3-7-2022 Octagon
PAX: Bubbles, Golden Pike, Khakis (Respect), Tater Tot, Folsom, Slow Pitch, Honey Stinger, Ice T, Biff, Grillz, Edison, Roll Bar, Brad – FNG (F3 nickname became Big Unit)
QIC: Invictus

Weather Conditions: 28 degF, felt like 11 degF. 3 inches of snow.

Pre-Run: Golden Pike and QIC took a 20 min jaunt along the normal pre-run route, Biff surprised them and joined about halfway through.

First PAX Group: Biff, Edison, Honey Stinger, Golden Pike, Ice T (setting up pain stations).

0530 – QIC welcomed the initial group to F3 (Fitness, Fellowship, and Faith) along with the 5 Core Priciples and Mission Statement.

F3 – Fitness, Fellowship, and Faith.

We are Open to all men, Always held outside, Free, Lead in a rotating fashion amongst our peers, and end in a Circle of Trust.

F3’s Mission is to Plant, Grow, and Serve small workout groups for the re-invirgoration of male community leadership.

0533 – Mosey to behind Westside Career Center buildings for Warmarama.

20 SSH
20 Imperial Walkers
20 Windmills
20 Big Ones

8 more PAX (Including an FNG (Brad), thanks to Rollbar) showed up about a quarter of the way through Warmarama, coming from the Smurph and/or snow traffic. PAX introduced themselves to the FNG and Warmarama continued.

0535 – Pre-Thang (Parking lot behind buildings)

PAX grouped up into 3-man groups for a grinder. Some paired up to even out the groups.

Merkin Jacks – Bonnie Blairs for 5 mins.

QIC called Omaha at 0540 and the PAX picked up the lamps and moseyed to the field.

0545 – The Thang

4 Stations with 1 push group, Stations 2 through 4 were Rinse and Repeat

Station 1 (Push Group) – Do one exercise then push to Station 2.
– 25 Air Squats
– 15 Monkey Humpers
– 5 Alarm Clocks

Station 2
– 20 Mountain Climbers
– 20 Copperhead Squats
– 20 Alternating Shoulder Taps

Station 3
– 20 Plank Jacks
– 20 Bobby Hurleys
– 20 Werkins

Station 4
– 5 Burpees
– 15 Apolo Ohnos
– 25 Carolina Dry Docks

0605 – QIC called Omaha, PAX gathered the lamps and moseyed to the parking lot under the lights for some core. Everyone made it around roughly 1.5 times (6 stations total).

– 20 LBC’s
– 20 Box Cutters
– 20 Flutter Kicks

Recovery, Namearama with 14 PAX.

After Namearama, Brad – FNG stood amongst the PAX to receive his F3 Nickname. He talked about his family and his roofing business. Then, he mentioned he played baseball as a left handed pitcher. Immediately, the baseball nicknames started flying. A few were already taken (i.e., Southpaw). Someone threw out Big Unit; QIC could not think of anything else so he called it; Brad was welcomed to F3 as “Big Unit”.

Annoucements / Prayer Requests

Continued prayers for ICB’s daughter, Paisley, and Al Borland’s son, Callum.

New prayers for a few PAX that lost immediate family members.

Continue to check slack, lots of 2nd and 3rd F on-going and new opportunities.

COT – QIC mentioned that the workout this morning was inspired partly by the F3TheFort Mental Battle workout for 2022 (March is Mental Health Awareness Month), which placed emphasis on upper body and legs. The reason we support each other not just during workouts, but also in the community is because we are all in this together. It is why we support the 2.0’s as well as the PAX who lost family members. It is important and ok to reach out when you need help in any way because things can happen to anyone at any time.

QIC closed out in prayer.

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