Coach K: 4; Chairman Mao: 3; Icebox, Pepper, Plus One: 2; F150: 1

12 PAX gathered to compete in the Second Annual F3 Dallas Tour de France (YHC showed up to officiate). The race did not disappoint, as all of the PAX gave the maximum effort throughout the workout. Everyone competed for stage victories and made each stage exciting. There were a couple controversial stage results, which aligns perfectly with the actual Tour de France. Special Sauce grabbed the lead early with multiple sprint stage victories and the lead was insurmountable for the climbing specialist Chairman Mao. One of the climbing favorites prior to the race was Pepper, unfortunately he spent too much energy in the sprint stages, and even gave up some extra calories along the way. The climbs certainly had the feel of le Tour, and it showed on the faces of the competitors as they neared the summit each time. This was a heck of a workout for Special Sauce to bring an FNG to, but Radio was strong throughout. Welcome to this crazy brotherhood.

ANNOUNCEMENTS:
1. Happy Hour
2. Shirts

MERICA Run

AO: Katy Trail
F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER:

WARM-O-RAMA:
SSH
Hillbillies
Merkins

Mosey to Katy Trail with karaoke en route

THA THANG:
QM – scout run
Alabama prom dates x4
QM
Merkins x10
QM
Up-downs x15
QM
Reverse LBC x18
QM
Imperial storm troopers x24
QM
Carolina dry docks x28
QM
ATM – alternating shoulder touches IC x10, tempo merkins x10, merkins IC x5
QMirage

Meander/Mosey back to LM

MARY:
Flutter kicks
Freddie Mercuries
Dolly

COUNT-OFF & NAME-O-RAMA:
PAX: Gambler, Ina, Teasip, AlrightAlright, JoJo, Plus One, F150
QIC: Oo-De-Lally

CIRCLE OF TRUST/BOM:
YHC prayed us out, grateful for the guys around him and the chance to workout.

MOLESKIN:
Several quips from someone about YHC’s stature and leg length.

ANNOUNCEMENTS:
1. July 13 – Happy Hour TopGolf
2. Order your shirt from f3.mudgear.com

Cardio Tuesday with DJ Icebox

AO: Glencoe Park
F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER:

WARM-O-RAMA:
Side Straddle Hops
Imperial Storm Troopers

THA THANG:
Native American Burpee Mile (1/4 mile + 12 burpees X 4)

Partnered up, P1 does a perpetual 5X5 of swirkens, pull-ups, and squats while P2 runs a 1/2 mile. Repeated

We didn’t move as fast as I had planned, was hoping to get some sprints in under the lights, hopefully next time

MARY:
Falco, Rock Me Amadeus – flutter kicks + rugby sit-ups with “Amadeus”
Lil Jon, Bia Bia – penguin crunch + Alabama prom date with “Bia”
Cardi B, I Like It – Freddy Mercury’s + LBC’s with “like”

COUNT-OFF & NAME-O-RAMA:
PAX: Aaarrrggghhh, AlrightAlright, Pepper, Oo-De-Lally, F150, Teasip, Splash, Coach K, Special Sauce; FNG: JoJo
QIC: Icebox

CIRCLE OF TRUST/BOM:

MOLESKIN:
I’ve taken splash’s feedback and will do more warmup next time he’s at one of my Q’s (at the rate we’re going at it’ll only be twice a year). Didn’t hear a lot of mumblechatter, once again starting with a burpee mile gassed a few of the PAX out

ANNOUNCEMENTS:
1. July 13 – Happy Hour at Top Golf
2. 4th of July workout tomorrow at Caruth Park 07:00
3. F3 Dallas shirts pre-order is currently open until July 13th.

 

Mutt Ruck Monday with Gallatin

AO: Flag Pole Hill Park
F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER:

WARM-O-RAMA:
Stretch OYO

THA THANG:
2.5ish miles in 45 minutes

MARY:
Merkins OYO to close it out

COUNT-OFF & NAME-O-RAMA:
PAX: Ina, AlrightAlright, Sambuca, F150
QIC: Oo-De-Lally

CIRCLE OF TRUST/BOM:
Oo-De-Lally prayed us out, thankful for the time and the men and encouraging the PAX to show Christ to the world by the way we live our lives.

