Back Blast 24-Sep-2021 Friday Wisteria at Pleasantville 05:30 Crock Pot Q

PAX: 4 AirplaneDot (Welcome Back)Asian Zing (R)Crock Pot (Q) Weather: 46 deg F, 92% RH Disclaimer/FNGYHC is not a professional, nor has he received any certification or training. Everything Q says is merely a suggestion. You as a PAX are here voluntarily on your own free will. This will likely be a high intensity exercise,Continue reading “Back Blast 24-Sep-2021 Friday Wisteria at Pleasantville 05:30 Crock Pot Q”

Pre Blast 24-Sep-2021 Friday Wisteria at Pleasantville 05:30 Crock Pot Q

What meal is in the Crock Pot? “Run, Mary, Run! “I saw that on a Bayside blast in the recent past (Hat tip to Slide Rule), so that’s exactly what we’ll do tomorrow at Pleasantville. We’ll do laps and be greeted with a cornucopia of core exercises as we finish each lap.  No coupons. BringContinue reading “Pre Blast 24-Sep-2021 Friday Wisteria at Pleasantville 05:30 Crock Pot Q”

Back Blast 19-Aug-2021 Thursday Agony at the County 05:30 Crock Pot Q

PAX: 5DeVittoJitterbug (R)Ladybird (R)ValdezCrock Pot (Q) Weather:72 deg F, 97% RH, rainy (particularly at the start) Disclaimer/FNGYHC is not a professional, nor has he received any certification or training. Everything Q says is merely a suggestion. You as a PAX are here voluntarily on your own free will. This will likely be a high intensityContinue reading “Back Blast 19-Aug-2021 Thursday Agony at the County 05:30 Crock Pot Q”

Back Blast 17-Aug-2021 Tuesday Loco at the County 05:30 Crock Pot Q

PAX: 16Double Down (R)Mud BugPelican (runner)Pew Pew (R)BootleggerTidwellBrown WaterCratchitTammy Faye BakerGiseleCaptain CrunchberryLittle Jerry (R)ValdezVirginia SlimsAirplane (runner)Crock Pot Q Weather:75 deg F, 80% RH. Disclaimer/FNGYHC is not a professional, nor has he received any certification or training. Everything Q says is merely a suggestion. You as a PAX are here voluntarily on your own free will.Continue reading “Back Blast 17-Aug-2021 Tuesday Loco at the County 05:30 Crock Pot Q”

Back Blast 12-Aug-2021 Thursday Agony at the County 05:30 Crock Pot Q

PAX: 11Storm TrooperCurdLadybird (R)AbacusAerobie (R)Brown WaterDeVittoAsian Zing (R)BootleggerJitterbug (R)Crock Pot (Q) Weather:81 deg F, 91% R.H. Holy bonkers I’m sweating just thinking about this morning. Disclaimer/FNGYHC is not a professional, nor has he received any certification or training. Everything Q says is merely a suggestion. You as a PAX are here voluntarily on your ownContinue reading “Back Blast 12-Aug-2021 Thursday Agony at the County 05:30 Crock Pot Q”

Back Blast “Don’t Just Listen, Do!” 17 Jun 2021 Thursday Moonshiner at the Boondocks 05:30 Crock Pot Q

PAX: 7 Boss Hog (R) WILDflower Honey Do Harbaugh Focker Lambeau Crock Pot (Q) Weather: 61 deg F, 83%RH, slight breeze. Disclaimer/FNG YHC is not a professional, nor has he received any certification or training. Everything Q says is merely a suggestion. You as a PAX are here voluntarily on your own free will. This willContinue reading “Back Blast “Don’t Just Listen, Do!” 17 Jun 2021 Thursday Moonshiner at the Boondocks 05:30 Crock Pot Q”

Pre Blast 17-Jun-2021 Thursday Moonshiner at the Boondocks 05:30 Crock Pot Q

What meal is in the Crock Pot? That’s right PAX, YHC returns to the Q spot precisely 8 months since my last Q. Don’t worry, the music selection will still be poor (or nonexistent), the workout themes will still be cheesy, and rep form will (hopefully) be pristine. Bring a coupon. We’ll be doing someContinue reading “Pre Blast 17-Jun-2021 Thursday Moonshiner at the Boondocks 05:30 Crock Pot Q”

Back Blast “Off the Wall” 17-Oct-2020 Saturday the Hurt at the Mutt 07:00 Crock Pot Q

PAX: 10TureenBackdraftWham-O (R)TigerFridgeNo ShowGlen Ross (Boat)Sump Pump (94!)No NutsCrock Pot (Q) Weather: 34 deg F. We were able to work up a sweat but the air was crisp. Disclaimer/FNGYHC is not a professional, nor has he received any certification or training. Everything Q says is merely a suggestion. You as a PAX are here voluntarilyContinue reading “Back Blast “Off the Wall” 17-Oct-2020 Saturday the Hurt at the Mutt 07:00 Crock Pot Q”

