THE SCENE: Balmy mid-70’s with LOTS of humidity!
F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER
SSH x10 IC
Baby Arm Circles Forward x10 IC
Backers x10 IC
Little bit of this (Right arm across)
Little bit of that (Left arm across)
Hillbilly x10 IC
Little bit of this (Right arm stretch overhead)
Little bit of that (Left arm stretch overhead)
This morning, we decided to make sure we got ourselves in a full-body workout! We began our workout by moseying to the ledge of the amphitheater stage:
- 15 single IC leg squats with right leg
- 15 single IC leg squats with left leg
- 15 incline merkins IC
- Another set of single leg squats IC x 10
- 10 incline merkins IC
- Go up to handrails and as a group do 15 single count reverse pulls
Mosey over to the Church Street United Methodist back parking lot with the hill. We got in groups of 3 (2 groups had 4). One partner at the top and one parter at the bottom. Partner 3 is the runner that makes everyone rotate.
At the top, Partner 1 chooses 2 rocks that he can do a merkin with while partner 3 chooses a rock he can do squat-thrursts with.
Partner 1 does merkins while gripping his rock, after each merkin he does a row with each arm
Partner 2 is at bottom of hill doing 10 squat thrusts with his rock then rotating to 10 mountain climbers
Partner 3 starts at bottom of the hill next to Partner 2. He’ll Bernie Sanders halfway up the hill, then run forward to Partner 1 at top of hill. Then, Partner 1 will run down hill, rinse and repeat
1 Minute Break
Continue exercise except this time Partner 1 will start with 5 Carolina Dry Docks at top of hill, then do 5 merkin rows with his rock. Partner 2 will just do squat thrusts. Partner 3 continues running.
Mosey over to top part of church parking lot near Henley Street Bridge. The PAX decided we wanted to get on the level of my almost one year old so we chose a medium-sized bolder and spelled the alphabet (all UPPERCASE) together, with each letter beginning at our belly button. Some of the PAX decided they wanted to spell their letter in italics, hieroglyphics, san script and Times New Roman…so I let them.
From our spelling bee, we moseyed back to the amphitheater where we did 10 more IC single leg squats then moseyed back to the AO for a little ab’s.
15 IC Grinders, each side
25 Star Gazer LBC’s
COUNT-OFF & NAME-O-RAMA
23 PAX (including 2 FNG’s): Half Caff, Moana, Thread Count, Butterfly, Jenner, Petey, Cowbell, Careless, Casper, Soot, Abort, Guano, Quarantine, Uncle Rico, Duggar, Roto, The Voice, Bulldog, Bitcoin, Soup, Reverb (FNG), Beaker (FNG), Passport (QIC)
CIRCLE OF TRUST/BOM:
“Proximity breed empathy. Distance breeds suspicion.” Across our country and in our day-to-day lives, we use the words “Us” and “Them” a lot. An African-American pastor recently stated that saying in relationship to the racial divide in our country. But, I think this can be applied to many areas of our lives, not just race. Do we have a relationship with “those people” who look different from us, act different, in a different socio-economic class than us? Maybe you’re in a fraternity and look down on others who may not be in your “group.” Or, maybe it’s something like the LGBTQ community, that all you know about them is things you’ve seen at a distance but don’t actually know anything about them or anyone in the group.
My challenge to you is to ask “those people” who you’d otherwise not be in close relationship about their story. People love to talk about themselves. I think you’ll quickly begin to have empathy for them and be reminded of how we’re all created in the image of God. Reach out to someone who’s not like you and maybe you’ll see a side of empathy you didn’t know you had.
The PAX pushed hard today! Mumblechatter was great and felt like everyone got a little bit better after this morning.
Make sure to get on GroupMe for announcements and updates. Abort mentioned about getting a Big Ball kickball team together and will get more info out to us.