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 – 11/9/2019 – The Fog

I had the pleasure of leading 8 HIMs this morning. I had planned this workout in honor of Bulletin, who had donated his kidney to his sister on Tuesday. PAX: Huggies, SweetTart, Latex, Iceman (R), Mr. Kotter, Number2 (R), Jitterbug (R) and Meter Maid (QIC) I started with the disclaimer and we began the COP.Continue reading “Back Blast – 11/9/2019 – The Fog”

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”

BackBlast – #theFOG Abacus Q 5/25/19

Conditions perfect. Parking lot crowded. PAX count – 12! Wapner, Little Jerry (R), Huggies, Gypsey, Mr. Kotter, Lady Bird (R), Double Down (R), Rhytmn, Latex, Fructose, Greenwich, Abacus Q Workout was simple. Disclaimer then we set off on an Indian Run around Egg Lawn for 1 mile. THANG 1: 11 Merkins every 30 seconds forContinue reading “BackBlast – #theFOG Abacus Q 5/25/19”

PreBlast – #theFOG 5/25/19 Abacus Q 0700 to 0800

ACCORDING TO A DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS STUDY EACH DAY OVER 20 VETERANS TAKE THEIR OWN LIVES. IT TAKES A COMMUNITY TO HEAL A WARRIOR™. You can donate here. Meet me ITG where we will get better while remembering those who sacrificed for our freedom. The workout is simple: Run 1 mile 11 Merkins onContinue reading “PreBlast – #theFOG 5/25/19 Abacus Q 0700 to 0800”

The Fog @ North Posh 5/11/19 Back Blast

Weather – sunny and perfect 55 degrees 81% humidity Pax 9 – Huggies (Q), Gypsy, Iceman (R), Lady Bird (R), Wapner, Mr. Kotter, Drysdale, PK, Nino I love the north posh.  I was stoked to get to Q here on a Saturday with some daylight, as there was a 5K race going on at ourContinue reading “The Fog @ North Posh 5/11/19 Back Blast”

The Not So SMURPH: Back Blast 2.16.19

This Saturday started off a little earlier than normal. With the Star Course closing in, several of us wanted to get some miles in prior to starting the day. At 0400, I met up with Alexa at the O Posh, and we planned to meet up with others who were starting at North Posh. WeContinue reading “The Not So SMURPH: Back Blast 2.16.19”

The Fog Pre-Blast 1.26.19

Enjoy the Awards but don’t stay out too late partying (@Alexa and @ Mama’s Boy), and make sure you don’t fartsack (@Kilo). I am looking forward to leading this Q. No coupons required. We will do lots of running, moving, and getting better. I have a few exercise planned coming of the depths of theContinue reading “The Fog Pre-Blast 1.26.19”

01.05.2019. Back Blast. 4 Saturday’s — 4 Churches. Week 1 @ Holy Trinity.

When: 5:00pm   Where: Holy Trinity Parish (The Mutt)   Q: The Holy Spirit   # of PAX: 12   PAX: Glen Ross, Big Bird, Le Pew, Gilligan, Meter Maid, Abacus, Aerobie, Mama’s Boy, Storm Trooper, Fridge, Windshield, and Miyagi   WINKE YHC got to his home parish, Holy Trinity right around 4:30, where heContinue reading “01.05.2019. Back Blast. 4 Saturday’s — 4 Churches. Week 1 @ Holy Trinity.”

01.05.2019. Pre Blast. 4 Saturday’s — 4 Churches.Week 1 @ Holy Trinity Parish.

Who: All Pax, Friends, M’s, and 2.0’s   When: 1700   Where: Holy Trinity Parish (AKA: The Mutt)   Q: The Holy Spirit   Calling all HIMs! Gather with Aerobie, and myself for the 5:00pm mass at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. This is week one location for the month long event. We will meet atContinue reading “01.05.2019. Pre Blast. 4 Saturday’s — 4 Churches.Week 1 @ Holy Trinity Parish.”

