January 19, 2020

Preblast for the Week of 1/20/20

Highlights:  MLK Day Convergence Monday at the Ruins @ 0530 (Berm, Barracks CLOSED). Tigers basketball 2nd F this coming Saturday. Get your tickets now! This is Equinox Week 4 – read about it and sign up below. January Fitness Challenge:Sparky (Green Mile AOQ) is challenging you to run some miles this month. There are gold, silver, and bronze commitment…

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January 12, 2020

Preblast for the Week of 1/13/19

Highlights:  Equinox 2020 is underway – read about it and sign up below. Read about some upcoming service and fellowship opportunities below. One VQ this week: Manny, Wednesday at Ye Olde Forest. Preblast COT:I’m reading The Common Rule, which is about creating habits that add structure to your life to help you be the type of person you want…

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January 8, 2020

Flutter 400 at the Barracks

THE SCENE: Cold and clear. The PAX came for a stroll. I did them one better. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER THA-THANG: We got out two sandbags and started towards the track for a couple laps while we waited for Tomb Raider who had HC’d but not shown yet. As we were leaving, another truck pulled up in the lot…

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January 7, 2020

Block Work in Neverland

THE SCENE: Cold. Early. YHC wasn’t feeling it, but I had committed, so I drove. Drive tunes: A Black Mile to the Surface, Manchester Orchestra (2017); Sunshine on Leith, The Proclaimers (1988) F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER WARM-O-RAMA: SSH x20; IW x15; Daisy Pickers x15; tempo squat x10; tempo merkin x10 (Zima circled the lot.) THA-THANG: Get yo blocks! CMU…

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January 1, 2020

New Year’s Day Convergence 2020

THE SCENE: 35*, clear. Frost on the ground. The sun was rising just as we were about to start. Perfect F3 weather. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER WARM-O-RAMA: SSH x20; Daisy Picker x13; IW x15; Hillbilly x15; Windmill x10 We had to make atonement for the mistakes…

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December 29, 2019

Preblast for the Week of 12/30/19

Highlights:  Equinox 2020 starts January 1st. Read about it and sign up below. New Year’s Day convergence at the Mothership. Two VQs: Pablo (Mon, Levee); Liberace (Tue, Neverland). New Year’s Day Convergence:All AOs will close and we’ll converge at the Mothership for a 7-8 AM workout. YHC on Q. Let’s start 2020 off right! Bring a cup for PLC….

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December 21, 2019

Preblast for the Week of 12/23/19

Highlights:  Equinox 2020 starts January 1st. Read about it and sign up below. Check the Christmas week closures below. Two VQs: Wheezer (Tue, Blazing Saddle); Bobsled (Tue, Neverland). Christmas Week Closures:The following AOs will be closed this week: Monday: Barracks CLOSEDTuesday: Ruins CLOSEDWednesday: ALL CLOSED except the MorgThursday: Ruins CLOSEDFriday: Bullseye CLOSED New Year’s Day Convergence:All AOs will close…

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December 21, 2019

Miles and Elevation at the Barracks

THE SCENE: v cold; v dark F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER WARM-O-RAMA: We started walking. THA-THANG: We kept walking. Around the track, up stairs, across the bridge, up the new parking garage, down, across the bridge, back home. MARY: Bookworm vamped at 0600. Beauty Shop and YHC made a couple more laps, then went to the lot to pay our…

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December 16, 2019

2nd Annual Equinox Challenge

Winter in the Mid-South can be unpredictable. Changes in the weather can cause even the most committed Man to change his routine or take a break from the grind. Knowing that setting Goals can help that Man push through, we are once again offering the Equinox Challenge as a way to sustain Momentum for the first 12 weeks of…

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December 15, 2019

Preblast for the Week of 12/16/19

Highlights:  F3/FiA Family workout is this Saturday! Our regular Saturday Mothership workout is canceled. Get your Grinch on at Blazing Saddle (Wed). Two VQs: Frisky (Wed, Old Forest); Paper Trail (Thu, Bermuda Triangle). Commie returns to the Morg Friday. Log Day at the Barracks Saturday. December Fitness Challenge:Zima (Neverland AOQ) is challenging you to ruck some miles this month….

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