Always 70 and Sunny
Always 70 and Sunny

Getting our geek on


A dozen PAX comprised entirely of grizzled veterans posted for the most recent GridIron. We shook hands and told some lies prior to our start, but began promptly at 7 AM with a short mosey across the parking lot and a COP with 25 x SSHs, 15 x Imperial Walkers, 15 x Don Quixotes, 15 x Helicopters, 15 x Russian Soldiers, 59 x LBCs (for the 59 degree starting temp), and 15 x Arm Circles (small and big, each direction).

Complete another short mosey to the parking lot corner for Deck of Death. We used an official F3 card deck, but kept things relatively simple with reps equal to the card value and face cards increasing reps above 10 (Aces as 14 reps). The exercise / suit pairings were Clubs / Carolina Dry Docks, Diamond / Box Cutters, Hearts / Mountain Climbers (Two Count), and Spades / Squats.

Line up and begin a Indian Run towards the middle school. Adjacent to the edge of the school’s bus awning we loosely circled and completed a couple of rounds of Gary Gygax – a randomized Jack Webb with reps determined by D&D dice tossing. Gygax was the creator of D&D – someone out there may have known this already – and we used the 12 sided die to determine reps. First round, with Jack Webb multiplier of 1 / 4 reps, involved Merkins and Overhead Presses – everyone got a roll and we all completed the reps. Second round, same multiplier, involved WWII Sit Ups and LBCs.

Indian Run back to the parking lot with 30 seconds of standing stretching. COT and Attila took us out.

Nice work guys. Good energy to offset your Q’s slow start. Sorry to miss a few of you at coffee afterwards.


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