F3 Knoxville


THE SCENE: 65 and cool

  • Cherry Pickers 6
  • SSH 21
  • baby arm circles
    • forward 21
    • backwards 21
  • Overhead claps 21

Mosey to the parking lot

  • 5 burpees at the first light pole
  • 10 squats at the next light pole
  • Mosey to the lower stairway
  • 21’s merkins and squats your choice.
  • 1 at the bottom and 20 up at the rock
    • then 2 at bottom and 19 at tome etc
  • We had to stopp for time and mosey back to AO


  • Flutter kicks
  • Spiderman’s merkins


8 HIM’s
Thankful for all the men in F3 that push me and make me a better man. Iron sharpens Iron and that has been true for me over the past few months. I wouldn’t be faithfully working out like I am if I didn’t have you men helping and holding me accountable to working out! Thankful for F3!

Hang in There

THE SCENE: Drizzly

  • SSH IC x 20
  • Windmill (4ct) IC x 10
  • Imperial Walker (4ct) IC x 15
  • Merkins (4ct) IC x 10
  • DogPound Classic – Cherry Picker IC x 5 <- On a 4 ct

Grab a CMU

  • Mosey to the “Boat”
    • COLT 45’s
  • Mosey to base of Matterhorn
    • 20 Tri-cep extensions/20 Merkins on the block
  • Mosey to the Pav-a-Lon
    • COVID caution Partner Workout “Hang in there”
      • EMOM Work out
      • Partner A – 5 Burpees/5 Thrusters w/ personal CMU
      • Partner B – Hangs from the rafters
      • Switch every minute for 16 minutes
      • Modified a couple of rounds to 7 & 7, then 10 Thrusters/5 Burpees & and then to plank w/ feet on the block instead of hangs
  • Mosey to base of Matterhorn
    • 20 Merkins on Block
  • Mosey back to AO


  • Heel Tap Mountain Climbers OYO x 25
  • Merkins OYO x 10



Work has been thrust into hyper drive lately and has taken a considerable amount of energy to manage. It’s a great reminder of how easy it is to allow work to become the center of our Concentrica. It will push out God, our M, our 2.0’s and our friends if we allow it to. An after thought I had is that we will never be in perfect balance all of the time. There will certainly be times that one thing or another will require a significant amount more of our time and attention. We just have to recognize it and realign ourselves with our most important relationships first.

Good turn out today, Betty was visiting from JUCO & Gibbler was drifting through sporting a new “COVID-Goatee” while making his rounds as per usual. Junk came in clutch with the Co-Q to keep it fresh. Noted: WaxJob doesn’t like rain jackets.

Murph Challenge on Memorial Day 6a — Check email for Tennessee Convergence, National Convergence, etc

COVID by the Cove

THE SCENE: 40s and clear. Atypical May morning. Isn’t that funny? Simply adding or removing a space completely reverses the meaning of that sentence….

SSH x20 IC
Cherry Pickers x5 IC
Rockettes x15 IC
Hammy Crampers x10 IC each leg
Monkey Humpers 4ct x20 IC
LBAC x 20 each way
OHC x 20

Grab a CMU and head to the bottom of the Matterhorn

COVID-19 workout – 19 reps of each:
Curls (4ct)
OHP (one arm, 19 each)
Iron Mikes
Decline merkins

Of course, COVID-19 leads to Respiratory Distress:
AYG to the top of Matterhorn.
30s stargazer OYO, then plank for the 6.

Return to the bottom of the hill, R&R

Mosey back to AO, curls and OHP on the way.
4-ct crunches IC x25
Flutter Kicks IC x25
Side Crunch IC x15 each side

<10 plus a couple spares.... CIRCLE OF TRUST/BOM:
Urban legend says it takes 21 days to form a habit. Of course, this is an overgeneralization, but… Lockdown was more than 21 days. What habits did you form? Maybe some good, maybe some bad… Step back and evaluate. As things loosen up over the coming days/weeks, make the effort to keep the good and do away with the bad!
One of my bad habits was not working out… That second trip up the matterhorn this morning was a painful reminder of that.
Insert information about upcoming events, 2nd or 3rd F opportunities, and any other announcements.

Change of scenery helps

THE SCENE: 33 degrees and beautiful

Run in a circle and do hand claps, Merkins, rockettes, squats

mosey to the hockey rink with 1 CMU per 2 people.

Partner up. 1 does exercise while 2 does suicides to each line (5). At line do one burpee. Exercises are:

  • OH Press
  • curls
  • Swing clean and press
  • Tris
  • Rows

Mosey to side lot by road. Repeat but run to 3 cones for burpee suicides (50 yds long)

mosey to tennis courts, repeat with 3 suicide burpees

20 seconds of flutters
14 pax. No tag for ADIDAS but he was there killing it!

Does choosing to lose come naturally to us? No way! Most of us struggle. We love to win, and we go to great lengths to avoid second place.

Think about it:

  • The Miss America Pageant has gotten creative with second place; they call it “first runner-up.” We all know it’s a euphemism for second.
  • How about first in line for the throne? Read some history books and see what happens to that guy. Second in line takes him out.

For most of us, second place isn’t easy because it means we are second to someone who beat us. Biblical love—choosing to be second—isn’t the default setting for many of us.

Consider all the debate surrounding Ephesians 5:22, which has been translated, “Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands as you to do the Lord.” Did you know the word submit isn’t in the original Greek translation of Ephesians 5:22? It actually reads, “Wives, to your husbands as to the Lord.”

In fact, you have to back up a verse in the Greek in order to locate it. Ephesians 5:21 reads, “Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ.”

Husbands, submit to your wives. Wives, submit to your husbands out of reverence for Jesus.

What exactly does it mean to submit? Hupotasso is the Greek word. Upo means “under.” Taso means “place.” Its voice indicates a voluntary action. So quite literally, this passage explains how husbands and wives can voluntarily place themselves second inside their marriage.

It’s a different way. A powerful way. It’s the secret to make your marriage grow for a lifetime. Make yourself purposely second in your relationships.

Nice work today by the PAX. Not much mumble chatter but if they were like me, they were trying to catch their breath.
3rd F, veterans home donations

10 E See with the Power T?

THE SCENE: Perfect.

SSHX 20,  rockettes X 10, tempo Merkins x10

Mosey to bottom of Matterhorn. Complete each exercise and then run up to restaurant driveway and back

1) 10 mericans
2) 10 squats
3) 10 dry docks
4) 10 Bobby Hurley’s
5) 10 shoulder touch Merkins
switch to going  down back parking lot to second light pole and back
6) 10 smurf Jacks
7) 10 burpees
8) 10 lunges each leg
9) 10 inch worms
10) 10 iron mikes
switch to  running up the Matterhorn and back
11) 10 curb dips
12) 10 sec one leg holds each
13) 10 wide mericans
14) 10 squat jumps
15) 10 diamond mericans
Mosey to bottom of the rock hill..  at every other light pole do 25reps of (flutters, American hammers, LBCs, box cutters)
then DORA
Partner 1 runs up does 2 burpees,  partner 2 Merkins (200 total)


we gave her attention during the moseys.


12 PAX

““Be dressed ready for service and keep your lamps burning,”
‭‭Luke‬ ‭12:35‬ ‭NIV‬‬
What happens to a dark room when light is brought in. The darkness cannot stop the light. Be a light to others and serve the Lord.

challenge to give our wives extra attention and love this week.

Prayers for la-z-boys wife having procedure, Messi family, junk’s wife praise for Chemo completion, JD Carter (butters son) heart/throat issue, and prayers for our wives and families