- When: 10/9/2018
- Workout Style: Boot Camp
- QIC: Duck Butter
- PAX: Blue Cross, Pasqually (OG), FNG “Wrinkles”, Suitcase (Respect), Monkey Wrench (Respect), Gert (Respect), 2nd Mile, Shroom, Lassie, Aflac, Birdman, Duck Butter
- AO: Queen Ann's Revenge
PAX: Blue Cross, Pasqually (OG), FNG “Wrinkles”, Suitcase (Respect), Monkey Wrench (Respect), Gert (Respect), 2nd Mile, Shroom, Lassie, Aflac, Birdman, Duck Butter
There wasn’t much crispness in the fall air at 0530. After some overnight rain, Rotary Park was a little muggy and a lot wet. With no time to make sure the PAX had their “B” shoes, original plans had to be scrapped and adjustments made. F3 has certainly taught us how to build the road 43 feet ahead of us. So build I did. A quick drive, too lazy to run, over to Wi-Fi to make sure we could use the upper lot and YHC was ready for the arriving veterans.
10 Carterican veterans and FNG Wrinkles joined ole Duck for some good livin’ at THE QAR. The “Plymouth Rock” of F3 Carterico. The flagship. Where the party started. Where the legends like My T Sharp, Dipper, and Force said hello and then ultimately good-bye to F3. A place where Vespa entertained everyone with an inability to do a side straddle hop. I’ve laughed, cried, and certainly sweated in the QAR gloom. As such, it’s always a pleasure and honor to be the workout Q at Carterican Mecca.
As per usual, Gert decided against early morning pleasantries, instead getting out of his truck and immediately complaining about YHC’s parking job and apparently taking up his spot. Lassie rolled in blasting some Toto and Aflac was wearing only one sock. Rumor is he dropped a deuce by the basketball courts.
With an FNG present, YHC was compelled to disclaim the PAX a little more than normal. Sidenote for those still reading, modify the workout. Don’t hurt yourself. The point of this deal is to learn, and teach, how to lead. How to be prepared when the shit hits the fan. So, if you’re not coming because you can’t do 30 burpees, come back and do 10. Like my man Teddy Roosevelt said, “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”
And with that we were off on the mosey. Most of the PAX thought we were moseying to Warmarama. Boy were they wrong. The PAX was off on the
.1 mile mosey, 10 merkins SC
.2 mile mosey, 20 merkins SC
.3 mile mosey, 15 merkins IC
.4 mile mosey, 20 merkins IC
Some observations during the Merkin Mile. YHC’s head lamp is not bright. It is crazy dark on the meth lab trail bridge. The meth lab trail bridge is also slippery. But did you die?
The merkin mile finished up down by the tree of life. We recovered and then moseyed up to the upper lot for
20 SSHs IC
10 Cotton Pickers IC
10 Irish Potato Pickers IC
Sun Gods forward x10 IC, overhead claps x10 IC, reverse x10 IC, and overhead claps x10 IC
LHRKLN stretch, RHLKRN stretch
Hip raises x10
Side to side knee rolls x10
Yes my back hurts. Yes I made sure I stretched during warmarama. Sue me.
We headed to the long white line for
The Thang-Rack and Stack
Ole Duck loves to rack and stack some exercises. So that’s what we did. The PAX would complete the prescribed exercises at the south end white line, run three light poles and do SSHs until the six was in. Run back stopping at the last light pole and then bear crawling back to the line.
Lap 1: 5 Burpees
Lap 2: 5 Burpees, 10 Prisoner Get-ups
Lap 3: 5 Burpees, 10 Prisoner Get-ups, 15 Merkins
Lap 4: 5 Burpees, 10 Prisoner Get-ups, 15 Merkins, 20 Squats
Lap 5: 5 Burpees, 10 Prisoner Get-ups, 15 Merkins, 20 Squats, 25 Plank Jacks
Shewl. Smoked. Thought about puking once.
With time waning we hurried back to the flag for
LBCs IC x20
LSFs IC x20
American Hammer IC x20
High Plank Hold 2 min
FNG Chris told us about himself. He’s a three-tour veteran of Afghanistan and has retired from the USMC. He’s kind of a big deal. He works with Pasqually, but we aren’t going to hold that against him. He has been named Wrinkles. You’re going to want to ask why. It’s a good one.
YHC took the PAX out in the ball of man. Forever grateful for all the things that each day brings.