January 14, 2021

Big Boy Superset

THE SCENE: A balmy 39 degrees with a parking lot full of pax. Largest group ever at the Armory. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER WARM-O-RAMA: Slaughter Starter 20 burpees oyo Daisy pickers 10 in cadence 10 tempo squats in cadence THA-THANG: With 15 pax we had to pair up. With one group of 3. 2  rounds of supersets lateral raises,…

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January 13, 2021

Merkins, Gainers and Frisbees

THE SCENE: 30 degrees but only cold if you’re standing still F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER: Yes but took my time on the disclaimer as the Collierville contingent rolled in at 5:30:45 – 5:31:30.  Locthe didn’t get disclaimed or welcomed because apparently a Frisbee’s primary function isn’t to scrape ice from a windshield…good thing he knows that he’s always welcome…

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January 11, 2021

El Crapiton

THE SCENE: Brisk and cold. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER Not a professional. Free to all men. Modify as needed. WARM-O-RAMA: 20 SSH IC 10 Daisy Pickers IC 20 SSH IC 10 Daisy Pickers IC THA-THANG: Mosied to hill. 1 PAX jumped rope 75, while other PAX did MHs. If/When the jumping roping PAX screwed up, we all had to…

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January 7, 2021

Playlist & Protein Balls

THE SCENE: Low 40’s F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER: Done. No FNG’s present WARM-O-RAMA: SSH, Merkins, Daisy Pickers, Stretch OYO, Mosey 1 lap around parking lot THA-THANG: Run approximately 40 yards and back after each set of the following exercises 3 rounds with CMU Burpee jump overs 10 Goblet squat 10 Curls for the girls 10 American Hammer 10 2…

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January 5, 2021

Moving with the Wind

THE SCENE: Windy @ the Wicket, but 40 degrees and no complaining. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER: Given and adhered to. WARM-O-RAMA: 15 Side Straddle Hops – 10 Daisy Pickers – 15 Imperial Walkers  – 20 Arm Circles forward/backward THA-THING: 9 light poles down to Johnson Road. Run to each, then 10 hand-release merkins. Hold Al Gore until all in….

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January 4, 2021


THE SCENE: Chilly and quiet. Arrived about 15 minutes early and planted the flag. Steinbrenner and Halpert were finishing up a pre-run at a kill Steinbrenner pace, per Steinbrenner (#ISI). My FNG showed up early as well and we chatted for a bit. Then a mass of cars started to fill up the parking lot. The burritos bringing all…

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December 31, 2020

Soft and Wet

THE SCENE: Seriously? This is fartsack weather for most. But two of us had brand new sandbags and the other 3 are just badasses. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER Yes. However, a group of current and former AOQs should know this by now.  WARM-O-RAMA: Rucks off. SSH IC x 20 Arm Cirlces Forward/backward IC x 10 each direction Mosey (this…

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December 28, 2020

Joey Freshwater

THE SCENE: The coldest 52 degrees ever F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER did WARM-O-RAMA: Motivators down from 8 for Elijah Moore Imperial Walkers x 13 IC Daisy Pickers x 13 IC Arm Circles x 13 IC frontwerds and backerds stretch oyo THA-THANG: Route 66 – Shoulder tap merkins – flutter kicks til all in Route 66 – Capt Thor –…

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December 24, 2020

Christmas Joy and Ho, Ho, Ho

THE SCENE: 32 degrees and a bit of a breeze F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER: Welcomed and Disclaimed WARM-O-RAMA: 20 – SSH IC 10 – Merkins IC (so really 20 if you’re counting) THA-THANG: I brought out a new contraption that Tomb Raider helped me dream up.  A six foot wooden beam with a paint bucket attached to each end. …

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December 21, 2020

No running at Quad City

THE SCENE: 42 degrees, supposed to be dense fog but it looked clear to me F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER: Welcomed and Disclaimed WARM-O-RAMA: Pick up a brick for each hand.  Once you have it there’s no putting it down. 20 – SSH IC 10 – Merkins IC (so really 20 if you’re counting) Mosey to the gravelly parking lot. …

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