Canal Bridge Sally

QIC: Chairman

PAX: Chappie, Chattahoochee, Leatherman, Summit, Wildwing

Warmup: 25 SSH IC, 18 Clam Pickers IC, 18 Moroccan Night Cubs IC, 18 Windmill IC, 18 Mountain Climbers IC

The Thang: Mosey to parking lot by Savannah along Canal.  Toy Soldier Set 50 LBCs 35 E2K 20 Big Boys. Wosey to Canal Drawbridge. Crawl Bear up bridge, Bear Crawl down bridge. Ltnt Dan across bridge.  Mosey to Zwanandale.  Bring Sally Up Arms Challenge. Mosey to end 2nd Street.  Bring Sally Up Squat Challenge.  Mosey back to Primis.

F3 Message: Q1 Get Right:

Joys: Building on the F3 message, Wildwing shared experience of flipping a sailboat 40 years ago but successfully making it ashore with wife and mother-in-law. Only casuaty was pair of suglasses.

Chairman mom had successful surgery and does not have to have 4th surgery in 2 weeks.

Prayers for Leatherman’s health.

Number and Name O Rama and Circle of Trust.

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Basketball, Stairs & Burpees

QIC – Summit 

Strong morning with handful of men who chose to beat the fart sack and pushed through 45 minutes of ‘fun’.

Warm up

Mosey Lap around courts 

SSH- 15

Cherry Picker -15

Wind mill -15

Forward Lunges -10

Reverse lunges -10


Mosey lap around courts

Basketball Drill –

Each PAX picks a corner while One pax will be shooting foul shots and getting their own rebounds while others are at a corner doing a specific exercise. 

1- American Hammers 


3- High Plank 

4- Mountain climbers 

Once 3 foul shots are made , everyone switches to next station.  If you take too long to make shots- you can bear crawl the length of the basketball court…..

We got in 2 full rotations. 

3rd F- No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it.’ Hebrews 12:11 
Disciplines of Fitness.  Faith.  Fellowship. 

Fitness– self explanatory. Stay steady. We all have seen, felt and experienced the results of discipline in this area by being consistent with F3. And for those who haven’t… you can Start now.

Faith– it isn’t always easy to believe in the unseen Or even what’s been promised.   But when focused enough it can be seen. Choose daily to see the good through the even roughest times. 

Fellowship– this can be ever challenging with schedules, commitments , priorities , families, work, etc.   but staying disciplined to healthy fellowship with men who empower and sharpen each other will in turn keep you sharper and allow you to add value to all those around you.  By committing to stay disciplined in this area- you may open yourself to vulnerability. But it your peaks and valleys of life this proper fellowship will be what helps navigate us through.  

Mosey across park to stairs. 

‘Stair Drill’

Pair up.  

One man stays down and does burpees while partner runs up steps. Does 10 merkins and 20 LBCs then run down stairs and switch. Continue until your team has done 60 burpees. 

Mosey back to basketball court. 

For a quick basketball game that involved more foul shots, lay ups and burpees.  

Toy soldier set. 

That’s a wrap..

Circle of Trust 

Go Win The Day! -Summit

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Warm up

20 Seal jacks
15 Cherry picker
20 Seal wave
15 Windmill
20 Ssh


Mosey to pavilion

X 2
20 American hammers – single count
20 shoulder taps – single count

Mosey to parking lot near bridge

Start at bridge end of parking lot, exercise to curb at far end, complete exercise and exercise back to start

Side shuffle
6 barfys
6 barfys
6 burpees

Mosey back to AO

3rd F
Thanked the HIM for showing up consistently. Talked about how I joined F3 and why.

9 flutter kicks
6″ hold with 10 count around Pax
A round of Mary – 4 count Freddies, big boys, e2ks, hello dollies w/ 2 burpees, and monkey drills

6 HIM showed – semi, Chappie, Chairman, Wildwing, Ruxpin, leatherman

Number Rama

Name Rama


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Use the QSource

Today I decided to sprinkle in some references from f3Nation site and QSource, as we get into the routine of showing up and running through these workouts- we need to keep in mind how and why we are here. And the importance of the mission and credo of F3.

Starting with this lovely piece of writing…..

