F3 Knoxville

Route 66 classic

THE SCENE: damp but cool morning
F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER
WARM-O-RAMA:

20 SSH

10 4 count merkins

5 cherry pickers
THA-THANG:
Mosey over to the boat

  • route 66 starting at the first light do one of the exercise then run to the next light and do 2 of the exercise then run to the next light and do 3.. and so on to the 11th light. Then run to the end of the parking lot and do an core exercise until the 6 get’s there.
  • BBS
  • Squat Jumps
  • Merkins (Bernie sanders in-between each light)
  • Iron Mikes

Mosey back to AO

MARY:

10 4 count American hammers

leg holds for time

COUNT-OFF & NAME-O-RAMA
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CIRCLE OF TRUST/BOM:
MOLESKIN:
I believe in the doctrine of election because I am quite certain that if God had not chosen me, I should never have chosen him and I am sure he chose me before I was born or else, he never would have chosen me afterwards: and he must have elected me for some reason unknown to me, for I never could find any reason in myself why he should have looked upon me with special love. Charles Spurgeon 

Point out evidence of Grace in others lives today to encourage your soul and others.

ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Insert information about upcoming events, 2nd or 3rd F opportunities, and any other announcements.

12 Rounds at the Pound

THE SCENE: Clear, cool, comfortable (for now)
F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER
WARM-O-RAMA:

SSH x20 IC
Cobra Burpees x5 OYO
Windmills x10 IC
Hindurkins x10 IC
Standard Burpees x5 OYO
Crabettes x10 IC

THA-THANG:
Everybody grab a CMU and come back to the circle. We have a Weinke with 12 exercises. All are 20 reps.
After each exercise, take a lap around the outhouse and come back for the next one.
Exercises:
Squat Thrust
BBS with CMU
Up & Over Merkins (10 per side)
Alpos
Overhead Press (10 per arm)
Weighted calf raise
Flutter Kicks
Weighted Squats
Lawn Mowers (20 per side)
Box jumps (performed at the outhouse retaining wall)
Curls
Front Raise

When you get done, R&R

MARY:
Just a few LBCs while the slowpokes put up their CMUs
COUNT-OFF & NAME-O-RAMA
14 strong with one FNG. Welcome Aladdin’s EH Abu!
CIRCLE OF TRUST/BOM:
When Your Burden is Overwhelming (from utmost.org)
We must recognize the difference between burdens that are right for us to bear and burdens that are wrong. We should never bear the burdens of sin or doubt, but there are some burdens placed on us by God which He does not intend to lift off. God wants us to roll them back on Him— to literally “cast your burden,” which He has given you, “on the Lord….” If we set out to serve God and do His work but get out of touch with Him, the sense of responsibility we feel will be overwhelming and defeating. But if we will only roll back on God the burdens He has placed on us, He will take away that immense feeling of responsibility, replacing it with an awareness and understanding of Himself and His presence.

Many servants set out to serve God with great courage and with the right motives. But with no intimate fellowship with Jesus Christ, they are soon defeated. They do not know what to do with their burden, and it produces weariness in their lives. Others will see this and say, “What a sad end to something that had such a great beginning!”

“Cast your burden on the Lord….” You have been bearing it all, but you need to deliberately place one end on God’s shoulder. “…the government will be upon His shoulder” (Isaiah 9:6). Commit to God whatever burden He has placed on you. Don’t just cast it aside, but put it over onto Him and place yourself there with it. You will see that your burden is then lightened by the sense of companionship. But you should never try to separate yourself from your burden.
MOLESKIN:
Pouring one out for the CMU pile at the Asylum….
ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Donations this month for Safe Haven ministries!

Full Circuit Sweat

THE SCENE: 55 and fine
F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER Full disclaimer
WARM-O-RAMA:

Baby Arm Circles in cadence

Side Straddle Hop in cadence

Cherry Pickers in cadence

Some of Those, Some of These
THA-THANG:
Pick up CMU and mosey to beginning of route.

Drop coupon at the boats and begin the circuit.

Route: from the marina exit (station 1) mosey up to pavilion then back down and turn left go into the entrance of the marina then past the steps and back around to coupons. Single exercise on each station except CMU station 1 where we do 5 burpees each lap.

Station 1 CMU

  • 5 Burpees (each lap)
  • 25 Curls
  • 15 Overhead Press
  • 15 Skull Crushers

Station 2 at the marina entrance

  • 15 Merkins
  • 15 Wide Merkins
  • 15 Diamond Merkins

Mosey to the Boneyard (pull up bars) do 5 pull ups (every lap)

Mosey up the Matterhorn on the first lap, bear crawl up the Matterhorn second lap, Bernie Sanders third lap

Station 3 at the pavilion

  • 15 Big Boys
  • 20 Crunches
  • 15 Freddy Mercury

Station 4 at the steps

  • 20 Skaters
  • 15 Prayer Squats
  • 20 Lunges

After all 3 laps mosey coupon back to AO

Finished with 2 min plank

 

MARY:
NA
COUNT-OFF & NAME-O-RAMA

  • CIRCLE OF TRUST/BOM:Through our struggles together we become brothers. Embrace the struggle and the failures in life because they lead to success.
  • MOLESKIN:Prayers

Easter week beat down

THE SCENE: 40 and clear

F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER
WARM-O-RAMA:

quick run, SSH, Merkins, Burpees, Cherry Picker, Arm Circles, stretch

THA-THANG:

Migrating workout from site to site with a goal number of reps, and moving to SSH as we held to move until the entire group was done.

