BB: 2/27 at The O with Flo Jo – 3 year Post-Versary

Special thanks goes out to Dauber for giving up his planned Saturday Q so I could lead some fine HIMs on my 3 year anniversary. 9 showed up to celebrate, and relive some of the OG days of F3. Tammy Faye Baker, Handbook, Violet, PK, Big Bird, Alfalfa, Sump Pump, Shyster and Flo Jo allContinue reading “BB: 2/27 at The O with Flo Jo – 3 year Post-Versary”

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 🧊 🥶”

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”

BB- Temple of Gloom- 10/29/20 – Meter Maid Ghost Q

Today was my backup Ghost VQ. I was a late fill in. The conditions at the O were wet, wetter and wettest 55 degrees. Those PAX that showed up truly took the red pill this morning. PAX: Harry Caray (a newer PAX member), Yoshi (who can make carrying 100+ pounds seem easy – one ofContinue reading “BB- Temple of Gloom- 10/29/20 – Meter Maid Ghost Q”

PB: The Ruiner with Flo Jo at the O (10/17)

Weather looks to be a bit chilly in the morning, but no worries, I’ll keep us moving. Lace up those running shoes as we head to the other side of the tracks (aka the other side of 64) to check out the sites near Wham! Island. Bring a friend, and let’s all get better! FloContinue reading “PB: The Ruiner with Flo Jo at the O (10/17)”

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”

BB: 9/8/20 at The O: Station work around the O

10 HIMs showed up for a mosey heavy workout at the O on Tuesday. Fertile Myrtle, Frankenbaby, Motor Boat, Russdiculous, Handbook, Superstitious (FNG), Cookie, Vincent, Tron (Made the right call), and Flo Jo (Q) all came together for a traveling workout. Started with a quick warm up at the tennis courts after disclaimer. Warm upContinue reading “BB: 9/8/20 at The O: Station work around the O”

PB: 9/8/20 at The O: Let’s Get Ready to….

Well, we are going to mosey a bunch tomorrow morning, so bring your running shoes. No coupons needed. We will mosey, stop, mosey, stop and keep on going for a good amount of time. 10, 20, 30 rep workouts as we stop, each person will be doing different workouts at each checkpoint. Come work offContinue reading “PB: 9/8/20 at The O: Let’s Get Ready to….”

BB – 9/3/2020 Sump Pump @ the Temple of Gloom

“Buckets of rain Buckets of tears Got all them buckets comin’ out of my ears.” Bob Dylan 8 Pax showed up this morning for a Taste of the Wet. 75 degrees with on and off downpours that made sure we all stayed soaked. Embrace the Suck! Aerobie (R), Motor Boat. Violet, Stick Up, Frankenbaby, Russdiculous,Continue reading “BB – 9/3/2020 Sump Pump @ the Temple of Gloom”

McAfee’s 3rd Postiversary Q – Ruck PT @ The O

Tomorrow marks my three year anniversary with F3! It’s hard to believe its been that long but I am excited to start the day off right with my brothers in the Gloom. Tomorrow I will be bringing back one of my favorite WODs but with a bit of a Rucking twist. So bring your ruck/coupon/weightContinue reading “McAfee’s 3rd Postiversary Q – Ruck PT @ The O”

BB: Man Maker Frenzy at the O

9 HIMs  showed up for great morning at the O.  Violet, Stick Up, Tron, Handbook, Russdiculous, Schyster, Butcher, Splinter and Flo Jo (Q) all got in some good coupon work.  Here’s a recap: Arrival:  roughly 5:18, already see Violet unloading some coupons, Russ and Handbook sipping on some coffee (how they hell do they doContinue reading “BB: Man Maker Frenzy at the O”

PB: Why go to the O on Tuesday?

Are you a regular O guy?…see you in the morning!  Haven’t been out in a while?…weather looks great (even if there is rain, cool rain will help you out).  Haven’t been to the O ever?…why not give it a try tomorrow?  Never been to a Flo Jo workout?…C’Mon Man! All you need is a coupon,Continue reading “PB: Why go to the O on Tuesday?”