Disclaimer- F3 Nation, Inc. (“F3″) is a peer-led, zero-cost non-profit workout group. F3 makes no representations with regard to the skill level of workout leaders, the safety of the exercises performed during workouts or the hazardousness of the premises upon which workouts are conducted. The men who lead F3 workouts are not paid to do so and no representations of any kind are made by F3 about their skill level. The premises upon which F3 workouts are conducted are not owned or maintained by F3. F3 makes no representations of any kind regarding their safety. Although F3 workouts vary widely in intensity, all F3 workouts tend to be rigorous and are undertaken upon uneven ground during periods of limited visibility. Therefore, there are certain dangers inherent in participating in an F3 workout. Participants must be 18 or older and are assumed to have made their own reasonable decision as to whether they should so participate. Participants under 18 must be accompanied by a father or male legal guardian. F3 disclaims any and all responsibility for any individual’s decision to participate in an F3 workout. By participating in an F3 workout, an individual assumes the risks inherent in doing so. This Disclaimer and Notice is made by F3 on its own behalf and on the behalf and for the benefit of any person leading an F3 workout and/or otherwise acting for the benefit of F3.

Warmup – 

2 Easy laps around courts 

15 each IC of – SSH






F3 is a national network of free, peer-led workouts for men. Our mission is to plant, grow and serve small workout groups for men for the invigoration of male community leadership.

-Mosey to park pavilion. 

Toy soldier set 30-20-10

Hold plank til 6 is in 

One PAX moves to center of pavilion and does 25 merkins 

While all other PAX do prisoner squats. As soon as merkins are done , next pax jumps in and does 25 merkins while everyone else continues squats.  Go until everyone has done 25 merkins. 

F3- We welcome men of all fitness levels to our workouts and have no requirement for membership other than that you show up at the appointed time and place and follow what the workout leader (the “Q” in F3 lingo) does.

The F3 Credo is: Leave no man behind, but leave no man where you find him.

Mosey around park and to tennis courts. 

PAX line up for round of 11’s- 

One end-  burpees starting with 10 

Side shuffle to designated spot.For 1 big boy.  Shuffle back. continue until done 10 big boy and 1 burpee. 

F3– Our workouts …

  • •Are free of charge
  • •Are open to all men
  • •Are held outdoors, rain or shine, heat or cold
  • •Are led by men who participate in the workout in a rotating fashion, with no training or certification necessary
  • •End with a Circle of Trust

Mosey back to pavilion. 

Circle up and Repeat the 25 merkins/ prisoner squat rotation

50 LBC oyo

Mosey back to basketball courts.

An F3 Core Principle is to end each Workout with a Circle Of Trust, what we call the COT. Like most things F3, the COT was not part of the original design. It evolved to fill a need. Men told us that they didn’t feel right just jumping in their cars after the Workout without some type of minor ceremonial send off. So we conjured up the COT, which is where we recognize each man individually and say a brief prayer.

Within the COT, we often find ourselves asking the Creator for help at being better husbands, fathers, friends, mentors and workers. We don’t know the source of this particular petition, it just came about and seemed to spread across F3Nation. It is a recognition that as men, we yearn to be better at the things we were created to be, and have learned the hard way that we cannot do it alone. We need help. We need truth that is hard-earned and hard-learned. We need Wisdom.

But which of us is wise? How do we know what we are hearing is Wisdom and not the song of a fool? How are we to discern the voice of the shepherd from that of the wolf?

Because the Q is a Leader who takes responsibility for the Outcome, he is also a man who seeks help answering these questions. In turn, because he is part of a Community, he is obligated to help other men find them as well. The source of the Q’s Wisdom, the QSource, is best discovered through the mutual iron-sharpening that occurs when people unite and search for answers together, the old-fashioned way.’

It is apparent to me every workout that each of us have the ability to lead. Ability to pull strength from each other and make each of us better HIM. It’s isnt just the Q who leads… it is the man who responds to what is inside him and lifts another man to where he is capable.

Wrap up with the -COT 

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Bobby Hurley Jumps the Canal

Date: 1.9.19

QIC: Wildwing

Warmup: Side Straddle Hop I/C, Flying Sun God I/C, Windmill I/C, Failure to Launch I/C

The Thang:

Mosie to Church Wall – Durkin 25 oyo, Mosie to Park – Dying Cockroach 25 I/C, Mosie to Canal Bridge – Bobby Hurley 50 oyo, Mosie to A/O – Wilt Chamberlain 100 (almost) LBC, squats, flutter kicks, lunges

F3 Message:

Potential Principles of Leadership: (1) Articulate the Vision …. (JFK: America will go to the moon this decade, not because it is easy, but because it is hard); (2) Build Momentum not Consensus … (Doing each part of the thang whether it’s easy or not); (3) Give Trust to Gain Trust … (Encouraging everyone to lead their thang); (4) Plan for Alternatives …. Elon Musk/Space X couldn’t buy US or Russian rockets so built his own.

