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9 pax posted in the morning. Warner Jay-z IM Daisy crabyPo Humdinger Popeye Pew-pew Meistro

Warmup

Arm circles x10 reverse x10 IC, Grass pickers x15 IC, Leg stretches OYO, Meistro lap

Thang 1

Mosey over to the front side of the pool- 3 light poles 1 burpee, Run back 2 then 2 burpees– ending in 10 burpees completed and a ten count

Thang 2

Mosey to the tip. Half of the group- Catalina wine mixers-4 of them/ other half 8 box jumps each group complete each station twice

Thang 3

Mosey to the stairs– stairway to seven. Start with 1 squat, down the stairs, then 1 Irkin– to 7

Ring of fire in the big shelter house– 10 squats-al gore, 5 merkins- plank, 10 dips- hold starting position.

Thang 4

Mosey to happy place for a leg blaster and a motivator from 7

Ending with an 1 1/2 lap Indian run around petting zoo

Mary

LBC IC x25, low and slow flutter kicks IC x10, American hammers

Moleskin

Good number out this morning. Burpees seemed to be the theme for today. And nothing like a little mumbling about the motivator being out of place today and not in the beginning.

U Can’t Touch This

Weather 13 with steady winds about 20 mph and windchill below 0

PAX:

Piper

Popeye

IM

Maestro 

Jay-Z 

Wapner

Warmup:

Maestro lap

Arm stretches

Leg stretches

Mosey to stairs

Thang:

Stair Dora

One partner runs stair lap other partner does exercises to 100 merkins, 200 squats, and 300 LBCs

Blackjack

Dips and merkins (or squats and lunges) from 20:1 to 10:11 running from main shelter to caboose between exercises 

Mosey to cars

Mary:

Dealers choice Mary:

Flutter kicks IC x25

Pickle pointers IC x25

V ups x12

American hammers x20

Windshield wipers IC x8

Crunchy frogs IC x10

COR, COT

Moleskin:

Cold and windy morning had the PAX coming out of their cars slowly. When everyone got out around 5:29 it became apparent we were without Q. Took a Maestro lap to give the Q time but it only summoned its namesake. Group put their collective slowly processing heads together to come up with a workout during stretching. First priority was to try to get out of the wind, so mosey to bottom of stairs. Run to the top of the stairs was like a smack in the face with the wind. Discovered there that MC Hammer must’ve loaned his parachute pants to Piper. First lap of Blackjack was to 10-29 but that modified to the caboose. Some PAX modified arm work to leg work after a particularly tough arm week. Even with modified run close to 2 miles for the workout. Group will be giving consideration over the weekend to appropriate punishment for fartsacked Q. 

Triple Triple Triple – Revisited

8 PAX posted in the moist 47F gloom for a Triple Triple Triple beatdown.
IM, Wapner, Jay-Z, Maestro, TipToe, Bambi, Piper, Popeye

Warmup:
Mosey the long way in the rain to the shelter large shelter house

Thang: Triple Triple Triple

3 rounds of 3 exercises 3 times through, 1 minute per exercise

Round 1: Merkins, Squats, LBC’s
Round 2: Butkis, Flutter Kicks, Curb Alberts
Round 3: Plank, LBAC’s, Lunges

Bonus Round: Chumbawampee

Cooldown:

Mosey long way back to flag.  No Mary.

Mumble:
It was a moist morning so decided to do the Triple in the large shelter house.  No one wanted to get out of their cars this morning but 8 of us popped out at 5:29.  During round 1 it was quickly realized shoulders hadn’t recovered from the last few workouts.  Lots of mumbles during flutter kicks with even more mumbles during little baby arm circles.  Discussion ensued on whether the extra 10lbs of water in our shirts was making it harder or if it sucked this bad last time.  Bonus round had everyone sucking for air.

Blocks, Box Jumps & More

Weather 31 and clear

PAX:

IM

Bambi

Maestro 

Popeye

Huffy

Jay-Z

Piper

Crabby PO

Wapner QIC

Warmup:

Abe Vigodas IC x10

LBACs IC x20

Arm stretches 

Sprinklers IC x15

Grass pickers IC x10

Willie Mays Hayes OYO

Tempo squats IC x10

Thang:

  1. Blocks at the barn – 20 block curls, farmer carry two blocks around flag and back, 20 skull crushers
  2. Legs at the tip -10 box jumps, 10 step up and through to high knee (each leg)
  3. Circuit at the pool – 10 crunchy frogs, 20 mountain climbers (4 count), 30 LBCs, 40 SSHs

Mosey from one station to the next around the petting zoo and repeato repeato 

Block Mary:

Wall sit with block

Flutter kicks IC x25

Block presses IC x10

Hello Dolly IC x15

Block presses IC x10

COR, COT

Moleskin:

Q scouted location ahead of time and yesterday’s heat wave melted enough snow off of the road to allow for a circuit around the petting zoo. Shovel flag came in handy at the tip to clear some snow for box jumps and step ups. Clear and calm morning was quickly forgotten working through a simple but quite effective workout with a surprising amount of cardio. One PAX was even sighted stripping off an outer layer but thankfully stopped there. Enjoyed the last reprieve before the weather rolls in – will be a fun one on Monday!

