BackBlast Back To Our Roots

Back To Our Roots

YHC posted to Slack that this WaveRucker would be a return to our original WaveRucker workouts – 45 minutes of rucking followed by a 45 minute beatdown.  Heavy weight and/or sandbags were encouraged, but YHC had a change of plans overnight and no bags would be needed. Conditions 73 … oppressively muggy 1 minute warning …

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BackBlast A Kick in the D!ck, The Return on the Killer 1000

A Kick in the D!ck, The Return on the Killer 1000

Some years ago, never mind how long precisely… I’ll stop right hear and let you guess what work of literature I took that line from.   Ok back to the backblast …I led a workout before #waverucker was an official AO. At that time we were just a bunch of idiots, who fell in love …

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BackBlast Isn’t this a ruck workout?

Isn’t this a ruck workout?

Conditions 77 … almost pleasant 1 minute warning and disclaimer The THANG Head Northeast around the track for 1/2 lap and drop all rucks/sandbags on the South goal line. Regroup on the track for the following: mosey to the first set of steps, run up/down, second and third set run up/down skipping a step, fourth …

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BackBlast Another Attempt at Qing.

Another Attempt at Qing.

So another open Q for Elevation Monday, the second best AO in the region. Waverrucker is still the best, but with all the great Q’s that elevation Mondays has had it might be tough to defend that title. Anyway, YHC was a little nervous about stepping up to take the Q today. Not for failure …

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BackBlast The Great Migration and Lost Cause

The Great Migration and Lost Cause

I have been waiting for this Q for several weeks.  I thought I was on the sheet earlier but that wasn’t the case.  One of the great things about Wave Rucker is that it is not only a great beatdown, but it is a good opportunity for a history lesson.  The majority of learning is …

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BackBlast Long, Slow Grind

Long, Slow Grind

The Thang: Conditions: 72 degrees (F) w/ a slight air movement and lower humidity On Saturday morning when Slack message, “Any takers for the Q Monday?” when out from Valvano, I immediately jumped on it and was thinking, “Doug Shaw!” but follow-up message within minutes from Valvano was “Location?”. I then thought, “nope we’re hitting …

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WaveRucker Jornada del Muerto Part Deux

Jornada del Muerto Part Deux

Conditions 84 with 95% humidity – the perfect morning to put in some work 1 minute warning and disclaimer COP On July 15th I Q’d the workout below based on the Trinity Test – the first atomic bomb test, which occurred on July 16th, 1945 (75 years ago).  Tomorrow (August 6th) happens to be the …

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BackBlast Substitute Q

Substitute Q

So Valvano reached out yesterday and asked if anyone could cover his Q for him. Bling said that he might be able to. Apparently that was good for everyone else except Valvano who then put out another plea for someone to cover his Q. YHC said he could cover it but requested that pax meet …

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BackBlast Jornada del Muerto

Jornada del Muerto

Conditions 77 with 99% humidity – the perfect morning to put in some work Two trends have emerged at our weekly #WaveRucker AO (easily the best beatdown you’ll get ANY week btw): 1. The QIC is responsible for dropping some sort of United States/Military history 2. The QIC tries to one-up the previous Q.  Bling …

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BackBlast You Get What You Paid For.

You Get What You Paid For.

YHC was asked by Valvano to on Saturday if I wanted to Q Elevation Monday. Not having a reason why I couldn’t at the time, I told him I would check my schedule and get back to him. After some brainstorming I still couldn’t think of a reason why I couldn’t Q, so I did. …

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