High Invigoration and HIMness – Eastern KY Flood Relief

While F3 is often known for its 5:30 AM workouts, people in the public and even those new to F3 don’t often realize the REAL point is the invigoration of male leadership in the community. Last weekend I received a request from Hand In Hand Ministries to assist in their flood relief efforts in theContinue reading “High Invigoration and HIMness – Eastern KY Flood Relief”

Black ops 2/4/21 Backblast Destin BlackOps

Pax: Big Bird, Stormtrooper, LePew, Fungi Q Preamble: BIg Bird was engaged in a weekly fitness challenge with another PAX member and with a couple hours left in the day needs a 45+ minute workout to win. The beauty about F3 is when one pax member needs something, other pax jump in to support andContinue reading “Black ops 2/4/21 Backblast Destin BlackOps”

Backblast 1/20/21 The Nest @ The County (err..Boondocks West) – Fungi Q

HIMS are killing it all over the city as we start 2021. So many PAX just busting it and doing really cool stuff. I hadn’t Q’d the hourlong workout at the NEST in a long while, but felt I had to bring it. Hopefully I succeeded. Weather – Cold but clear (along with a beautifulContinue reading “Backblast 1/20/21 The Nest @ The County (err..Boondocks West) – Fungi Q”

PreBlast – 1/30/21 The NEST at The County – Fungi Q

It’s been a crazy week at work so I’m looking forward to getting out to The Nest for a change. It’s gonna be cold so we’ll be moving the whole time. We’ll pretty much run back my Q from yesterday with a few wrinkles and a bit more running to fill the extra 15 minutes.Continue reading “PreBlast – 1/30/21 The NEST at The County – Fungi Q”

BackBlast 1/28/21 The Moonshiner @ The Boondocks – Fungi Q

It amazes me that 1) I’ve been doing this 2.5 yrs and 2) that I still don’t sleep great the night before a Q. I pretty much knew what I wanted to do, but knew the weather could throw a wrinkle into it…it did..kind of. I showed up and the parking lot was chunky ice.Continue reading “BackBlast 1/28/21 The Moonshiner @ The Boondocks – Fungi Q”

Backblast 12/3/20 The Agony @ The County – Fungi Q

Weather – Cold but calm Gear – Layers Pax: Cratchit, Tidwell, Muncher, Hushpuppy, Holy Roller, Backflop, Fungi-Q Disclaimer 25 SSH IC 1 Mile Mosey COP – 10 Grassgrabbers IC, Downward Dog/Runners Stretches, Arm circles, Kendra Newmans 10 Burpees, 20 Curb Dips, 30 Squats, 40 Big Boys 1/2 Mile 10 Burpees, 20 Curb Dips, 30 Squats,Continue reading “Backblast 12/3/20 The Agony @ The County – Fungi Q”

Backblast 8/28/20 The Chopper @ Vets – Fungi Q

It’s been a while since I’ve been in the gloom* 4 x in one week. I had the Q of the 6 AM Bible Acceleration zoom call on Monday (contact me or Aerobie if interested), Q’d Tuesday at The County, took a BO beatdown from Abacus on Thurs and Q’d Friday.    It was goodContinue reading “Backblast 8/28/20 The Chopper @ Vets – Fungi Q”

BackBlast 8/25/20 #Loco @The County – Fungi 2 Yr County Post

Two years ago this week I posted at The County for the first time. For those that have been around for 2 years, County or not, THANK YOU. We’ve probably posted, rucked, had coffeeteeria, converged, bible studied, 3rd F’d somewhere together or some other fun activity.  Done right, F3 can change your life in soContinue reading “BackBlast 8/25/20 #Loco @The County – Fungi 2 Yr County Post”

PreBlast @ #Loco @ The County 8/25/20 – Fungi Q

This week is my two year postiversary at The County. I look forward to seeing old and new pax alike. This will be totally You v You and how hard you want to push yourself. We will be spread out and do quite a bit of abs and running.  You may want to bring aContinue reading “PreBlast @ #Loco @ The County 8/25/20 – Fungi Q”

Backblast 7-2-20 The Agony at The County – Fungi Q

It had been a while since I’ve Q’d so I was jumping back into the saddle. I had primed it as the Greatest 2 Minute (circuit) in Sports. I’ll let the pax decide if it qualified. I gave it my best try. Weather – warm Gear – “I really am a Fungi” shirt Tunes –Continue reading “Backblast 7-2-20 The Agony at The County – Fungi Q”

1/23/20 Backblast – The Firehouse BO

Today was off to a great start with Captain Crunchberry showing up with a new shovel flag for this location.  It was painted red to yellow as a flame and has a red flashing safety light attached. Super fitting for the firehouse and pretty darn cool. Weather: Chilly but clear Pax: Abacus, Captain Crunchberry, Backflop,Continue reading “1/23/20 Backblast – The Firehouse BO”

