Tuesday, December 28, 2021 – The Helix – Hillsbrough Park – 5:30 a.m.

PAX: 10 Total – House Party, Cradle, The Plague, Billboard, Black Flag, ZBo, Slow Clap, Al Borlin, Romeo, LPC.


5:15 a.m. There were 2 pre-runners on this sharp 32 degree December morning while LPC set up lights and cones under the stars. 

5:30 a.m. 10 PAX met at the site without a shovel flag due to the absence of the Site Q, Pantyhose. The PAX persevered. LPC introduced himself and covered all the Mission Statement and 5 Core Principles, albeit some may have been out of order. There were no FNGs!

We Mosied over to the baseball field for some warmarama.  

Warmarama: 19 Side straddle hops (IC); 10 mericans; 20 windmills  (IC); 20 tappy taps (IC); 20 Cherry Pickers(IC), 10 sun gods IC ea side. Hamstring stretch for 10 count; lunge stretch 10 count ea side.  

Next up mosied around baseball field down to the bottom of the hill to prepare for the beatdown.   

Thang: There are 3 cones set up in a triable formation. two at the base of hill seperated by about 75 yards and another at the top of the hill. All cones spaced equidistant from eachother. 

Station 1: Push Group

Set 1

  • 30 Air Squats


  • 30 Lunges 


  • 30 Monkey Humper IC

Station 2: 

SET 1,2,3

  • Mericans
  • Carolina Dry Docs
  • Stationary Inch Worms

Station 3:

Set 1,2,3

  • Plank
  • Flutter Kicks
  • Big Boys

Mary: Heels to Heaven, Big Sissors 3 second Hold (ic), American hammers (rancid count-off)

Namarama – See the list above for who posted

Announcements: Mens Impact Retreat Jan 6-8 CSAUP Jan 29

Prayers: Waittime lost mother-in-law over the Holidays. Prayers for Pax members adjusting to new routines and lifestyles ie Newborn babies. 

COT: I had something planned prior to the beatdown but it went out the window during the workout. It has been awhile since my last post due to illness and surgery. Plague mentioned “man LPC you are out of shape!” It was a healthy reminder! A Guardrail if you will. This made my mind race and wander. It brought me to the idea of learning lessons. In life we have a tendency to deny and delay work or acceptance of lessons to get us on the right track. If we are listening to the clues and instances early we can make the necessary adjustments and be better for it. If we deny the clues and what the world and people are trying to tell us and delay the response necessary that lesson become much harder and more intense because the clues have to be major moments for us to notice. We may be too prideful or stubborn. The question is what are we not listening to right now that we should be? If we listen now we can save ourselves the pain and the blowout of waiting with minimal collateral damage.

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