“Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” Rumi
8 warriors rose to greet the dawn of a new day. It went a little something like this.
COP: SSH, IW, LBC, FM X 20, Merkin X 10
Lazy Dora: 100 Merkin, 200 LBC, 300 Squats. One partner completes 10 merkins and the other partner planks, alternating to 100. 20 LBC and 6 inches alternating to 200. 25 squats and hold squat alternating to 300.
F3 Lesson Ladder – This is an exercise that builds upon itself. Each round keep the existing exercises and add a new one.
Round 1) B
Be yourself, but be the best version of yourself – Run to end and complete 3 burpees.
Round 2) B + E
Everyone has something to give – Elbow planks X 10
Round 3) B + E + S
Showing up is the hardest and easiest thing to do – WWII Situps X 15
Round 4) B + E + S + U
Up the mountain – Mountain climbers X 20
Round 5) B + E + S + U + P
Purpose and a plan can complete just about anything – American Hammers X 20
Round 6) B + E + S + U + P + E
Environment matters. Not wind or rain, but whom you surround yourself with – Merkins X 25
Round 7) B + E + S + U + P + E + R
Rise up. It’s on you to get it done – Jump squats X 30
5 Min Of Mary – Merkin X 20 IC, WWII SU X 20 IC, Helga X 20 IC
Numberama, namerama, Flashdance lead us out.
Field notes: Great job gents! It speaks volumes about you to show up in adverse conditions and absolutely bring it. You guys crushed it.
The video above is from the 1987 MISL Championship Run of the Dallas Sidekicks (who beat the Tacoma Starts in overtime of Game 7 after being down by 2 goals in the 4th quarter with three minutes to go). The star player was the great Tatu. Our newest FNG likes soccer and has tattoos, so this only seemed fitting.
It’s been two years since YHC got the first taste of the F3 Kool Aid and just over a year that it became a very important part of my life. This post could get long and rambling really quick if YHC wrote out all the lessons from F3. YHC has gratitude that runs very deep for the men who show up everyday and give of themselves.
News: Barring any worm related issues, Wilson will be hosting Lee Trevino in May. See him for details.