The Colosseum

January 7, 2929

AO – The Colosseum

28 degrees; slight breeze

Q: Stella

18 PAX:  Safe Ride, Toadstool, Tin Cup, Bloodshot, Tenderfoot, Gipper, Beta Max, Row Bar, Tugboat, Chiclets (respect), The Plague, TC (respect), Smash Mouth, Swinger, Trademark, Khakis (respect), Sparty, Stella.

5:30 AM: Introduction, Welcomed PAX, went over mission statement and 5 principals.  Disclaimer given that YHC is not a professional and to modify as needed.   

Warm-A-Rama:  PAX ran ¾ around track and convened at the 50 yard  line.  Warm-a-Rama included: SSH, Tappy Taps, Monkey Humpers, Sungods, Cherry Pickers. 

Pre-Thang:  PAX lined up on south sideline. Bear crawled across field to the other sideline.  Ran up stairs and did 10 hand release merkins before returning to middle of field.  

The Thang:  PAX counted off and split into groups of 3.  Started in N endzone.  Each group completed exercise together.  We then ran to 50-yard line for 10 hand release merkins.  PAX instructed to continue down field to S endzone to repeat the exercise done in the N endzone.  PAX then back-peddled 50-yard line for 10 more hand release merkins….  PAX then instructed to run back to starting endzone and move to next exercise on the list and repeat.  

  • 5 – Burpees
  • 10 – Merkins
  • 15  – Alternating Shoulder Taps (IC)
  • 20 – Carolina Dry Docks
  • 25 – Big boys
  • 30 – Bobby Hurleys
  • 35  – Crabwalk Touches (each foot = 1)
  • 40 – Air squats
  • 45 – SSH (IC)
  • 50 – Oh Yeahs!!!!!!

Prior to OMAHA being called at 6:06 AM, lots of mumble chatter about mixing Carolina dry docks into the shoulder/chest heavy workout.  Most groups got to air squats before Omaha being called.      

6:06 AM:  Mary consisted of Freddy Mercury’s, LBC’s, Box Cutters, Low Dollys and Ended with 30 American Hammers.   

COT:  Announcements:  The Plague mentioned and encouraged that any PAX recovering from injuries to should post and modify as need (Q added you can also head to coffee for fellowship). Prayer requests mentioned and noted.  YHC read short from Charlie Munger about inverting problems:   “Invert, always invert.  Turn a situation or problem upside down.  Look at it backwards.  What happens if all of our plans go wrong?  Where do we not want to go and how do you there?   Instead of looking for success, make a list of how to fail instead.  Tell me where I’m going to die, that is, so that I don’t go there.”  YHC explained that with all of the talk about New Years resolutions and goals, don’t forget to identify (and avoid) obstacles that may interfere with your goals.  Closed with prayer.  Coffeteria followed at Starbucks.

Aye,

Stella

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