Author: f3indianapolis

The Hill

TIRE’d

12 PAX parked their vehicles in two straight lines with their tires turned out. Disclaimer was given and we got to it:

Warm Up:

Mosey with Variations

Overhead claps

Finkle Swings

Stretch

The Thang:

Partner is vehicle straight across from you

P1 runs one lap around parking lot while

P2 does an exercise, and then flip flop

Incline Offset Merkins (one hand on tire other hand on car)

Tire lunges

Tire Pike Merkins

Dirty Tire Hookup

Tire sit (wall sit)

Tire step up knee thrust

Tire Kickers (Rocky Balboa)

Mary

Plank with Variations

LBC + Hold

Low Dolly + Hold

Heels to Heaven + Hold

Gas Pumps + Hold

Recover!

Moleskin:

Yes, I found this workout on Instagram.

T-Claps for the #RESPECTs coming in strong making up 50% of today’s PAX.

Praise for Maize’s Sister in law and Motorboat’s 2.0 both on the path to getting healthy!

We looking forward to the next round of 2nd F Matchmaking & we are still looking for Saturday Qs.

Until next time,

Zamboni

The Hill

1st or 2nd F?

1st or 2nd F?

11 PAX posted for a very simple workout. Disclaimer was given and we got to it.

Warm Up

Arm circles

Side lunges

Weed Pickers

Stretch

The Thang

15 Reps On the Minute for 15 Minutes

Merkins

Low Dolly

Mary

Bring Sally Up (option to sub leg raise with merkins, which only Headlock took)

Recover!

Moleskin:

It doesn’t have to be complicated to make you stronger. We had a great time harassing guys for their music choice and for their age (sup Khaki). Thanks for posting.

Z

The Hill

Dedicating my 60%

Dedicating my 60%

15 PAX posted in the gloom for a different kind of beatdown. Coming off of a story about a Boston Marathon runner who dedicated each mile to a different person, reading Can’t Hurt Me by David Goggins and learning about the 40% Rule, Memorial Day coming up, and a long wait before a chance to Q, I put together a special (& sadistic) downPAINment for Tuesday 5/21/2019.

Disclaimer

Warm Up

3 rounds of

10 SSH ic

10 LBC ic

10 Merkins ic

(OK I said 5 but got impatient because it was taking too long so I cut it short, which left PAX longing for more…stay tuned)

The Thang

Mosey with intermittent sprints

COP

20 squats

Lunges from parking spaces to next line

R&R back to the start

Story of

R&R (of all 40 squats and 2 lunge walks)

Mosey

HR Merkins tabata

Story of my grandpa James Gilkey

Hand Lift Merkins tabata

Mosey

Flutter Kicks x60

Story of

R&R

Mosey

Warm Up (reprise)

We had to return to the last 2 rounds of the warm Up that was promised to the PAX and they were thankful for the chance to revisit the Merkin portion of the workout one last time

2 rounds of

10 SSH ic

10 LBC ic

10 Merkins ic

Mary

Low Dolly x20 ic

Crunchy Frog x25 ic

Recover Recover

Moleskin:

Today was hard, but we got WAY stronger. Glad to have another Marine join us with the addition of FNG now named Clubber. Unfortunately time ran short and we skipped the calf raise and pull up portions of the beat down, but there is always next Q for that. Looking forward to the team battle, even though it is postponed until June.

Until next time,

Z

The Hill

Photo Shoot

#PhotoShoot

18 PAX posted for a photo shoot (JK) and a beatdown. Our photographer didn’t show up and PAX began to question whether this was a ploy to get more men to post. Disclaimer was given and then we got to it…here’s what we did:

Warm Up:

SSH

Weed Pickers

Bobby Hurley’s

Abe Vigodas

The Thang:

Mosey

COP

Peter Parker’s x25 IC

Nippler x25 IC

Jump Squats x25 IC

Mosey

Noah’s Ark

Bear

Kangaroo

Crab

Inchworm

Duck

Mosey

Five Corners:

10 Burpees

20 Merkins

30 LBC

40 SSH

50 Overhead Claps

Lunge walk across parking lot

Lunge squat walk back across lot

COP/Mary

Pike Merkin Time Bomb

Flutter Kicks x25 IC

Imperial Walkers x20 IC

Flutter Time Bomb

Crunchy Frog x25 IC

Low Dolly x25 IC

Rosalita x25 IC

Recover!

