Fitness, Fellowship, Faith

Day: July 11, 2022

Little of this, little of that

Another glorious morning at Mt Hollywood for a beatdown. I had been out of the gloom for a couple week so it was time to punish everyone for my busyness.

Get the body moving with SSH, hammies, toe touches and then a couple laps around the lot. Pledge

The Thing: Set 1 – 25 Plank Jacks, 26 shoulder taps, 20 lunges, 50 flutters, crab walk 10 parking spaces run back

Set 2 – 26 mountain climbers, 10 burpees, 25 monkey humpers, 25 dolly, broad jump burpee 10 jumps

Set 3 – 25 start jumps, 10 mountain climber merkins, 25 squats, 25 big boys, sprint to other side of lot then 10 burpees

Run a lap around the lot.

Repeat all one time.

Time for one more set: 25 planks jacks, 10 mountain climber merkins, 25 monkey humpers, 25 dolly, crab walk 10 parking spaces then bear crawl back

Ab Time: Freddie Mercuries, Box Cutters, Banana – Supermans


There are many announcements but the Pax could not remember them.

Prayer – Red Ribbon’s family friend with pneumonia, YHC Ms Anatomy Ultra Sound (Baby appears to be all good)

Until next time

Get back after it…

The forecast called for rain. It didn’t while we were out there but it was close. 4 ran and one showed for Q Source on Targeting. The question is, should this have been the name or maybe Relational Rhythm. Questions, questions, questions…

Announcements: Convergence this Saturday at Folsom, 2nd F lunch 7/20 at Bubba’s Franklin Square, F3 Dads 7/23, Tubing on the Green River 7/30

Prayer Requests: Tesla’s family, Tiger’s sister in law, Purple Haze’s sister in law, Turtleman, Brownstreak, Huckleberry



8 PAX got out and got better at the Sword today and discussed being discouraged.

Isaiah 43:18-19 ESV

“Remember not the former things, nor consider the things of old. Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert.
Prayer Requests
  • Turtleman
  • Huckleberry
  • Sarlacc
  • Queso
  • Pearl Jam
  • Striper
  • Purple Haze
  • Traveling Pax


  • F3 Dad’s – 7/23
  • Tubing event  – 7/30
  • Convergence – 7am on 7/16

Bunker 7/09/22

Gavel started the day with a healthy warm up, he took the bootcampers.

Eight exercises, four with a block, four not.  Blockies, chest press, shoulder press and swings with the block.  Jump squat, burpee, hand release merkins, and flying squirrels without bloc.  20 reps of each.  After 20 reps of all exercises, bear crawl to end of parking lot and back.  Rinse and repeat.

Got through most of three rounds.  Wanted a little time for a quick lesson and one more push.

YHC robbed one of the big blocks from the tennis courts at sacred heart.  This one weighs in over 50 lbs.  We nicknamed it Goliath.  Saturday, July 9, was my brother’s 56 birthday.  Nine years ago he had a cancer diagnosis.  The cancer was a Goliath for him.

We do what we do to exercise out bodies, but there is great value too in the mind set of learning to push through hard things, and forming relationships along the way.   None of us know when we will face a Goliath in life.

The story says that Goliath came to the battle line 40 consecutive days, so our mission was to squat thrust Goliath 40 times.  Everyone conquered his Goliath that day to help be prepared when the next Goliath arises.

Always an honor


Painlab on Monday?

I roll up at 5:25 and who do I see first?  GSM is on time, then rolls in Whatts Up, then 5:30 hits and all of the other Yahoos roll up. I guess Mondays are tuff for some of these ladies.

We get in some stretching to give these girls some time to get out of their cars. Nutria and I are on IR, so we ain’t running this morning. I send the girls to Martha’s house and instruct them to run around the baseball fields while Nutira and I ruck to the top of the parking lot. We get our work circuit set-up and then the girls arrive.  Throw on some Def Leppard/80’s rock and the crowd goes wild. Our  consists of squats w/kettle, Merkins, crunches, BURPEES, shadow boxing, butterflies, overhead presses, plank jacks, jump rope, reverse crunches, lbc’s, and bear crawl around the circuit.

Work for 50 seconds, take 10 seconds to transition to the next exercise. Once everyone completes the full circuit, then run to the bottom of the parking lot and back. Take a 1 minute rest and get back to the circuit. We were able to complete (2) circuits and (2) runs before time was up. Meet back at Pelicans and we have time for some Mary. 

Announcements: Convergence this Saturday @ Folsom, F3 Dad’s on the 23rd, Tubing the week after, 2nd F lunch is the 3rd Thrusday of the month but not this month? I think there is some confusion?

Prayer request: Those traveling, Cinderella’s return, those with Covid, Austin’s Doreset’s passing, Brother-in-law Dillon’s family, Simpson family cancer, Turtleman

Good work men! Thank God for waking up this morning.

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