Backblast The Firehouse 1-9-20

Weather – cool and crisp 5 Pax finished the first round of the fitness challenge. Abacus, Wildflower, Captain Crunchberry, Kimble, Fungi (Q) It was great to see the improvement on the cards from the first of October to the first of January. The pax made it through the holidays busting it and improving. We keptContinue reading “Backblast The Firehouse 1-9-20”

12/5/19 Backblast The Firehouse BO – 2nd Test

Today was two months from our baseline setting day of Squats, Merkins, Big Boys, Run, and Ladder. Weather – 30s and clear PAX Flip Flop, Uncle Sam (R), Crockpot, Kimble, WILDflower, Captain Crunchberry, Abacus, Cochran, Fungi (Q) COP – 20 SSH IC 10 Grassgrabbers IC Runners Stretches Kendra Newmans Max Squats in 2 Min 1Continue reading “12/5/19 Backblast The Firehouse BO – 2nd Test”

12-5-19 PreBlast – 2nd Checkpoint – PWVFD

The second monthly test in the 4 Part improvement series is tomorrow.  We are back at the Firehouse. The layout will be the same each of the 4 weeks: COP Max Squats in 2 Min 1 MIN break Max T-Merkins in 2 Min 1 Min Break Max Big Boys in 2 Min 2 Min BreakContinue reading “12-5-19 PreBlast – 2nd Checkpoint – PWVFD”

11/26/19 Backblast – BlackOps @ The Firehouse – Free the Bird

In talking to BigBird at church on Sunday, he mentioned he hadn’t been to the gloom in about 2 weeks due to a bum knee.  I asked if a upper body/ab workout would do and he immediately gave the HC so we booked it. Pax – Big Bird, Abacus, Mama’s Boy, Viking, Cowboy, Fungi (Q)Continue reading “11/26/19 Backblast – BlackOps @ The Firehouse – Free the Bird”

BackBlast – PWVFD BlackOps – Part 2 11/7/19 Fungi Q

We decided to combine the PWVFD and Agony workouts today so we’d have a big group to send a message to our guy Bulletin who was donating a kidney this morning. At 5:29 we gathered and made a “best wishes” video to send to him before he went into surgury. He promptly responded so weContinue reading “BackBlast – PWVFD BlackOps – Part 2 11/7/19 Fungi Q”

Change of Venue – PWVFD BlackOps to meet at The County – Pre-Blast for 11/7/19

The first monthly test in the 4 Part improvement series is tomorrow.  We will run it out of The County. The layout will be the same each of the 4 weeks:   COP Max Squats in 2 Min 1 MIN break Max T-Merkins in 2 Min 1 Min Break Max Big Boys in 2 MinContinue reading “Change of Venue – PWVFD BlackOps to meet at The County – Pre-Blast for 11/7/19”

Backblast 10-3-19 The Firehouse BO – Fungi Q

Oct 3, 2019 Weather – great PAX (11): Dauber, Crockpot, Uncle Sam, Preppy, Powder Coat, Captain Crunchberry, Flip Flop, Grizzly, Kimble, Wildflower, Fungi (Q) Now that IronPax is complete (great job Pax!), the BlackOps at The Firehouse turned its attention to a continuous improvement program…and a little motivation to keep going through the holidays. ThisContinue reading “Backblast 10-3-19 The Firehouse BO – Fungi Q”

PreBlast – 4 Part Series – The Firehouse BlackOps – PWVFD – Thursday Oct 3.

Do you come out week after week, or month after month, and wonder  how much better you are getting?  Now that IronPax has finished up, the BlackOps at The Firehouse turns its attention to a continuous improvement program…and a little motivation to keep you going through the holidays. This will be a program that occursContinue reading “PreBlast – 4 Part Series – The Firehouse BlackOps – PWVFD – Thursday Oct 3.”

Daily Proverb and Commentary – Increasing 3rd F

Several weeks ago a couple other Pax and I were talking about how to increase our 3rdF.  At the same time we were talking about the #verseoftheday channel on Slack.  The idea that came to the top was to post the  Proverb corresponding to each day of the month and see if any of theContinue reading “Daily Proverb and Commentary – Increasing 3rd F”

8/20/19 Backblast – Fungi Postiversary #Loco @ The County

1 year ago this week, Pew Pew EH’d me in Nashville and here we are a year later.  I’ve heard people say it before, but being a part of this group is life changing.  I was honored to lead 15 pax (+2 runners) this morning. Weather – Hot and Muggy Pax: Flo Jo, Kimble, MeterContinue reading “8/20/19 Backblast – Fungi Postiversary #Loco @ The County”

PreBlast 8/20/19 – Fungi Postiversary Q #Loco @ The County

One year ago this week, PewPew EHd me while we were at a conference in Nashville.  It was an awesome experience as F3Nashville was wrapping up their annual engagement with https://413strong.org/.   I started posting at The County the next week.  Little did I know the experiences and friendships I would be a part of aContinue reading “PreBlast 8/20/19 – Fungi Postiversary Q #Loco @ The County”