AO: The Main Event
Number of Pax: 16
Pax Names: A-Aron, Bronco, BROTHER BLUTO, Hair Band, Mayhem, Mr. Burns, My Buddy, Old Man Bleu, Redick, Slick Back, Stateville, Terps, Undercover Brother,
Number of FNGS: 2
FNG Names: Pickles; ReBoot; Full House (DR Naperville)
QIC: Brother Bluto
Pre-Blast was about introducing new FNGs to our AO- Cribs Style.
Partly Cloudy- 38degrees; dry!
WoR- F3 is a free outdoor workout open to all men; peer lead in rotating fashion; ending in a CoT. I am not a professional, I do not know your injuries; modify as necessary.
WoR Music- LaGrange- ZZ Top (Welcome, you are now in LaGrange)
Alarm Clocks- x5
Good Mornings x10
Imperial Walkers x15
Grady Corns x20
SideStraddle Hops x25
Carry Coupons to the field- THANG 1- Welcome to F3 LaGrange, where we do work!
Thang 1 Music (took longer than anticipated, so the songs shifted theme): Welcome to the Jungle- GnR; My House- Flo-Rida; Come On-A My House- Rosemary Clooney; Miami- Will Smith; Be Our Guest- Angela Lansbury (Beauty and the Beast)- The sentiment was Welcome to LaGrange- you are in our house, here is what we do! (Miami and Be Our guest which were initially intended for Thang 2)
Thang 1: Murder Bunny Dora- Partner Up (8 partnerships)
Partner 1: Murder Bunny to and from cones (about 75 feet; 150 total) Partner 2: Excercise; Switch and Repeat
Team Totals: 50 Blockees; 100 Overhead Press; 200 Curls. We stopped when the first team finished, as it was taking way too long!
Thang 2: CHECK OUT SOME OF OUR FEATURES
Thang 2 Music: House of the Rising Sun- The Animals; All Summer Long- Kid Rock; Home Sweet Home- Motley Crue- sentiment is you feel the party (Miami); then comfortable with it (Be Our Guest); Then you feel like its a little torturous (House of the Rising Sun); And now you are drunk with it (All Summer Long- also homage, since I grew up in Northern Michigan). Home Sweet Home was supposed to be Thang 3
Thang 2: Rebel Run (f/k/a Indian Run) to the Stop Sign (about 100 yds). Line up at the volleyball courts.
10x Broad Jump in the sand- use your first as a gage for your shortest distance- Undercover Brother is an animal!
10x 6-count Burpees in the sand- in cadence. A few guys tried to sneak onto the pavement- NOT ON MY WATCH!
Mosey to the Stairs: Box Jump up and walk down (x3)
Jog to hill (about 100 feet): Bernie Sanders up; Crawl-Bear down (x3)
We skipped the top pavilion due to time
Thang 3- WE LIKE TO COMPETE
Thang 3 Music: Mama, Im Coming Home- Ozzy Osbourne; Take Me Home Tonight- Eddie Money- Home Stretch, you now feel like this is home
Lunge Walk to the Sport Court- we skipped the tennis courts- due to time
Break into 5 teams- Bear Crawl Relay Race on the New Track (We had SO MUCH MORE Planned for the Sport Court!)
Mosey to the Field to pick up coupons…but we will do a quick Fireman Carry Relay Race with Partners (x2)- Head Start by Mayhem
Rifle Carry to Parking Lot (about 100 feet) for MARY
MARY- Merkins, Abs, Recover, Yes!
Mary Music- Homeward Bound- Simon and Garfunkel (ease on home after an epic beatdown)
Mary- 20x Merkins in Cadence; 15x Big Boys in Cadence; 20x Flutter Kicks in Cadence.
Music Stopped- Recover, Recover
Name FNGs, Name-O-Rama- ReBoot got his name for being in technology; Pickles got his for his love of paddleball (Pickleball)
CoT- “Welcome Prince” Said Aslan. “Do you feel yourself sufficient to take up the Kingship of Narnia” “I-I don’t think I do sir” said Caspian “I am only a kid” “Good” said Aslan “If you had felt yourself sufficient, it would have been proof you are not”- C.S. Lewis “Prince Caspian”
I have been reading C.S. Lewis Chronicles with 8 year old and my mom via Zoom. I have read the series a couple of times, but reading it as a 40 year old adult, professional and Dad- it takes on a different context. To me, this excerpt is a call to vulnerability, and allowing ourselves to be uncomfortable- take on new responsibilities- even if we are not “ready”. This is something I need to work on- especially as a parent- which was a great segway to a terrific conversation at QSource about 2.0s.
Naked Man Moleskin-
I apologize to Pickles- I accidently gave him a big boy coupon to use- I realized it after 3 rounds of Murder Bunnies- talk about a start!
As always, I overthought it- but man was I glad we came out for this today! Here are some highlights: Mr Burns assisted with the 6 and kept us moving, Undercover Brother put on a heroic display of athleticism, Old Man Blue used a 55lb kettle bell as a coupon- freaking BEAST! Hair Band doing a lunge walk while throwing up devil horns during Ozzy’s “Mama I’m Coming Home”; A-Aron finding his new favorite move- Bernie Sanders; Special thanks to Slickback for helping me keep the time- even if he tried to get out of Burpees in the sand; Mayhem and Full House’s jumping off early on the Fireman’s races- we can call that a “Respect” start; Terps hammering out overhead presses and curls so we could end the Dora, Reddick sprinting full tilt in the Rebel Run, My Buddy smoking up the hill in Bernie Sanders; Stateville literally giving it his all (showed us his App to prove it) and of course, Bronco, for making the trip from Oak Park and bringing 2 FNGS with you. Welcome Pickles and ReBoot!