February 17, 2021

Winter Shoveland

THE SCENE: A heat wave if you consider 14 degrees warm. It’s been single digits all week F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER THA-THANG: Choker and I donned our rucks and surveyed the plan of shoveling snow at the local police station, adjacent to the Pit.  Upon noticing the good employees of the city of Bartlett already took care of it,…

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February 9, 2021

3 man Dora

THE SCENE: Tires strewn about, but couldn’t smell any burnt rubber F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER WARM-O-RAMA: SSH x15 IC Windmill x10 IC Carolina Dry Dock x10 IC Gus arrived. A sign its time to begin Tha Thing! THA-THANG: 9 PAX divides nicely into 3s. 3 man DORA – PAX 2 runs to second lightpole (~50 yards) and holds PAX…

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February 8, 2021

Game’s Over; Time to Get Back to Work

THE SCENE: The ‘Rona took all the fun out of Super Bowl parties, but it made posting the next morning a lot easier.  Wouldn’t be easy for long. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER: Aye WARM-O-RAMA: SSH x25 IC Hand Release Merkins x 10 IC SSH x25 IC Hand Release Merkins x10 IC Pessimistic grumbling commences among the PAX Imperial Walkers…

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February 3, 2021

Pit path

THE SCENE: Cold temps but not windy. Croissant rolled in wearing shorts which was impressive until he mentioned he couldn’t find pants. Granola biked in shirtless. It did not appear that he did this because he could not locate his shirt. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER: Given WARM-O-RAMA: SSH x 20 IC Tempo Squat x 10 IC THA-THANG: Mosey to…

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February 2, 2021

Stuff at the Swicket

THE SCENE: Dark. Cold. Windy. Soon, sweaty.  Pastor Cheez had HC’d the night before so I expected to see him setting out cones as I pulled into the parking lot.  But all I saw was a Cheezless Shield Lock finishing up a preruck, and a gaggle of M’s getting ready to start their FiA workout.  Son, I am disappoint….

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January 31, 2021

Indian/Geese/Swedish Run with Conveyer Belts

THE SCENE: 55 and calm, perfect for some running. Tomb Raider and Beauty Shop had just finished their pre-ruck, they’re about 4 weeks into 75 Hard and are on track. OP, OJ and Hobo are ready as well, Choker rolls up. I was glad to see a good number of PAX as we needed it for what I had…

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January 30, 2021

Celebration Station

THE SCENE: 46 degrees, cloudy, a few intermittent sprinkles. Lots of beautiful shovel flags flapping in the breeze when I pulled up. Lots of vehicles parked already. Mother-rucker had quite a turnout. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER Welcomed and disclaimed. All seasoned PAX, no FNGs. Covered a few of the F3 core principles: this workout is free of charge, open…

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January 27, 2021

Pain at the PIT!

F3 Welcome & Disclaimer Warm Up: Side Straddle Hops Arm Circles Hill Billy Daisy Pickers Warm-O-Rama: Mosey to the flags at the Bartlett Performing Arts to explain the next exercise which was the Bataan Death March with CMU/Weight Carrier/Sandbag. AKA: Burpee Catch Me If You Can Indian Run…The last person drops and does 5 Burpees, while the rest of…

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January 26, 2021

Back in the Sandlot Again

THE SCENE: A little foggy, wet pavement, hint of an onion, but a perfect 43 degrees. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER: Yes WARM-O-RAMA: 20 -Arm Circles IC (10 forward, 10 reverse), 10 – Daisy Pickers, 10 Hill Billies, and then some CHUMBAWUMBA (SSH’s during the verses and Burpees during the chorus… a Cheesesteak special). THA-THANG: Touring around the Sandlot and stopping at…

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January 25, 2021


THE SCENE: Perfect morning for PAX’s to gather in the Gloom! F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER: Done WARM-O-RAMA: Carried rucks and sandbags to the track THA-THANG: Round 1 (10 min) Rinse and Repeat for time Pull-ups  x 5 Sprint Sandbag curls x 10 Round 2 (10 min) Sandbag toss around the track Round 3 45 sec work 15 sec rest(…

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