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Insert information about the warmup.

Wheel of misfortune

One lap around softball field

Center cone is at edge of infield behind 2nd base

10 thrusters over head carry to cone 1- 25 Derkins, carry block back to center

10 thrusters 25 weighted squats at cone 2

10 thrusters 25 swings at cone 3- Q forgot the Swings card so the pax won and got to skip

10 thrusters 25 blockes cone 4

10 thrusters 25 block press cone 5

10 thrusters 25 Alpos cone 6

Back to start rd complete. Rinse and repeat starting with the run


  • Leg Raises-5 4ct IC
  • Heels to Heaven- 5 4ct iC
  • LBC 10 OYO
  • 100’s 25 4ct
  • hamstring stretch
  • little this
  • little that
  • this arm
  • and the other arm




To avoid committing
relationship malpractice with his wife, the HIM focuses on five points of marital Preparedness:

1. Maintenance = Deceleration

. If you think you are maintaining, you are actually Decelerating because there is no Status Quo . That is the myth of the plateau. Thus, the HIM never thinks of maintaining his marriage. He always focuses on Accelerating it.

2. The Culture is a Jester

While the culture purports to embrace marriage it is actually a hinderance to Acceleration. It breaths truthy-sounding lies like my wife is my best friend, and we try every day to meet each other halfway, and we’re pregnant! Why does our culture resort to Oprah Bombs like these when it comes to marriage? Probably because it doesn’t believe that anything so difficult can possibly be so good. The HIM knows the inverse to be true. Virtue takes work–it is the un-Virtuous act that comes easily and “naturally”.

3. There is no Fifty Yard Line

Halfway is not good enough when it comes to the M. It is not a football game where husband and wife meet at the fifty yard line for the coin flip. The HIM must drive the ball the full length of the field and stay in his wife’s red zone, regardless of whether she even breaks the huddle. To the Sad Clown focused on balance and fairness, this seems unfair and out-of-balance. Perhaps, but that’s what Acceleration requires when it comes to the M.

4. Your Wife is not Your Best Friend

She is made for a much higher purpose. There is a pedestal in the life of the HIM that is set out for his wife and there is no room on it for his best buddy

Nor is a marriage a joint-venture within which man and wife have equal and identical roles.

5. Joy Trumps Happiness

Happiness is a transitory positive feeling governed by mere external circumstance. Happiness is a full belly–it goes away when you get hungry again.

Joy cares not whether a man’s belly is full or empty. It requires a long view, well past the toils and triumphs of any given day. The HIM is a Joyful man under any and all circumstances because his vision is cast at a point well beyond the day before him. His focus is on the end and beyond.

Anybody can stay married on a full belly. But it is within the crucible of hunger where the true bond between man and wife is formed.

Marriage is a Team, not a Community. It requires Proximity and purpose to succeed. It transforms a man from a selfish Happiness-junkie into a selfless Joy-seeker. The HIM knows if he fails at his M, nothing else he does will matter.


Sept 10 beer mile and other field events at Moses. Come out even just to hang. Guaranteed fun.

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