• When: 2020-05-19
  • QIC: DoubleFault
  • The PAX: Toolbox, ShortHaul, DoubleDribble, Hopper (r), Cartwheel, Rebar, Spackle (r), DanceMachine (r), SayWhat, FastCasual, NatureBoy (r), Digger (r), GoodHands, Netflix, BreakerBreaker (r), AlterBoy, WeekendSpecial, Bulldog, DoubleFault (r)


The One Where We Threw a Block Party to Celebrate 6 years of F3

19 pax brought it back to where it all began & joined YHC at The Graveyard to celebrate 6 years of F3. Defying Cantore, they conquered the fartsack, took the red pill & got better together. We celebrate around here by throwing a block party. No more socially distant beatdowns for these pax. Now, more than ever it is necessary for our physical, spiritual & mental health to get back in the Gloom.

“WE OWN THE GLOOM” – DarkHelmet

Conditions: 67 deg – 100% humidity – dry

The Thang

OMW, Disclaimer (“I am not a professional, I am barely an amateur” – DearDiary), Prayer

Mosey around the parking lot

COP (all exercises IC x15)

  • SSH
  • TTT
  • Squat
  • Windmills
  • LBACs (f – thumbs up)
  • Raise the Roof
  • LBACs (r – thumbs down)
  • IWs
  • Plank on your block
  • Manmakers x 5
  • Mosey around parking lot

Block Party (circuit of 3 exercises)

#1 (x15)

  • Curls 4 Girls
  • Thrusters
  • Chest Press
  • Plank when finished
  • Manmakers x 5
  • Mosey around parking lot
  • Plank for 6

#2 (x10)

  • Block squat (aka Goblin Squat)
  • Tricep extensions
  • OH press
  • Plank when finished
  • Manmakers x 5
  • Mosey around parking lot
  • Plank for 6

#3 (x10)

  • Bobby Hurleys (aka DoubleDribbles)
  • Iron Crosses
  • Block Merkins
  • Plank for 6
  • BirdDog plank (l arm out/r leg up) flapjack
  • Nolan Ryans (x10 both sides)
  • Manmakers x 5
  • Mosey around parking lot
  • Plank for 6

Mary

  • Flutter kicks (IC x 15)
  • LBCs led by Spackle (IC x 25)
  • Ray Charles (IC x 15)
  • IWs to close it out

Time Called

Announcements

  • Whisper turning 50 tomorrow and he will have the Q on Thursday (5/21). Drop-in at his house (132 Majestic Court, 29072) from 12-3 on Saturday, May 23. Bring a chair, a beverage or two, Soda & water provided for non-drinkers.

Prayer Requests

  • Tinsley Family. Chris Tinsley (husband/father) passed recently of possible suicide. Leaves behind wife & 12yo son. Prayers of peace & comfort for their family.
  • Quest having spinal/back issues. Prayers for healing.
  • Families that are struggling with unemployment & job uncertainty during these times.
  • Prayers for our nation.

Closing Prayer (led by AlterBoy)

Moleskin

  • Special shoutout to AlterBoy and FastCasual for posting today. Both of these guys have been a big part of YHC’s F3 experience and it means a lot to celebrate with them.
  • Today marks the first time that Hopper heard “The Ocean” by Led Zeppelin.
  • Is there a Spackle VQ in the near future?  Spackle’s potential as a leader was evident during Mary. When it comes to leading the count for LBCs, he’s got chops.
  • It was an honor to lead this morning. Thankful to all the pax that posted and celebrated 6 glorious years.
  • Today’s playlist can be found here.

Devo

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

Closing thoughts touched on the impact many of the pax have had on YHC’s life during the past 6 years.  I am forever grateful to FastCasual for his friendship and his EH 6 years ago. That first workout as an FNG was a snotwoggler. It was all YHC could do NOT to merlot on the field that hot, muggy, Saturday morning. However, there was no quitting that day. YHC kept coming back for more – all the while, getting stronger physically, spiritually and emotionally. F3 has made me a better husband, father and friend.

Now, with the uncertainty and despair facing our nation, the need for F3 could not be greater. There are many of us that still need the accountability, honesty, tough love, emotional & spiritual support that F3 provides. We must be present for each other. Get in touch with a buddy that you have not talked to in a while. They need to hear your voice. Leave no man behind and leave no man where you find him.

Keep accelerating

Leave no doubt

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