Pre-blast: 7/6/21 – The Max @ Bayside

Tomorrow will be my first (and long overdue) trip out to Bayside. Figured what better way to debut at an AO than to lead the workout. I’ll be bringing one that will challenge the major muscle groups while mixing in some cardio. Coupons will be necessary and gloves will be helpful! Looking forward to it!Continue reading “Pre-blast: 7/6/21 – The Max @ Bayside”

Pre-blast: 05/01/21- Derby Day Ruiner @ The O

Come witness the birth of a new Derby morning tradition at The O. Wear some shoes that you are comfortable moving around in and be ready for a few curls. Coupons will be provided so feel free to leave yours at home. Don’t miss this one… if you are reading this, you’ve earned it. SYITGContinue reading “Pre-blast: 05/01/21- Derby Day Ruiner @ The O”

Pre-blast: 3/25/21 – Temple of Gloom @ The O

I’m back on the Q at a The O tomorrow as I work towards closing out my IHC journey. My last Q there we explored some rarely charted territories but this time we’ll visit just one place that should be familiar to most who post at The O. Our coupons will be coming with usContinue reading “Pre-blast: 3/25/21 – Temple of Gloom @ The O”

Pre-blast: 3/16/21 – Bag of Wrenches @ The O – 300th POST

According to our Weasel Shaker, Bag of Wrenches tomorrow will be my 300th post with F3 Louisville We will celebrate by moseying around the AO while taking 300 second long stops at some pain stations along the way. No coupons but gloves are recommended. Be prepared to cover some ground and plan on working yourContinue reading “Pre-blast: 3/16/21 – Bag of Wrenches @ The O – 300th POST”

Pre-blast: 🥶 🧊 02/11/12 – Temple of Gloom @ The O 🧊 🥶

Ice storm be damned… ToG is on @ The O tomorrow morning for those HIM brave enough to venture out in this mess and accelerate. We’re going to stay on our feet for the duration of the workout. If you find yourself on your six, it’s because you busted it on some ice. With ourContinue reading “Pre-blast: 🥶 🧊 02/11/12 – Temple of Gloom @ The O 🧊 🥶”

Pre-blast: 2/8/21- The Incubator @ Posh

Excited to make a return trip to Posh as Q of The Incubator tomorrow. We’re gonna move around the AO a bit while mixing in full helpings of upper body, lower body, core, and cardio work. No coupons necessary. Don’t let the Super Bowl tonight keep you in the fartsack tomorrow. Get out and accelerate!Continue reading “Pre-blast: 2/8/21- The Incubator @ Posh”

BackBlast: 2/5/21 – Wisteria @ Pleasantville

Conditions: 30°F and cloudy. Extra gloomy. PAX (8): Russdiculous, Hammock (R), Cratchit, Tidwell, Sump Pump, Focker, Holy Roller (R), Handbook (Q) Here’s how it went down: Quick disclaimer @ 0530 followed by a mosey around the adjacent circle up to the North Village Market. Warm-O-Rama: 25x SSHs IC 15x Imperial Walkers IC 15x Grass GrabbersContinue reading “BackBlast: 2/5/21 – Wisteria @ Pleasantville”

Better Late Than Never BackBlast: 1/30/21 – The Hurt @ The Mutt

Conditions: 28°F and clear skies. Solid January gloom weather. PAX (12): Vincent (R), Harry Caray, Russdiculous, Shyster, Old Bay, Glen Ross, DiGiorno, Frosty, Tiger, No Nuts, Peeping Tom, Handbook (Q) Here’s how it went down: Got kicked off right @ 0700 with a quick disclaimer and a mosey around the building back to the rearContinue reading “Better Late Than Never BackBlast: 1/30/21 – The Hurt @ The Mutt”

Preblast: 2/5/21- Wisteria @ Pleasantville

Clearly I’m no plantsman because I had to Google the definition of Wisteria. My search returned the following results… Wisteria is a vining plant with cascades of blue to purple flowers that look spectacular hanging from a pergola or archway in spring and early summer. Historically, Wisteria symbolizes long-life and immortality. Wisteria can live upContinue reading “Preblast: 2/5/21- Wisteria @ Pleasantville”

Pre-blast: 1/30/21 – The Hurt @ The Mutt

Tomorrow I’ll be abandoning my site Q duties @ The Ruiner and heading across the zip code to lead the fine gentlemen of The Mutt. I can’t put my obligations @ The O aside and bring a soft workout to another AO so expect to get your fill in the morning. It’s gonna be aContinue reading “Pre-blast: 1/30/21 – The Hurt @ The Mutt”

BackBlast: 1/21/21 – Temple of Gloom @ The O

Conditions: 39°F and partly cloudy. Nice and gloomy. PAX (11): Violet, Vincent (R), Flo Jo, Nan Moore, Russdiculous, Harry Caray, Hot Wheels, No Nuts, Motor Boat, Whitney (R), Handbook (Q) Here’s how it went down:  Quick disclaimer @ 0530. The lights were left on one of the baseball diamonds so I decided to mosey overContinue reading “BackBlast: 1/21/21 – Temple of Gloom @ The O”

Pre-blast: 1/21/21 – Temple of Gloom @ The O

We’re going to do a little bit of everything tomorrow @ The O. Cardio, core, upper body, & lower body will all be addressed. No coupons but please do not forget your gloves. Also here’s a little homework assignment for those planning to attend…. 22+22 = ??? Be ready to get after it! SYITG! -Handbook

