Feels Like the First Time

August 15, 2022

WHEN: 08/15/2022
QIC: Swamp
PAX: Count Chocula, Max Power, Yurt, Oshag Hennessey, Pickachu, Nightshift, Beano, Scribble, Redtape, Cosmo, Whoudini, Grandpa Ninja, Beebe

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.

Today 14 PAX committed themselves to approaching the workout with a beginners minds.  With a focus on form, slow movements, and finishing together, we set out.


IWs x15

LBAC x 12 / rev

Slow squats x 10 w Arm stretches.

10 Slow Merkins

MtN climbers x 15

16 SSH


50 – Burpees

100 – One legged merkins – switch legs each turn

150 – OH press

200 – Tri’s / Bi’s

250 – Alternating rows

MOT – Backward Run, Forward Run & Side step

In between rounds Nightshift reminded us about the benefits of dynamic stretching., and so we did in between sets.

Spartan mini

Sta 1 – Bear crawl

Sta 2 – Farmers carry w blocks back and forth

Sta 3 – High knees

Sta 4 – Run

Sta 5 – Gaga pit – Side jump in, side jump out

COT – Dad’s camp this weekend, Cherry Baked 1 yr Triple Play Q.   Assisi – long time friend of many in F3, started Vortex, he’s a professor and moving to London to start the next chapter.   He named Yurt!

Moleskin – The beginner’s mind is powerful.  Use it in your interactions today and see what it unlocks.  AYE!


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