Northeast Tennessee

Reformation Celebration

Northeast Tennessee Iron Horse (Founders Park)

A chilly start to fall greeted 8 PAX for a celebration of a day that changed Western history.
Mumblechatter begins with a motivator from 7?, Through the tunnel to 10.

On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther, an heir of the Bishop Augustine of Hippo took a hammer and nail and posted 95 theses to the castle church door in Wittenberg, Germany.  That event changed the course of western history provoking a debate that put Luther’s life in peril and changed the power structure of Europe.

To celebrate we did an ALARM – Arms, Legs, Abs, Run, ‘Merkins.  Since the date was 10/31/1517, YHC decided those were great numbers for our reps.

10 Block Curls

31 Squats

15 WW1 Situps

Run a lap around the park

17 ‘Merkins

Also since there were 95 Theses, we would do 95 burpies before time is callled.  Every PAX can do however many they want per round but the goal is to be finished with 95 before time.  Most made that goal!

Just for giggles we also did 95 little baby crunches

If you have been to Western Europe you may have noticed the the largest building in nearly every city or town is the Cathedral.  When Luther dared to challenge the most powerful organization in the world he did not do so lightly.  He would take a day to answer questions because of the weight of the consequences of his answer.  We should take encouragement from the fact that one person can indeed change the world.  It doesn’t happen all the time but, can.  Be a change agent, be thoughtful, be courageous, be willing to risk it, see it through.

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