October 30, 2020

Ovals + Ellipses

THE SCENE: Whale weather, except Tomb Raider normally doesn’t shed the shirt until below freezing. Must be getting old now that he’s 40. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER couple of times as PAX rolled in, glad those brothers made it. WARM-O-RAMA: 10:30:20 Imperial Walkers : Goofballs : Mountain Man Poopers (all IC) THA-THANG: Mosey to tower on track for start…

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October 24, 2020

Benchmarks

THE SCENE: Cool and quiet. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER: Forgot actually. Choker and OJ know the drill though. WARM-O-RAMA: 15x SSH IC 10x Squat Bender THA-THANG: First official F3 Memphis Fitness Test 1:00 Max Burpees Triple Broad Jump for distance 2:00 Max T-Merkins Sprint-Hop-Carry Sprint to the 25m mark and back. Grab a CMU and perform murder bunnies to the 25m…

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October 2, 2020

Tourist at Barracks

THE SCENE: I wake up and check the forecast. 43 degrees, some say 45 is the perfect F3 temperature…so I’m good with 43. Squeegee pulls up at the same time as myself, 3 PAX are already there doing their pre-workout. It’s going to be fun today. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER Got this done, but here’s the formal version: Mission: to…

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September 28, 2020

Ruckin’ Al Gore

THE SCENE: Every day should be this good. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER: One man was disclaimed. THA-THANG: We rucked swiftly around the exterior of the U of M campus and stopped at each corner to do one minute of deep Al Gore with our rucks on. Harder than you think. We made it back to startex, too off for…

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September 28, 2020

5K Day

Scene: 68 Disclaimed Warm-A-Rama: SSH IW Hillbillies Daisy Pickers various leg stretches around the track Tha-Thang: Run a 5K (3.1 miles) Upgrade was our fastest runner (21:46). We had 3 sub 22:00. Count-A-Rama: 17 COT: We were better together  

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September 28, 2020

Barracks: September 18, 2020

Conditions Welcome & Disclaimer: did it Mary: SSH; Daisy Pickers; Imperial Walkers; Windmill; Bat Wings The Thing: Tower of Terror… Bottom Deck do 5 reps of exercise, run up incline, and plank/Al Gore until all in. once all in, plank for 20 sec and repeat to make our way up to the top! Round 1: Dive Bombers Round 2:…

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September 17, 2020

Hero WOD Turbine 33

THE SCENE: Very nice weather low 70’s and dark F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER Done. I also talked about who we were honoring with this workout. Hero WOD: Turbine 33 (8 Seals and 8 NightStalkers killed) This WOD  honors the 8 NightStalkers: Staff Sgt. Shamus O. Goare, 29, of Danville, Ohio. Chief Warrant Officer Corey J. Goodnature, 35, of Clarks…

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September 4, 2020

cmus and laps and bridges

THE SCENE: humid F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER done WARM-O-RAMA: ssh ic 20 imperial walker ic 15 daisy picker ic 10 THA-THANG: Mosey 1 lap. Each PAX does 2 laps. On 1st lap, go just a notch above a mosey pace. So if you mosey at 50%, I want you to go 60%. And on the 2nd lap, go harder,…

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August 29, 2020

The scene:  25mph winds, Hurricane Laura graced us with some tears Welcome & Disclaimer:  done The Thang: Hurricane Laura blew into town and threatened to ruin a Friday workout at #ao-barracks. And that might’ve worked, but Laura didn’t know that she was going to face off with Memphis’s own SUNSHINE BAZOOKA. @Halpert (Chris Hardwick) arrived at The Barracks at…

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August 28, 2020

The Journey is better than the Destination?

THE SCENE: No Hurricane Laura yet.  Humid as all get out. One lone sad clown at the pad playing on his phone.  A former MAM guy and had heard of F3, ‘maybe another day, was his response’. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER:  Ruck on.  I’m not a professional, there’s no money exchanging hands, don’t get hurt. WARM-O-RAMA:  Mind the recovery…

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