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BackBlast No More Merkins!

No More Merkins!

AO: The Village Conditions: 50s and foggy (felt perfect) YHC showed up a little earlier to the AO to check out the conditions. Field was a little damp, but overall everything looked pretty good. Checking out the forecast earlier in the week, I modified my workout to avoid the rain so we could stay under …

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BackBlast Glory Days

Glory Days

Conditions: Cool (about 45 degrees), overcast and misty.  YHC arrived at the AO several minutes early awaiting the arrival of all HIM ready for a beatdown.  As I had walked out the door i reached back and grabbed a portable radio to blast some tunes while we worked.  About 3 minutes out, The intern arrived …

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BackBlast Nothin’ Could be Finer then to be One of the 9’er In the Mornin’

Nothin’ Could be Finer then to be One of the 9’er In the Mornin’

AO: Hulkamania As YHC arrived at the Hulk, the usual suspects were already there; Sunshine in his truck & Kitten in his Kittenmobile. Next to arrive was Re-bar, then Bobsled and Skidmark. As we stretched and the 1 minute warning approached, Rubber came in hot followed by Sapling who came in even hotter!! Luckily our …

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BackBlast Thundering Applause!!

Thundering Applause!!

AO: The Village YHC rolled into The Village at 4:44 and headed straight to the community center for F3 QSource instruction led by Sunshine. There may have only been 3 HIM in the room this a.m. but as Crankbait was quick to point out, “These are STRONG Numbers”. Iron was sharpened & tighter bonds made!! …

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BackBlast Push, Run, Push, Run, Push, for the Presidents

Push, Run, Push, Run, Push, for the Presidents

Conditions A BLISTERING 65 F with overcast skies, did not matter because we were not star gazing. One Warning Disclaimer The THANG In cadence -1 Side Straddle Hop 11 Merkins -2 Baby and Big Arm circles 11 Merkins -3 Cherry Pickers 11 Merkins -4 Imperial Walkers 11Merkins -5 Tempo Squats 11 Merkins(55 total merkins) Indian …

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BackBlast Catapult…Launch #2!

Catapult…Launch #2!

Conditions: Mid 50s and ground still a little wet from the previous day’s rain. YHC/QIC has partnered up with Flop to launch an IR/FNG/Kotter friendly AO to reach what we think is an underserved group of potential & existing (but busted up) #HIM. There have been recent Slack & Twitter posts (ex. The one from …

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BackBlast Catapult…Launch!

Catapult…Launch!

I’ve had the idea for this AO for some time now but with my health and job I wasn’t able to act on it.  I’ve been around F3 long enough to know that if you bring up a good idea to the leadership the answer is always, “Great idea, go ahead and run with it”.  …

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BackBlast R, R and R

R, R and R

Conditions: Mid/high 40; intermittent light rain. YHC/QIC’s monthly Q at his home AO #BombSquad (BS). YHC had a few #weinkes planned, but after looking at the weather forcast decided to go with one that gave us partial shelter using the church’s front entrance overhang/awning. This gave us exposure to the elements to make us resilient, …

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BackBlast Lieutenant Commander Edward Henry “Butch” O’Hare

Lieutenant Commander Edward Henry “Butch” O’Hare

Conditions Cold.  44 with a real feel of 35.  Misty most of the time with some steady rain later on This morning was another joint effort with the FiA ladies getting ready for the May GORUCK event!  4 strong.   All BA!  As with our recent tradition, YHC googled for something about February 20…and found some …

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BackBlast The Big Bang and Merkins

The Big Bang and Merkins

About 47, dry, and windy.  We are in week 3 of the Merkin Challenge, so 200 Merkins is the goal.  Great to see Buffett ITG and a FNG – to be named Litter Box. 1 minute warning. 0530 – Disclaimer. Warmup:  SSH IC x 20, TTT IC x 15, Merkins x 15, Imperial Walkers IC x …

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