Ended with Number-O-Rama, Name-O-Rama, COT, and meeting FNG Styx

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Whole Body Beat Down



PAX – Chappie , Chairman, Ruxpin, WildWing

Warm-Up :


Moroccan Nightclubs I/C

Seal Jack I/C

Wind Mills I/C

The Thang :

Mosey to the Bank

20- lunges


20-Flutter Kicks



20 -Carolina Dry Docks

20- Four Count Freddies


20-Split Squats


10-Big Boys


20-Step Ups

20- Decline Carolina Dry Docks

Monkey Humpers while cars came by for a little fun.


Mosey back to the A/O

20- Merkins

20- Squats

20- Gas Pumpers

F-3 Message was pulled from the Q-Source

F3 | DISRUPTION (F1) January 1, 2019January 1, 2019 by Dancing Idiot


Disturbance To The Status-quo

Leaders influence movement to advantage

A leader is a person who can influence people to do things that they would not have done otherwise. Put another way, but for the influence of the leader, the things done by his followers would not happen. The leader is the agent, the impetus and the proximate cause of his followers’ movement toward the doing of those specific things that he identifies as advantageous. Without him, they would remain static and focused on maintaining the status quo. In the heart of man inertia will reign—absent a Disruption .

The connection between movement and leadership is critical because it presupposes a need for action, a recognition by the leader himself that the status quo is something less advantageous than some other place, a location the leader visualizes and then articulates to his followers. Only then can the leader begin to persuade them to follow him to the new place. He must describe it to them first because people will only overcome their inertia and follow someone if they believe that he knows where he is going. They won’t leave the known for the unknown, no matter how charismatic the leader is.

Because it induces movement, leadership causes Disruption

Leadership wrenches people away from the place at which they were determined to remain. It causes them to question the foundation for their belief that their status quo was desirable and that stasis was in their best interest. It attacks the palpable (but false) sense of security that inertia provides. Like the agitator in a washing machine, leadership dislodges things long embedded in people’s emotional fabric, things that are impure and do not belong there but to which they had become accustomed—like a ketchup stain on their favorite shirt.

Being both Disruptive and agitating, leadership will naturally make people uncomfortable, at least until they begin to see for themselves that they are being led to a place of advantage.

If a man calls himself a leader but does not cause Disruption by initiating movement, then he is not practicing leadership. He might be doing something else, like managing or governing, but he is not leading. He is a leader in name only until people begin to follow him to an advantageous place that he has visualized and articulated to them. A Leader is a person who influences movement to advantage.

A great Leader’s legacy is built on love

The degree to which a Leader is able to influence movement is dependent upon his level of skill. People will follow a Leader when he is in the room. People will continue to follow a good Leader when he has left the room. But only a great Leader is able to influence movement to advantage even after he has died. That is a legacy Leader, and he is a rare breed who leaves a legacy that is built upon love.

All great Leaders aspire to leave a legacy. Leadership is a difficult skill to master, requiring desire, commitment and love. Having paid for that skill with blood, sweat and tears, great Leaders have the natural inclination to pass on what they have learned and to be remembered for it. This yearning is what creates their legacy. It comes from the Leader’s love for his followers and his sincere desire to see them obtain advantage.

A great Leader accelerates throughout his life. He views leadership as a craft that must be honed through continual study and application. In the way that a lawyer or doctor practices his profession from the standpoint of service to his client or patient, the great Leader’s focus is always upon his followers rather than himself. It is their best interests, not his, that motivates his actions. It is their advantage, not his, to which he initiates movement. This is only possible if, first and foremost, he loves them more than he loves himself.

The great Leader knows that If his love is not great, than neither will be his leadership.

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Great morning with HIM!   Some good laughs along the way.   Felt good to be back in Lewes!   24 degrees was refreshing.

Capri Lap around courts 


SSH- 12 

CP- 19

IW- 18

WM- 12SSH- 19Squats – 18
Mosey through park over to public parking lot

 Burpee broad jump from tree to tree 

Lt Dan back 20 squats oyo 

Wait for 6 

Rinse and repeat for total of 4 rounds.    

Mosey over to pavilion

 1- Toy soldier set

2-  15 American Hammers IC

3- site Q ab pick

4- 15 flutter kicks IC

 5- Toy soldier set 

Mosey back to parking lot 

3rd F-
Mosey back to courts.

1-Side shuffle form one end to anotherBack the other way. 20 merkins 

2-NUR end to end Mosey back. 20 merkins

 3-Karaoke end to end Back the opposite direction 20 merkins 



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Do not Rucking Quit!!!

