BackBlast Low Impact Miles

Low Impact Miles

Having received a few inquiries the day prior requesting the level of PT planned for #WaveRucker, YHC understood that some PAX were ailing slightly and decided to Q with a few options in mind depending on who all showed up.  At 0428 Bling and OneCall pulled in and it was looking like it would be …

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BackBlast Makeshift ELITE Friday at The Plank

Makeshift ELITE Friday at The Plank

Well, Well, Well…. I  pulled up the old Q Sheet last week and noticed that The Plank was empty for this Friday so i slid my name in there and have been looking forward to getting to utilize Doug Shaw Stadium to its full potential.  I have been to The Plank quite a few times …

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BackBlast Soggy Steps

Soggy Steps

YHC pulled into the Doug Shaw parking lot at 0455, and after weaving through the piles of trash scattered about, parked a awaited fellow PAX. A minute or two later I could see OneCall’s headlights in the distance and soon enough they were out stretching and unloading their rucks. No other cars were to be …

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BackBlast Rucking for 3

Rucking for 3

Weather- Humid, Muggy The Edge!!! My first Q at the new AO.  Super excited.  After a brutal weekend of workouts (8K and AOQ handover at Timeshare, IPC Wk 2 at the Plank on sunday) I decided to keep the trend going and get out of the fartsack for Monday.  Nothing too exciting this go around, …

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BackBlast Exploring Del Webb

Exploring Del Webb

1 minute warning Disclaimer given Start at the picnic tables for 50 step ups (25 each leg) as a warm up before heading up and over the bridge. As we approached the top, we all commented on the beautiful well-lit path running along the ICW behind the new Del Webb development, so YHC called an …

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BackBlast Miles and CHAD1000x Training

Miles and CHAD1000x Training

YHC had requested HCs on Slack last night, but realized I forgot to mention whether or not we’d be using sandbags.  So, I arrived to #WaveRucker with two weinkes in mind.  The other 6 PAX were already assembled and had a few bags laying out. I opted for the bag-less option, but left the possibility …

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BackBlast Omaha! Omaha! Omaha!

Omaha! Omaha! Omaha!

Weather typical, warm and humid The announcement was put out for pax to bring rucks and sandbags this morning. YHC  went to bed with a good plan. Well as Robert Burns wrote “The best laid schemes o’ Mice an’ Men Gang aft agley” for those of you that don’t speak or study Scots in means …

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BackBlast Laboring on Labor Day

Laboring on Labor Day

Labor Day. A day to honor and recognize the American labor movement and the works and contributions of laborers to the development and achievements of the United States. With the long weekend YHC did not know how may pax to expect and would not be surprised if today ended up being a solo ruck. 3 other …

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BackBlast 13 Remembered

13 Remembered

One Minute Warning Disclaimer The morning began sharing that this workout would not be us . . . about what we or one can do or cannot do. This work is about honoring and remembering the thirteen souls who lives were cut short last week in the defense of everything we treasure and hold dear …

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BackBlast Olympic Speed

Olympic Speed

Conditions 75 degrees with 100% humidity 1 minute Disclaimer given The THANG YHC had posted to Slack the night before to go heavy on sandbags. There would be no SB reps and they’ll only be carried 1/4 mile at a time, max!  Well, Fergie immediately said he was out. As YHC rolled into the WH …

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