• When: 2020-08-13
  • QIC: DoubleFault
  • The PAX: Stitches, BlueRhino, GreenJeans, Adluh, BarCrawl, Tailspin, PopTort (r), Deebo, Banjo, Broadhead, MailOrder, Postal, DoubleFault (r)

The One Where We All Lifted Blocks and Played with Fuzzy Yellow Balls

Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brothers to dwell together in unity. – Psalms 133:1

13 pax took the DRP today and posted in the gloomy confines of St. David’s Lutheran Church which F3Detention temporarily calls home. Notice was taken of the curve ball NoHelp threw at the pax on Tuesday, as he led an upper body beatdown. It became YHC’s duty to balance things out a little. Thursday became Leg Day. The pax “welcomed” the change. But with one condition –  just as long as the overhead press never makes an appearance during the next 45min. Sounds like NoHelp left a mark. He always does. YHC would make every effort to honor the plea (sorta). Moreover, work would be done.

Conditions: Humid and 73 deg (thick and balmy)

The Thang:

OMW, Time Called, No FNGs, Disclaimer

Prayer (knee taken)

Pax stood and faced the Shovel Flag for Pledge of Allegiance

Mosey around the church stopping to grab blocks on way – return to start

COP (all exercises IC)

  • SSH x 20
  • Squats x 10
  • Windmill x 10
  • Squats x 10
  • TTT x 10
  • Squats x 10
  • Iron Crosses w/ block x 10
  • Squats x 10
  • Thrusters x 10
  • Squats x 10
  • LBACs Sobriety Style (rt leg up – forward x 10/left leg up – reverse x 10)
  • Squats x 10
  • Burpees OYO x 10

Block Party (IC)

  • Curls 4 Girls x 10
  • Iron Crosses x 10
  • Chest Press x 20
  • Iron Crosses x 10
  • Block Squats x 10
  • Iron Crosses x 10

Split pax into 1s & 2s

Bag o’ Balls Relay

  • 2 bags located on opposite end of parking lot
  • 1 pax from each team will mosey to bag, grab a fuzzy yellow ball and return while other pax perform exercise chosen by YHC (Thrusters, LBCs, Plank, Block Squats, C4Gs, etc.)
  • Upon return, entire team will perform exercise written on ball (x10) before next pax takes off
  • 1st team to complete all exercises wins
    •  Burpees
    • Squat Jumps
    • Merkins
    • Mtn Climbers
    • Iron Crosses
    • BBSUs
    • Monkey Humpers
      • Losers – 10 Burpees
      • Winners 10 Iron Crosses

Indian run around parking lot x 2

Line up at end of parking lot with blocks


  • C4Gs x 10
  • Cusack carry 10 yds and plank
  • Merkins x 10
  • Cusack carry 10 yds and plank
  • Block Squats x 10
  • Cusack carry 10 yds and plank
  • Merkins x 10
  • Bent Over Rows x 10
  • Leave blocks and mosey to other end to grab tennis balls and return
  • Plank
  • One Leg Merkins x 10 with rt leg up (flapjack)
  • Cusack carry 10 yds and plank
  • OH Press (there it is…) x 10
  • Cusack carry 10 yds and plank
  • Plank – rt arm up/lt arm up

Return blocks and AYG back to Shovel Flag

TIME called


  • The Ark (specialty workout led by AlterBoy) at Jumanji on Saturday – 0630 start Howard Park in West Cola
  •  Iron Pax Challenge is upcoming – get with Blue Rhino if interested
  • BRR upcoming


  • Tinkle’s mom – fighting Covid
  • Whataburger upcoming surgery on Friday – will be on IR for 3 weeks

Closing prayer led by YHC


  • Playlist today featured Sturgill, Smashing Pumpkins, U2 and B Boys
  • Deebo loves Sturgill Simpson, Postal dug The Remix,  PopTort only likes Beastie Boys circa 1980s
  • T-claps to Postal for, well, posting. Dude may have a possible hairline fracture on his shin but fought through the beatdown like a champ. Heal up, brother!
  • Honored to lead this fine group of men. A tough beatdown was crushed by all.
  • Warning: Legs may feel like Jello today. Hope you got your money’s worth.


Excerpts on Courage from Manvotionals: Timeless Wisdom & Advise On Living The 7 Manly Virtues

YHC spoke briefly about there being much fear in the world we live today. It may be warranted or not. Life is for the living and our duty as men is to live courageously with stout hearts and be an example for our family and others to follow.

The courage we desire and prize is not the courage to die decently, but to live manfully. – Thomas Carlyle

Live as brave men and face adversity with stout hearts. – Horace

As to fighting, keep out of it if you can, by all means. When the time comes, if it ever should, that you have to say “Yes” or “No” to a challenge to fight, say “No” if you can – only take care you make it clear to yourselves why you say “No.” It’s a proof of the highest courage, if done from true Christian motives. It’s quite right and justifiable, if done from a simple aversion to physical pain and danger. But don’t say “No” because you fear a licking, and say or think it’s because you fear God, for that’s neither Christian nor honest. And if you do fight, fight it out; and don’t give in while you can stand and see. – on Fighting by Thomas Hughes

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