January 15, 2018

A Toast to 17 in ’18

THE SCENE: An icy, aggressive 29°



SSH IC x 20
IW IC x 20
Fire Hydrants OYO x 10 each leg
Arm Circles x 20, flip it and reverse it
Mountain Climbers IC x 10

The PAX Indian Run Moseyed to the football field to rehash some of the greatness displayed by the 2018 National Champions (a.k.a. THE ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE) and also to demonstrate to the two HIMs in attendance who chose to wear orange what it felt like to be a winner for at least one day.

*While waiting on the six, four PAX enjoyed Bonus Rat Poison (squats IC x 10).

BAMA Beatdown (One rep for each ‘Natty)

  • Burpees OYO x 17
  • American Hammers IC x 17
  • Merkins OYO x 17
  • Air Chairs w/Overhead Claps IC x 17
  • We rinsed it. We repeated it.

Saban Slaughter (bit of an audible here as YHC wasn’t counting on the football field being completely covered in snow/ice, rendering the yard markers completely invisible … but like Coach Saban, a brilliant halftime adjustment brought home the ‘ship)

  • Tua: lunge walk to midfield, then 20 Scorpion Dry Docks (10 on each leg), then lunge walk/bear crawl/lunge walk to the house/endzone*
  • Tagovailoa: side shuffle to midfield, then 20 Scorpion Dry Docks (10 on each leg), then side shuffle to the house/endzone*

*After each set of Scorpion Dry Docks, the PAX took it to the house from approximately 41 yards … hmmm … what a coincidence! 

PAX moseyed back to the SF from the football field. Four PAX enjoyed Bonus Rat Poison (Squerkins x 10, rinse & repeat) while waiting on the six. Props to Rabbit for being today’s Sweeper.

Evil Lance Armstrongs IC x 17
Flutter Kicks IC x 17
LBC OYO x 20
Plank-n-Hold Ring-o-Fire x 10 seconds

7 PAX finished strong: Rabbit, Slicnut, Dodgeball, Moneybags, Captain Obvious (QIC), Cowbell (FNG), Recliner (FNG)


YHC encouraged the PAX to focus on THE PROCESS of winning personal battles with things that are in your control. Each man has a personal target he can impact (Concentrica, Freed to Lead). Commit to winning battles with your inner three circles in 2018 (Family: detach from devices when home / Brothers in Arms: have tough conversations, hold each other accountable / Ring of 18: pick up the phone and connect).

Prayers for Slicnut’s neighbors and Rabbit’s bro-in-law.


YHC was proud of the PAX for embracing the crimson blood that we all share. Despite the occasional BAMA-related grumbling, each man got better. TCLAPS to Slicnut for constructing another Levee SF in light of the Great SF Heist.