February 15, 2021

Snow Mosey Through the Woods

THE SCENE: 14 degrees, light snow, roughly 3-5 inches on the ground. Marky Mark’s “Good Vibrations” welcoming the PAX. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER: Yes. WARM-O-RAMA: 30 SSH’s, 15 Hill Billies, 15 Imperial Walkers, 8 Daisy Pickers, 30 sec stretch while YHC fixed the playlist. THA-THANG: Mosey through the Old Forest (roughly 2 miles total) and stopping for some exercises along…

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January 8, 2021

Stupid but effective

THE SCENE: Mighty Breeze on the Mississippi River bluff.  A few cars in the parking lot, and the lights were on inside the Spaghetti Warehouse. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER: Done WARM-O-RAMA: Side Shuttle Burpees: 5 IC SSH followed by 2 Burpees OYO, immediately after the Q starts counting cadence for more SSHs. Then once we get to 5 SSH again…

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January 4, 2021

Meteorite

THE SCENE: Handsy rolled up at 5:15a with a bunch of CMUs in the back of the SOS truck. That means he got up extra early, drove over to SOS, loaded up a bunch of CMUs by himself, came over to Old Forest and then proceeded to do some pre-workout by the playground equipment. Stud muffin. F3 WELCOME &…

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December 7, 2020

Day of Infamy

THE SCENE:   Sam Cooper never looked so empty at 0515.  The Old Forest was pleasantly warm at 36.  I was thankful there was no frost and the pavement felt warm under my hands.  I tried not to disturb the man sleeping in the Gazebo as I scoped out the walking loop around the picnic tables. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER: …

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December 4, 2020

2 Flights Forward, 1 Flight Back

THE SCENE: Dark day at the Barracks….a nice 40 degrees…most importantly, did not have to scrape the ice off my car this morning. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER Check. WARM-O-RAMA: 25 Side Straddle Hops 12 Daisy Pickers 12 Imperial Walkers 12 Hillbillies 20 Arm Circles 16 Burpees THA-THANG: Mosey to parking garage Mosey up 2 floors, do 16 merkins and…

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November 30, 2020

The Dice from the Toybox

THE SCENE: Chilly and Breezy.  39 or so degrees.  Weirdly enough, there’s a news crew parked in the lot with their headlights on, and every fifteen or twenty minutes, they jump out and do a live bit for the morning news, then sit in their cars again.  Unfortunately for us, I was thinking we should be rolling a big…

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November 18, 2020

Old Forest Boot Camp

THE SCENE: Chili, 39* F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER Did it WARM-O-RAMA: SSH (IC) – 25 Arm Circles (IC) – 20 Daisy Pickers (IC) – 10 IW (IC) – 15 Hillbillies (IC) – 15 THA-THANG: Partner up Round 1 Partner 1 – perform 10 merkins Partner 2 – hold plank Flap jack until each pair reaches 100 total reps Round…

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November 17, 2020

BasketGolfSlam-A-Huck II

THE SCENE: 38 or so degrees, but no wind- which is pretty nice for a workout. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER One PAX properly welcomed and disclaimed, as the others were a couple of minutes late and were lackadaisically disclaimed, even if they got heartier welcomes. WARM-O-RAMA: 20 SSH IC, 10 Daisy Pickers, 10 arm things named after that swimmer…

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October 7, 2020

Luck/UnLuck Of The Draw

THE SCENE: Oh, what a beautiful morning, oh what a beautiful day.  Low 50s, no wind.  Fine workout weather. Possibly the Best workout weather. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER PAX welcomed sincerely, and disclaimed truthfully but sarcastically.  I’m a cartoonist.  I have no business tellin’ anybody what to do. WARM-O-RAMA: 20 Side Shuttle Hops 12 Daisy Pickers 12 Imperial Walkers…

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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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