February 16, 2021

Dashing through the snow

THE SCENE: 3 Degrees with a windchill of colder. I had on 5 upper layers (compression layer, thermal shirt, hoodie, and dual layer ski jacket). On my drive in I saw Hobo rucking (70#) in the middle of the street (beast). Picked him up and we drove into the lot at Turd Ferguson Park. Grimace and Papercut were finishing…

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February 14, 2021

Valentines Trivia for 5 eskimos

THE SCENE: Arrived on the scene a few minutes early. Looked at the temp gauge and it said 15 degrees. Wind chill made it feel like 3 degrees. The ground was frozen so the shovel flag was wedged into the storm drain grate. 3 pre-runners rolled up to meet Billy Blanks and myself. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER 5 brave…

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February 12, 2021

TuPax at the Sandlot

THE SCENE: 26 Degrees, icy patches on the road surfaces, shovel flag was waving in the wind, but Ricky Bobby was nowhere to be found. 5:30 and no other Pax were showing. Then in the distance a shadow. A shadow of a dog. Then RB emerged from the baseball fields. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER Quickly stated, as the wind…

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February 9, 2021

Follow the Red Brick Road

THE SCENE: Brisk, cool, slight breeze. 3 Preruckers were doing their thing as I setup some cones in the soccer field. FIA was setting up in the pavilion. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER Welcome to Fitness, Fellowship, and Faith. Push yourself, don’t hurt yourself. I’m not a professional, just a dude leading other dudes while participating in the workout today….

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February 6, 2021

Off the Beaten Path

THE SCENE: 35 degrees, but didn’t feel that cold. Must be the Memphis heat index. Was the lone car in the parking lot, but soon a plethora of cars showed up. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER Checked to see if everyone had a head lamp. Advised not to hurt themselves as we would be traveling on a new path today….

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February 3, 2021

The Brickyard 500

THE SCENE: Cold AF. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER If you ain’t first, you’re last! WARM-O-RAMA: SSH x 20 IC Daisy Pickers x 10 IC Eagle Wings (A real crowd pleaser) Everyone grab 2 bricks, don’t let your arms drop below horizontal for the entire session Arm Circles Forward x 20 IC Arm Circles Reverse x 20 IC Seal Claps…

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January 25, 2021

Coloring Outside the Lines

THE SCENE: Overcast, foggy, everything was wet, the gloomiest gloom there is. It was unseasonably warm for a January morning, 60 degrees. 7 Pax were finishing up a pre-ruck. Solid numbers for a pre-ruck. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER Welcomed everyone to the workout and stated the standard disclaimer WARM-O-RAMA: SSH x 20 IC Tempo Merkins x 10 IC SSH…

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January 19, 2021

Brick Pics

THE SCENE: Wheezer (yes that wheezer), Ryan Howard, and Cheezsteak were finishing up their pre-run as I was setting up cones in the Large field. Wheezer mentioned that he and Rocket Launcher had a friendly AOQ bet with Burpee Payments. Whomever had the most PAX post and certain PAX (Hoya, Oneder, Cheezesteak) would increase the Burpee count. A nice,…

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January 18, 2021

0100 Bauer Hour 8 – 24x24s

THE SCENE: 1 am in the morning. Snow flurries were falling. Lactic acid was building in the muscles. The fire was calling. The bourbon was flowing. Sleepiness was settling in. My knee was in pain. But we are men. We press on. We endure. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER Welcome to hour 8. I am not a professional. Push yourself,…

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January 18, 2021

Very Well Lit

THE SCENE: Speaker came and picked me up at my house and we rode together to the great northern territory. What typically seemed like a long 25 minute commute from the heart of F3 Germantown to the Banks of Bartlett, flew by. It could have been the race car pace that Speaker is known for, or the great conversation…

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