Pax- Mr Hat, Backflop, Uncle Sam The weather was perfect, stars were shining. Most of the regulars had texted they would be out for various reasons so I was afraid it might be just me, a skunk by entrance and Rudy. I was thankful to see Mr Hats car as I pulled in then shortlyContinue reading “8/20/21 BB. Gladiator in the Abyss”
Finish random Q week strong at the region’s most versatile AO. There are running loops, courts, the Arena, hills, a playground (and if you’re backflop-a golf course) . I’ll have a speaker, lights, cones, deck of cards. If fate chooses you, you are limited only by your imagination. 0530 Long Run Park.
It’s going to be a beautiful morning in the Abyss. Go into the weekend motivated and earn those beers. We’ll run, we’ll do a full body workout. Rudy will bark at any slackers. Bring a coupon and SYITG. 0530 Long Run Park
Pax- Mr Hat, Uncle Sam (Q) Weather was chilly and clear. We warmed up with a mosey around the playground, normal COP and then alternating sets of dips and merkins. Moseyed to the basketball court where 3 lanes were set up on the court and one on the grass. The WO was loosely based on 2Continue reading “BB. Escalator in the Abyss 4/23/21”
Pax- Flip flop, Mr Hat, Uncle Sam (Q) Weather was a perfect 56 and clear. I arrived early to pace off and mark 86 meters and unload the truck. I dm’d the Abyss regulars the night before to make sure they brought a ruck because not all of them stay up on slack. Even Flip flop was earlyContinue reading “BB. Escalator in the Abyss 4/7/21”
“We’re the battling bastards of Bataan, No mama, no pap, no Uncle Sam, No aunts, no uncles, no cousins, no nieces, No pills, no planes, no artillery pieces, And nobody gives a damn.” Join us as we execute the Go Ruck Bataan Memorial WOD starting at 0500. Nine rounds of 8 movements. Bring a ruck. BringContinue reading “PB – Escalator in the Abyss 4/7/21”
It’s the 130th Army/Navy Game Week. Saturday, Cadets and Midshipmen will battle it out but tomorrow it’s Joint OPs as the Army and Navy come together for Marine workout in the Abyss. Everyone is welcome, even zoomies and puddle pirates. Come on out, get better. Bring a ruck if you have one. If not, comeContinue reading “PB 12/9/20 Escalator in the Abyss”
PAX: Pickle ball, Mr Hat, F Stop, Uncle Sam (Q). Conditions: Dark , overcast, and upper 40s. Conditions were dry but some still had wet shoes from Weds workout. We gathered in the parking area for the disclaimer including COVID precautions, moseyed over to the Arena for the the COP. COP includedContinue reading “BB 11/27/20 Gladiator in the Abyss”
PAX: F Stop, GQ, Mr Hat, Focker, Holy Roller, Uncle Sam (Q). Conditions: Dark and low 30s. Conditions were clear and perfect to see all the stars shining down on the Abyss. We gathered in the parking area for the disclaimer including COVID precautions, moseyed down to the boat ramp turn offContinue reading “BB-11/16/20 Motivator in the Abyss”
No coupon required. We’ll warm up quickly, crank up the classic rock to very loud and you’re off on a you vs you adventure. Plus Abyss legend has it that spotting the “will o the wisp” rucking around the lake will bring you good luck all day.
It’s a full moon and the darkest AO. Don’t be skeered. Come out for a full body circuit with one of the most ubiquitous Qs in the region while exploring the deepest, darkest regions of the Abyss. It’ll be hard and it’ll be fun. No coupon required.
If you’re not prepping to ruck, come on out to the Abyss tomorrow for our 3rd installment of Q school. We’ll repeat all the great instructions you heard throughout the week but add some common questions from new PAX at the Abyss like “Why’s it so dark out here?” “What’s that constellation?” “WTF was thatContinue reading “PB 10/9/20 Gladiator at the Abyss”
PAX: Catfish, Huggies, Mr Hat, Harbaugh, Uncle Sam It was a cool morning in the 50s, low humidity, a perfect day for the IPC. Although the workout is simple, I arrived early to block off an area in the parking lot to do the merkins and squats so PAX didn’t have to cross back andContinue reading “Backblast 9/18 IPC Week 3 at the Abyss”
PAX: Harbaugh, Flip Flop, Mr Hat, Bull Rider, Double Down (R), Uncle Sam (Q) Conditions: Low 70s with steam room level humidity. Intermittent misty rain. I arrived early to set up but cars were already there. I had measured off 400 matters earlier in the week but wanted to set up the workout board, timerContinue reading “Back Blast 08/28/2020 IPC Week 0 at the Abyss”
Last call for IPC Week 0 at the Abyss. If you haven’t done it yet, or want to beat your previous time or are a bad ass and want to do it one more time. Maybe, you just want to try the challenge out in a small group of PAX with a wide range ofContinue reading “PB 08/28/2020 The Gladiator at the Abyss”
PAX – Flip flop, Mr Hat, Uncle Sam Q The weather was perfect. Mid 60s and low humidity. We went into the COP immediately after the disclaimer because this workout takes 30 minutes start to finish. SSH, Toy soldiers, grass grabbers and upper body stretches. Turned up the music and started the timer. Did theContinue reading “8-21-20 Back Blast-The Abyss”
Come out and smell the Abyss in the morning. Smells like victory. We’ll do an IPC workout from a previous year. Lots of reps and a little running. Bring a coupon and gloves.
PAX: Back flop, Mr Hat, Flip flop, Uncle Sam (Q). Conditions: Perfect for a work out- upper 70s, sight drizzle, but dark. Our one light at the Abyss is out and with the clouds blocking the moon it was really dark. I originally planned to set up a baseball diamond on the road toContinue reading “7/31/20 BB The Gladiator at the Abyss”
This baseball season sucks with no Bats games. Tomorrow at the Abyss we’ll play old school street baseball (while maintaining safe distances!). We’ll keep moving the whole nine innings, run the bases and exercises will of course include Nolan Ryans at some point. No rain outs in street baseball so the inclement wx plan isContinue reading “PB 7/31 The Gladiator at the Abyss”
PAX: Mr Hat, Harbaugh, Flip Flop, Meatwagon, Uncle Sam (Q). Conditions: Perfect- mid 60s, low humidity, bright moon light transitioning into a beautiful sunrise. We gathered on the basketball court for the disclaimer including social distancing. We moseyed down towards the boat ramp and returned to the court for the COP including SSHs, KendraContinue reading “Gladiator Backblast 6/5/20”
Heard about the Abyss? Come on out to see what everyone’s talking about and enjoy a heavy tabata style workout. Plenty of room to socially distance. Bring your personal coupon and gloves. Don’t have a personal coupon? We’ll give you one, free and sanitized for your protection. Long Run Park 0530 by the basketball courts.