10/14/2021 - Two Wolves - Mental Fortitude and Movement

AO: Two Wolves

When: 10/14/2021


Number of Pax: 8

Pax Names: Bean Counter, HH Gregg, Rusty, Snorkle, Sonny Bono, Thumb Drive, Uncle Rico,

DR Names:

Number of FNGS: 0

FNG Names:

QIC: TPS Report


Rain. Wet. But … unseasonably warm. Perfect for a rare AOVQ. Had to EH a bit more than expected to get PAX coming out, but the heroes showed up.

This would be an interesting Q as I wasn’t sure how it would be received. Assume I’ll have to modify a bit.


Um… I think we did good mornings, mountain man poopers, grady corns, and SSH.

The Thang

Thang 1:

Leave coupons at bottom of hill – run around to the top on the backside
go down stairs, grab coupon then 15 blockees WHILE MOVING up the stairs to the top (5 per set of stairs).

Leave coupon at the top, run down back of hill, then come back up stairs “backward crab walk”. Grab coupon, run back to bottom of hill. Curls till 6 is in.

Thang 2:

Run large loop around hill, back to stairs:

10 blockees
20 hand release merkins
30 big boys

curls till 6

mosey to bball courts
bear crawl across, crab walk back, 20 irkins 2x

Moey to tables:

25 irkins
50 dips
75 lbcs
100 squats

Coupon carry back around to flag.

Mary: Flutter Kicks x20, Ankle touches x20, box cutters x20.

Circle of Trust

CoR, Announcements, NoR.

Naked Man Moleskin

I recently ran Ragnar – a lot of running and training involved. Running, all the time. Ran When I wanted to, when I didn’t. Long, short, in between, didn’t matter. We just ran. A lot. And I noticed that on shorter runs, if I got tired, I would tell myself I’ve run longer distances. I’d mentally trick myself into thinking I was doing 8 miles instead of 6. The mental fortitude was so key to succeeding. But I also needed my team to help me through those tired parts. cause running alone, for me, was tough.

Today, hopefully you felt a little lost, or uncertain, or what was coming next. You had to rely on your situational awareness, pay attention, and communicate with your team. It was mental, not just physical.

Men, you have more physical strength in you than you know. The fact you can walk to your car after a post is evidence that you probably could have squeezed in more squats, or more merks – evidence that physical strength isn’t what often stops us. It’s the mental aspect – the one we sometimes convince ourselves we have to battle alone.

We don’t. Mental fortitude requires teamwork, training, and encouragment, just like the physical. So don’t kid yourself – when you a hit a wall in exercise, tell someone. Likely they have too, and you can encourage each other. When you struggle with depression, or anxiety, or any other numerous mental challenges, tell someone. You are never alone. Sure – there’s going to be uncertainty, you may not know what’s coming next, but you are never, ever alone. So don’t be an ass – don’t keep it to yourself. Tell someone.

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