• When: 2020-12-08
  • QIC: Cheers
  • The PAX: Coon Dog, Arrears, Ken Doll, Lego, Hash N Rice, Bing, Soaker, Dunphy (R), Cowbell, Cheers

Cold Mornings and Mumble Chatter at Shawshank

One thing you can count on is mumble chatter at Shawshank.  YHC is guilty of it too, so it stands to reason that when the PAX get the chance, they are going to let him have it.  YHC wouldn’t have it any other way.  Thanks for the accountability and brotherhood, men!

Here’s how it went today:

Conditions: clear, high 20’s


Mosey to main soccer field

COP all IC:

– SSH x 15

– TTT x 15

– LBAC x 10 each way


The Thang

Mosey to end zone:

3 rounds of body builders:


-Start with Diamond merkins x 25

-Half speed run to opposite sidewalk

-Squats x 25

-Half speed to opposite end zone

-LBC x 25


-Start with wide merkins x 25

-Half speed run back to sidewalk

-Squats x 25

-Half speed to back to end zone

-LBC x 25


-Start with regular merkins x 25

-Half speed run to opposite sidewalk

-Squats x 25

-Half speed to opposite end zone

-LBC x 25

-Pick up the 6

At end zone:

-Lunge to mid-field adjacent to middle light pole

-Coon Dog Merkins (Carolina dry docks) x 25

-CDD rest of the way to sidewalk

Mosey to first field up top:

-Line up on sideline & sprint to midfield adjacent to middle light pole

-Bonnie Blair’s x 25 two count

-Run to opposite end zone from where we started

-BB x 25(6) one count

Mosey to adjacent field:

Rinse and repeat on 2nd field but replace BB with Flutter kicks

Mosey to adjacent field:

Rinse and repeat on 3rd field but replace FK with 10 Burpees

Mosey to pull up station:

Group 1: Pull ups x 5 

Group 2: Dips x 10

Groups switch and do opposite exercise.  Rinse and repeat for 4 rounds

Mosey to shelter & get on your 6 for Mary:

6 inches x 1 minute

Freddie Mercury x 1 minute

Hello Dollies x 1 minute 

46 seconds of LBC to close us out




  • 12/12: Salvation Army Bell Ringing at Walmart in Lexington.  All time slots are filled but you are welcome to join one.
  • 12/20: Christmas party at Ramrod’s house; Soaker will provide address
  • 1/1: SAFE Run starts at noon
  • Safe Run still needs times filled; sign up link: http://ttsu.me/safe2021
  • SAFE Run shirt link: https://forms.gle/tmj9uYrEGeLn1XFS9
  • Families Helping Families headquarters are putting toys together and could use some volunteers.  Stop by and help if able at the old Piggly Wiggly on Charleston Hwy in West Columbia.  Address: https://www.yellowpages.com/west-columbia-sc/mip/piggly-wiggly-459600819


  • Notebook
  • F3 No Show
  • Cowbell and family
  • Unnamed Lexington PAX dealing with family concerns, others needing prayers for addiction
  • Hash N Rice praise for Sgt Major battling cancer is doing well.
  • Family YHC met this weekend, 3yo daughter going through chemo treatments


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5 things that help us through tough times and allow us to help others:

  1. Prayer
  2. Scripture
  3. Brotherhood
  4. Accountability
  5. Personal ministry

The F3 men that I know have these qualities and more.  Let’s take these out into the world and set our own destinies.  We can change the world one small step at a time.

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