Always 70 and Sunny
Always 70 and Sunny

Holiday Spirit


30 spirited men traveled from near and far to participate in a yearly tradition almost as popular as the classic “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation”. EF Hutton wins the Holiday Spirit award showing up dressed as a present and everyone else gets a gold star for participating in the sing-along. I thought about making some changes to the program but realized I knew it too well and might confuse myself so we stuck to the same order, much to the PAX dismay, especially when we got to 12.

A short little COP to introduce the day with SSH, Helicopters, and IW, then onto the main event.

  • 1 – Dozen LBCs
  • 2 – Sprints across the field
  • 3 – Diamond Merkins
  • 4 – Imperial Squat Walkers
  • 5 – Burpees
  • 6 – Dips
  • 7 – 2-count lunges
  • 8 – Decline merkins
  • 9 – American Hammers IC
  • 10 – Flutter Kicks – IC
  • 11 – Crunchy Frogs – IC
  • 12 – Broad Jump Burpees

The PAX crushed it with enough time leftover for a big ring of fire.

Another year, another great turnout for the 12 days of Christmas. A big Thank You to all for coming out and letting me lead you this morning. Great times as always, only a few have posted every year and for some this was a first. Hardywood was sharing secrets on how he finished each round so fast, I think I heard him say “It’s genetic and unattainable” but maybe I was just hearing things. Great to have a few guys from the other side of the river, Hitchhiker, Garbage Plate, LinkedIn and EF Hutton join us for the festivities.

Reminder that we have a great thing with F3, Viral shared info about a viral video on linked in that a UK man made in which he admitted to having no friends. Link here Reach out to someone that hasn’t been out in a while or is a FNG and don’t give up easy, the EH takes time and we know how important it can be.


Winter Tour – See Oyster’s pre-blast and the sign up sheet

DTH is going to be setting up the sale of “your name” shirts early next year

Christmas Day workout – Upchuck has WDog

New Years Day – ? TBD


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  1. Swirly (F3 Corporate) on

    Thanks for the gifts Rosie – always enjoy your 12 days of Christmas beatdown !
    Way to work guys !
    See y’all in the gloom..

  2. You really are such a Giver, Rosie. Thanks again! Maybe the best gift was holding off the rain for us

    Love this tradition – it is fun and a killer workout.

    Have a great day men.

  3. Thanks Rosie! I can’t believe how fortunate I am – I decided last night to give my shins a rest and skip ? run. Saw Rosie on the Q sheet this morning and it still didn’t click for me. I would have been bummed to miss this (my 3rd) 12 Days.

    Genetic and unattainable- lol. Working out between Hardywood and Swirly will sure make you feel a low. Just keep swimming just keep swimming.

    Looking forward to the Winter Tour ❄️

  4. Thanks for spreading the Joy this morning, Rosie! Much like Shakedown, I didn’t put 2 and 2 together for today and will also admit I didn’t realize Rosie had the Q. It had been a few weeks since hitting No Toll and needed to make a visit. Great timing to work it back in! Good to see everyone. Have a great day, Gents!

  5. Rosie- you are the giver of givers and truly the Sparky Griswold of our group. This is one of my favorite F3 traditions and every year I forget how the 6th day of Christmas isn’t really halfway.

    As far as secrets, there are only two. Surround yourself with people who make you better, who you strive to be more like. Then show up, dig a little deeper and get it all out.

    Merry Christmas you filthy animals.