QIC: Angus
Date: 12/19/2017
PAX: Count, Flemish, Laces Out, Mr. Clean, Ohms, Picasso, Ringwald, Six String (FNG), Snowflake, Stairmaster, Sundance (FNG), Whittler, Wort (FNG)
AO: Hill City


46 °F Wet / Dark / Foggy — what YHC thinks of when we refer to the gloom

The Disclaimer

Welcome to F3 for all the FNGs — you have done the hard part. You are here. We are here to to push ourselves but don’t hurt yourself. Be aware of your surroundings and modify if necessary — but give it maximum effort. This is a peer led workout and I am not a professional.


With a swoth of PAX in tow YHC led a mosey to the Great Hall

SSH x 20
Finkle Swing x 15
SSH x 20

It was about this time that The Count graced us with his presence — better late than never! Glad he was able to locate us. 

Squat x 15
SSH x 20
HK x 15
WHK x 15
AK x 15
SSH x 20
Lung x 15

Dot Drills – All PAX are instructed to grab a square. 

Hop to each corner of the box

Right Leg x 10
Left Leg x 10
Both Legs x 10

Mosey to the parking lot behind Mt. Midoriyama

Inifinite Plank – All PAX hold plank for an infinite amount of time while performing plank like exercises. YHC called out the following IC.

Merkins x 15
Plank x 10
Mountain Climbers x 15
Plank x 10
Carolina Dry Docks x 15
Plank x 10
Pickle Pounders x 15

The Thang

Mosey down to the swamp for our main event, since we have a higher number of PAX than normal we split into two groups of 7. 

Rocky BLIMPS (Together)

PAX were instructed to box jump to the top of the steps with an added challenge — get to the top together. We should excel together. Once all PAX reach the top we perform the exercises in the following order:

= Burpees x 5
L = Lunges x 10
= Imperial Walkers x 15
M = Merkins x 20
= Plank Jacks x 25
S = Squats x 30

Return to the bottom and box jump to the top together between each exercise. 

Banzai Bear Crawl (Together)

The Bazai Bear Crawl is just like a normal Bear Crawl simple performed in reverse. And for our PAX in Hill City we enjoy the pleasure of perform that up a hill.

Again, the PAX were challenged to get everyone to the top of the hill — together.

Once the summit was reached the PAX took a moment to bask in the glory of the view that was achieved just as our time came to an end.


It was clear by the end of our time that YHC was focusing on how we work together to move toward a perceivably unachievable goal.

YHC asked the PAX:

Who on their own will would have come here and done all that we did this morning — on their own?

Not a single hand was raised. The point was understood.

YHC read from the QSource about how a man’s perspective ranges from 9 to 12 to 3 o clock but we cannot watch our own 6 — no one man has the ability to watch his own back to make sure he isn’t getting attacked from behind and focus on what is in front of him.

Instead of focusing solely on his prey, a man also works cooperatively with other men in the pack to see what might be behind him. He recognizes that his eyes up front can only see from 9 through 12 to 3 o’clock. He is blind to his Six unless another man watches it for him. After all, what good is the hunt if the hunter himself is taken by something that sneaks up on him from a place that he, by himself, cannot observe? No man can see his own Six. – Shield Lock (Q1.8)

Just because YHC led the workout this morning does not mean he is the only Q. We are all Qs of our own life. It is each of our responsibility to step up and lead in our own environments. Each of us, need to continue showing up. Continue pushing each other. But most importantly continue building the bonds that we are forming here, because we each need 3 to 5 PAX to watch each others 6 — keep us from getting attacked from behind. Help us if we stumble. Give us a hand if we fall.

Read more about The Shield Lock


_Angus Out