BackBlast When Temps get Cold . . .Its Time to Feel the Burn!!

When Temps get Cold . . .Its Time to Feel the Burn!!

YHC couldn’t sleep the night before his Q at the Village. YHC was up every hour on the hour in anticipation (or was it that cup of coffee at 9 PM?) of the Beatdown. Either way every time YHC awoke he was thinking about the upcoming Beatdown!! The night before, YHC tweeted out that the …

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BackBlast Happy (early) birthday Cheetah

Happy (early) birthday Cheetah

It was 48 degrees when I rolled into the Village parking lot ahead of the rest of the PAX. My older 2.0 (F3 nickname “Cheetah”) has a birthday this Friday, so I told him I would lead a workout using the date of this birthday (12-7-18) and some of his favorite exercises. At 5:29, I …

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BackBlast It’s a Friday Thang

It’s a Friday Thang

Conditions: Warmed up nicely to the high 40’s YHC pulled up to the open gate to 5 eagerly awaiting PAX at the Village AO. Some mumble chatter about the weather as we rubbed the sleepies out of our eyes and just as the 1-minute warning was given, Rubber screamed in like a Bat Outta He!! …

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BackBlast PAIN TRAIN

PAIN TRAIN

Pulled into The Village around 5:20 and blocked off main parking lot with cones for the coming Beatdown. During the beatdown at BombSquad yesterday YHC was honored to be able to call out some pain per our Q, El Red Cardo. Some PAX requested the now (in)famous UnderQuakers, however, UnderQuakers, need to be built up …

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BackBlast How do you spell BOMBS?

How do you spell BOMBS?

Conditions:  About 40 degrees, but dry. 529 – One minute warning. 530 – Disclaimer. COP:  20 SSH IC, 15 TTT IC, 20 Imp. Walkers IC, 15 Carolina Dry Docks IC, 15 Tempo Squats IC, 22 Merkins OYO, Short warm up lap around parking lot. The Thang: B.O.M.B.S. type partner workout with coupons – (spelled B.S.O.C.R. …

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BackBlast Line Games with Coupons……..Just Sayin

Line Games with Coupons……..Just Sayin

The morning started out a chilly 48 degrees and rainy and as the morning went on………….it continued to be chilly and rainy. 1 minute warning F3 disclaimer was given followed by: Warm-up 15 reps of SSH, TTT, Windmills and Imperial Walkers in cadence Used width of parking lot to complete lunges forward and backward, toe …

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BackBlast WPDE in the house!!! Good morning Carolinas!!!

WPDE in the house!!! Good morning Carolinas!!!

What a glorious morning!!!!   23 PAX posted at #Warthog for some AWESOME TV coverage from WPDE and Amanda Kinseth, along with camera man Keith (who I understand will be posting this SATURDAY with Live at Five, aka Trey Paul, making his return)!!!  It just so happened to be 49 degrees with a cold rain beating …

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BackBlast Dora 200 and Escalating 7s at the Village

Dora 200 and Escalating 7s at the Village

I finally did it.  I managed to get into the car and head to the AO without knowing I was on Q.  I checked twitter at the stoplight in front of the Village to see who would be bringing the pain today.  Much to my surprise, YHC was on Q.  Time check = 5:26am.  Sweet!  …

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BackBlast Last Days at 52

Last Days at 52

Conditions: 59* Nice Rolled into The Village at 5:22 and was pleasantly surprised at the number of PAX already there. Most of the pre-beatdown chatter was with Love Handle who is Down Range to tie the knot at DeBordieu tomorrow. Rubber pulled in just in time for the 1-minute warning and El Red Cardo made …

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BackBlast The return of the Kitten Book

The return of the Kitten Book

It was nice and warm when I arrived at the Village. 5:29 came, and no one else was there yet, so no one-minute warning. Just as I was about to set out for a solo run, four PAX came flying in right at 5:30. As soon as everyone was out of their cars, I gave …

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