Be Aware………..of Burpees

Be Aware………..of Burpees

The story takes place Wednesday evening before Floater. A text is sent to Deadwood, “Are you on Q tomorrow”? The response was yes, but I am not giving it up because I’ve been bumped once already. That prompted yours truly to come in with the guilt trip. “Well, tomorrow is my 3rd year F3versary and my birthday. Just seeing if I can Q for that”

So, now I’m on Q. Winning. (HAHA, Deadwood has feelings)

I walk out to the scene where a few PAX are gathering wondering where their Q Deadwood is. That is when I start. No quick DICCs for me, I need extra time for what I had to put out there. I discussed being your brother’s keeper, let’s have good form(no twerking, squats only), and don’t just go back to the 6 and talk to them put your hand in the middle of their back and push them. Push them by pushing yourself. Oh yeah, and I will call you out if you are sandbagging or using bad form. Let’s Mosey!!!!

The Thang:

Take a brisk lap around the block back to the origin and pass that to head across the railroad track to the parking lot in front of Cupcake Queen(Product Placement).

  • 20-SSH(Variable Speed)
  • 15-Imperial Walkers
  • 10 IC-Diamond Merkins
  • Calf stretch
  • 20(maybe)-Low Slow Squats

Let’s Mosey!

At the bottom of Another Bad Idea, we do 7’s. Start out with 1 Burpee at the bottom and six at the top. Then 2 Burpees at the bottom and 5 at the top. You get the point.

Let’s Mosey!

Head back towards the railroad crossing and make a right turn in front of Waxhaw Provisions(Product Placement) and stop in the parking lot behind the church just past Maxwell’s Tavern(Product Placement).

  • 10-Curb jump Burpees (Jump on the curb and back into a Burpee)
  • Gassers with exercises in between(10 Burpees, 10 squats, 10 Diamond Merkins, 10 Diamond Merkins)
  • Alright next we will………….Oh no, Burpee train. (PAX that actually did the Burpees said we reached around 45 Burpees)
  • After the train we did combos(4 Lunges, 10 Bear Crawls into two box jumps) do that twice the length of the parking lot.

Guess What? Let’s Mosey!

YHC lead the PAX on a run that may have surprised some. We ran passed the cupcake shop and the park to the second railroad crossing. I can hear PAX in the back saying 4 minutes left. In my head I said great, we’ll have one minute to spare(if they actually pick up the pace, lead by example and show the push). If my fat butt can do it, everyone out there today could do it and they did.


February 2017, a 272 pound Adrian Boston was at work with headaches and not feeling well. He stood up to get to work and fell back down instantly(dizzy). Blood pressure through the roof and in his mind he knew he finally did it. He’s finally having a stroke(what a drama queen). After going to the doctor, it was later found that it was vertigo brought on by a serious sinus infection. That was enough for me. I found out about F3 through a friend and never looked back. I changed eating, drinking, and all other habits. I lost 30 pounds in the first 2 months. I now hover about 215 and 220ish(205 was the lowest).

I spoke on changing today. Some may say the first stage of changing is Awareness. This is a stage that many do not pass. What people don’t tell you is that the awareness stage can be a very depressing stage. When you are truly aware, you see everything for what it is: you, your career, state of your marriage/household, future, life, and faith. It can be a lot and be very heavy. A few months ago, I became very aware of myself and I was depressed. I’ve been blessed with a good wife and good friends to work through it. I’m happy to say now that I am in the development stage of change.

If you are becoming aware of things and feeling that way do not stress. The feeling of uneasiness is you noticing the change and you getting ready to change. Don’t fight the urge to change. Do not fear this feeling, embrace it and use it. If you feel comfortable all the time you are not improving.

If it is too much get help. Strange thoughts or feelings that you yourself feel are not right, get help don’t wait.

Thank you for following me today and listening/reading my rambling. Gotta get to work now.

I’m sorry, I did not get the announcements. I was busy doing some Bday Burpees. Thanks for the reminder Deadwood.

SnB, out!!!!!!!!

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