The hill at The Battery sucks….so let’s run it…and burpees, too

QIC:  Blackout

Date: 02/10/2022

PAX: 9 Volt, Clothespin, Cooter, Pipeline, WuzntMe

AO: The Battery


Warm front coming through…..35 degrees or so. Warmest it has been in multiple weeks.


Mosey lap to Pavilion

  • FF – oyo
  • WMH – x10
  • SSH – x25
  • Arm Circles – x15
  • Reverse Arm Circles – x15
  • SSH – x10

The Thang

Interval Round 1 (50 seconds exercise; 10 rest) – 8 minutes

  • Burpees
  • Dips
  • Flutter Kicks
  • Incline Merkins
  • Burpees
  • Dips
  • LBCs
  • Merkins
  • Mosey lap around dog park

Teams with Rocks

Split into two teams of 3; Teams completed the following:

200 Curls as a group; Ran from pavilion to top of hill and back
225 Shoulder Presses as a group; Ran from pavilion to top of hill and back
200 Shoulder Raises as a group; Ran lap around dog park (decided that was enough of the hill)

Interval Round 2 (50 seconds exercise; 10 rest) – 8 minutes

  • Burpees
  • Curls
  • Squats
  • Flutter Kicks
  • Shoulder Presses
  • Curls
  • Squats
  • Plank



Discussed a recent situation in my life and how my wife and I were able to work through it appropriately. Long story short: we had a confrontation with a sports coach recently due to some bias, narcissism, etc. My wife and I decided that we needed to point it out and have a conversation. During that conversation, we were verbally attacked and our character was put into question. It really got me thinking about it and I recalled a quote from a book I read not long ago: “certain types of people become more and more disappointed with you once they realize they cannot manipulate you”

So, how does this play into the COT and challenge for the PAX? Well, simple really, we live in a society where it is frowned upon to speak up when these things happen for the sake of salvaging relationships and keeping social status where it is (Some of us are guilty of this for sure). Don’t be afraid to call a situation for what it is, especially if it is negatively affecting your family and those around them/you. We are called to be men of integrity and honesty, and that includes having candid conversations that might cause discomfort amongst people around us. Do it anyways, don’t be afraid to stand alone instead of in a group of pretenders. Let’s be the men we are called to be!


Clothespin decided this morning that he didn’t like Q anymore after burpees were called more than once….this was news to Q, I thought it was that way all along!

Anybody heard from Deep Dish?? FIVE!

A lot of PAX, Q included, were on the motivation struggle bus this morning. We worked through it with some good ole fashioned mumble chatter and fun (if you call running hills fun)

The hill sucks, let’s do it again. Also, weighted vests on the hill suck even worse (Ask Pipeline and Cooter)


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