Duplication Breakdown

It was a balmy morning and 8 PAX came out to greet the day with a smile on their faces.

QIC: Boy Band

PAX: Black lung, Frugal Macdougal, Money Shot, Venus, Razorback, Prevac, Too Tall

05:29:30 – Disclaimer

05:30:00 – 1 Burpee, 1 Merkin, 1 Squat, 1 WWI

Mosey to the track for a COP: SSH, Good Mornings, Willie Mays, LBACs forwards, Seal claps, Overhead claps, LBACs backwards


Duplication workout. We started with the original set of burpee, merkin, squat, and WWI. With each new set, we doubled the distance run and the number of reps performed on the previous set as follows.

Start: 2 Burpees, 2 Merkins, 2 Squats, 2 WWIs
Run 100M -> 4 Burpees, 4 merkins, 4 Squats, 4 WWIs
Run 200M -> 8 Burpees, 8 Merkins, 8 Squats, 8 WWIs
Run 400M -> 16 Burpees, 16 Merkins, 16 Squats, 16 WWIs
Run 800M -> 32 Burpees, 32 Merkins, 32 Squats, 32 WWIs

PAX were starting to slow down at this point, many had disrobed, and Prevac did his thing, so we transitioned to phase 2 (#MARYround).

Bearcrawl 12.5yds -> Run 87.5yds -> 10 4ct flutter kicks
CrawlBear 25yds -> Run 75yds -> 20 4ct flutter kicks
Bearcrawl 50yds -> Run 50yds -> 40 4ct flutter kicks
Alternating Crawlbear/bearcrawl (25 yds each) total 100yds -> 80 LBCs

We took a final lap around the track for 400M and then mosey’d back to the parking lot.

06:14:30 – 1 Burpee, 1 Merkin, 1 Squat, 1 WWI


Thanks for giving me the chance to lead. This workout really got tough there in the higher duplications. Fibonacci squence workout is next.

6 PAX for Warm West Park Boogie

Weather: 42 and felt like 42

QIC: RightSaid


Mosey warm-up lap around track/parking lot




Air presses

Cherry Pickers



Indian run mosey from Morrow Rd to 63rd to New York to 60th back to parking lot

7s up driveway (burps and squats)

Merkin Doomsday clock to Burn Baby Burn, Disco Inferno (Had to cut it off at 250 merkins)

Dealer’s choice Mary


Freddy Mercuries

Box cutter hello dollies

90 degree leg lifts

Big boy sit-ups

60 second plank


Life lesson: Be aware of the limits that you place on yourself.



Trapper Keeper


Mystery Machine

Pumpkin Spice

Lunch Lady




Save the date for west Nashville AO CSAUP: March 23. Stay tuned for official announcement.


F3 Casino at the Pound (Nolensville)

9 Pax gathered to test their luck at a game of chance and pain.Image result for casino gif

3rd Degree and Barney Fievel Pre Party:

10 rounds of 5 pull ups 7 pushups and 9 Mike Tysons, I think???

PAX: Altidore, 3rd Degree, Sterno, Typo Positive, Creeper, Kermit, Barney Fievel, Tebow, Stats (QIC)

Quick mosey around the parking lot circle up.



GM OYO, WMH OYO, 13 SSH, 13 Baby Arm Circles, 13 Reverse Baby Arm Circles.

The Thang

Pax rotated rolling 6 dice for the number of reps, picking a card from the F3 Dexicon mode of transportation cards, then picking an exercise card. If the Pax did not like the exercise card they had the option to “double down” (doubling the reps rolled) and re-draw another exercise card. Pax then would MOT from one light pole to the first light pole, exercise and MOT back to the “Casino” table. We gambled ourselves into a respectable upper body workout. The series of events are as follows.

  • Bear Crawl – 19 Monkey Humpers
  • Karaoke – 25 alternating shoulder taps (each side is a half)
  • Karaoke – 52 arm circles (Sterno Double Down)
  • Sprint – 24 Hand Release Merkins
  • Sprint – 34 Calf Raises (Creeper Double Down)
  • Bear Crawl – 26 Flutter Kicks IC
  • Lunge Walk – 36 Hand Release Merkins (Barney Double Down)
  • Duck Walk – 19 SSH IC
  • Sprint – 58 Incline Merkins (Stats Double Down)
  • Karaoke – 31 Wide Arm Merkins
  • Sprint – 28 Floating Starfish
  • Bear Crawl – 46 Chuck Norris Merkins (fist merkins/Altidore Double Down)


Count off/Name o Rama/Announcements/Prayer Requests

Typo’s Mom’s Recovery

Kermit’s Daughter Baptism this Sunday

Altidore’s LP9 first expecting checkup at Vanderbilt today

Weather/Flooding Safety

2F today 11:30 at Campo

Ephesians 2:8-10

For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith- and this is not from yourselves, it is a gift of God- not by works, so that no one can boast. For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared for us in advance for us to do.