Pre Blast 17-Oct-2020 Saturday the Hurt at the Mutt 07:00 Crock Pot Q

What meal is in the Crock Pot? My 6 year old (F3 Luigi) has been watching parkour videos lately. Consequently, he’s been jumping, rolling, flipping, and bounding over everything we own. In several cases, he’s literally run and jumped off the wall. At the Hurt tomorrow, we’ll spend some time on the wall. Or willContinue reading “Pre Blast 17-Oct-2020 Saturday the Hurt at the Mutt 07:00 Crock Pot Q”

Back Blast “Q School at the Loco” 6-Oct-2020 Tuesday the Loco at the County 05:30 Crock Pot Q

PAX: 18DauberDouble Down (R)SquidLaunch Pad (R)Hush PuppyLucky CharmsCaptain CrunchberryAsian Zing (R)AmeliaWhiskersRubber DuckyMud BugCratchitJerry MaGuire (R)FungiTidwellPelicanCrock Pot (Q) Weather: A crisp 38 deg F at 75% RH No FNGs present YHC introduced himself, introduced Q school, and explained the importance of the disclaimer (including why it’s important when we welcome new guys).DisclaimerYHC is not a professional,Continue reading “Back Blast “Q School at the Loco” 6-Oct-2020 Tuesday the Loco at the County 05:30 Crock Pot Q”

Pre Blast “Q School at the Loco” 6-Oct-2020 Tuesday the Loco at the County 05:30 Crock Pot Q

What meal is in the Crock Pot? It’s Q school week, and the first class at the County’s classroom is hosted by YHC.  Come to Q School with Crock Pot to learn how to run your first Q. We’ll talk F3’s core principles, rules of thumb, counting cadence, dos, don’ts, and the ‘why’ behind someContinue reading “Pre Blast “Q School at the Loco” 6-Oct-2020 Tuesday the Loco at the County 05:30 Crock Pot Q”

Pre Blast 22-Sept-2020 the Loco at the County Jerry MaGuire Q

Caballeros, Bring your coupon and come see me tomorrow. Age will be a factor, but you know I like to take the senior citizen discount. Then we will see your luck of the draw as we exercise from a (Spanish 40) deck of cards. Finally, we will run, dance, and lift to a Ritchie RayContinue reading “Pre Blast 22-Sept-2020 the Loco at the County Jerry MaGuire Q”

Back Blast 1-Sept-2020 Tuesday the Loco at the County – Tidwell & Cratchit Co-Q

This back blast is posted on behalf of Tidwell, a younger PAX who has made his mark on the County, particularly since workouts reopened in June. He’s posted more often, is getting stronger, and is also getting more resilient toward the end of each workout as the year continues. Sept 1, 2020 was his secondContinue reading “Back Blast 1-Sept-2020 Tuesday the Loco at the County – Tidwell & Cratchit Co-Q”

Back Blast “Worst Workout Playlist EVARRRR” 30-Jul-2020 Thursday the Agony at the County 05:30 Crock Pot Q

My apologies for not posting this sooner, as I had it 85% completed when I bumped up against a previously scheduled “family-only-screen-free” lake trip vacation. Here’s a wildly distorted recap of the workout: PAX: 10Brown Tail (R)Stick UpPelicanMalpractice (FNG – welcome!)Holy Roller (R)TidwellJerry MaGuire (R)FockerGiseleCrock Pot (Q) Weather: 72 deg F, 50 % RH. Disclaimer/FNGYHCContinue reading “Back Blast “Worst Workout Playlist EVARRRR” 30-Jul-2020 Thursday the Agony at the County 05:30 Crock Pot Q”

Back Blast “Memory Games” 29-Jul-2020 the Blender at the Mutt Wednesday 05:30 Crock Pot Q

PAX: 12BackdraftBuschhhhhFridgeFleaPlumb BobDojoLeft EyeFall Guy (R)DigiornoZimaTin CupCrock Pot (Q) Weather: 70 deg, low humidity. The weather was refreshing compared to that of the past 14 days. DisclaimerYHC is not a professional, nor has he received any certification or training. Everything Q says is merely a suggestion. You as a PAX are here voluntarily on yourContinue reading “Back Blast “Memory Games” 29-Jul-2020 the Blender at the Mutt Wednesday 05:30 Crock Pot Q”

Pre Blast 30-Jul-2020 Thursday the Agony at the County 05:30 Crock Pot Q

What meal is in the Crock Pot? Tomorrow’s workout is aptly named. The Agony will be what happens to your ears as I make my attempt at taking Dauber’s title of “Worst Workout Playlist” by featuring the great(?) artist Parry Gripp. I expect at least one of these songs to be stuck in your headContinue reading “Pre Blast 30-Jul-2020 Thursday the Agony at the County 05:30 Crock Pot Q”

