Backblast 8/9 Pleasantville Q School

Great crew this morning at Pleasantville: Skirmish(R), Sandtrap(R), Milton, Grizzly, Old Bay, Geppetto, Big Bird, Plumb Bob, Grinder (Q) We started in the usual way, with some COP, but after leading us in SSHs, I had the other PAX lead the group in Abe Vigodas, Merkins, Grass Grabbers and Copperhead Squats. I finished us upContinue reading “Backblast 8/9 Pleasantville Q School”

Preblast- 8/9 Grinder Q School – Wisteria at Pleasantville

I’m ready to make back to school fun for all those ready to join me at Pleasantville in the Gloom. Expect to learn a little and participate a lot…especially if you have little to no experience Qing. We may be on the grass a little (amphitheater stairs), we will run (in spurts) and I recommendContinue reading “Preblast- 8/9 Grinder Q School – Wisteria at Pleasantville”

Backblast- Blender at the Mutt, 7/31, Grinder Q

PAX: Cowbell, Sump Pump, Deuce, Buschhhhhh, Fridge, PED, Rhi Rhi, Glen Ross, Zima, Fergie, Porkchop, Tureen, Snowman, Plumb Bob, Pope, No Show (FNG), Grinder Q Due to time constraints, I’m going to exhibit as much creativity on this BB as I did to the workout. No re-inventing the wheel here: Mosey around the school, COP:Continue reading “Backblast- Blender at the Mutt, 7/31, Grinder Q”

Pre-blast 7/31 -Blender at the Mutt, Grinder Q

I keep hearing about all these new faces at the County and the O. I’d love to see some of those at the Mutt tomorrow. For every PAX making their first post at the Mutt tomorrow, ol’ Grinder will give you one burpee…perfect form, of course. Let’s see how many we can add up. Also,Continue reading “Pre-blast 7/31 -Blender at the Mutt, Grinder Q”

BB – 7/16 Rooster at the Mutt

My apologies to those that attended for the delay in getting this out. PAX: Blueprint, Tiger, Geppetto, Plumb Bob, Sump Pump, Cowbell, Mouth, Glen Ross, Deuce, Noxeema Jackson, Wham-O, Grinder (Q) We started with a lap around the school and a standard COP warm-up. Next, we headed down Brookfield for a Scout Run with theContinue reading “BB – 7/16 Rooster at the Mutt”

BB – 7/12 Wisteria at Pleasantville, Grinder Q, It happened.

PAX: Skirmish, Speed-bump, Viking, Scratch N Dent, Old Bay, Grinder Q Great crew at Pleasantville this week and great to meet Skirmish for the first time. Our focus was on slow, full range, full body exercises with explosive movements and some hill sprints mixed in for good measure. After a short mosey and warm up,Continue reading “BB – 7/12 Wisteria at Pleasantville, Grinder Q, It happened.”

BB -6/28 Wisteria at Pleasantville

It was an absolutely beautiful morning in Pleasantville. We could have used a little more wind, but otherwise it was perfect. Gearlander- 5” (yup, 5”) inseam Patagonia Strider shorts, Hoka Cliftons, Features no-shows, 10-year-old Nike Dri-fit top and Junk headband. Crushed it. PAX – Speed bump, Sand trap, Fructose, Fridge, Viking, Uncle Rico, Grinder (Q)Continue reading “BB -6/28 Wisteria at Pleasantville”

BO – 6/19 at the O…That’s what friends are for.

PAX: Plumb Bob, Snowman, Old Bay, Zartan, Grinder, Q (All) Looking at the Q calendar for this morning, there were lots of great options, none of which I felt I could do in my current condition. My current regimen includes showing up about a half hour before the workout to warm up and stretch, soContinue reading “BO – 6/19 at the O…That’s what friends are for.”

BB – The Hurt at The Mutt 5/11

It was a great time at the Mutt this past Saturday with 17 PAX in attendance including five 2.0s, four of which were FNGs: Porkchop, Duplo, Cornbread, Zima, Deuce, Windshield, Pepperoni, Soft top, Tureen, Sump Pump, Miyagi, Beast Boy (2.0), Cutlet (2.0, FNG), Car Alarm (2.0, FNG), Spida (2.0, FNG), Air ball (2.0, FNG), GrinderContinue reading “BB – The Hurt at The Mutt 5/11”

PB- 5/11 The Hurt at the Mutt (New Beginnings)

Have you been out of the gloom for a while? Keep reading. Have you been injured or put on some unwanted weight and you’re apprehensive about jumping back in? Keep reading. Have a 2.0 that’s not the most fit or athletic and you want to get him out to F3 so he gets excited aboutContinue reading “PB- 5/11 The Hurt at the Mutt (New Beginnings)”

BB – 4/10 – The Blender at the Mutt

Thanks to Backdraft for letting me pick up the Q this past Wednesday at the Mutt. It’s always good to be back home and always a pleasure to lead. Here are the studs that came out to enjoy the morning with me: BUSCHHHHH, Backdraft, Sump Pump, Cowbell, Old Bay, Cornbread, Glen Ross, Tasty Freeze, Snowman,Continue reading “BB – 4/10 – The Blender at the Mutt”

BB – 4/5 Wisteria @ Pleasantville, On Golden Pond

Selfishly, Pleasantville is my favorite AO. And despite all the areas there are to explore there, my favorite spot has always been the path along the pond leading to the amphitheater. From this time of year through the early Fall, there’s just enough light through the second half of the workout to see the waterContinue reading “BB – 4/5 Wisteria @ Pleasantville, On Golden Pond”

BB- 3/25 – Return of Double Down/ Embrace your 111

This past Monday, I had the privilege of Qing The Incubator at South Posh. I had lined up a number of Qs at the local AOs back in January when the Double Down Challenge was proposed and this was the final one. Much to my surprise, I was informed the Saturday before that Double DownContinue reading “BB- 3/25 – Return of Double Down/ Embrace your 111”

BB – 3/12/19 – LOCO at the County

Always a treat to hang with the County boys. The weather was great this morning (32 and clear) and there were 8 HIMs in attendance: Jerry McGuire (R), Sweater Vest, Scratch-N-Dent, Ashley, Bulletin (R), Abacus, Valdez, Grinder (Q). We started with a Scout Run around the school. Everyone got two turns at being the ScoutContinue reading “BB – 3/12/19 – LOCO at the County”