2018 New Year’s GENESIS MANatee

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14 Mighty Men of the Jax Pax kicking off the New Year right for a convergence beatdown at GENESIS where the MANatee was unveiled. Conditions: not so Florida 37 degree chill with a steady drizzle of freezing rain A few donned multiple layers to resemble Randy from The Christmas Story but it was Osteen who […]

Visitors and returning brothers at GENESIS.

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Genesis welcomed one of our brothers from South Carolina PINK PANTHER and saw the return of TWISTER for a morning of 36 degree fun. 1/4 mile Mosey carrying Flounder’s giant rope (Anaconda) Squats/Lunges/Merkins/LBCs 1/4 mile Mosey carrying Flounder’s giant rope (Anaconda) Dice rolling fun/alternating exercises and reps according to the rolls (2-20 potentially): 1. Merkins […]

No Jump Genesis

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Welp, it’s that time again.  Time for YHC to get off the sidelines and get back into the game.  Special T-claps to Hollywood for keeping the Genesis afloat in my absence! Welcome Gypsy from the mothership! Toxic was in rare form as he informed us at the start of the workout that he was under […]

Pushing our limits at Genesis

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“That was the closest I’ve ever come to quitting.”  -‘Toxic’ after this morning’s workout.    We did so many reps that the numbers escape me. Warm-up: Side-straddle hops/arm circles/burpees/windmills/raise roof   1/4 mile mosey (off road)   In the Woods: Bear crawls/Crab walks (rinse & repeat) Merkins LBCs WWI Sit-ups Mountain Climbers Burpees Box-Cutters Reachers […]

Waverunners

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9 PAX gathered in light showers to start the week off right. COP: 10 SSH IC 10 Michael Phelps IC 10 Chinook IC 10 Chinook Squats IC 4 Snuffys IC (just to make them do it) 8 Merkins IC 8 Peter Parker IC 8 Parker Peter IC 10 Benchbees OYO To the playground for a 6 […]

The Gospel of F3

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Genesis repped out to Chris Tomlin, Steve Fee, TobyMac & Hezekiah Walker.  Music feeds the soul!   Balls to the Wall x2 Side-Straddle Hops Alternate Merkins, Burpees, Mountain Climbers, LBCs & Planks Overhead Squat Press w/20lb Kettlebell x20 Hammer Curls w/30lb Kettlebell x20 Chest Press w/40lb Dumbbell x20 Bent Row w/40lb Dumbbell x20   Rinse […]

Grinding

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Sometimes you wake up and don’t really want to do anything, but roll back over in the fart-sack. Even as you roll out and into the car you’re still not excited about movement of any kind. YHC had such a day, just a morning to grind it out- no inspirational words, no high-jinx, just work. […]

Failure isn’t really Failure

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So the afterglow of celebrating Mom was quickly squelched when the dreaded dream killer sounded and reminded me it was Monday.  Couple that harsh reality with the residual effects of an Indian buffet and you have a perfect receipe for #Genesis! (I was actually in a good mood as a lost sheep returned from Ireland […]