Q: Leatherman 

Pax: Chairman, Chappie, Chattahoochee, Ruxpin, Wildwing

Warm Up-

SSH- 21

Cherry pickers-15


Moroccan Night Club-15

The Thang:

Partner up and alternate exercises for 3 rounds

Exercise 1

Partner 1 Max Merkins with Ruck on 40lbs

Partner 2 Holds Plank without Ruck

Exercise 2

Partner 1 Dead lift to overhead press with Ruck 10X

Partner 2 Broad Jumps 10X no Ruck

Exercise 3

Partner 1 Flutter Kicks holding Ruck above head

Partner 2 Mosey to Hotel and Back ( Distance unknown but brought the Suck to the partner Flutter Kicking )

Exercise 4 

25 Partner Big Boys passing Ruck 

5 Burpees in between sets 

All Pax finished strong and no one QUIT 

Ended with COT and Prayer


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Merkin Mosey

Date: 10-24-2018

QIC: Leatherman

Warm Up:


Cherry Pickers

Wind Mills 

Moroccan Night Clubs 

Arm circles forward and backward

The Thang:

Mosey down to the Canal Public Parking we did 25 Merkins 

Mosey a few stopped and did 25 Derkins

Mosey a few stopped and  did 25 Erkins

Mosey did Wide Merkins

Mosey over to a Picnic Table near the Docks 25 dips some where in between these and the LBCs we had 3rd F message read below.  

From there we mosey 25 LBCs

Mosey for some wall sits 

Mosey to the water and did Some Carolina Dry Docks  or as we called them the (Lewes Dry Docks ) stayed there for leg raises and E2Ks 25. 

Finished with mosey back to the A/O .

We had COT and Name-O-Rama, welcomed FNG Wildwing 

3rd F: 


Whatever you hold in your mind will tend to occur in your life. If you continue to believe as you have always believed , you will continue to act as you have always acted. If you continue to act as you have always acted , you will continue to get what you have always gotten. If you want different results in your life or your work, all you have to do is change your mind. 


So get rid of your old neg thoughts challenge yourself everyday. Do something you would have not done the yesterday. Keep showing up in the Gloom and striving to be better hen you were the day before. 

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Worry-Free Beatdown


QIC: Vanilla

AO: Primis: Lewes, DE

PAX: Chattahoochee, Chairman, Ruxpin, Vanilla


SSH – 15 IC

Seal Jacks – 15 IC

Smurf Jacks – 15 IC

Cherry Pickers – 15 IC

Windmill – 15 IC

The Thang: Classic String of Pearls

Mosey to Canalfront Park Benches

20 Merkins, 20 Derkins, 20 Irkins, 35 Squats, 50 LBC’s

Mosey to Zwaanendael Park

20 Dips, 20 Shoulder Taps IC, 30 Step Up’s (Alt. Legs), Hold 60 Count High Plank

Mosey to 2nd Street

30 yard Lt. Dan

Mosey to St. Peter’s Wall

20 Seated Overhead Claps, 20 Count by Chattahoochee, Drop 2 inches, 20 Count by Chairman, drop 2 inches, 20 count by Ruxpin

Break for Third F Message

So often we find ourselves paralyzed by worry when God reminds us that worrying adds no value, fixes no problem, and ultimately creates more damage in difficult situations. Surrendering our burdens to God doesn’t mean that he will fix every problem like a genie in bottle, but it does mean that he hears our concern and wants to carry our burden for us. We need to cast our cares and have the faith that God truly cares for us. Whether the challenge is finances, health, family, relational, etc., we need to remember that worry adds zero value and only intensifies the issue at hand. Living worry free does not mean that you are “care-free.” We must work like it depends on us and pray like it depends on God. There is true freedom in prayer, petition, and thanksgiving.

Philippians 4:6

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.

Luke 12:25-31

25 Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to your life[a]? 26 Since you cannot do this very little thing, why do you worry about the rest?

27 “Consider how the wild flowers grow. They do not labor or spin. Yet I tell you, not even Solomon in all his splendor was dressed like one of these. 28 If that is how God clothes the grass of the field, which is here today, and tomorrow is thrown into the fire, how much more will he clothe you—you of little faith! 29 And do not set your heart on what you will eat or drink; do not worry about it. 30 For the pagan world runs after all such things, and your Father knows that you need them.31 But seek his kingdom, and these things will be given to you as well.

Back At It!

Mosey to Canalfront Park Steps for “Deep Sea Diver” (Dive 4 steps, 5 reps IC per step)

Mosey back to AO – 20 Flutter Kicks IC, Alphabet A-M, Toy soldier set (35-25-20)

Ended with Number-Rama, Name-O-Rama, & COT/BOM

Humbly Your QIC,


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