Feels Like the First Time

Shoshin (初心) is a word from Zen Buddhism meaning “beginner’s mind.” It refers to having an attitude of openness, eagerness, and lack of preconceptions when studying a subject, even when studying at an advanced level, just as a beginner would. The term is especially used in the study of Zen Buddhism and Japanese martial arts. […]

08/15/2022 The Rock – Reliving IronPax

YHC took up the call to Q and decided (for good or bad) to relive an IPC Q. The weather was wet. The ground was soaked. The PAX were notably anxious to get started so we commenced at 0529. YHC hates wet shoes so we mosey’d straight to the park to start. WarmORama: 20ic SSH […]

08/13/2022 The Battering Ram – Date Night Assignment

Either I was a dumbass and forgot to write down that I was the Q today or Bumpdraft penciled me in without telling me. Either way, I only realized I had the Q when BD advertised it on Slack. Looking for inspiration I found out it was the 50th anniversary of my three favorite Date […]

08/12/2022 West End – Shvitzing We Were

On day that started hot and humid and then became instantly less so by 8A, we gathered to collectively sweat. Is went like this: WARM UP -Some SSH, then some Hill Billies, then some Willie Mays Hayes, then some Imperial Walkers, then some Merkins, then Wind Mills. -Mosey to Old Pittsboro Road where we positioned […]

2022 Presidential Fitness Screaming Eagle-Cape Fear

Kicking off August of the F3 presidential fitness challenge and just about five years ago, I started this crazy F3 journey. It is fun to see how all of us have improved from last years presidential to this year.  Warmarama- SSH, WMH, Arm Circles, Michael Phelps, Imperial Walkers, Bushwackers The thang: We started off with […]

08/11/2022 The Heights – Old School?

Warmarama SSH, Imperial Walker, Hillbilly, 5 downhill Burpees to celebrate Soybean’s late arrival. Bataan Death Crawl towards CrossFit’s pull-up bars. PAX began to Bear Crawl in a line around the field. PAX in the rear did 1 Burpee then ran to the front. Added a burpee each cycle. Unfortunately, CrossFit removed those bars. We continued […]

08/11/2022 Paradise – 11’s on the eleventh

Warm Up: Slow squat 10IC Good Morning 10IC Hillbilly 10IC SSH 20IC WMH 10IC Main Event: Mosey to 2nd traffic circle, bottom of the hill for 11’s. Along the way Ricky Bobby w last man dropping for a burpee At the bottom start with 10 hand release merkins, run 1/2 way up the hill and […]

08/10/2022 The Skunk – Something Explosive

@Nickelback sent his fellowship participants some Primal nutrition and exercise gems… among them was the need to get sprinting a place in our workouts. So YHC charged his speakers and picked up the Q late last night, ready to get us Sprinted. WARM Plank Jacks x 15 LB Arm Circles X 20 Imperial walkers x […]

Pulling Weeds

8 PAX showed up for some EC weed pulling.  Added one and got into it after mandatory disclaimer.   Warm-a-rama (all IC) 12 IWs 25 SSHs 10 WMHs 10 LBACs 12 Reverse LBACs 10 Hillbillies   The Thang (Reverse Red Rover Dora) Pax split into two teams–one with 4 PAX and one with 5 PAX.  […]

08/09/2022 The Jag – Burpees are rest…. right?

Pretty straightforward beatdown — Warm Up: the norm + a little Ricky Bobby around the loop for fun ME: AMRAP for 60 seconds with blocks, then a 30 second rest. During the rest period, we did 5 burpees. Exercises included goblet squats, LBCs, curls, rows x2, and overhead press. Mosey… and repeat. After round 2, […]