Pax

Mac N Cheese, U-Haul, Rollbar, Folsom, Ranch, Black Jack, Slowpiiiiiiitcha, Skyhawk, Stitches, Gunner, Rooster, Othello

Q

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Warm-A-Rama

  • Big Ones
  • Tapy Taps
  • Sun gods w/Johnny Dramas (f/r)
  • WWI Situps
  • Low Dollies

Pre-Thang

  • Gather at the east-side hill.
  • Pax split into 2 groups.
  • Group #1 runs down hill to marker, performs 15 merkins, Berney Sanders back up hill. Push Group #2
  • Hill top exercises:
    • Monkey Humpers x20 IC
    • Air Squats x20

The Thang

Pax were divided into 4 groups. Stations were set up on the large 1/2 circle just to the west of the main memorial structure. Stations were focused on core, arms and legs, with the 4th station being a longer run with 3 burpees in the middle. Completed 3 full rotations before Omaha was called. Also, started to rain harder at this time and the Q was sick of wet clothes.

Station 1

  • Alt Shoulder Taps x20 IC
  • Gas Pumpers x20 IC
  • Groiners  x20
  • Big Boys x20

Station 2

  • Tempo merkins x20 IC
  • Overhead claps x20
  • Seal Claps x20
  • Sun Gods x10 F, x10 R

Station 3

  • Brazilian Tugboats x20 IC
  • Bobby Hurleys x20
  • Squat jumps x20
  • Lt Dans x20 IC

Station 4

  • 3 burpees at cone
  • Push to Station #1

COT

First of all, my message today is not to judge or say any other Pax is wrong. Rather its a story of a mistake that I made, and just because what was wrong for me, might be correct for other Pax.


On Superbowl Sunday, I was talking on the phone with my brother and my M was sitting next to me on the couch. During my conversation with my brother, I mentioned how the Beatdowns every morning were the best part of my day. My wife grumbled at me, “Its not the best part of your day.” I laughed it off her grumbling, saying “You’re right honey, its not.”, <wink, wink, nudge, nudge to my brother on the phone>
Over the following days, I revisited why my M would have said that. My mistake might be obvious to you right away, but to be honest, I didn’t see what I had said was wrong. Of course, my M was right. The morning beatdowns should not be the best part of my day. I had my priorities out of alignment and my M called me out on it, rightfully so.


The best part of my day should be time spent with my M and 2.0s. At that time, I didn’t know what a man’s Concentrica was, but mine was definitely out of wack. Perhaps your time spent in the gloom is the best part of your day. And thats ok. Again, I use my example not to judge, but as an example as a reminder that each on of us should examine our priorities on a regular basis, and make sure they’re aligned with what is important in your life.

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