Laying the next course of bricks in our foundation

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  • When: 07/07/15
  • QIC: Jumanji
  • The PAX: OTC, Big Bird, Drone, Farah and Farah, Barker, Hollywood, Heisenberg, Feud, LIFO, Jumanji, and Rev (FNG John Bump)

11 JAX PAX gathered in the gloom of Southside to work on our foundation.  11 all JAX men breaks a record for the weekday- keep coming and bring a SadClown.  The Pax was greeted with a pile of bricks, but YHC had not anticipated such a strong turn-out and was short bricks for 2 men.  The Pax improvised by alternating short breaks without bricks.  All exercises were done with bricks unless otherwise noted.

Weather: Florida

The Thang:

Mosey around track alternating high knee, butt kicks, karaoke


  • Windmills x 20 IC
  • Little Baby Arm circles forward x 20 IC, backwards x 20 IC
  • Moroccan Nighclub x 20 IC (arms out and rotate palms)
  • Overhead Arm Claps x 20 IC
  • V ups x 15 IC
  • Flutter kick with brick press x 20 IC
  • Curls for the Girls w high knee x 20 IC
  • Reverse fly (pterodactyl) x 20 IC
  • Merkin rows x 20 IC (10 each arm)
  • Superman with arms and feet up x 2- count around the circle to 30
  • Russian twist x 20 IC
  • Brick Burpees x 10 OYO

Basketball court for suicides

  • Frog jump to foul line and back
  • Overhead squat x 20 at baseline
  • Lunge walk to half court and back
  • Merkin rows x 20 (10 each arm)
  • Frankenstein run (arms out and high knee) to opposite foul line
  • Air chair with 20 overhead claps
  • Sprint to opposite base line
  • Front raises x 20 each arm
  • Plank with bricks until all finished
  • Diamond push-ups x 10 OYO
  • Brick Burpees for the train x 10


1st group to swings-

  • Swerkins x 15 OYO
  • Squats with bricks OYO until a swing is free
  • Do it until the other group finished

2nd group to playground-

  • Pull-ups (2 sets) and chin-ups (1 set) to failure +2 negatives (help your brothers) x 3 sets (no bricks-obviously)

Flapjack groups


  • V ups x 15 IC
  • Russian twist x 15 IC
  • Jack Webbs to 5 (ran out of time)

Name o Rama: FNG John Bump: 49? yrs old, retired Marine Corp (OTC excited to have another MAN of the Corp), part-time pastor, and all around bad-a#*.  Given the name Rev.  Rev came in with fitness and an understanding of cadence- immediate great addition to the PAX.  Hard commit to come back Thursday.

BOM: Prayers for Eileen’s son who is in Gainesville having surgery this morning to have a tumor removed from his finger.  Prayers for Barker whose wife is pregnant, and the baby has some significant medical challenges- very hard time for our new brother.  Heisenberg led us out in prayer.

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