Fitness, Fellowship, Faith

Day: December 11, 2020

The Canoe Is Taking On Water

Everyone had there calendars marked for Sister Act’s Q and the the excitement was building! We had Witenut’s VQ Tuesday and Sister Act set for Thursday and Big Pappy up Saturday, it’s was going to be a week for the history books but early Wednesday YHC got a txt from the canoe and it said he was taking on water! He wasn’t feeling well and with his Covid test coming up Monday for his surgery he didn’t want to chance it and I concurred. He was upset about the decision telling me he had never not Q’ed when his number was called. I could feel his pain and tried to think of something that he would approve of….

Warm Up:

Squats X20

4×4 Merkins x10

Burpees 50 in 5min

The Thang:

Mosey to lower parking lot circle up:

22’s: Lunges – Merkins

Mosey by amphitheater around to the triangle

22’s again: Squats- Renegade Row Merkins

Mosey back to parking lot:

22 for the Vets


Prayers: Roundup’s M, Wirenut’s mom,  Sister Act, his daughter Morgan and his whole family, Sargento’s list

Thanks again for the opportunity to lead!

On to the next one – Wichita

The Long Way

Last Saturday at Gashouse, Roscoe introduced the descending triangle. It consisted of squats, burpees, and 8-count body builders which we were told are not burpees with a plank jack. They are 8-count body builders. Since plagiarism is the highest form of flattery, I decided to borrow the geometrical beatdown for my first Q Downtown.

I arrived a few minutes early not sure what kind of crowd we would have between the cold, the covid, and the blood drive the prior day. We ended up with 7 PAX as Waterboy assumed my normal arrival time and moseyed up to the circle at 0530. Let’s get to work.

The Pledge

SSH x 15
LBCs x 15
Merkins x 15
Imperial Walkers x 15

Mosey towards 321 with a turn by the Pita Wheel (which I had for lunch today and is outstanding for anyone who has not been there) then a turn left on 74 and a final turn left into the Parking Deck.

I’d mentioned an ascending descending rectangle on twitter so here are the details.

Start at the bottom of the deck in the middle of the lane.

8-count body builders x 10 (remember, these are not burpees with a plank jack)
Big Boy Sit-ups x 10
Flutter Kicks x 10
Squats x 10
Hand-Release Merkins x 10

Mosey to the next level of the parking deck
Repeat all 5 exercises x 9
Next level, then exercises x 8
Repeat until the top layer, then exercises x 5

Since we are out of levels, let’s descend to the bottom layer and start over.

We’d be at a count of 4 but this is round 2. So like Jeopardy, in round 2 all values are doubled.

So at bottom level, exercises x 8
Next level, exercises x 6
Repeat until we get to 2 then mosey to the top level

Once again with the plagiarism, I stole Dirty Elevens from Clavin and the Labyrinth this week.

Start on one side with 10 Mike Tysons.
Run to other side with 1 burpee in the middle for 1 LBC
Back to other side with 1 burpee in the middle for 9 Mike Tysons
Rinse and repeat

Time’s up. Let’s mosey back, but we took the long way. So instead of using the stairs, we moseyed down each level.

Back to start and flutters til 0615.

Everything is cancelled

Prayer Requests
Those isolating for various reasons. Reach out and check on the PAX.
Sister Act surgery and recovery
Roscoe’s M’s recovery
Sargento’s M’s recovery
Watt Up’s M’s sister

Prayer to take us out.

Winging It

Due to a late conflict, Wojo needed someone to take his Q at Midoriyama and YHC decided to take it. No written Weinke and really no idea of what we were going to do other than carry bricks for the entire workout. With all the PAX stepping up to give blood the numbers were a little lower than normal, but 7 HIM’s ready to go to work at 0530. Pledge, Disclaimer, short warmup and then grab two bricks from the truck.


The workout was simple….run with the bricks and stop every 0.2 miles or so and do some exercises. Based on what I remember, we did a total of the following reps over a total of 2.25 miles:

40 Burpee’s

50 CDD’s

50 Moroccan night clubs

60 Merkins

60 Squats

60 Overhead press

60 Curls

60 Randy’s (arm flutters)

200 Chest Press

300 LBC’s


Finished up with 22 for the Vets.


No Announcements

Prayer Request

Sargento’s list

SA mother

Quiche – no reason other than he needs it per Billy Ray


Def Leppard took us out.


I’m Broke



3rd F – December 12

Proverbs 12

12 Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge,
    but whoever hates correction is stupid.

Good people obtain favor from the Lord,
    but he condemns those who devise wicked schemes.

No one can be established through wickedness,
    but the righteous cannot be uprooted.

A wife of noble character is her husband’s crown,
    but a disgraceful wife is like decay in his bones.

The plans of the righteous are just,
    but the advice of the wicked is deceitful.

The words of the wicked lie in wait for blood,
    but the speech of the upright rescues them.

The wicked are overthrown and are no more,
    but the house of the righteous stands firm.

A person is praised according to their prudence,
    and one with a warped mind is despised.

Better to be a nobody and yet have a servant
    than pretend to be somebody and have no food.

10 The righteous care for the needs of their animals,
    but the kindest acts of the wicked are cruel.

11 Those who work their land will have abundant food,
    but those who chase fantasies have no sense.

12 The wicked desire the stronghold of evildoers,
    but the root of the righteous endures.

13 Evildoers are trapped by their sinful talk,
    and so the innocent escape trouble.

14 From the fruit of their lips people are filled with good things,
    and the work of their hands brings them reward.

15 The way of fools seems right to them,
    but the wise listen to advice.

16 Fools show their annoyance at once,
    but the prudent overlook an insult.

17 An honest witness tells the truth,
    but a false witness tells lies.

18 The words of the reckless pierce like swords,
    but the tongue of the wise brings healing.

19 Truthful lips endure forever,
    but a lying tongue lasts only a moment.

20 Deceit is in the hearts of those who plot evil,
    but those who promote peace have joy.

21 No harm overtakes the righteous,
    but the wicked have their fill of trouble.

22 The Lord detests lying lips,
    but he delights in people who are trustworthy.

23 The prudent keep their knowledge to themselves,
    but a fool’s heart blurts out folly.

24 Diligent hands will rule,
    but laziness ends in forced labor.

25 Anxiety weighs down the heart,
    but a kind word cheers it up.

26 The righteous choose their friends carefully,
    but the way of the wicked leads them astray.

27 The lazy do not roast[a] any game,
    but the diligent feed on the riches of the hunt.

28 In the way of righteousness there is life;
    along that path is immortality.

Pray for Allen Tate, Stogie, Brutus, Pizza Man, Love Boat,  Buckeye.  Lift these men and their families.


3rd F – December 11

Proverbs 11

11 The Lord detests dishonest scales,
    but accurate weights find favor with him.

When pride comes, then comes disgrace,
    but with humility comes wisdom.

The integrity of the upright guides them,
    but the unfaithful are destroyed by their duplicity.

Wealth is worthless in the day of wrath,
    but righteousness delivers from death.

The righteousness of the blameless makes their paths straight,
    but the wicked are brought down by their own wickedness.

The righteousness of the upright delivers them,
    but the unfaithful are trapped by evil desires.

Hopes placed in mortals die with them;
    all the promise of[a] their power comes to nothing.

The righteous person is rescued from trouble,
    and it falls on the wicked instead.

With their mouths the godless destroy their neighbors,
    but through knowledge the righteous escape.

10 When the righteous prosper, the city rejoices;
    when the wicked perish, there are shouts of joy.

11 Through the blessing of the upright a city is exalted,
    but by the mouth of the wicked it is destroyed.

12 Whoever derides their neighbor has no sense,
    but the one who has understanding holds their tongue.

13 A gossip betrays a confidence,
    but a trustworthy person keeps a secret.

14 For lack of guidance a nation falls,
    but victory is won through many advisers.

15 Whoever puts up security for a stranger will surely suffer,
    but whoever refuses to shake hands in pledge is safe.

16 A kindhearted woman gains honor,
    but ruthless men gain only wealth.

17 Those who are kind benefit themselves,
    but the cruel bring ruin on themselves.

18 A wicked person earns deceptive wages,
    but the one who sows righteousness reaps a sure reward.

19 Truly the righteous attain life,
    but whoever pursues evil finds death.

20 The Lord detests those whose hearts are perverse,
    but he delights in those whose ways are blameless.

21 Be sure of this: The wicked will not go unpunished,
    but those who are righteous will go free.

22 Like a gold ring in a pig’s snout
    is a beautiful woman who shows no discretion.

23 The desire of the righteous ends only in good,
    but the hope of the wicked only in wrath.

24 One person gives freely, yet gains even more;
    another withholds unduly, but comes to poverty.

25 A generous person will prosper;
    whoever refreshes others will be refreshed.

26 People curse the one who hoards grain,
    but they pray God’s blessing on the one who is willing to sell.

27 Whoever seeks good finds favor,
    but evil comes to one who searches for it.

28 Those who trust in their riches will fall,
    but the righteous will thrive like a green leaf.

29 Whoever brings ruin on their family will inherit only wind,
    and the fool will be servant to the wise.

30 The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life,
    and the one who is wise saves lives.

31 If the righteous receive their due on earth,
    how much more the ungodly and the sinner!

Pray for Madoff, Gavel, Quiche, Spiderman, Mayor, Bandit.  Lift these men and their families.


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