Futurama 10/24/19 – Enter the Octagon

Weather: 37 Degrees

Pax: 22 – TC (Respect), Falafel (FNG), Slow Pitch, Greek Freak, Khakis (Respect), Singlet (Hate), Arm Bar, Dr. Ruth (FNG), Kryptonite (FNG), The Plague, Pony Express (Hate), Chicklets (Respect), No Doze, Stella, Folsom, Bubbles (Hate), Brazilian, Pablo, Hightower, Lucky Charms, Beta Max, Polaroid

Q: Polaroid

A chilly yet comfortable Thursday morning greeted a strong group of 22 Omaha PAX. Fortunate to welcome three FNG’s to Futurama – big welcome to Chase Luther (Kryptonite), Justin Haberman (Dr. Ruth) and Phil Anania (Falafel). F3 Mission, Core Principles and Disclaimer given.

Quick Mosey

Warm O’ Rama

20IC SSH

15IC Windmills

15IC Imperial Walkers

Mosey to the Pre-Thang….

Pre-Thang

Wilt Chamberlain’s – 100 consecutive LBC’s – Jog – 100 Air Squats

Led by individual Pax in counts of 25. 100 is a bit high to count and something we struggled with…

Thang

Pax counted off into three total groups.  Darkness awaited in the Octagon as it was a good challenge to see the stations.  In total there were 8 stations – all containing 4 exercises, each with 20 reps of each.  Some stations proved more challenging than others.  With the completion of each station each group would advance to another station. Most groups completed 6-8 total rotations.

  • 1
  • 20IC x Alternating Plank Arm Circles
  • 20IC x Crab Cakes
  • 20 x Alternating Lunges
  • (10 Each Way)
  • 20IC x Monkey Humpers
  • 2
  • 20 x Hand Release Merkins
  • 20 x Big Boys
  • 20 x Jump Tucks
  • 20 x Carolina Dry Docks
  • 3
  • 20 x Werkins
  • 20IC x Alt. Shoulder Touches
  • 20IC x Mtn Climbers
  • 20 x Bobby Hurley
  • 4
  • 20 x Low Dolly
  • 20 x SSH
  • 20 x Burpees
  • 20IC x LBC’s
  • 5
  • 20 x Air Squats
  • 20 x Ranger Merkins
  • 20 x Bonnie Blairs
  • 20 x Plank Jacks
  • 6
  • 20 x Pickle Pushers
  • 20 x Gas Pumpers
  • 20 x Split Squats
  • 20IC x Box Cutters
  • 7
  • 20IC x Red Bull Smurf Jacks
  • 20IC x Scissor Kicks
  • 20 x Diamond Merkins
  • 20 x Copperhead Squats
  • 8
  • 20 x Burpees
  • 20 x Dips
  • 20 Second Chillcut
  • 20 x Overhead Clap

Omaha called at 6:07 and the group met to complete 30IC American Hammer

Announcements

-More information on upcoming CSAUP shared. Q’d by Bubbles and Khakis. Sunday, Dec. 1 – Nightmare Before Christmas

-TC asked for prayers for Cylcone’s Family

-Halloween Convergence next Thursday at Boystown (no Futurama or Maize).

-Check your email for information on Slack as additional communication platform

COT

Dr. Wayne Dyer famously wrote, “When given the choice between being right and being kind, choose kind.” We all struggle with the insecurities of our egos, with the insecurity of being wrong. And a threatened ego will almost always lash out. When we make an effort to prove someone wrong by establishing ourselves as right, we’re being unkind in the process, whether we intend to be or not.

Only the ego cares about the distinctions between right and wrong. The heart simply loves and accepts whomever is on the other side of the conversation. Let’s operate from our hearts, with kindness.

The next time we feel ourselves pressing to make our point and needing to be right, let’s take a moment to remember that being right is not the goal. It’s unimportant. Let’s try to integrate some of the above comments into our way of speaking, knowing that by doing so we invite a more conscious and loving exchange with whomever is on the other side of our dialogue.

Closed in prayer

– Polaroid

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