Let us remember the good news is that God made a way for a right relationship with him it is not by anything we do.

It was a honor to lead today, Stats out!!!


It’s raining outside

3 PAX (Blackwiddow, Umbrella, & Offshore (QIC) braved the rain, thunder and lightening to get a little better at the racetrack today.

Warm-up – drive up to parking deck to shake off the water

SSHx15, baby arms x 10, Imperial Walkers x 15, air presses x 10, squats x 10, willie mays x 10, good mornings.

Thang –

  • sevens up the parking deck (burpies and jump squats) alternating floors (i.e., 6 on floor 6, 5 on 5, etc.).
  • parking deck run starting on first floor – run on straight ramp – 10 merkins at end. Backwards run up slanted ramp wiht 10 merkins at end. Up 6 floors then down alternating lunges x10 each leg for merkins
  • brief mosey to end of parking deck to do wall push-ups x 10 in honor of Grisham
  • end with mary – flutter kicks x 30, LBCs x 30, Imperial Walkers x 20, Hillbillies x 20, WW1s x 15, American Hammers x 30, high plank 1 min, low plank 1 min.

Thanks for the few, the proud and the brave this morning throughout the downpour.


8 PAX Indian Runs, Overhead Arm Claps, and Squats @ Westeros 19 February 2019

8 PAX Indian Runs, Overhead Arm Claps, and Squats @ Westeros 19 February 2019

PAX:  Blue Mule (Q), Porcelain, Right Said, Crawlspace, Vector, Pumpkin Spice, Bicentennial Man, Harvey

Conditions:  Wet.  Cold.  Gloomy.  Yuck.

Indian Run:  From start through park to Lover’s Circle.  Short warm ups at the beginning.  Approximate distance = 1 mile.  That’s a lot of elevation.

Calisthenics:  Squats and overhead arm claps in cadence.  Start with one, increase by one each set until reaching 10.  Then overhead arm claps for several minutes.  Then hold a squat for 90 seconds.

More Indian Run:  From Lover’s Circle to start.  Approximate distance = 1 mile.

Life Lesson:  Reaching the top is tough.  It requires a ton of grit, a ton of cardio, and a ton of determination.  Bit when you’re at the top, it’s slippery, and it’s easy to wash down the side to the bottom.  Don’t.  When you work hard and reach the top, stay there — it’s worth the view.

Pleasure leading you gentlemen.

See you in the gloom.

  • Blue Mule OUT.

2/18/19 – Tag Team Murph

PAX: Dmish, Floppy Disk, PSL, Ludwig, Dr. Smart, Movin On Up, Dine N Dash, CCR, Too Tall, Holla Back, Old Hickory, Yard Sale, Drone Zone, Lumberg


Mosey around buss loop.

Warm up:

20 IC Side Straddle Hops
15 IC Imperial Walkers
15 IC Squats
10 IC Merkins


Partner up 1s and 2s.
Partner 1 get coupon. Meet at swings.
Tag team Murph:
100 pull ups
200 merkins
300 weighted squats with the coupon
While one partner does AMRAP (starting with pull ups), partner 2 runs a suicide….then switch off. Collectively each team does the totals above.

Flutter kick for the 6.

1 round of 20 rows
1 round of 10 rows
(not easy after all those pull ups)

Return coupons and mosey to parking lot
Line up for sprints:
1 Sprint then 10 atomic merkins
1 Sprint then 10 regular merkins
1 Sprint then 15 cherry pickers
1 Sprint then 10 burpies

20 little baby crunches
15 good mornings


No anouncements today.

