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 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 Return to Monkee Beach

Return to Monkee Beach

YHC arrived early to the AO to set up Monkee Beach. The Pax (other than Rousey)started to roll in around 5:59  & we greeting by sounds of 1 minute warning (kinda) Disclaimer  COP 25x SSH IC 22x Merkins IC 15x IW IC 22x Merkins IC 15x TTT 22x Merkins IC 20x Arm Circles (F), (R) …

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BackBlast B.O.M.B.S. Squad

B.O.M.B.S. Squad

Disclaimer Given COP SSH IC x 20 IW IC x 20 TTT IC x 15 LBAC F IC x 15 IR x 15 Tempo Squats IC x 20   Grab a coupon and moseyed to the big lot.   THUNDERSTRUCK with plank and Merkins.  40 Merkins in 4minutes, planking in between. Great job by Humpback …

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BackBlast Saturday Core Focus

Saturday Core Focus

We are full swing in the February Merkin Challenge.  Week 2 means 155 per day, so let’s make this fun (if possible).  Quaker was voluntold to help keep up with the Merkin count.  Beautiful morning with temperature in the mid 40s. 1 minute warning. 0530 – Disclaimer. Warmup:  SSH IC x 20, Merkins x 10, …

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BackBlast 16 Feet of Pure Iron

16 Feet of Pure Iron

AO: Hulkamania Conditions: 64 Degrees, Perfect 1 Minute Warning 8 PAX took their DRP this a.m. and came to the Hulk excited to get some miles under our feet. Handy & Bobsled ran in from parts unknown, Sampling made the trek from Loris, and the remaining PAX arrived from various locations around Carolina Forest. Rubber …

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BackBlast Kotterless Kotter Themed

Kotterless Kotter Themed

50* with no wind. I think it is a pretty common thing that the first thing a PAX does in the morning is check the weather app on their phone. 50 degrees with calm wind is a pleasant sight at 0430 on February 6th. The day before I put together the ultimate Honor to Kotter …

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BackBlast The Bell Tolls for the UnderQuakers

The Bell Tolls for the UnderQuakers

AO: BombSquad Rolled into AO and found Sunshine happily awaiting the beatdown! El Red Cardo came in next as he did his warm-up lap. Then the rest of the HIM kept steadily rolling in. Today I had planned a beatdown that normally takes the better part of a Saturday Beatdown so I knew when we …

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BackBlast Intervals and Qsource Preparedness Training

Intervals and Qsource Preparedness Training

Conditions: 30s and clear YHC has been reading the book, “The One Minute Workout” which is based on the HIIT model.  Last Q we did 1 minute On with one minute Off.  This time we went with shorter intervals.  The idea, which is supported by science, is that short intense intervals with rest periods produce …

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BackBlast Beacons of H.I.M. in the Gloom

Beacons of H.I.M. in the Gloom

AO: Hulkamania Conditions: 30 Degrees, crisp Lets begin by stating the obvious: (1) Handy is a beast & (2)Running Shoes are required attire. ..  all else is optional; (3) Hulkamania Fridays are Awesome! As YHC pulled into the Hulk Lot, I noted Handy stretching by the pavilion and Skidmark pulling out of the lot (you …

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