MOLESKIN:
Humid gloom today. Only one pup today who did surprisingly well. A bandana was left in the car of a clown when it would’ve been quite nice. YHC brought wayyy too heavy of a ruck sack so AlrightAlright and Ina took some turns which was appreciated and likely saved YHC from future back surgery. Very pleasant morning overall hanging out and getting some light work in.

ANNOUNCEMENTS:
1. July 13 – Happy Hour at Top Golf
2. F3 Dallas shirts pre-order is currently open until July 13th, currently only 5 of 12 orders have been placed, if we don’t get to 12 orders the shirts will not go to print, so get moving

Bunny Hop Burpee

AO: Williams Park
F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER:

WARM-O-RAMA:
SSH IC x15
Windmills IC x15
Hillbillies IC x15
Overhead Claps IC x15
Daisey Pickers IC x15

THA THANG:
Mile mosey
• Bunny Hop (3 bunny hops 1 Burpee) Burpee at 1/4
• Knee tap Merkin at ½
• Back to the flag

Dora – run path round park
• 100 V-up cruches
• 200 Hello Dollies
• 300 LBCs

Lap around Williams Park stopping at each corner
• 15 Bunny Hop (3 bunny hops 1 Burpee) Burpee
• 15 Knee tap Merkin
• 15 Merkins
• Back to the flag

MARY:
ABCs IC
Crunchy Frog x24
Uptown Crunch IC x12 Both sides
Boxcutters IC x12

COUNT-OFF & NAME-O-RAMA:
PAX: AlrightAlright , Coach K , Icebox , Teasip
QIC: F150

CIRCLE OF TRUST/BOM:

MOLESKIN:

ANNOUNCEMENTS:
1. Check in with Icebox if you and your M or CBD are interested in doing Taste of Dallas Friday night.
2. July 13 – Happy Hour
3. Tour de France workouts coming.
4. GrowRuck Memphis Sept 21-23

2nd Annual Brooks Koepka US Open Championship Celebration

AO: Glencoe Park
F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER:

WARM-O-RAMA:
SSH x18
IST x18
Overhead Claps x18
Monkey Humpers x10

THA THANG:
Round 1: 75
Partner 1: run around tennis courts and back to playground
Partner 2: pull-ups
Flapjack and repeato until the pairing has completed 75 pull-ups

Round 2: 66
Elevens… run across rugby field and back to bleachers, dips, increasing until the round of 11. That gets you to a total of 66 dips.

Round 3: 72
Partner 1: run across field and back
Partner 2: Trophy Raises
Flapjack and repeato until the pairing completes 72

Round 4: 68
Partner 1: run across field and back
Partner 2: Trophy Curls
Flapjack and repeato until the pairing completes 68

Time to go Back-to-Back

Round 1: 75
Repeato the first set

Round 2: 66
Bear crawl across tennis courts with increasing merkins at each line. Then do another 11 merkins. (total of 66)

Round 3: 72
Low Dolly x72

Round 4: 68
Single Movement Count Freddie Mercury x68

MARY:
Penguin Crunches
Some other stuff that escapes my memory

COUNT-OFF & NAME-O-RAMA:
PAX: Chairman Mao, Coach K, F150, Icebox, Special Sauce, Teasip
QIC: AlrightAlright

CIRCLE OF TRUST/BOM:

MOLESKIN:
Some complaints about too much running during the first Round 2.
Lots of grumbling during the second Round 2.
Icebox asked why we were doing a tribute to Brooks Koepka, and if he went to Wake. The answer: he went to Florida State. We do the tribute because he looks more like a football player than a golfer. This tribute was also a special request from Teasip, and we wondered if he was just trying to get yoked for a Tuesday night date. We may never know.

ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Check in with Icebox if you and your M or CBD are interested in doing Taste of Dallas Friday night.

Next Happy Hour is July 13th. Mark it.