AO: Bad Clown Bootcamp - Friday

When: 07/15/2022


Number of Pax: 15

Pax Names: Callahan, Chilipepper, Clutch, Drake, Hardhat, Mr. Clean, Mrs. Doubtfire, Probert, Pyro, Sir Wallace, SnapShot, Spamalot, Spartan, Stagecoach,

Number of FNGS: 0

FNG Names:

QIC: Brutus

The BackBlast:

@ 5:11 YHC que’d up AC/DC “Are You Ready”, but was drowned out by Chilipepper’s Insane Clown motivational music – who am I to interrupt that insanity?

5:15, (5) core principles and mosey to the northernmost traffic circle on Cattlemen.  Pax were instructed to circle up all the way around the traffic circle.  YHC took the stage in the middle of the circle, and THE Brutus worshipping commenced with (20) Sun Gods, intended to be toward YHC / the stage, but a few smarty pants pax did a 180 and gave YHC a view of their posterior.  SSH’s, one lap around the circle, a couple other forgotten exercises and mosey back to the astroturf with some nur, butt kickers and high knees mixed in.

Upon return to the turf, YHC introduced the Suncoast pax to a brutal exercise picked up in Columbus – the Mogul, named in honor of, well, a guy named Mogul.  It goes like this: start @ plank, go to low plank, back to high plank, right arm straight out, RTP (Return to plank), left arm straight out, RTP, right arm up/under/back up, RTP, left arm up/under/back up, RTP, merkin.  That’s one.  Pax got through 5.

Brutus Burpee challenge: YHC created a special playlist of favorite upbeat rock tunes, all by fairly obscure artists.  YHC advised that if anyone could name any of the artists of any one of the songs, the prize would be 10 burpees.  See below for results.


Simple.  7-11’s on the turf.  Some sets were completed long-ways on the length of the turf, some are cross-ways the width of the turf.  Unless noted otherwise, mode to each exercise is run.  After each set, take a lap around the outside of the turf area, including the closest parking row to the turf within the row..

7-11 sets:

  1. Lengthwise = Sun Gods / Gas Pumps
  2. Width-wise = Merkins / Squats
  3. Lengthwise = SSH (1x) / Evander Holyfield (2x)
  4. Width-wise = LBC /Big Boys (NOTE: mode = bearcrawl)

(9) sets of 7-11’s were prepared, 4 sets were completed.  


Thunder: Dirty Love

Brother Cane: Hard Act to Follow

Jason & The Scorchers: Golden Ball & Chain

Papa Roach: Lifeline

Jackyl: Everyone’s a Winner

The New Roses: Thirsty

LA Guns: Kiss My Love Goodbye


Drake took home the Brutus Burpee Challenge prize and ID’d Jackyl and LA Guns.  The prize was given @ 2 x 10 burpees.  Congrats!

Kudos to those foolish enough to participate in Chili’s insane clown madness from 4:30-5:15.

ANNOUNCEMENTS: VMA workouts with kids M-W July 18-20 9-9:30AM.  Laps for Life Oct 8 @ Siesta Key Beach.  Wildpax.

PRAISES / PRAYER REQUESTS:  Snapshot MIL out of hospital, Drake house situation, Bing AFIB Return, Chili M with COVID, Drake’s friend Rob with bowel obstruction, Wilson and family decision, praises to Mrs DOubtfire for continuing to fight the fight.

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