Pre Blast 29-Jul-2020 the Blender at the Mutt 05:30 Crock Pot Q

What meal is in the Crock Pot? Since the Mutt men are such awesome, handsome, & scholarly men (at least Old Bay is… the rest of you are TBD), we will play a memory game (a knock-off version of course) tomorrow at the Blender. PAX will rotate playing some memory while everyone else lifts couponsContinue reading “Pre Blast 29-Jul-2020 the Blender at the Mutt 05:30 Crock Pot Q”

Back Blast “Diamonds are Forever” 23-Jul-2020 Thursday Big Kapowski at Bayside 05:30 Crock Pot Q

PAX: 8Charolais (R)Firing PinSluggerBirdieAir SupplySchotzieSadieCrock Pot (Q)Weather: 72 deg F, the rain held off until just after COTDisclaimer/FNGYHC is not a professional, nor has he received any certification or training. Everything Q says is merely a suggestion. You as a PAX are here voluntarily on your own free will. This will likely be a highContinue reading “Back Blast “Diamonds are Forever” 23-Jul-2020 Thursday Big Kapowski at Bayside 05:30 Crock Pot Q”

Pre Blast “Diamonds are Forever” 23-Jul-2020 Thursday Big Kapowski at Bayside 05:30 Crock Pot Q

What meal is in the Crock Pot? Most diamonds are expensive, these will be free. Most diamonds are put on display, these will be in the dark. Most diamonds yield smiles, these will yield sweat. Most diamonds are a celebration, these will be a punishment. Most diamonds never actually matter. These have the ability toContinue reading “Pre Blast “Diamonds are Forever” 23-Jul-2020 Thursday Big Kapowski at Bayside 05:30 Crock Pot Q”

Back Blast “Road Kill” 9-Jul-2020 Thursday the Inferno at the Station 05:30 Crock Pot Q

Animals and roads seldom mix well. In the vast majority of (witnessed) cases, the animals are doing one of two things: lying still or moving fast. We attempted to SAFELY recreate that scenario today. PAX were the animals either staying still or moving fast. Foley Ave was the street that would be our venue. PAX:Continue reading “Back Blast “Road Kill” 9-Jul-2020 Thursday the Inferno at the Station 05:30 Crock Pot Q”

Pre Blast “Road Kill” 9-Jul-2020 Thursday the Inferno at the Station 05:30 Crock Pot Q

What meal is in the Crock Pot?In an attempt to create a workout analogy of ‘road kill’ (as safely as possible), expect to spend time either lying still or running for your life during the Inferno tomorrow. If done properly we should all feel like we got run over by a fire truck without actuallyContinue reading “Pre Blast “Road Kill” 9-Jul-2020 Thursday the Inferno at the Station 05:30 Crock Pot Q”

Back Blast 30-Jun-2020 “Old School County Day” at the Loco at the County Airplane & Abacus Co-Q

The basics: PAX: 24 Storm Trooper, Big Bird, Catfish, Double Down (R), Cochran, Fungi, Crock Pot, Captain Crunchberry, Mama’s Boy, Tidwell, Fezziwig (FNG – welcome), Cratchit, Little Jerry (R), Hush Puppy, Ashley, Asian Zing (R), Stick Up, Ladybird (R), Le Pew, Worm, Jolly Rancher, Boozer, Airplane (Q), Abacus (Q) PAX moseyed the long way toContinue reading “Back Blast 30-Jun-2020 “Old School County Day” at the Loco at the County Airplane & Abacus Co-Q”

Back Blast “Stay in Your Lane” 1-Jul-2020 the Foundry at the County 05:30 Crock Pot Q

Stay in your lane. We lined up on the exposed aggregate sidewalk facing the main parking lot in the ‘short’ direction. Each PAX picked a lane where they would do their ‘down and back carries’. PAX: 6WildflowerHushpuppy (or is it properly spelled “Hush Puppy”?)BackflopHoly Roller (R)Launch Pad (R)Crock Pot (Q) Weather:72 deg F, 90+% RH,Continue reading “Back Blast “Stay in Your Lane” 1-Jul-2020 the Foundry at the County 05:30 Crock Pot Q”

Pre Blast 1-Jul-2020 the Foundry at the County 05:30 Crock Pot Q

What meal is in the Crock Pot? Bring a coupon and some gloves to the Foundry tomorrow. Meet at the basketball hoop. Prepare to ‘stay in your lane’ as we lift, then carry those coupons. Lift, then carry. Lift, then carry. Got it? We will be generously spread out across the main lot, doing downContinue reading “Pre Blast 1-Jul-2020 the Foundry at the County 05:30 Crock Pot Q”

Back Blast 27-Jun-2020 Saturday the Nest at the County Cratchit & Crock Pot Birthday Extravaganza Co-Q

YHC was an innocent bystander of a mid-June group text message from Cratchit saying he was anticipating an epic three weekend gauntlet. The first weekend had Father’s Day, the second, his birthday, and the third, Independence Day. YHC is slower than most, so I gave him a virtual fist bump. At that same time, IContinue reading “Back Blast 27-Jun-2020 Saturday the Nest at the County Cratchit & Crock Pot Birthday Extravaganza Co-Q”