• When: 11/12/15
  • QIC: Sheets
  • The PAX: Sheets, Polo, Furlough, Hacker, Kitty, Spread, Turn-N-Cough, Snowbird, Mulch, Stent, Choo-Choo


Veterans Day Workout at Swampfox

AO Q Polo asked YHC to give the pax a workout to commemorate Veterans Day and 11 pax showed up to see what YHC had in store.  They found a workout that was heavy on Merkins, Squats, and running.  All told the Pax covered 2.9 miles this morning and completed over 200 Merkins and over 150 squats.

Run out the parking lot down Clemson circle up at corner of Clemson/ Erskine:

  • Explain origin of Veterans Day as Armistice Day after WWI and why all exercises will be done in multiples of 11
  • SSH x 11 (IC)
  • Merkins x 11 (IC)
  • Squats x 22 (IC)
  • Flutter Kicks x 33 (IC)

Run down Clemson, right on Trenholm, left on Lonsford Drive – stop at bottom of hill:

  • 11 Merkins at bottom of hill
  • Sprint up hill to corner of Lonsford/ Brockwall
  • 11 Merkins
  • Sprint back down hill
  • 11 Merkins
  • Shoulder press until 6 arrives
  • 11 Squats at bottom of hill
  • Sprint up hill to corner of Lonsford/ Brockwall
  • 11 Squats
  • Sprint back down hill
  • 11 Squats
  • Shoulder press until 6 arrives
  • 11 Sit Ups at bottom of hill
  • Sprint up hill to corner of Lonsford/ Brockwall
  • 11 Sit Ups
  • Sprint back down hill
  • 11 Sit Ups
  • Shoulder press until 6 arrives

Pax rest for a moment while YHC gives another fun fact about Veterans Day

  • 11 Burbees at bottom of hill
  • Sprint up hill to corner of Lonsford/ Brockwall
  • 11 Burbees
  • Sprint back down hill
  • 11 Burbees
  • Shoulder press until 6 arrives

One more time up the hill, this time all the way to corner of Lonsford/ Brennan:

  • 11 Merkins at bottom of hill
  • Sprint up hill to corner of Lonsford/ Brockwall
  • 11 Merkins
  • Sprint up hill to corner of Lonsford/ Brennan
  • 11 Merkins
  • Sprint back down to corner of Lonsford/ Brockwall
  • 11 Merkins
  • Sprint back down hill
  • 11 Merkins
  • Shoulder press until 6 arrives

Run back out on to Trenholm, left on Clemson, down Clemson to Clemson/ Erskine – Circle Up:

  • Give another fun fact to the pax about Veterans Day
  • Merkins x 11
  • Squats x 11
  • Sit Ups x 11

Run to corner of Clemson/ Graeme – Circle Up:

  • Wide Arm Merkins x 11
  • Freddy Mercury x 11
  • Squats x 11

Run to Corner of Clemson/ Chicora – Circle Up:

  • Carolina Dry Docks x 11
  • Squats x 11
  • LBC x 11

Run up Clemson and down into the lower field – line up at bottom of Hamburger Hill:

  • Remind Pax that the Soldiers of the 101st Airborne took Hamburger Hill in Vietnam after assaulting the hill five times  (confession: YHC has no idea how many assaults up the hill it took, but does know that the 101st did take the hill after intense fighting)
  • Merkins x 11
  • Sprint up Hamburger Hill
  • Merkin x 11 at top
  • Back down
  • Squats x 11
  • Sprint up Hamburger Hill
  • Squats x 11 at top
  • Back down
  • Merkins x 11
  • Sprint up Hamburger Hill
  • Merkin x 11 at top
  • Back down
  • Squats x 11
  • Sprint up Hamburger Hill
  • Squats x 11 at top
  • Back down
  • Sprint up Hamburger Hill and jailbreak back to COT

Realize there is a minute left – run over to the wall for a minute of people’s chair

COT

BOM lead by Sheets

Devotional focusing on Veterans Day and how God gives you the strength to bear your burdens in surprising ways led by Sheets.  In order to provide a proper devotional, YHC rummaged through some old boxes and found the daily devotional given to him during Ranger School.

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