  • 75 Rock curl to press
  • 75 Dips
  • 40 elbow elbow hand hand Merkin Merkin
  • 100 Iron Mikes
  • 100 imperial walkers
  • 75 Dry Docks
  • 25 mtn climber burpee
  • 30 Pull ups
  • 100 ankle taps

MARY:

Stretch

COUNT-OFF & NAME-O-RAMA

15 strong today

CIRCLE OF TRUST/BOM:

The thing we would remember from meeting a truly gospel-humble person is how much they seemed to be totally interested in us. Because the essence of gospel-humility is not thinking more of myself or thinking less of myself, it is thinking of myself less. -cs Lewis

Try to really think about what really bothers us. So much of it is about identity. How do we see ourselves? How do we measure ourselves? Remember that we are all saved by something we didn’t earn, and that should be what defines us.

MOLESKIN:

Prayer requests – ribbeds wife, Covid, davis, jinxy, biscuits dad

Faithful to Us

THE SCENE: Sunny, temp in 30’s
F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER
WARM-O-RAMA:

20 Side Straddle Hops, 10 Burpees, 10 Tempo Squats, 10 Windmills, 7 Baby Arm Circles Forward and Backward, 5 Wide Arm Circles Forward and Backward
THA-THANG:
Run to CMU pile.  Each man grabs CMU.  We will do the following exercises.  Between the listed exercises each man runs to the benches at the playground to do 10 bench jumps, then runs back.

  • 25 Overhead Presses
  • 25 Curls
  • 25 Rows

We then put CMUs back.

Mosey up cardiac and on trail to stop sign at intersection of park road and road to admin bldg.  We will do 20 American Hammers and 20 Hello Dollies.

Mosey to bottom of Mt. Everest.  We will do 10 Tempo Squats, 20 Bicycle Kicks and 30 Baby Crunches.  We then run up Everest to roadway by Admin Bldg.  We will do 20 Flutter Kicks.

Mosey to parking lot below stairs at Coliseum.  We will do Doras.  While one man does exercises the other runs upstairs, heads south at Coliseum, the comes back down the parking lot driveway.  Partners then switch.  Here are the exercises that each two man team performs:

  • 100 Plank Jacks
  • 100 Merkins
  • 100 Big Boy Sit-ups
  • 100 Squat Jumps
  • 100 Imperial Walkers

Mosey down Picket’s Charge and back to Playground.  More Flutter Kicks until everyone arrives.

Mosey to outfield by baseball field closest to CMU parking lot.  We will split into two teams.  We will play soccer/ball shoot.  In this game there will be two large boxes at each end of the field.  Teams will kick soccer ball toward opponents end.  The shot at the box, however, must be made by man throwing ball to go inside the box.  The man cannot move when he picks the ball up.  If a team scores, that team will run to second base at the ballfield and back while the team that is scored on must run all the way to home plate and back.  Then game resumes.

Mosey to AO.

MARY:
20 Flutter Kicks
COUNT-OFF & NAME-O-RAMA
22 men, no FNGs.
CIRCLE OF TRUST/BOM:
God is Faithful

The phrase “you gotta have faith” is one you have probably heard before.  I think that phrase often applies to having faith in ourselves, or having faith that things will work out, versus having faith in God.  Still, most of us have certainly heard of our need to have faith in God to get by in this world.  And, we do need to have faith in God.  Yet, we often fall short of being faithful:  in our trust of God, in our commitment to his desire for obedience, in living the loving and virtuous lifestyle that God expects from us.  Fortunately, we have a God who is faithful to us.  So much so that he was willing to, from the Christian standpoint, send his only Son to die for us on the cross.  It is nice to know that we have a God who is faithful to us, who is there for us.

That knowledge of his faithfulness keeps us strong.  I may have told some of you this story of my childhood.  I was about age 5 or 6 and I had acted rather poorly toward my mother earlier that day. It was getting towards evening and I came home to find the door locked.  No big deal, it was a policy to lock the door.  I rang the door bell.  No answer.  I knocked on the door.  No answer.  I ran around to the back of the house.  Door locked and no answer when I knocked.  I ran back up front and after ringing and knocking, I went to our large front window and peered in.  My mother was sitting on a chair in the living room.  How could she not come to me when I was ringing the doorbell and knocking so loud?  Had my mom stopped loving me because I had acted poorly that day?  I called out and she didn’t come.  I ran into the backyard and threw myself to the ground in tears.  Imagine Little Lilydipper, crying until the snot was draining in fissures from his nose.  I later heard my mom calling.  I took a while to get up.  She came to the backyard and found me in tears.  She asked me what was wrong and I told her the story of my persistent knocking and her failure to come to me.  She had been sitting at a chair sound asleep and had not heard me.  She thought she heard a child crying and that was what woke her up.

My mother took pity on me as I was obviously distraught.  So she sat with me, assured me that she would never leave me, would always have faith in me, that I would always be her special child, that I could count on her loving me forever.  She and I went to get a hamburger and ice cream at Goff’s Burgers that evening.  I loved that place because they had the best chili hamburgers in the world and amazing ice cream cones.  I sat there at Goff’s with a special feeling in my heart.  My mother would always be faithful to me.

Gents, we aren’t kids but it sure is good to know that God will always be faithful to us.  We can count on Him.  We may act poorly sometimes, we may upset him with our behavior. . . but we will always be His, we will always be special to Him.   You are His precious child.  Let that truth sink into you and give you that special feeling in your heart like I had that evening at good old Goff’s Hamburgers.

MOLESKIN:
Prayers for those of Asian decent in our country because of the hatred that some have showed toward them; for the disenfranchised and folks who are not well and having to stay home; for Mr. Jinxy, Sarah, the wife of Ribbed, and Jan, the wife of Lillydipper; for Dung-Beetle who, as a minister, is working with so many in need, for those with Covid including the father of one of Mickey’s schoolmates, for those struggling with addiction, and that we may have discernment when watching the news as the news can be biased.
ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Beer ruck tonight at 6:00 pm!