BB- Blacks Ops PT Training at O – Meter Maid Q

I agreed to Q earlier this week. I had drawn up a plan last tonight to do 11s on the tennis court and run with our rucks around a short track. I wasn’t sure what the numbers would be given all of the other options for Friday morning. One things for sure it was hotContinue reading “BB- Blacks Ops PT Training at O – Meter Maid Q”

PreBlast- 7/10/20 Black Ops GrowRuck PT Training with Meter Maid @ The O

If you haven’t signed up for GrowRuck in October, you should. If you want to train for it, come on out to the O. Bring your rucks, gloves and a can do attitude. This workout will get your heart rate up. -Meter Maid

Temple of Gloom Backblast – Mostly on the Fly

QIC: CI Pax (9): Deuce, Handbook, Butcher, Pixar, Tin Cup, Jitterbug (R), Wham!, Pinecone, CI. Not included, but perhaps important to note is that Mrs. Tron was at the same park leading a workout of no less than 50, dropping Ric Flair Woo’s with banging music. So, we’ll call it 59. Conditions: Murky. Deuce saidContinue reading “Temple of Gloom Backblast – Mostly on the Fly”

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”

BB: Tabata around the O with Flo Jo 6/18

11 PAX showed up for Tabata training at the O on Thursday.  Sump Pump got the memo on #TTT, nice work!  Plain White T was down range and showed up early in a polo shirt….made me think a bit as I got there early as well, come to find out he sleeps in them!  OneContinue reading “BB: Tabata around the O with Flo Jo 6/18”

BB: Hills are Alive at the O! 3/10/2020

8 strong braved the possible thunderstorms, and showed up for the sound of M.U.S.I.C at the O on Tuesday.  Viking, Wham!, Flo Jo (Q), Tammy Faye Baker, Loco, Handbook, Violet and Escort all embarked on a journey to conquer the hills of Cogan’s Cove. Started off with a short mosey around the tennis courts, highContinue reading “BB: Hills are Alive at the O! 3/10/2020”

BackBlast: 2/25/20 – Bag of Wrenches @ The O

Conditions:  49°F and cloudy. The terrain at The O was extra sloppy thanks to all the rain recently. PAX (9): Russdiculous, Violet, Tron, Flo Jo, Yoshi, Vincent (R), Runner-Up (DR from Pittsburgh), Frankenbaby, Handbook (QIC) Here’s how it went down: Quick disclaimer @ 0530 followed by a mosey around to the tennis courts for Warm-O-Rama.  ButContinue reading “BackBlast: 2/25/20 – Bag of Wrenches @ The O”

Pre-Blast: 2/25/20 – Bag of Wrenches @ The O

Come out to The O in the morning and get your Fat Tuesday started off the hard way. I’ve got a simple yet (probably) effective full body beatdown lined up for all PAX in attendance. We’ll keep moving throughout most of the workout… both with and without coupons so bring gloves despite the warmer forecast.Continue reading “Pre-Blast: 2/25/20 – Bag of Wrenches @ The O”

BB – 02.18.2020 Presidential Bag of Wrenches at the O

7 PAX showed up in light rain and 55°F temp for a very presidential workout at The Bag of Wrenches at the O.  Flo Jo, Tammy Faye Baker, Frankenbaby, Trojan, Violet, Handbook, Escort. We started off at the tennis courts with 45 SSH in cadence, and the PAX were challenged to name the president forContinue reading “BB – 02.18.2020 Presidential Bag of Wrenches at the O”

Bag of Wrenches Backblast 2/4/20 – Full Body F&F #HIDAs

QICs:  McAfee; CI Pax (21):  FloJo, Russdiculous, Wham!, Tammy Faye Baker, Violet, Diablo, Frankenbaby, Escort, Handbook, Ditka, Tron, Kilo, Double Down (R), Methane, Star Child, Pope, Face, Etto, Shyster, McAfee, CI Conditions:  Soupy, drizzling, 58*.  Could have been a lot worse. Gearlander:  Cotton HIDA Tank Top (not a good choice in the soup), UA runningContinue reading “Bag of Wrenches Backblast 2/4/20 – Full Body F&F #HIDAs”

Captain Mac Co-Q at The Bag of Wrenches – Pre-Blast 2.4.20

With our F3 Louisville hidden treasure, Whitney, needing a day off to rest his vocal chords after singing along with J Lo and Shakira last night during the Halftime Show, Handbook asked who wanted to step up and lead the HIMs of the O tomorrow. Who better to step in than our beloved former NathanContinue reading “Captain Mac Co-Q at The Bag of Wrenches – Pre-Blast 2.4.20”

BB – 2/1/20 The Ruiner with Meter Maid

It was a perfect morning with a temperature at 37 degrees. It was not raining but the ground was wet. I arrived at 6:30am to set up for my Q. It was hard to get a parking spot as nearly all the usual parking spots were taken. Two groups had done some work beforehand eitherContinue reading “BB – 2/1/20 The Ruiner with Meter Maid”