BLACK OPS @ 7AM – St. John Center for Homeless Men Merkin Challenege – 11/27

878 That’s right come join in the fun tomorrow in the GLOOM to knock out 878 BURPEES with yours truly at St. John Center (700 E Muhammad Ali Blvd).  The more people we have the more burpees we get to dish out.  There is parking available on the street as well as a parking garageContinue reading “BLACK OPS @ 7AM – St. John Center for Homeless Men Merkin Challenege – 11/27”

St. John Center for Homeless Men Merkin Challenge Update & BLACK OPS – 11/27

Great News – 770 You may ask what does that number mean.  Well that is how many pairs of socks we have raised with 6 days remaining. HUGE Thank You to everyone. It is amazing what type of impact our HIMS have on our community.  As mentioned we still have 6 days remaining so ifContinue reading “St. John Center for Homeless Men Merkin Challenge Update & BLACK OPS – 11/27”

Back Blast – Bulletin Q at Peggy Baker Park Black Ops – 11/5/2019

Wow…Attendance record at Peggy Baker Park was shattered this morning with 28 PAX in attendance.  I am truly humbled by the turn out, extra effort for so many to come so far, and all of the encouraging words this morning.   Most people at the County and a few others in F3 Louisville know thatContinue reading “Back Blast – Bulletin Q at Peggy Baker Park Black Ops – 11/5/2019”

Pre-Blast: BlackOps at Peggy Baker Park – Bulletin Q – 11/5/2019

Come see what the Bulletin Board has in store for you. I promise there will be plenty of merkins to go with a good amount of running. If I can figure out a way to work in some pull up we will do that too. No coupons, but plenty of hard work to go around.Continue reading “Pre-Blast: BlackOps at Peggy Baker Park – Bulletin Q – 11/5/2019”

10.31 BB: Halloween at the PWV Fire House Black Ops

Into the shadows of Halloween morning stood 5 men, dripping in the perspiration of the clouds ready for not what Fungi sent to the Pax, but what Gisele intended for the Pax.  Weather: 50’s and Rain…yeah it was wet.   Pax (5): Abacus, Fungi, Capt. Crunch Berries, Brown Water, Gisele (Q) Started out with aContinue reading “10.31 BB: Halloween at the PWV Fire House Black Ops”

St. John Center for Homeless Men Merkin Challenge

Calling all PAX and AO’s for a wonderful 3rdF opportunity.  I met with St. John Center recently and with the winter coming they are in need of white crew socks for their members.   St. John Center for Homeless Men is a great local non-profit that helps homeless men address the barriers to housing andContinue reading “St. John Center for Homeless Men Merkin Challenge”

Back Blast “Overcome Obstacles” 10-Oct-2019 Thursday Pewee Valley Fire Department BlackOps 05:30 Crock Pot Q

PAX: 9 (which was fabulous for a 45 minute 3-man weave… cha-ching!) Brown Water Uncle Sam (R) Gisele Abacus Captain Crunchberry Powder Coat Flip Flop Cratchit Crock Pot (Q) Weather: 51 deg F, 98% RH, intermittent puffs of breeze. Disclaimer YHC is not a professional, nor has he received any certification or training. Everything QContinue reading “Back Blast “Overcome Obstacles” 10-Oct-2019 Thursday Pewee Valley Fire Department BlackOps 05:30 Crock Pot Q”

Pre Blast “Overcome Obstacles” 10-Oct-2019 Thursday Pewee Valley Fire Department BlackOps 05:30 Crock Pot Q

What meal is in the Crock Pot? At this week’s Pewee Valley FD BlackOps we will operate in multiple 3-man weave teams for the entirety of the workout. Expect lots of AMRAP exercises. Also expect to bust through obstacles (pick up a coupon) every time you find one on your path between A and B.Continue reading “Pre Blast “Overcome Obstacles” 10-Oct-2019 Thursday Pewee Valley Fire Department BlackOps 05:30 Crock Pot Q”

Pre-Blast Tuesday 10/8/19 – Peggy Baker BO with Dauber 0530

“I got a little change in my pocket goin’ jing-a-ling-a-ling”. If you have not yet ventured to Peggy Baker Park for a black ops workout, this is ABSOLUTELY the perfect time to come see what’s up. No coupons, but be ready to get after it with a high-tempo, full-body workout…including interval running. Bring your runningContinue reading “Pre-Blast Tuesday 10/8/19 – Peggy Baker BO with Dauber 0530”

McAfee Tough Training at Peggy Baker – 10.1.19

In an effort to try to get some extra Ruck PT work in before the upcoming Louisville Tough event, I decided to run some PT work for the boys out in the County. Little did I know that the County boys are a little afraid of some extra weight, maybe next they will give itContinue reading “McAfee Tough Training at Peggy Baker – 10.1.19”

9/24 BB – Peggy Baker BO w/ Alexa

“Alexa, what did you do at Peggy Baker Park this morning? OK. Here’s what happened: These HIM’s were ready to work: Pelican, Cochran, Bulletin, Alexa (QIC) The weather was slightly cool and dry. An introduction and disclaimer were given. Because it was a Black Ops and ‘unofficial’ the Q was nice enough to forego theContinue reading “9/24 BB – Peggy Baker BO w/ Alexa”

9.21.19 BB @ Nest Pre-Ruck

I had originally planned to ruck at North Posh but a race with over 1,000 racers had it closed down. I ended up moving it to the County and ending for those wanting t to join Airplane’s 40th Birthday Q. I wasn’t sure how many we would have but was pleased with having 5 andContinue reading “9.21.19 BB @ Nest Pre-Ruck”