Moleskin:

Our photographer (we didn’t decide whether we are callin him Ansel or Cheese) finally showed up when it was time for Mary…which is why we threw in the Imperial Walkers. Beater pointed out that animals went two by two to the ark & I promised to double down on each animal next time. Thanks to so many men for posting and really pushing themselves to be stronger this morning and start their day getting right.

Until next time,

Z

The Hill

BSH – Bring Something Heavy

BSH – Bring Something Heavy

10 PAX posted in the gloom for an overdue coupon workout. YHC arrived ashamedly at 0533 coming from QSource. Fumbling to get started, I accidentally deleted the winky from my phone and had to figure out how to recover it, but I don’t think anyone noticed. Disclaimer was given and we got to it.

Warm up:

Burpee

SSH x10 IC

Burpee

Arm Circles x20 IC

Burpee

Imperial Walkers x10 IC

Burpee

Mosey to the Hill

The Thang:

You rep or you run. 30 minutes for 30 reps of as many of the following as possible. OYO.

Goblet Squats

Curls

Block Merkins

WWII V Ups

KB Swings

Skull Crushers

Log (Coupon) Jumpers

Bench Press

Lawn Mowers

American Hammer

Upright Row (Chinners)

Deadlifts

Blockpees

Press Rotations

Side Raises

Mosey

Mary:

Heel touches x51 IC

Recover Recover

Moleskin:

I was only expecting 3-4 PAX due to Spring Break & was estatic seeing 9 other men! There wasn’t as much mumblechatter as usual and I question whether or not I should’ve made PAX run a lap between exercises because I did not expect anyone to be able to finish all of the exercises in the allotted 30 minutes. TClaps to Cornwallis who posted even though he is on doctor’s orders not to run. F3 Dads is coming up on Saturday with Marshall at the helm, so bring the 2.0s for some fitness and a lot of fun.

Honored,

Z

The Hill

Classic Beatdown

11 PAX posted on an extremely warm January morning (47 DEGREES!) for a #CLASSIC beatdown. Disclaimer was given. Here’s what we did:

 

Warm Up:

20 Mountain Climbers IC

20 Weed Pickers IC

10 Abe Vigodas IC

 

The Thang:

Four Corners:

10 Burpees

20 Merkins 

30 LBC

40 SSH

Mosey to Hill

Burp Back Mtn

Mosey to Fishbowl

9s

Pull Up/Dip

Chin Up/Incline Merkin

Mosey Back

Clockwork Crabs

Bear Crawl Inch Worm

Mary:

Low Dolly

Rosalita 

Flutter Kicks

Freddie Mercury

J-LO

Recover!

Moleskin:

The warm weather (or the return of normal schedules) brought a whopping 11 PAX out in the gloom this morning. I was excited to see the #TRIPLERESPECT (Pink Panther) in action…and he crushed it. Definitely some groaning from the group transitioning from the 40 Burpees in the first exercise (Four Corners) to the 100 Burpees that come with Burp-Back Mountain. Headlock was there to remind us that it is “GOOD” to be alive and healthy enough to post. Paula Dean mentioned that Naperville is already ahead of us with starting QSource this AM, but we are figuring out times to start in the next week or two. Looking forward to getting stronger this year.

 

Honored,

Z

The Hill

30 for 30

9 PAX posted for 30 exercises for Zamboni’s 30th. Disclaimer was necessary, but short – we had work to do.

  1. SSH
  2. Shoulder Pretzels
  3. Bend and Reach
  4. Mountain Climbers
  5. Air Squats
  6. Weed Pickers
  7. Windmills
  8. Overhead Arm Claps
  9. Alt Lunge Jumps
  10. Merkins
  11. LBC
  12. Jump Knee Tucks
  13. Death Plank (Elbows in line with head)
  14. Crab Walk to Curb
  15. Rocky Balboas
  16. Bear Crawl Inch Worm
  17. Hot Foot
  18. Broad Jumps
  19. Mosey with Variation to hill
  20. Slow Scissors (Slowsors)
  21. Feel the Bern (5 laps facing down)
  22. Apollo Burpees
  23. Crunchy Frog
  24. Duck walk to fishbowl 
  25. Chin ups
  26. Dips
  27. Low Dolly
  28. Motivator
  29. American Hammer
  30. Bay City Scissors 

Recover!