Pre-Blast: Christmas Eve – Temple of Gloom @ The O

Chances are you missed my Q this morning @ Vets. That’s okay because in the spirit of the season, Santa Handbook is giving each of you a second chance to experience a Christmas beatdown sure to leave you struggling to lift your drink tomorrow night. The workout will be focused on the upper body/core andContinue reading “Pre-Blast: Christmas Eve – Temple of Gloom @ The O”

Pre-Blast: 12/23/20 – The Tank @ Vets

Life has thrown me a couple of curveballs recently that have kept me out of the gloom for the most part over the past month. I’m back with a bang tomorrow as Q @ the one and only Vets. One of the curveballs I mentioned was a knee injury that I’m still not fully recoveredContinue reading “Pre-Blast: 12/23/20 – The Tank @ Vets”

Pre-blast: 🎃 10/31/20 🎃: The Ruiner @ The O

The ghost Q for tomorrow’s Ruiner @ The O has spoken and here’s what he has to say… Get out to The O tomorrow and get the heart pumping and an early calorie burn. Because, let’s be honest. You’re probably going to steal the Reese’s Pumpkins out your kid’s stash tomorrow night and wash itContinue reading “Pre-blast: 🎃 10/31/20 🎃: The Ruiner @ The O”

Pre-blast: 10/8/20 – Temple of Gloom @ The O – Q School w/ Russ & Handbook – Round 2

Q School is back in session @ The O tomorrow morning. Russ and I will recap what was covered on Tuesday as well as expand on some different workout styles that can be used for an effective full body beatdown. Please BRING A COUPON (weight plate, ruck, cinder block, etc.), gloves, and any questions youContinue reading “Pre-blast: 10/8/20 – Temple of Gloom @ The O – Q School w/ Russ & Handbook – Round 2”

Pre-blast: 9/15/20 – Bag of Wrenches @ The O – Handbook 1 Year Postiversary Q

This past Friday marked one year since my first post. Come out to The O in the morning and join in the celebration while I drop a beatdown on all in attendance. No coupons necessary but your arms, legs, core, and lungs will have plenty to complain about. Bring a positive attitude and the willContinue reading “Pre-blast: 9/15/20 – Bag of Wrenches @ The O – Handbook 1 Year Postiversary Q”

Pre-blast: 7/25/20 – The Ruiner @ The O

Haven’t Q’d The Ruiner on my own in quite a while so I figured what better way to shake the monthly ruck hangover than to get up early and do something difficult! We’ll venture out away from the friendly confines of The O and take in some the beautiful scenery that St. Matthews has toContinue reading “Pre-blast: 7/25/20 – The Ruiner @ The O”

BackBlast: 7/20/20 – Big Mo @ Vets

Conditions: 77°F and clear. Humidity: 81%. PAX (9): Diablo, Meatball, Cousin Eddie, Yoshi, OJ, Worm, ETO, McAfee, Handbook (Q) Here’s how it went down:  Quick disclaimer @ 0530 then straight into Warm-O-Rama. Warm-O-Rama: 20x SSHs IC 15x Grass Grabber IC 15x Abe Vigodas IC Calf/Quad Stretches Michael Phelps The one & only THANG: DECK OFContinue reading “BackBlast: 7/20/20 – Big Mo @ Vets”

Pre-Blast: 7/20/20 – Big Mo @ Vets

Start your week off right with a trip to Vets for a heavy workout led by YHC. We’ll keep safe distances between each other and there will be no sharing of any equipment or coupons. Please bring a ruck with appropriate weight or other coupon of your choice and be ready to get after it!Continue reading “Pre-Blast: 7/20/20 – Big Mo @ Vets”

Announcing GROWRUCK 21 Training Opportunities

Today marks 15 weeks exactly from the start of GrowRuck 21!  If you’ve already signed up, then T-CLAPS to you.  You’re awesome.  If you have yet to sign up, you’re still awesome but quit thinking about it, quit second guessing yourself, and take the plunge.  If you are asking yourself ‘can I make it 12Continue reading “Announcing GROWRUCK 21 Training Opportunities”

Preblast: 6/23/20 – Bag of Wrenches @ The O

It’s high time I got the Q juice flowing again. Russ needed help so I’m happy to be filling in at the Bag of Wrenches tomorrow morning. We’re going to cover some ground but not a lot at once. No coupons but your hands will meet concrete. Brings gloves, a will to work, and aContinue reading “Preblast: 6/23/20 – Bag of Wrenches @ The O”

Pre-Blast: 4/15/20 – Temple of ZOOM – Virtual Black Ops

Come kick it with YHC on the World Wide Web tomorrow morning. I’m bringing another full body, tabata style beatdown to the Temple of ZOOM. No equipment needed. There will be some short lateral movements included so try to give yourself a little space to move side to side. Grab your connected device, get toContinue reading “Pre-Blast: 4/15/20 – Temple of ZOOM – Virtual Black Ops”

Pre-Blast: 4/1/20 – Temple of ZOOM – Virtual Black Ops

Get up and into the virtual gloom tomorrow for YHCs first crack at leading one our new virtual workout offerings. I’m bringing a series of Tabata-style sets for all PAX in attendance. Full body beatdown guaranteed. No coupons, no counting reps, no running. We’ll stay in one place but there will be plenty of moving.Continue reading “Pre-Blast: 4/1/20 – Temple of ZOOM – Virtual Black Ops”