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So this is what cold weather feels like

12 PAX posted in the 7F gloom for some High Intensity Interval Training.
IM, Crabby PO, Jay-Z, Wapner, Pew Pew, Huffy, Piper, Popeye, Humdinger, Maestro, Gas Man, Daisy

Warmup: Skipped the Maestro lap do to ice.
20x SSH
Stretch everything
10x Side to Side Squats
10x Lunge/Drop Lunge each side

Mosey (without falling) to big shelter house

Thang: HIIT x 8 rounds of 2 exercises 4 times through each exercise
Jump Lunges, Squats
Dips, Merkins
Wide Mountain Climbers, Jump Squats
Crunches, Leg Lifts
High Knees, Calf Raises
Hand Release Merkins, Plank Jacks
SSH, Single Leg Squats
Burpees, Butt Kickers

Slowesy back to flag

Mumble:  Definitely a cold morning but luckily had no wind.  Great turnout with 12 guys.  Almost doubled the temperature with the number of men that showed up.  Heavy complaining during the HIIT until around 5 or so.  Either everyone just gave up and settled into the inevitable or just rain out of air to complain.

High Reps

Weather 37 with bone chilling light sprinkles and moist ground 

PAX:

Piper

Popeye

Crabby PO

Pew Pew

Maestro 

Jay-Z 

IM

Wapner QIC

Warmup:

Maestro lap

SSHs IC x20

LBACs IC x10 each way

Hillbilly walkers IC x20

Tempo merkins IC x10

Tempo squats IC x10

Plank x 1 minute

Thang:

Maestro lap 

Wall sit x 1 minute

American hammers x 30

Merkins x 20

Flutter kicks x 40

Plank x 1 minute

Maestro lap

Wall sit x 1 minute

Hello Dolly x 40

Merkins x 20

V-ups x 20

Plank x 1 minute

Maestro lap

Wall sit x 1 minute

Mtn Climbers x 40

Merkins x 20

BBSU x 30

Plank x 1 minute

Maestro lap

Wall sit x 1 minute

Jack Webbs 1:4 –> 10:40

Mary:

LBCs x 50

💯s 

ABCs

Plank x 1 minute 

COR, COT

Moleskin:

A couple PAX scratched at the last minute to keep the group short of the double digit goal. There’s always the next workout to get there. Mumblechatter seemed to die down a little more with each passing Maestro lap. It was conceded that this was likely more Maestro laps for Maestro than he has taken part in for the last year. Comment about high number of reps earned the group a set of 💯s then to take a break from counting a set of ABCs. Due to smoked arms Popeye early PB bring a lawn chair and a book on Wednesday. 

BlackCat First Anniversary

Weather 70 and clear

PAX:

Tiptoe

Gas Man 

Cubby Blue

Piper

Humdinger 

Daisy 

Brickyard (R)

Cosmo (R)

Cornwallis

Marshall

Knee High

Zonkey *

Crabby PO QIC

Maestro QIC

IM QIC

Jay-Z QIC

Wapner QIC

Disclaimer 

Warmup (Wapner):

Shoulder pretzels IC x20

Sprinkler IC x15

Jingle balls IC x10

Grass pickers IC x15

Leg stretches

Motivator from 10

Thang:

Mosey to tennis courts (IM)

Squat jump holds 10 to 1

Chumbawumpee

Mosey to stairs (Maestro)

Stairway to 7 

Mosey to Happy Place (Jay-Z)

Leg blasters

Crowd pleaser pyramid to 5

Leg blasters

Dirty hook ups IC x15

Mosey to flag

Mary (Crabby PO):

Absolutions x8

Flutter kicks IC x20

LBCs IC x20

Pickle pounders IC x10

Laney Lu x1

COR, COT

Moleskin:

Wapner reporting for 5 BlackCat OGs that shared the Q for today’s first anniversary workout. Clown car from Indy arrived with 5 PAX in plenty of time to get some early stretching in. It was definitely needed. Turns out when 5 men share the Q it becomes exponentially harder as you go. Reps on all exercises were taken to the max, whereas one Q may have only maxed out one or two of them. Motivator from 10 set legs on fire, squat jump holds, stairs, leg blasters, flutter kicks, etc kept it going. YHC still waiting for the fire to go out. Too much good mumblechatter to even start getting it all down here. Fun to work through even a beat down like this one with so many other guys out there. Thanks to Zonkey and his M for the water, juice boxes, fruit, and corn muffins at the end of the workout. 

It’s been an honor to be part of this group for the past year, and it’s been really exciting to see the word get out and have new members of the group recently. That success is only temporary though, and we need to get out there with renewed effort and double down on the EHing to keep accelerating. Read Freed to Lead (I have a copy you can borrow or better yet go buy it on amazon), listen to F3Nation 43 feet podcast, continue posting and get involved in the upcoming 2nd Fs, get the word out to your friends, family, co-workers, church members, social media, and anyone else you come into contact with. Many more men in Frankfort need to hear about F3 and shake their lives up. We can make this a better place with stronger male leaders in their families and community! Aye!