As I’m getting old and my body is starting to fall apart, I’m glad for groups like F3 to speed up that process. Special thanks to Logger and Cornwallis and PVC for pushing me to sign up for the birthday Q at our last HDHH. Prayers for all PAX who are on IR that they can recover soon & for patience and understanding God’s plan for PAX and family.

Honored,

Z

The Hill

Anything But Arms

7 PAX posted in the gloom to workout everything that isn’t directly connected to the elbow. I have no idea where the pain came from, but from almost the exact minute that I volunteered to step in as Q, my elbow began to hurt. One of the many benefits of taking the Q is that you have full control over the beatdown. Disclaimer was given and we got after it.

Warm up

10 Burpees OYO

Mosey to Lawrence W. Inlow Park

Decalfinated 25 IC

Ski Abs 25 IC

Step Ups / Box Jumps 20 OYO

Low Dolly 25 IC

Tip Toe (Bridge Leg Lifts) 20 IC

Flutter Kicks 20 IC

Motivator 10 IC

LBCs 25 IC

Around the Clock (Lunge at 12,3,6,9,12) 15 OYO

Jump Knee Tucks 20 IC

Rosalita 20 IC

Crunchy Frog 20 IC

Mosey back to cars.

Recover!

COT

Moleskin:

I did not remember the park being such a long run, but was thankful we were able to do it. Sky was pretty incredible once you got past the light pollution. Special prayers for the PAX who couldn’t make it, Wolverines FIL and Khakis now FULL TIME JOB! 

Honored to Q as always,

Zamboni 

The Hill

Wait for the Beep

8 PAX posted at The Hill for a Choose Your Own Adventure workout. After the disclaimer, here’s what we did:

W.A.R.M. Up:

Werkins

ABE Vigodas

Rerverse Lunges

Mountain Climbers

The Thang:

1 minute of exercise (AMRAP)

1 minute of rest

R&R until 0609

1: Box

2: Tape Ladder

3: Brick

4: Cement Block

5: 35lb KB

6: 20lb KB

7: Ruck Sack

8: Sandbag

Mary:

Crunchy Frog

Bicycle

JLO

Low Dolly

LBCs

Recover!

Moleskin:

Cornwallis did a similar workout at Oxbow months ago with Brickyard and myself, and it was to date my favorite workout. You can push yourself as hard as you want and there is lots of time for mumblechatter. Brickyard invented his own workout with the box, but missed the start of the exercise and asked when we were going to start. We responded “just wait for the beep”, and Brickyard held the box over his chest for just over a minute. He also waited for a beep before name-o-rama, and thus our workout name came to be. Prayers for the families of PVC and Bulldog and DC, and prayers for a successful breakfast next week at Venture Christian with Khaki’s friend Kyle.

Until next time,

Z

The Swamp

Contractions

8 men posted in the gloom for a ruck and to spend a lot of time under tension.

Coming off a long break from F3 (thanks to the addition of our baby Caroline, as well as Spartan training and recovery), I was excited to jump right into things from the beginning of the workout.

Disclaimer

Warm up

Mosey

SLO Mo Joe – slowly squat, come up and calf raise with hands stretching to the ground and to the sky

Frog jumps

Stretch

 

The Thang

I figured since the M had to deal with contractions during labor, we would partner up and experience contracting different muscles. One PAX would hold their muscles taught as the other did a number of reps and then they switched.

P1:P2

Low Plank:25 Mountain Climbers

Mosey

Al Gore:30 Air Squats

Mosey

Calves on the curb:50 SSHs

Mosey

Low dip:20 Dips

Mosey

Pull up 90:10 Burpees

Mosey

Balls to the wall:10 Pike Merkins

Mosey

Burpee Run

Follow the leader style, each time you stop +1 burpee

10 Burpee > bench jumps aka Man Makers

Mosey

Circle of pain

Mucho chesto

Motivator

Mosey

 

Mary:

LBC

Alternating V Ups

Low Dolly

The lie down tip toe (knees bent alt leg down up)

ABCs

Recover!

Thanks for everyone who made it out! It feels good to be back. Special shout out to Swayzee for bringing an FNG (Stan) and to Stan himself for surviving a tough introduction to F3. We were thankful for Knee High and the #kneehighjokebreak that has come to replace the 10-count. If you haven’t made it out for coffeeteria since Brickyard started working at Starbucks, you are missing out on some key insights! You can ask Jaye (our go to Starbucks barista), but she might not give you good advice if you aren’t wearing F3 gear!

 

Until next time,

Zamboni

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