09/19/2022 - The Outpost - Faith and Da Bears!

AO: The Outpost

When: 09/19/2022


Number of Pax: 6

Pax Names:

DR Names:

Number of FNGS: 0

FNG Names:

QIC: Bean Counter


Preblast. Monday. Outpost. 0515. Bean Counter. Bear Dance. Bring your coupons.

Also, throw in a :cheese_wedge: or a :bear: with your HC. One of these groups will be pissed tonight …and tomorrow morning. Let’s go! :football: :the_horns:

Woke up around 4am to my dog needing to go outside and crap. My M was awesome and offered to take him out so that I could get my last 30 minutes of sleep. Rockstar! Got to the AO at 5, stretched and chatted with 2 Hand Touch. It was setting up to be a smaller group today…and I am perfectly fine with that.

Circled up, recited the five core principles, disclaimer, mission statement, and credo. Time to warm up.


Triangle Taps IC x 10

Motivators 8 through 5

Michael Phelps IC x 10

Grady Corns IC x 10

Smurf Motivators 4 through 1

The Thang

Thang 1

We moseyed over to the amphitheater by doing roughly:

30 seconds mosey

12 seconds 80%-90% speed

12 lunge walk steps

Repeat until we arrive to our destination


Thang 2 – Bean Counter Bear Dance

PAX will get into a derkin position. Shuffle 3 steps, derkin, shuffle 3 steps, derkin, etc. Once at end of the row, crawl bear up a step and then repeat the shuffle/derkin combo all the way back down. Crawl bear up and do this one more time down this 3rd row.


Hold squat for the 6.

Rocky Balboas IC x 20


Repeat above except in Irkin position.

Rocky Balboas IC x 20


Repeat Bear Dance in Derkin form, but just two rows this time.

Rocky Balboas IC x 20


Thang 3

Same method of travel back to the flags.

30 seconds mosey

12 second 80-90%

12 lunge steps


Thang 4

Starting in one corner of the lot PAX did:

25 Coupon Chest Press on my up

Mosey to corner 2

25 Coupon Chest Press on my up

Mosey to corner 3

25 Coupon Chest Press on my up

Mosey to corner 4

25 Coupon Chest Press on my up

Mosey back to corner 1


Leave Coupons

10 Shoulder Tap Plank Jacks IC

Mosey to Corner 2

10 Shoulder Tap Plank Jacks IC

Mosey to Corner 3

10 Shoulder Tap Plank Jacks IC

Mosey to Corner 4

10 Shoulder Tap Plank Jacks IC

Mosey to Flags


Thang 5 (!?!)

Everyone there had indicated they were a Bears fan…at least for last night. Just like we pick up each other in the gloom…we picked up the Bears. 27-10 loss…17 point differential… 17 Burpees. We did this while that dreaded “Bang on the Drum” song played in the background. Imagine if they would have not ran a QB dive from shotgun formation 3 inches from the goalline… we maybe would have only had 3-7 burpees!



Coupon overhead LBC’s IC x 10

Heel Touches IC x 10

Freddie Mercuries IC x 10

Slow Freddie Mercuries IC x 10

Recover, recover.

Circle of Trust

Count – 6

Announcements – Thanks 2 Hand Touch! (BIG WEEK!)

Name-o-Rama – Hacksaw, Blues Clues, Crop Duster, Snorkle, 2 Hand Touch, Bean Counter


Faith; It doesn’t make things easy. It makes them possible.

Keep this in mind when being a Bears fan…especially when watching games like last night. We need to keep the faith. It won’t make it easier, but dammit it is possible…to beat Green Bay one of these days, right?

Outside of this though… Faith is that first step. Whether it be getting out in the gloom, making some moves at work, or having some other life altering moments…faith is what gets us started. That doesn’t mean it will be easy or that the result is guaranteed but…it does mean that it is possible. Keep this in mind as you take on any new adventures going into the end of this year!

Naked Man Moleskin

Group size brought me back to some of the winter mornings where attendance was low but the beatdowns remained consistent. I enjoy a smaller group like this every now and then. A little more personalize attention to each PAX. A little more personalized pushing of each other. A little more emphasis on pickup up the 6 as a group. No man left behind. No man left where you found him.

I scheduled this Q a couple of weeks ago as I realized I hadn’t had 2 Hand Touch as a siteQ yet. Nice job my man! It’s been awesome having some new life at the OP and you are one of the PAX leading the charge!

Always an honor! – BC

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