The Fog (Army PT Test) Pre Blast 1/5/19

Here are the last two sets of numbers.  Hoping for a good turnout this Saturday. The PT test consists of number of pushups you can do in 2 minutes, number of situps you can do in 2 minutes, followed by a 2 mile run.  You get points for each event based on your age.  60Continue reading “The Fog (Army PT Test) Pre Blast 1/5/19”

Poshlands back blast

Abacus, Catfish, Lady Bird, Big Bird, Gilligan, Fungi, Jolly Rancher, Valdez, Gypsy, Alexa, Pew Pew, Retainer, Spy Gate, Drive Through, Little Jerry at the Q Great way to start the new year – at the Poshlands amongst 15 HIMS.  40 degrees on 1/2; what?  I still remember icicles on face, hat, shoes at this timeContinue reading “Poshlands back blast”

B.B. for The Fog at The Parklands 12/29/2018: Methane got his Q Back

After taking some time off to let my back heal up, I was itching to get back to the gloom. The holidays have been fun…..a lot of fun.  Lot of food, lot of drinks, but not much exercise.  I’m out of shape and i get to Q my comeback WO – Ugh!  So knowing thatContinue reading “B.B. for The Fog at The Parklands 12/29/2018: Methane got his Q Back”

Backblast the Fog 11/14/18

Pax: Airplane, Bob Ross, Big Bird, Fungi, Maxi, Dynomite! Dryrub, Deep Dish, Pew Pew, Mamma’s Boy, Bulletin (R), Mr Cotter, Wildflower, Alexa, Starchild, Freon, Huggies, Porkchop(Q) It was a cold morning for this one.  17 Pax joined me for a beatdown at the Posh.  I have spent the week fighting off a cold and arrivedContinue reading “Backblast the Fog 11/14/18”

The Fog Back Blast 11/10/18

Weather clear and cold 24 degrees.  58% humidity.  A little windy. PAX – Lady Bird (R), Drive-thru (R, FNG), Retainer, Iceman (R), Meatball, Bear (2.0), Mr Cotter, Huggies (Q) Coldest day for me this winter so far.  Below freezing. COP 25 SSH IC 20 Imperial walkers IC 20 hillbilly squats in IC Arm circles 20Continue reading “The Fog Back Blast 11/10/18”

BackBlast – 10.20.18: Meter Maid VQ at the Fog

I learned two thing from this Q: (1) Recon during the actual time frame you plan to lead and (2) get better at cadence counts. I had planned to use the egg lawn for station work but the lack of light led me to move one of my exercise locations. I had parked around theContinue reading “BackBlast – 10.20.18: Meter Maid VQ at the Fog”

The Chopper and The Fog – Back Blasts

While away on business in Chicago, Snowday and Nino both reached out to me to see if I would be willing to help out and Q at both the Chopper and the Fog. My flight home was scheduled to get in after midnight Friday morning. Due to my schedule with swim practice, I am tryingContinue reading “The Chopper and The Fog – Back Blasts”

The Fog (Army PFT) Back Blast 9/29

Perfect fall morning 5 PAX – Huggies (Q), PK, Meter Maid, Hot Wheels, Gypsy The turn out was much lower than I expected. We had 30 last time.  Must have been due to conflicting events.  Little Jerry had a perfect score last time, so can’t do much better than that. Anyway, we had 5 HIMContinue reading “The Fog (Army PFT) Back Blast 9/29”

The Fog Pre Blast – 9/29

It’s that time again!   The Army PT test.  This is game day boys.  Bring your A game. 0700 at the poshlands (Beckley Creek Park Splash Pad) Here are the results from last time. F3Name – Push-ups(Score our of 100), Sit-ups(Score our of 100), Run(Score our of 100) – total score out of 300. AbacusContinue reading “The Fog Pre Blast – 9/29”