• When: 2018-04-18
  • QIC: Grilz
  • The PAX: Wham, Katniss, Kamikaze (respect), Lamb Chop, Turnpike, McLovin, Special K (respect), Grilz

Full Metal Grilz at #TheCastle

Temp : 55 and perfect


  • 40 SSH (IC)
  • 20 LBAC (IC)
  • TTT (IC)
  • 20 Merkins (IC)
  • 15 BBSU (OYO)
  • Calf Stretch L/R

The Thang:

In honor of R. Lee Ermey,  AKA Gunnery Sgt Hartman, I decided to do some rifle PT

  • Draw “rifles”, ¼ mi Indian run.  Hold rifle over your head on the sprint to the front.
  • Circle up.  40 “Up and Forwards” IC, 25 Merkins on the rifle, 25 Big Boy Situps with rifle
  • ¼ mile Indian run.  Same rules as before
  • Circle up.  40 “Fore Up, Behind Back” IC, 20 Merkins on rifle, 25 Squats with rifle held straight out.
  • Circle up.  Ring of fire (PAX hold rifle straight out with locked arms, while executing 10 Merkins one at a time around the circle)

Mosey to wall.

  • 40 rifle curls IC
  • 20 step ups with rifle held over head OYO
  • 15 dips IC

Mosey to Sweat Box for wall sits with rifle straight out. Rest with rifle over head. 2 sets 1 minute each

Back to circle for Mary

  • 15 BBSU with rifle
  • 10 Boat-canoe with rifle
  • 15 American hammers IC with rifle
  • 10 Kayak rows with rifle

Put up rifles and mosey to the flag.

My arms and shoulders are smoked.  It looked like the rest of the PAX were hurting too.

COT: Counterama; Name-O-Rama, Announcements: Castle Open House: Sunday April 29 3PM. Details to follow. HDHH today at Bar None; PAX from Hammer will be at The Pizza Joint tomorrow, Thursday April 19 at 5:30 for some 2nd F; #TheCastle Two-Year anniversary is April 22, ‘Celebrating’ on Friday April 20. Prayer, done.

For 12 “rifles” buy four 10’ sections of 1 ½” PVC, 24 caps, some PVC glue and a bag of play sand.  Cut each stick into 3 pieces.  They should be 3’ 4” long.  Glue and cap one end.  Use a cut off milk jug as a funnel and fill the pipe with sand.  Glue and cap the ends.

Exercises found here: