Fitness, Fellowship, Faith

Day: December 18, 2020


If you almost chop your fingers off with a hatchet it’s hard to Q a workout. Such was the situation with Tiger Tuesday night just before TRB. After getting the call from Tiger my mind started racing as to how to bring the pain in a forecasted downpour. It’s a food thing because it was a cold rain the whole time. This is what happened.


Pledge of Allegiance

Warmup: something I don’t recall

The Thang: The 12 Days of Christmas (revised)

On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me…

1 Burpee

On the second day of Christmas my true love gave to me…

2 Jump Squats

3 American Hammers

4 Merkins

5 High Knees

6 WWI situps

7 Diamond Merkins

8 Jump Lunges

9 Oblique Crunches (Tesla style)

10 Hand Release Merkins

11 Monkey Humpers

12 Turkish Get Ups

Take a lap down the covered breezeway and back to start back again. There’s plenty of time left so we’ll go again, this time in the opposite order

12 Turkish Get Ups

11 Monkey Humpers

10 Hand Release Merkins

9 Oblique Crunches (regular style)

8 Jump Lunges

7 Diamond Merkins

6 WWI sit ups

5 Butt Kickers

4 Merkins

3 American Hammers

2 Jump Squats

1 Burpee

Thanks for attending men. Way to push the rock!

Prayer Requests: Tiger’s fingers, Orangeman’s daughter’s surgery, Remember the reason for the season

Announcements: Convergence, Metro convergence


Merry Christmas Men!!!

Buttermilk before Egg Nog, or How did I find myself downtown this morning!

YHC took on this morning’s Q when EZ Rider and his M tested positive for Covid a couple of weeks ago. he did message me last night to tell me he was fine, would be coming back out Monday but was i still on for the Q. So with that we grabbed the buttermilk carton and proceeded to partake in the beatdown. Went like this:


SSH X 20

2 burpees

IW X 20

4 burpees

Cotton Pickers X 20

6 burpees

Foot to hand stretches

8 burpees

Mtn . Climbers X 20

10 burpees

Mosey across the road to the county buildings and jailhouse.

Dora 1-2-3! Pick a partner

100 – HR merkins (tough!)

200 – Big boy situps

300- Squats

Partner 1 – does work

Partner 2 – Run the steps up and around and back.

This was a time suck!

Triple Nickel

Bottom of lot – Plank Jack X 5

Top of lot @ light pole – American Hammers X 5

Repeat 5X

Mosey back to the flag.

4 corners @ the Pavillion

Bear crawl 1st 90 – 10 jump squats

Bear crawl 2nd 90 – 10 merkins

Bear crawl 3rd 90 – 10 LBCs

Bear crawl last 90 – 10 SSH

last, a couple of minutes of Mary and a pledge.


Had a few late comers, little bit of a skeleton crew today. Had some regulars out on different missions today. Get that for sure! 30 degrees today, felt like 28 with the wind. Same air temp yesterday at The Goat felt like 48. So we got with it QUICKLY today! Great work today by all.

Will be coming up with a Christmas day announcement. Right now, I am willing to lead as my son is 22 and not getting up for Santa. Other pax that are in that position reach out via Slack and let us know what the degree of interest is. I am willing to lead this uptown or any other site but let me know!

Prayed out for Preparation over control mindset in these times. We have to be the prepared ones, the examples, the pathfinders, the leaders.




What an Ugly Bunch

6.5 PAX (ask Leppard) gathered at Midoriyama for a GD beatdown last night and looked so happy to be there that YHC had to comment on their striking appearance. Should’ve known better as Freight replied with: “Says the guy in short shorts and a leg condom, plus a turtleneck!” (that last bit was a special dig from Blart). Well it was on from there. Seeing the small crowd upon arrival YHC had considered taking it easy, but not with this unruly crew. We proceeded to put in 45 minutes of solid work, which seems to have been every bit as much a mental and emotional struggle as it was physical. Be warned, don’t piss off the Q workout even begins…

Until next time,


3rd F – December 18

Proverbs 18

18 An unfriendly person pursues selfish ends
    and against all sound judgment starts quarrels.

Fools find no pleasure in understanding
    but delight in airing their own opinions.

When wickedness comes, so does contempt,
    and with shame comes reproach.

The words of the mouth are deep waters,
    but the fountain of wisdom is a rushing stream.

It is not good to be partial to the wicked
    and so deprive the innocent of justice.

The lips of fools bring them strife,
    and their mouths invite a beating.

The mouths of fools are their undoing,
    and their lips are a snare to their very lives.

The words of a gossip are like choice morsels;
    they go down to the inmost parts.

One who is slack in his work
    is brother to one who destroys.

10 The name of the Lord is a fortified tower;
    the righteous run to it and are safe.

11 The wealth of the rich is their fortified city;
    they imagine it a wall too high to scale.

12 Before a downfall the heart is haughty,
    but humility comes before honor.

13 To answer before listening—
    that is folly and shame.

14 The human spirit can endure in sickness,
    but a crushed spirit who can bear?

15 The heart of the discerning acquires knowledge,
    for the ears of the wise seek it out.

16 A gift opens the way
    and ushers the giver into the presence of the great.

17 In a lawsuit the first to speak seems right,
    until someone comes forward and cross-examines.

18 Casting the lot settles disputes
    and keeps strong opponents apart.

19 A brother wronged is more unyielding than a fortified city;
    disputes are like the barred gates of a citadel.

20 From the fruit of their mouth a person’s stomach is filled;
    with the harvest of their lips they are satisfied.

21 The tongue has the power of life and death,
    and those who love it will eat its fruit.

22 He who finds a wife finds what is good
    and receives favor from the Lord.

23 The poor plead for mercy,
    but the rich answer harshly.

24 One who has unreliable friends soon comes to ruin,
    but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.

Pray for Time Frame, Flintstone, Headcase, Rebar, Round Up, Oh Wow, King Pin Squirt.  Lift these men and their families.


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