Monday, September 25
Always 70 and Sunny
Always 70 and Sunny

Longest Africa Ever


An intrepid 6 pack of gloom explorers assailed the Forge to test their metal against the elements. To ensure none of his mighty flock caught a cold, the Pediatrician kept the PAX (mostly) dry under the school’s awning. 90’s rock blasting, these HIM’s conquered the following:



  • Mosey over to the high school’s main entrance awning (mostly dry) and circled up
  • Upon arrival, the rock station simultaneously began playing Thunderstruck by ACDC, so the Q called a warm-up where the PAX complete SSH, then do a ball-dipper for every time the lyric “Thunder” or Thunderstruck” os heard …LIFO Snuff arrived to enjoy the last 20 seconds of this 4:53 warm-up
  • Variable IC Reps, including setting the all time record on Crab Cakes IC… “do it for your momma!”

COP #1:

  • With Snuff making it a perfect 6-pack, the Q then called a DORA
  • x100 Box Jumps
  • x200 Merkins
  • x300 American Hammers (2-ct)
  • Moving partners moseys around the short end of the bus loop

COP #2:

  • Tight circle for x2 Burpee Ring of Fire, PAX holding deeep squat while waiting
  • Big-O’s x10 IC, CW then CCW
  • Derkins, slow and painful, x10 IC
  • Dips x10 IC
  • Maybe some other IC exercise?

COP #3:

  • P1 – Hoedowns 
  • P2 – Groiners
  • P3 – Crab or Bear down to end, mosey back

Mosey BTTF for COT:

  • Counterama # 6
  • Namerama
  • Announcerama (see Below)
  • DEALER took the PAX out in Prayer

NMS:  Always heartwarming to have company for the ugly gloom, and the mostly dry space to workout accompanied by the 90’s rock brought some cheer. Toto’s 12:36 live performance of “Africa” was an interesting distraction during the Dora, and there’s a consensus that Big-O’s done on a surface without something to hold onto at least doubles the difficulty. Many thanks to these guys for helping YHC kick off an otherwise cold gloomy rainy day with a victorious Spirit! SYITG, DTH


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Prayer Requests:

  • Dealer’s Mom Kathy and her partner Micky going through a rough patch

About Author

Joined F3 at NoToll 9/25/18. Started The FORGE 4/4/19. Fealty to SOJ. Follower of Jesus Christ. Pediatrician. Missionary. Husband to the M since 2005. Papa to a couple awesome 2.0's "Oreo" & "Banjo".

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