QIC: Mr. Clean
PAX: Band Camp, Blue, Cleaver, Friar Tuck (Respect), Hasbro, Magnum, Nordic Track, Ponce (Respect), She Shed, Sherlock, U-Turn
AO: Shot House
44 degrees, felt like 39 degrees. Of course, the “feels like” gauge could vary depending on layers. Foggy. Slightly frozen fogginess. Everything had a nice dampness to it while at the same time the air felt cool and crispy dry.
SSH x20 IC
Forward Fold OYO
Willie Mays Hays x15 IC
SSH x15 IC
For Christmas, YHC received a cube with a variety of exercises on it. Today, the Pax would roll, kick, toss etc.. to another Pax. Whatever the magic cube decided, well at least at the beginning, is the exercise the Pax completed. Exercises were completed the “hard way” and any Pax with Q experience led chosen exercise in cadence.
Kick the Cube
30 American Hammers IC
20 Merkins OYO — these were “popular”
20 Dips OYO
30 Mountain Climbers IC
15 Tuck Jumps OYO
30 Freddie Mercury IC
20 Burpees OYO
15 Jump Squats OYO
15 Bonnie Blairs OYO
Exercsises Not Making The Cut
See You When I See You
Partner up. Run in opposite directions. Upon meeting partner complete 20 Merkins. Continue running. Upon meeting again. Complete 20 squats. Rinse and Repeat until 80 reps are completed and 2 miles together are completed.
I assured anyone reading this; that, I am well aware this whole cube routine could appear to be a lazy way to plan a workout, but I assure you thought was put into it. The whole purpose of the cube portion of the workout was put there to lead into the COT.
The Pax, as long as they didn’t cheat, had zero idea what exercise would land on them. They did not know what kind of “bearer of bad news” they would have to be. They especially did not know, in the beginning, they would have to lead certain exercises in cadence.
Why this cube? The cube is random. It comes flying from an unknown direction with unknown consequences. The Pax had to adapt and lead.
Isn’t that a metaphor for life. Things come from all directions. We do not know what may arrive from that unknown direction, nor what will be asked of us.
We are left, then, with bowing up our chest, placing God’s armor upon us, and facing the unknown with courage. Our families, friends, brothers, and Nation needs us more than ever to do this.
U-Turn left at 5:18. She Shed reminded us that U-Turn did this so he could….make a U-Turn. Thankfully, on his return, he brought the flag.
Burpees — still not popular
Tuff Muff CSAUP coming in February (I think)…