Fitness, Fellowship, Faith

Day: August 28, 2022

How’s that go?

5 HIm showed for a mid-week session of rock pushing. This is what happened…

Pledge of Allegiance

Warmup of Don Quixotes

Mosey to the center of the baseball fields at Martha’s House for some Dora 1,2,3. Partner 1 did the exercise and Partner 2 would bear crawl to the flag pole and back. The exercises were 50 Merkins, 100 Jump Squats and 150 LBCs.

Once we finished that we headed down to the lower end of the parking lot for the Sargento classic, The Figure 8. In the shape of a figure 8, the pax did 15 reps of the following exercises: Dips, Bobby Hurleys, Merkins, Flutterkicks, Monkey Humpers, WWII situps, Dying Cockroaches, Lunges, Side Straddle Hops, Squats, etc, etc, etc. We did 5 round of the Figure 8 with those exercises and more. It was awesome.

The PAX enjoyed getting their sweat on and the mumblechatter was excellent today.

Mosey back to the start just in the nick of time. Aye!

Announcements: 50 mile relay 9/10, skating with Mayor 9/17, 2nd F lunch, JJ5k 9/24, Transvergence 10/8

Prayer requests: Easy Rider’s family, Huck, Turtleman, Oompa Loompa recovery, kids in school

Changing of the Guards at The Storm

It’s 5:30am and time to get to work!


SSH x 25

Don Qs x 12 I/C

Hillbillies x 12 I/C

Nolan Ryan’s


The Thang

Mosey to baseball field

  • 50 ssh oyo
  • 40 flutterkicks oyo (count right leg)
  • 30 shoulder taps (count right side)
  • 20 Merkins
  • 10 burpees

Rinse and repeat 3x

Mosey to school

  • 40 Merkins
  • 50 step-ups (total)
  • 80 LBCs
  • 50 step ups
  • 40 merkins

Grab some wall

60 sec wall sits – o/h presses

Dirty hook ups x 12

Hip Slappers x 10 I/c

Mosey back to shovel flag




Prayer Request

Special Announcement

Pilgrim’s Progress has served as Site Q for well over a year. He was always there early with shovel flag and greeted PAX as they were coming in.  Now it’s time for a change. YHC was site Q over 3years ago at the The Storm and excited to to over the reins again. Thanks to Pilgrim for his leadership!

Breaker Breaker




Truth will set you free – The Sword

Some rucked, some ran.


The Pledge



Prayer Request

This morning’s devotional

Change Requires Learning The Truth

You will never change the things in your life that you know are defective unless you learn the truth. Change requires learning the truth.

You’re not going to be free until you know the truth. The secret to personal change is not a pill, program, or process. It’s not therapy, a book, or a seminar. It’s not positive thinking or psychology. The proof of personal change is found in the truth. You have to know and face the truth about yourself, God, and your relationships before you can change.

Behind every self-defeating behavior in your life is a lie you’re believing. If you’re deeply in debt right now, it’s because you believed some lies. You thought, “I can just keep charging it forever and get away with it.” Oh really? “I have to have this house.” Oh really? Do you really have to have it? Is it true? Can you prove it?

We lie to ourselves all the time. But you have to know and face the truth if you’re going to change.

Jesus said the truth will set you free. But first it makes you miserable! It makes you miserable as long as you deny it. The moment that you are honest with the truth about you and everything else in life, then it starts to set you free.

Who is the truth? Jesus said, “I am the truth.” Not “I have it.” Not “I point the way.” Not “I teach it.” He said, “I’m it. I am the truth.”

You can trust his Word. His Word is the Bible.

The Bible is good for four things: “All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work” (2 Timothy 3:16-17 NIV).

The Bible is like a path. It shows us where to walk and how to stay on the path. It shows us when we get off the path and how to get back on the path. When you use God’s Word to show you where and how you should walk, it will give you the instruction and knowledge you need to change your life.

YHC closed in prayer

Over and out,

Breaker Breaker!

PT Test (again) at the Gashouse

A smaller crowd today for the PT test but who cares?  The ones that showed got after it in a big way.

YHC warmed us up with five reps of the testing exercises….merkins, squats, LBC’s, and SSH’s.

We then moseyed to the flag and said the #pledgeofallegiance

We moseyed to the track, set up the bluetooth speaker, laid out the weinke, and started the clock.  Broke and Wichita were in the early lead on the first lap.  It stayed that way throughout.  The form was really good today compared to some earlier tests, with each PAX getting the most from each rep.

Noisy cricket was only on his second F3 post and was getting after it for a second post guy.  Volt has the be the most improved PT test guy based on history…he keeps getting faster.

Wichita was running very fast on the laps and that was the difference today.  YHC decided to run a lap with him towards the end and was gassed after one lap.

Linus was his steady self and pushing each lap.  JJ was also steady and concentrating on form.

El Toro had to leave early.  When it was over, Broke was within 16 seconds of his best time from 2021.  Linus has his second best time, as did JJ and Volt.  Wichita beasted it with a 31:36.
This was a warm, muggy morning so look out if we do it on a 50 degree day.

We returned back to start and did five minutes of Broga with some stretching, planking, and pulsing.

YHC took us out in prayer.

Prayer requests are:  Huckleberry, Turtleman, Striper’s brother, Bos

Somebody has to step in the gap…

Let’s cut to the chase.  Virus and Flintstone ran 14 miles at the Horse this morning.  Short Sale, YHC, and JJ also ran but not that far.  When Virus and Flintstone got back they looked like they had jumped in a lake.  Flintstone reported that his inner shoe pad somehow got sideways during the run, aggravating his foot.

The Site Q, Stroganoff, led us in Q Source on Persuasion, one of the longest chapters in Q source.  A good discussion as usual with lots of shared wisdom.

The best part of persuasion is getting somebody to do what you need them to do and make them believe it was their idea.


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