I think it’s been about 3 weeks since my last post to a workout (for a variety of excuses, some legit, some not so much) and this morning, 5am was feeling EARLY. I made it safely to the AO, but if we’re being honest here, and since Double Dipper already said he and Gander (ahem!) were going to the Fartlek, I was hoping no one else was going to show so that I could sleep it out in the car for the duration of the “workout”. I can only imagine one of New Bern’s finest knocking on my window to see what was going on. And with the way my night went, he/she probably would have showed up about 10 minutes into my slumber instead of the 45 minutes I would be hoping for. Turns out there was no encounter with law enforcement, but my dreams were dashed none the less; 2 others showed up to ruck this morning.
So we rucked around town for a little while with occasional stops for exercises. 2 1/4 miles.
Exercises consisted of:
- Incline Merkins x30 SC + x20 SC
- Calf Raises x40 OYO
- Squats x20 SC + 20 SC
- Long Plank with Merkins interspersed. Not nearly 8 days.
- Step Ups x10 each leg OYO
- Maybe a few more
Concluded with count-a-rama, name-a-rama, and prayer-a-rama.
Turns out, as the case has been every single other time, no matter how hard it is to get up and go on any given morning, going was the best decision I could have made. I was engaged mentally, emotionally, and phyiscally thanks to the conversation and the leadership of today’s Q. Humble brag? Be stronger than your strongest excuse; F3 is always a great start to the day. And a streak starts with 1, right? See you Wednesday. No OYO.