AO: Donut Shop

When: 03/24/2021


Number of Pax: 11

Pax Names: Alliance, Bronco, Cutter, Fogger, Footloose, Giuliani, Kodak, LED, Malort, RA, Rossy,

Number of FNGS: 0

FNG Names:

QIC: Kodak

The BackBlast:

Eleven came out ITG to get the work done. Coupons primarily brought in by individual pax and AO Q brought a few for an EC Runner and another pax who paid in-full for the buy-in.

Temps were a 50* cool-ish, with some damp from the evening rains. YHC was hoping for a little drizzle to build on the inner-strength of these men!



  • Motivators
  • Breakdancers
  • Imperial Squat Walkers

Thang: Coupon Complex (100 reps, then “Choose your own Adventure” to reset; rinse/repeat)

  • 20 Thrusters
  • 20 Push Press
  • 20 Coupon Swings
  • 20 Overhead Squats
  • 20 Front Squats

Reset : (option A or B … Animal movements were always the harder choice, harder direction up the parking ramp)

  • Ruck 400m (or)
  • Animal Movement up OPRF parking lot ramp
    • Crab Walk (the hard way)
    • Crawl Bear (the hard way)


6MoM: (as men wrapped up their 3rd set)

  • Flutter Kicks w/ Coupon hold
  • Mtn Climbers / Plank
  • BBSU w/ Coupon
  • Flutter Kicks w/ Coupon hold




Closing words – I feel the desire now and then to remind guys what our mission is, so I asked a few questions and explained how it’s been explained to me in regards to the What/Why we do what we do.

First, each mission has a TASK and a PURPOSE. What is our task? “Plant, Grow, Serve small workout groups for men” … which, in a sense, is all that we do : Plant, Grow, Serve.

WHY – What is the Purpose of this Task? “To invigorrate male community leadership.”

How do we do that?? Through each of the 3 F’s, and it always starts with the 1st F : Fitness.

During our workouts we encourage and inspire each other. If you had the pleasure of seeing Cutter spill merlot at the end of a shuttle run or was with the group when Fogger led us back to the AO on a Fellowship Run – you have to be inspired … two different athletes pushing themselves to their limit is always inspiring. We come out in the dark and the cold and in the rain and we show each other that we are reliable / dependable / mentally-tough men. Once we address our health and fitness, surround ourselves with like-minded men (Fellowship) – we then look outwards to see how we can serve others. By looking outside ourselves and helping someone else in need – is an expression of Faith. Living the “I am 3rd” mentality will help build our communities stronger and the more of us standing on the front line, the better we can deflect the cartoon stereotype of a present-day male.

So – as a reminder, this is the what and why we do what we we do. If the men KNOW the mission, then they can each SERVE the mission. So, I closed with encouragement for the men to think about what F3 has done for themselves and to bring this to more men – their neighbors, friends and family.

/Kodak out!

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