January 18, 2021

Bauer Hour 5: 2200-2245

THE SCENE: 10pm; Bauer Hour 5.  I had posted for the opener at 6pm, then went home for dinner and a few hours with the family before coming back out for my Q.  I figured the temp (low 30s), darkness, and 4 straight workouts would have thinned the crowd out a bit and we’d be down to just the…

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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 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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December 16, 2020


THE SCENE: A chilly 36F wil a slight breeze F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER: Yep WARM-O-RAMA: SSH IC X 20 Imperial Walkers IC X 20 Hill Billy’s IC X 20 Daisy Pickers IC X 10 Arm Circles IC X 10 Front and Back THA-THANG: Sea Biscuit – (should have been 4 laps on a track) Run one lap around parking…

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December 14, 2020

Weinkles at the Levee

The Scene: 38 degrees. Windy. Wet from Sunday night’s rain. Welcome and disclaimer: Given. Not a professional. Modify as needed, but only when necessary. Warm o rama: 20 side straddle hops IC 10 Daisy Pickers IC 10 Windmills IC 15 Butt kicks IC Tha Thang: Circuit 1 (all exercises in sequence) x 3 rounds 20 CMU Swings 15 CMU…

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December 9, 2020

The Flying Men of the Levee

THE SCENE: Crisp 34 degrees this fine morning.  Frozen grass more like 25, but knowing the toughness of the PAX soon to arrive, not concerned. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER Do your thing, modify as needed.  Discomfort is compulsory.  Pain – not so much WARM-O-RAMA: Short mosey around the lot. Lined up for shuttles across the parking surface. – Standing…

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December 4, 2020

Circle of Pain

THE SCENE: 40 degrees and no wind. Overall a great day. F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER I am not a professional. You’re here on your on account. Modify like me, if needed. WARM-O-RAMA: 20 SSH (IC) 10 Daisy pickers (IC) 10 Arm Circles (IC) Mosey around the parking lot. THA-THANG: Circle of Pain Complete each station for 1 minute. You…

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November 16, 2020

Route 66 of HRMs with Murder Rabbits & Combs

THE SCENE: Winter is upon us.  Not quite cold enough to have ice on the windshield.  Felt great to this PAX! F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER Check!  Forgot to disclaim Slicnut who rolled in midway through the warm-o-rama and blinded us all with his truck lights, but I figured he’s covered by his very name. WARM-O-RAMA: Mosey around the parking…

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November 3, 2020

VOTE But Choose Wisely

THE SCENE: Lair; 35 and crisp F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER: Yep. Did. WARM-O-RAMA: Stretch what needs stretchin’ whilst the PAX, 1-by-1, wrote down the #1 (:45 of burpees) or #2 (:45 of running) on a post-it-note, placed inside the noggin’ of Cap’n Merkin. YHC tallied VOTES. YHC announced the results: #1 (received 1 vote) #2 (received 7 votes) THA-THANG:…

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October 21, 2020

2020 Passport Complete

THE SCENE: 60ish degrees and clear; Gloom perfection.  Arrived a few minutes early to set out some cones in the parking lot, assuming that the football field would be locked up as usual.  When I got to the Shovel Flag, a pre-running Halpert informed me that the gates were wide open.  I interpreted this as Houston HS’s invitation for…

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