Fitness, Fellowship, Faith

Day: January 14, 2021

Ab Day, and Other Stuff Too

It was a cold 31 degree morning.  Happy to report that is was dry and the stars were beautiful.  They gave us something to look at while doing all of those Big Boys.

7 HIMs showed to the Snoballs parking lot and where gathered around Lake Whoopeegonnagetcha on YHC’s arrival.  We moved to a drier location in the parking for our good morning salutations and greetings and left the lake front for another time.

Clavin had the flag planted upon arrival and it was now nearing 5:30am.  Time to get busy and make it worth our efforts to rise out of the fartsack like a Phoenix and enter the frozen gloom for the impending beatdown.



SSH x 20 (double count)

20 mountain climbers (double count)

20 merkins (single count)

Mosey to the bank parking lot for a more effective warmup:

Triple Nickle– mountain climbers that side and squats this side x 5.  Much warmer now.

Mosey to the parking lot of the maintenance shed:

20 merkins

20 LBC’s

20 flutters (double count)

It was noticed that there may be several differing mathematical paths to count this.  This led to a discussion about how many legs to count and when to count them.  YHC threw out the veto Q card and defined “double count”.

Above x 15

Above x 10

Mosey to the clubhouse in the middle of the ballfields:

Partner up (one was a group of 3)

P1 runs down to the parking lot and does 10 merkins (there was quite a bit of discussion as to where the sidewalk ends and the parking lot begins.  We the think tank almost had it figured out by 6.  It was a hoot.)

P2 stays and does AMRAP of Big Boys.  The concrete was cold and the stars were big, bright, and plenty.  I think we almost lost EZ Rider to frostbite and Hypothermia.  I am happy to report that he was a trooper and narrowly pulled thru with very little medical attention needed.

This x 3

Rinse and repeat with CDDs in the parking lot (wherever we decided it was) and Heels to Heaven.

This x 3

Mosey to the lower shelter behind the turd shack for:

Step ups x 20 double count..same definition of “double count” as stated above after further discussion.

On the way back to Snoballs we stopped for

20 Squats

Was going to Monkey Humpers but was Omaha’d.

20 oblique crunches each side (after an excellent request from Stinky Bird)

Mosey back to flag:



Mortimer and P200 coming in the near future.

Prayer requests:

Country and leadership

People with Covid

Our families




It was great to see the regulars and to meet Folger.  All the guys were an awesome encouragement as I’ve come to expect but not taken for granted.  Everyone pushed hard, mumble chatter was ridiculous and fun, and it was just a wonderful way to start the day.

It was an honor




TRB Surprise!

A couple weeks ago, YHC agreed to let Watts Up take the Q for his Jan. 12 F3 anniversary.  Later we negotiated a trade for YHC to Q today at TRB. But we didn’t bother telling our award-winning Site Q, so Surprise!

The Thang:
Warm up with SSH, mountain climbers.
Mosey around track to north soccer goal “corner.” for a modified “4 corners” regimen:
10 Bobby Hurleys, lap
10 Bobby Hurleys, 20 dips at bleachers
10 Bobby Hurleys, 20 dips, 30 BB sit-ups at south-side goal
10 Bobby Hurleys, 20 dips, 30 BB sit-ups, 40 merkins across from bleachers.

Lap around track, then round 2 starting across the field from bleachers:
10 merkins, lap
10 merkins, 20 plank jacks at north-side goal
10 merkins, 20 plank jacks, 30 step-ups at bleachers
10 merkins, 20 plank jacks, 30 step-ups, 40 flutter kicks at south-side goal

Mosey to back parking lot for circle of “Bear Crawl around Mary” where one PAX names an exercise and calls cadence (or OYO) while PAX to his right bear crawls around the circle.  8-count Man-Makers, Merkins, LBC’s, Rosalitas, squats, imperial walkers, lunges, goofballs, SSH, Peter Parkers, etc.

Mosey back to flag just in time for pledge, announcements and prayers. Great start to a cold morning at the The Ricky Bobby!

– Nutria

Court Time

It was a great morning for an old school style Folsom workout. The Weinke was prepared and ready to unveil. YHC may have needed to bring it in writing. One thing about my medicine tapers, my mind gets foggy and I have a hard time thinking clearly and getting words out. Nature of the beast, nonetheless, it made for some friendly mumble chatter.

I see an FNG!



SSH, gravel pickers, toy soldiers all x10 IC
Mosey to the tennis courts.


Four corners. Each corner has its Assigned exercise and count. This time, you will mosey to corner 1, perform exercise and return to start for 1 burpee. Mosey to corner 2, but stopping also to perform the exercise at corner 1. And so on. Every time you go through a station you perform that exercise.
Station 1, 10 merkins
Station 2, 20 big boys
Station 3, 30 squats
Station 4, 40 lbcs
Some grab a breather and some pick up the 6. Grab a partner and Line up for some Dora. 100 merkins, 200 squats, 300 lbcs. The Runner takes a trip the the end of the courts and back.
One final lap and mosey to the flag.
22 for the Vets.


YHC took us out in prayer.

One way to be motivated to post is to volunteer or be voluntold to Q. I can’t remember if and when I was ever voluntold, but to avoid that possibility, you volunteer. Encouragement from your fellow PAX to just get out there one way or the other has been my driving motivation. 2020 sucked. It was hard enough to be fighting to free myself from a medication that has controlled my life for so long, but to add income loss, homeschooling, and other crap I don’t want to bore you with. Anyway, what I’m getting at, is that I need this group of men. My M even notices a difference when I’m posting regularly. I’m sure many of you share the same sentiment. I appreciate the opportunity to be part of such a great organization.

MDub out!

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