Nice work gents,


Buffet of Burpees @ Broken Wheel 2/19/19

Weather: 31 degrees and overcast

PAX: Scrooge, Nimbus, Stats, Altidore, Snowball, Kermit, Creeper, Barney Fievel, Typo+, Hot & Ready, & Show Me

QIC: Sterno

Pre-Party: Altidore

10 Merkins
9 Iron Mikes
8 Pull-Ups
7 Merkins
6 Iron Mikes
5 Pull-Ups
4 Merkins
3 Iron Mikes
2 Pull-Ups
1 Merkin

Started with a Capri Lap to get the blood flowing.


15 IC Side Straddle Hops
15 IC Overhead Shoulder Presses
15 IC Forward Little Baby Arm Circles
15 IC Backward Little Baby Arm Circles
15 IC Seal Jacks
5 OYO Good Mornings

Thang 1:

10 Burpees a minute for 10 Minutes (100 Total)

Thang 2:

Partner up. Partner 1 does Merkins while Partner 2 Bear Crawls to light pole and Crawl Bears back to Partner 1. Partner 2 picks up where Partner 1 left off on Merkins while Partner 1 Bear Crawls to light pole and Crawl Bears back to starting line. Continue until each group of partners completed 100 Merkins

Thang 3:

Same Partners. Partner 1 does Little Baby Crunches while Partner 2 Duck Walks to light pole and jogs back to Partner 1. Partner 2 picks up where Partner 1 left off on Little Baby Crunches while Partner 1 Duck Walks to light pole and jogs back to starting line. Continue until each group of partners completed 200 Little Baby Crunches.

Thang 4:

Same Partners. Partner 1 does Squats while Partner 2 Lunge Walks to light pole and jogs back to Partner 1. Partner 2 picks up where Partner 1 left off on Squats while Partner 1 Lunge Walks to light pole and jogs back to starting line. Continue until each group of partners completes 200 Squats.

Thang 5:

Everyone Circles up to perform Pyramid Burpees. Todays pyramid was 10 stories high. Time to get to work!

1 Burpee, then 2 Burpees, then 3 Burpees, then 4 Burpees, then 5 Burpees, then 6 Burpees, then 7 Burpees, then 8 Burpees, then 9 Burpees, then 10 Burpees. The view up here is great but time is running out so we need to make our way back down the pyramid. 9 Burpees, then 8 Burpees, then 7 Burpees, then 6 Burpees, then 5 Burpees, then 4 Burpees, then 3 Burpees, then 2 Burpees, and finally 1 Burpee.


Announcements/ Prayer Requests/ Praises

Prayer Request: Typo+ mom is having surgery today.

Prayer Request: MBarneyFievel is in the process of transitioning to become a stay at home mom.

Prayer Request: Continue to keep SoccerMom in your prayers.

Praise: Snowballs father just finished his last round of treatment.

Announcement: There’s still time to donate to the refugee kids that need our help at Tusculum Elementary. We’ll make a Costco/Sams run to get supplies the first weekend of March. If you feel led to give you can donate some cash to Altidore’s Venom account @jered-parks

Post-Party: Nimbus 1500, Altidore, Stats, Barney Fievel, Show Me, & Sterno

Same as the pre-party only more foggy.

Great work today gentlemen!


19 February Coffey Hero Workout

Gloom Factor: Moderate
Temp: 31 and holding

PAX: Floppy Disk, PreVac, Black Widow, PSL, Too Tall, Dilly Dilly, Big Stick, D’Mish, Boy Band, Brother At Law, Reefer, Dupree, Red Skull, Toga, Bagger Vance

Mosey to upper Ag Center lot for what YHC missed while on the phone w neighbor sorting out a domestic disturbance in the hood. When YHC arrived the PAX were engaged in some calisthenics mixed in w some Merkins.

Partner up in 1s and 2s.
PAX mosey for designated period of time and then perform designated work sets as RX’d.
Today’s Q in honor of Cpl Coffey, USMC, KIA 24 May 2012, Helmund Province, Afghanistan.

• 800 meter Run
• 50 Prisoner Squats
• 50 Merkins
• 800 meter Run
• 35 Detainee Squats
• 35 Merkins
• 800 meter Run
• 20 Grisham Squat
• 20 Merkins
• 800 meter Run

We finished w enough time to try out a new spin on a couple of classics. Mosey over to Cochran for some Imperial Dans. Combination of Imperial Walker and Lt Dan performed light pole to light pole.

