BackBlast Set the Alarm!

Set the Alarm!

Started out the morning planning to run at 445 but apparently I needed to set my alarm for that! Woke up at 539am and was out the door by 544am ready to take on the morning without my 7 mile run 1 minute warning given disclaimer warm up included normal circle exercises such as SSH, …

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BackBlast THE 18TH Annual BLUE RIDGE RELAY – “Where to Begin”

THE 18TH Annual BLUE RIDGE RELAY – “Where to Begin”

For some reason, YHC was nominated to write a BackBlast for F3 GrandStrand’s Blue Ridge Relay (BRR) Team, “Worse Pace Scenario”. This is a daunting task considering that this CSAUP officially started Thursday at 1pm when 16 Pax converged in the back lot of BombSquad to load 2 Vans with equipment, water, snacks, and a …

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BackBlast Smoked Shoulders

Smoked Shoulders

It’s tough to beat an early Fall Saturday beatdown along the GrandStrand. Perfect weather today – mid 60’s, low humidity/dew point and plenty of #HIM taking advantage of it early with preruns! Quaker and Beefsteak put in an easy 7 miles, Bling ran his 2.2 from the house (which gave me the added bonus of …

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BackBlast Burpee Bags

Burpee Bags

Warm up: The usual suspects and some lines to go with them. Regulation cornhole board set up (possibly oiled before use based on results) Pax took turns tossing cornhole bags, the first of which was the dreaded Burpee Bag. Two bags were thrown per round. The reps were as follows: Make: 3 reps per corner …

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BackBlast 9/11 Memorial Workout (BombSquad)

9/11 Memorial Workout (BombSquad)

9/11 Intro and Timeline (Narrated by Cross Stitch) “I can hear you, the rest of the world can hear you and the people who knocked these buildings down will hear all of us soon.”― George W. Bush 20 years ago, this Nation was shook to its core.  Today would be a time to honor those that gave …

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BackBlast The “all 3s” workout postponed, but will be back soon!!

The “all 3s” workout postponed, but will be back soon!!

Conditions: High 60s, dark and gloomy with mist (that turned out to be mosquitos) over the Carolina Forest Community Church (CFCC) football field where we’d do most of our work… This morning was to be a co-Q with my 3F co-Q Pikachu on September 3rd…”333”…something that the #BombSquad (BS) AOQ thought was numerically “campy”.  Who …

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BackBlast Back to Basics Dora

Back to Basics Dora

AO: BombSquad Conditions70’s, 90% humidity Finally got a chance to Q for the first time since the middle of July and decided that I was going to try to make the most of it. Ran into Sade’ in our neighborhood this past weekend and not so subtly asked him if he was going to make …

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BackBlast Q-101 Returns

Q-101 Returns

AO: BombSquad Conditions: Prefect Q-101 was an annual event until Covid 19 reared its ugly head. Since that time, I do not believe it has been done (and if it has, my apologies). One Call has always Q’d it up and has done a great job demonstrating how a beatdown should be run. Q 101 …

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BackBlast Roll Roll the Tire Gently Across the AO!

Roll Roll the Tire Gently Across the AO!

So having been AWOL from the Bombsquad Q sheet, I took the con on a nice Monday in August. I show up at 10 past the hour, to see 3 pax in the gloom standing guard over the Shovel Flag. Seeing how my plan would necessitate 8 pax minimum, it was a welcome sight to …

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BackBlast Don’t Draw the Line – The Harder the Better

Don’t Draw the Line – The Harder the Better

AO: Elevation Monday Conditions: Perfect Pax: Headgear, Boxcar, Hamburglar, Drifter, Candy Cane, Fergie, Quaker (QIC) Gotta text from Boxcar on Saturday to see if I would Q today’s Elevation Runday . . . my answer, “Sure”.  And there it was, commitment as “Easy as a Runday Morning” (possible BB Title?). We’re about 20 days out …

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