9 men started their Easter Week off right on a cool morning (I was gonna bring my 2.0 this morning who turns 13 today but there was no luck getting him up). A couple guys showed up that were up late watching some TV Show about Games or Thrones or the combination of the two. Thanks to those who did and to bad to the others that didn’t.
I showed up with a trailer full of Buckets filled with Ziplock of Dirt. A couple of the Pax seemed intrigued while a couple were confused. Since I work for a Civil Engineering Firm I get paid to play in the dirt. Typically I have to carry buckets full of Dirt around on a jobsite and no matter how good of shape I am in It always gets the best of me. So I instructed the Pax to grab a bucket and lets mosey. I did challenge them to grab 2 Buckets if they felt brave. We took a short mosey to our normal area to circle up and do our COP: Nemo was running behind but caught up quickly after with his bucket.
Moroccan Night Clubs (10 in Cadence)
Cherry Pickers (10 in Cadence)
Sun Gods both ways (10 in Cadence)
SSH’s (30 in Cadence because it should always be 30 – I think I heard DOAH say that)
Merkins (10 in Cadence) – Hold into Downward Dogs into Honeymooners
I then explained that the bucket of dirt is to symbolize what you are carrying around with you daily in life like Bills, struggles in marriage, children, Work and so on. I wanted the Pax to carry the bucket around whole work out. If someone struggles then another Pax will take a couple bags out of their bucket and put them in their bucket to help them out. And when they start doing better we put the bags back into their bucket. Sometimes on my job sites I have to carry buckets of dirt around and it challenges me. Just like when you think you’re in good shape and you have everything under control in your life your bucket seems to get heavier. I had a couple other small talks about this message that I threw in there for some 10 counts. Fill your buckets with Joy and not Burdens.
So we went over to the Loading dock where we split up into 1’s and 2′ so we didn’t get over crowded on the dock and did 15 of the following while we jogged back and forth from the Dock to the Curb: Big Boys, Burpee’s, Mt. Climbers, Merkins and Monkey Humpers.
We then took our Buckets over to the Big Green Monster and did a 12 Ladder. Bomb Jacks up top and Sumo Squats at bottom. Lots of Slipping and Slidding today on the Green Monster. It showed it’s teeth this morning. Nemo went down along with some nice shoes turned into old mud shoes.
Had a few minutes left so we did a little Nascar Circle (sorta like Duck Duck Goose). Each Pax would run around the Circle of Pax while each held a Bucket Squat and the second time while we held the Buckets over our heads.
Long mosey back with the buckets. Not Fun!!!
Announcements about the Savage Race and Cannoli Run, Prayers for Injured Pax and traveling Pax. Closed in Prayer remembering what this week really is about. Oh and Homebrew announced that Me, I Two Ferns is getting Baptized this Easter Sunday!!