BackBlast Watch your head!

Watch your head!

5:00 a.m.  3 pax pre-rucked with a coupon log located on the premises while 2 Pax put in some miles before the start of our fesivities 5:59 a.m. One minute warning called 6:00 a.m. Disclaimer while a few guys where still fulling in hot   COP 22 SSH IC 22 IW IC 11 TTT IC …

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BackBlast Beatdown by King Kong

Beatdown by King Kong

5:55 – It was warm and super muggy. 5:59 – One minute warning. 6:00 – Disclaimer (given by King Kong). Warmup:  SSH IC x 20, TTT IC x 20, Windmill IC x 15, Imp Walkers IC x 20, Mountain Climbers IC x 20, Merkins x 22 Played follow the leader – Mosey around AO while …

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BackBlast Iron Pax Preview

Iron Pax Preview

AO: Bombsquad Big Monday always needs a great beatdown, so the pressure was on to find something challenging for the beasts that come out to Bombsquad. I was racking my brain all day on Sunday and couldn’t come up with anything. So I hit up twitter for some potential inspiration. Saw a lot of posts …

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BackBlast Deck of Death w/ Theme Music

Deck of Death w/ Theme Music

79* Humid! YHC had never Q’d the Deck of Death. Let’s do it and let’s come up with a playlist. The songs the YHC thought of right away were: AC/DC; The Jack, Kenny Rogers; The Gambler, Motorhead; Ace of Spades and Deal by the Grateful Dead. Upon research YHC found The Gambler covered by Johnny …

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BackBlast Mogadishu Monday

Mogadishu Monday

Tires squeeling, I pulled into the lot at 5:28.  “1 minute warning” was yelled from the direction of the shovel flag.  Correction “2 minute warning,” I replied.  Plus, we still had time.  ERC wasn’t in the circle yet.  Right on schedule, YHC and ERC joined 9 other HIM in the circle.  We welcomed DR pax …

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BackBlast Judeechop – S3 – #5

Judeechop – S3 – #5

Conditions: 70s – cloudy w/ threatening rain, but the humidity was low! Today, the plan for #Judeechop/JC based on the weather and the fact that YHC/QIC was still recovering from his Super Spartan OCR last Saturday was Arnis (Philippino stick and knife).  So, no grappling in wet and muddy grass and limited high impact movement. YHC …

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BackBlast Tiny Dancer

Tiny Dancer

Conditions: Low 70s with very little humidity…what a nice respite! Today was YHC/QIC’s monthly turn to Q at his home AO #BombSquad (BS).  Great bunch of guys who also post at the #Catapult and nearby the #Village giving this area of the region Mon. thru Sat. workout options. YHC rolled out of his car around 5:25, …

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BackBlast BIG Monday Beatdown at Bombsquad

BIG Monday Beatdown at Bombsquad

I arrived at the AO at 0520 to get prepared for the beatdown.  As 0530 approached, 7 other HIM had already rolled in.  After the 1-minute warning was called, ERC rolled up with seconds to spare in the usual manner (#muchofficiency).  Much to our surprise, our fearless AOQ rolled up an uncharacteristic 1 minute late …

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BackBlast Judeechop – S3 – #3

Judeechop – S3 – #3

Conditions: 70s — the SC humidity had backed off a little from during the week — going from ridiculous to just thick. Today, the plan was to do 1/2 half of a normal #Judeechop (#JC) workout and then go meet up with the regular bootcampers to play ultimate Frisbee F3 style.  ERC was on Q with that …

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BackBlast MORE COWBELL!

MORE COWBELL!

Already in the 80’s, HOT and HUMID   YHC arrived at Bombsquad AO at 0512 and headed directly to the big parking lot to set up 7 Stations of COWBELL MADNESS. Step 1 was dropping of small coupons (bricks from home) at Station 5; step 2 was setting up the world-famous DJ equipment at the …

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