Head back to StartEx for

Flutter Kix x 20
Merkins Lt leg up x 5
Flutter Kix x 20
Merkins Rt leg up x 5
Flutter Kix x 20
Burpees until time called

Some MC today about Black Lung being published in NEJM, not one of his BackBlasts but an actual growed up study on some intubation theory and such.
Brought up Faulkner’s classic Titan post from a few years back which I will try to find and repost.
B@Law’s brother and wife having 2nd child soon. Pray for health and peace.
Bad Boy and his M w their 2nd child coming in 3 weeks.
Pray and surround the men of 413 as they close in on finishing the program and getting jobs.

Today’s thought: How can I die to myself today and be a better servant leader to those around me?

Bagger Vance

President’s Day – Purple Cow Edition

7 PAX got better this morning in the cold, but thankfully rain free, gloom this morning.

PAX: Boone’s Farm, Backlash, Offshore, Leatherneck, Black Widow, Life Champ, Umbrella

QIC: Umbrella

In honor of President’s Day and the 45 Presidents we have had in this great country, a theme of 45 was present throughout the morning.

Long mosey from BMS through Granny White Park to settle at the tennis courts. Circle up for:
45 x SSH
45 x Shoulder work (15 BAC forward, 15 air press, 15 BAC reverse)
45 x Squat

Evolution 1:
PAX lined up on sideline of tennis courts for 3 rounds of:

Rd 1: 15 count shoulder taps, 15 count WWI’s, 15 count monkey humper – then shuffle (side, forward, side, forward)each line on both tennis courts.
Rd 2: 15 count merkin, 15 count LBC, 15 count people’s chair – shufffle the courts
Rd 3: 15 count diamond merkins, 15 count WWII’s, 15 count 1-leg squats – shuffle courts

Evolution 2:
Burpees Mile – 45 burpees performed throughout mile loop+ around Granny White Park.  Asked the men to run with different PAX after each set of burpees throughout mile to get some QT in with each one.  Lot of good chatter had when they could utter words.

Evolution 3:
30 dips/15 picnic table step-ups
25 dips/20 picnic table step-ups

Mosey back to parking lot for COT.  3 miles and a lot of effort put in this morning.

Bullhorn – QIC spoke on George Washington’s leadership lessons taken from the book by Eric Metaxes ‘7 Men: And The Secret of Their Greatness’.

It is always a pleasure to lead this fine group of men.



Split Q @ Stonewall 16 FEB 2019

Split Q @ Stonewall 16 FEB 2019

PAX:  Blue Mule (Q), Bad Boy (Q), Big Stick, Bagger Vance, Shadow, Deep Dish, Hambone, Pop a Lock, Ride Along, Bootlegger, Boy Band

Conditions:  Cold and slightly humid buy quite comfortable.

Situation:  Many PAX told Bad Boy he was Qing.  YHC Blue Mule was signed up on the sheet.  Solution:  Bad Boy takes first half, I take second half.  Execute.  YHC Blue Mule handles backblast.

Warm Up:  Qed by Bad Boy:  Mosey, several usual suspect warm up exercises.

Manmakers, Squats, and Running:  Qed by Bad Boy:  30 squats, 1/4 mile mosey with 40 yard bearcrawl speedbump, 10 manmakers, mosey back the 1/4 mile with same speedbump.  Rinse and repeat twice.

Arm Situation:  Qed by Blue Mule:  Four count overhead arm clap, one pushup chest to ground.  Perform sets at 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1.  That’s 100 reps.  Hambone mumblechatter:  “That’s the first time ever my bicep has cramped.”

Coupon Mosey:  10 PAX.  5 coupons 25 – 30 pounds.  Mosey around park – ~1 mile.  3 pitstops.

Pit Stop One:  Coupon Duckwalk Suicides:    Hold the coupon.  Duckwalk suicide the basketball court — free throw, half court, other free throw, full court.  That should make you want to hurl just reading it.

Pit Stop Two:  Abs:  50 in cadence leg raises, 30 in cadence flutter kicks.

Pit Stop Three:  Burpees:  1 2 3 4 5 4 3 2 1.  That’s 25 for you math whizzes out there.

Mary:  60 second plank.

Life Lesson from Bad Boy:  You *never* know who is watching.  Maybe it is your coworker, your child, your spouse, your parent, your neighbor.  Always represent yourself and everything you stand for.  You have been given an unthinkable awesome gift — cherish it.

Pleasure leading you gentlemen.  See you in the gloom.

Blue Mule and Bad Boy OUT