Of Love & Letters

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The sad news this week of the loss of Dollar Bill’s father stirred some memories in YHC. It was almost nine years ago to the day that my father passed, and a hard-to-believe 34 years since the death of my wife’s father. As DB noted, death comes fast, and sometimes suddenly as well. My father-in-law […]

Another Amazing Day at The Farm

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We worked: * Warm-up exercises * A little moseying * Tabata core * Weight work We named three FNGs: * Ground * Lu-Kane * Cop Buster We reviewed John, Chapter 4: * Love one another. That’s one YHC would do well to remember at the start of each day. Dismiss the pettiness, the stupidity, the […]

Planting Seeds at the Farm

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In the week leading up to Memorial Day, I reached out to some friends who were veterans of the Navy and the Marines. I was hoping they’d know how F3 could help a vet or a family that had lost someone in service of the country. They made some calls, but nothing surfaced. Saigon Sam […]

Station Work

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Stations were the order of the day given YHC’s no-running decree. While Snaggle was not present to wax on about The Ohio State University, Sushi did his best to aggravate YHC by wearing a Tennessee Volunteer shirt. YHC was tempted to respond in kind with 50 burpees but the slate was already full… Off we […]

No Running, But Still Loads of Fun!

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Good evening, Badlanders! Slash Radio is back on the air! Exciting news about tomorrow’s Q at Hard Nocs — no running! If you can’t do it, don’t Q it, so we’ll be staying around the flagpole. We’ll do a bunch of stations focusing on the upper body, core and legs, with a special surprise / […]

Block Party

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Good turnout this morning at HN. With running off the menu and Van Halen playing in the background (and yes, that’s long-time VH producer Ted Templeman saying, “C’mon Dave, give me a break” on Unchained), we focused on strength work with a series of coupon-infused Dora-cides, including: • Farmers Walk: P1 walks with two blocks […]

We Are Our Brother’s Keeper

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We started off Hard Knocks with a recitation of March’s Core Value: “We are our brother’s keeper, engaging in each other’s lives beyond the superficial to move from friendship to fellowship.” Let that one mentally marinate, gentlemen, especially the “beyond the superficial to move from friendship to fellowship” language. It takes two to make that […]

Kraken 2021

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Kraken 2021 is in the books and what an event it was! More than 70 HIMs from four regions (F3 Jax, Spacecoast, Suncoast and Atlanta) took part in the grueling 16.8 mile event, pushing themselves and each other to some ground-breaking physical achievements. In particular, hats off to: • Crop Duster, who ran the whole […]

True Rebellion

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YHC likes to tie in the dates of his workouts with some sort of interesting “on this day in history” event. February 4th, as it happens, warrants acclaim because it happens to be the birthday of both our quick-witted friend Sofa AND legendary rocker Vincent Furnier, who is better known to the world as Alice […]

Pre-Blast: 2nd Annual KRAKEN CSAUP

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What is the Kraken? First, check out the inaugural Kraken CSAUP: In the cold of the night, peering into the dark of the sea, ancient mariners whispered to themselves and one another, “in mari multa latent” – in the ocean many things are hidden.   In Nordic legend, the most fearful of what lurked unseen was […]