Back Blast 19-Sep-2019 Thursday BlackOps at Pewee Valley Fire Department 05:30 Crock Pot Q

PAX: 6 Abacus Dauber Gisele Iceman (R) Fungi Crock Pot (Q) Weather: 65 deg F, 76% RH, still air 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 will likelyContinue reading “Back Blast 19-Sep-2019 Thursday BlackOps at Pewee Valley Fire Department 05:30 Crock Pot Q”

IPC Week #2 @ The O – Back Blast

It has been a busy morning on Social Media regarding the Iron Pax Challenge. I am truly excited to see more and more Louisville Pax engaging in this competition. Last year was fun, but this year has taken it to a new level. As I prepared my mind for the workout this week I knewContinue reading “IPC Week #2 @ The O – Back Blast”

Back Blast – 9/10/2019 – BlackOps at Peggy Baker Park – Bulletin Q

PAX: Chief (R), Cochran, and Bulletin (R) (Q) I arrived a little early to check out the new path under construction at the park. They haven’t paved yet, so it isn’t quite ready for us to use it in a workout. Hopefully, that comes soon which can bring some interesting workouts in the future. IContinue reading “Back Blast – 9/10/2019 – BlackOps at Peggy Baker Park – Bulletin Q”

Iron PAX Week 0 at The O – 8.30.19

As we approch the Iron PAX challenge, Week 0 is a warm up for the next 4 weeks. Since these workouts are predetermined, they are easy to Q. Just a little set up and explanation and we are good to go. PAX – Grizzly, Captain Insane-O, Deuce, Face, Trump, Plumb Bob, McAfee (QIC) Weather –Continue reading “Iron PAX Week 0 at The O – 8.30.19”

Back Blast 2-Sept-2019 Monday BlackOps at the County 06:00 Crock Pot Q

This Back Blast will parallel the workout itself. No glamour, no fun, all business. We showed up, got loose, hammered out IronPax 2019 week 1, then shut it down. Fungi gets the hat tip for setting up some cones to make the 10 yard increments more visible. He also spotted us with the timer thatContinue reading “Back Blast 2-Sept-2019 Monday BlackOps at the County 06:00 Crock Pot Q”

BB Shuttlecock Q BO at Bayside 8/27

6 Pax: Fanny Pack (r), Banana Bread, Charolais (r), Schotzie, Birdie, Shuttlecock (r)(q) YHC, Fanny Pack and Banana Bread showed up a half hour early for a pre-workout run. Ran around the MLC campus for about 2.5 miles and finished back at the parking lot just in time to meet the others to begin theContinue reading “BB Shuttlecock Q BO at Bayside 8/27”

BB 8.22.19 Black ops PWVFD w/Gisele

As we continue to starfish this is week two of our black ops at the Pee Wee valley fire house. We parked in the English Manor lot on LaGrange Rd and then used about a square block of territory as the workout space. Our main workout was in the shadows of the FD flag. Weather:Continue reading “BB 8.22.19 Black ops PWVFD w/Gisele”

8.22.19 BlackOps PB “near” The County English Manor – Gisele Q

Week two of the county starfish efforts brings us back to the PVFD @7600 Lagrange Rd English Manor parking lot. No better place to climb a ladder than at the Firehouse. If you have a headlamp bring for the mosey as we are not 100% familiar with the terrain just yet. If you normally takeContinue reading “8.22.19 BlackOps PB “near” The County English Manor – Gisele Q”

Back Blast – Black Ops at Peggy Baker Park – 8/13/2019 – Bulletin Q

This was our first try at Peggy Baker Park in southern Oldham County. I scouted the park a couple of weeks ago. Some lighting, good place to mosey with a 1/2 mile loop on all paved surface, and a basketball court. Eight PAX showed up to ready to roll at 5:30. PAX: Dauber, Giselle, LeContinue reading “Back Blast – Black Ops at Peggy Baker Park – 8/13/2019 – Bulletin Q”

8.3.2019 Nest PreRuck Back Blast

Earlier in the week, I was looking forward to a good ruck. I ended up throwing it up on Slack knowing that other HIMs would be willing to go before Jolly Rancher’s 1 year post anniversary Q. PAX: Jolly Rancher, Mama’s Boy, Dauber, Crock Pot, PK and Meter Maid (Q) I arrived a few minutesContinue reading “8.3.2019 Nest PreRuck Back Blast”

PreBlast – Black Ops @ Peggy Baker Park in Oldham County – Tuesday – 8/13

EDIT – Moving to 8/13 because of Q-School Week – Bulletin We are going to try out a new place. Peggy Baker Park is where South Oldham Little League resides. The park isn’t huge but does provide some lights, playground and basketball court and we can make use of all of it. Meet-up here https://www.google.com/maps/@38.3246246,-85.4335351,100m/data=!3m1!1e3Continue reading “PreBlast – Black Ops @ Peggy Baker Park in Oldham County – Tuesday – 8/13”

Backblast 7/23 Uncle Rico @ The Garden

What a great morning to push yourself and get better.  Yours truly brought the full body beat down to 14 PAX at The Garden.  Challenge all PAX to get out to the Garden.  Terrain is amazing. 14 Pax – Uncle Rico (Q), Mr. Hat, Lady Bird (R), Fructuse, Harbaugh, Latex, Domino, Huggies, Catfish, Nice NContinue reading “Backblast 7/23 Uncle Rico @ The Garden”