BB- Meter Maid VQ at the Max – 1/25/20

It was my first Q at the Max so I wanted to do something special. I brought out my inventory of GoRuck rucks and sandbags. It was about 35 degrees and it was flurrying. I had gotten there early to check out the areas for my Q. Schotzie was the first to arrive. He doesn’tContinue reading “BB- Meter Maid VQ at the Max – 1/25/20”

Backblast: 1/21/20 – The Rooster @ The Mutt

Conditions: Not as cold as yesterday morning but still pretty damn cold.  25°F and cloudy with some light snow flurries. PAX (12): Glen Ross, McAfee, Soft Top, Escort, Fridge, Sump Pump, Wham-O (R), Zima, Deuce, Plumb Bob, Tiger, Handbook (QIC) Here’s how it went down: Quick disclaimer @ 0530 followed by a short mosey aroundContinue reading “Backblast: 1/21/20 – The Rooster @ The Mutt”

Back Blast: 1/20/20 – Black Ops @ The O

Conditions: Damn cold.  18°F and cloudy. PAX (5): Fergie, Shyster, Pope, Russdiculous, Handbook (QIC) Here’s how it went down: Warm-up: With a small, veteran group of PAX present at The O this morning, we skipped the disclaimer set out right at 0530 on a mosey around the track toward Cannons Ln.  Stopped off every 2-3Continue reading “Back Blast: 1/20/20 – Black Ops @ The O”

Back Blast: 1/4/2020 – The Ruiner @ The O

Conditions: 39°F and cloudy.  The O’s terrain was pretty soggy due to the rain from the previous day. PAX (13): OJ, Tammy Faye Baker, Violet, Wham!, Russdiculous (FNG), Red Roof, Shyster, Tron, Fergie, Porkchop, Zartan, Old Bay, Handbook (QIC) Here’s how it went down: Quick disclaimer @ 0700 followed by a short mosey around to theContinue reading “Back Blast: 1/4/2020 – The Ruiner @ The O”

Backblast – 1/4/2020 @ The Hurt with Meter Maid

It was my VQ at the Mutt and I wanted it to be special. I decided about doing something around this day in history. I took the historical numbers and made them the counts for the exercises. Conditions: It was 40 degrees but the wind chill had it feeling like 33 degrees. The rain hadContinue reading “Backblast – 1/4/2020 @ The Hurt with Meter Maid”

PreBlast: 1/4/20 – The Ruiner @ The O

Come out and spend the first Saturday morning of the 2020s at The O. This will be my first trip to The Ruiner as site Q so I hope to make a splash. I’m also hoping that Iron Horse and new year’s resolutions will bring some fresh faces out to the gloom tomorrow. I planContinue reading “PreBlast: 1/4/20 – The Ruiner @ The O”

Back Blast: 12/19/19 – Temple of Gloom @ The O

Conditions: Frozen tundra.  19°F and clear skies. PAX (6): Cookie, Violet, Flo Jo, Tron, Diablo, Handbook (QIC) Here’s how it went down: Quick disclaimer @ 0530 followed by a short mosey down the track toward Cannons Ln.  Stopped off in the grass after a couple minutes for CoP. CoP: 20x SSH IC 15x Imperial WalkersContinue reading “Back Blast: 12/19/19 – Temple of Gloom @ The O”

PreBlast: 12/19/19 – Temple of Gloom @ The O

Only 6 workout days left until Christmas! Come earn your egg nog tomorrow morning at The O. The ToG will be extra gloomy with some frigid temps but that’s nothing a little Christmas mosey can’t take care of. Come dressed warm and ready to move…. and don’t forget your holiday spirit! HO HO HO! SYITGContinue reading “PreBlast: 12/19/19 – Temple of Gloom @ The O”

12.10.19 Back Blast – Loco @ The County

I was really looking forward to coming out for my first Q at the County and leading the PAX. They did not let me down! Great AO under fantastic leadership and PAX of true HIM’s. Thank you County boys for having me! Since Crock Pot was the site Q whom got me on this, IContinue reading “12.10.19 Back Blast – Loco @ The County”

12.10.19 Preblast- Loco @ The County

Super pumped for my first Q at the Loco. Going to bring some Bayside flavor to the County boys! You will want your gloves. Probably not for coupons. We will work together as a group. We will do some ratio routines along with some partner work. We will also pay Mary a visit. Because weContinue reading “12.10.19 Preblast- Loco @ The County”

Backblast – Foundry @ 11/27/2019

While I have attended heavy workouts at Vets and the County, this was my heavy VQ. The conditions this morning could have been worse. Dauber, the site Q, had warned me yesterday of the forecast of 60 degrees, rain and 20 mph wind. Well like an economist or weather man, one out of three ain’tContinue reading “Backblast – Foundry @ 11/27/2019”

11.25.19 Preblast: Sadie Q North Posh @ The Silo

Flounder reached out on slack for a Q fill in. I jumped in.. always down to cover a HIM’s six! This is actually my first Q at North Posh. I’m really looking forward to it! Bring your head lamps. We are going to move. Bring your gloves. Not for coupons. Bring a good attitude andContinue reading “11.25.19 Preblast: Sadie Q North Posh @ The Silo”

Pre-Blast- 11/19/19- Sadie Q The Garden @ The Cliffs

Looking forward to my first Q tomorrow at the Cliffs! I was blessed to be apart of the Q team with Nice and Slow for the Fall Convergence. When I saw his post on slack looking for Q’s.. I was all in! I’m anxious to get out to this site and see what these cliffs areContinue reading “Pre-Blast- 11/19/19- Sadie Q The Garden @ The Cliffs”

Backblast: 11/09/19 – The Ruiner @ The O

Conditions: 29°F and clear skies. With EST in full effect, the sun had started to rise prior to start. This left only a moderate gloom factor despite the chilly temps. PAX: Vincent (R), Violet, OJ, Whitney (R), Uncle Rico, Fructose, Wham!, McAfee, Digiorno, Shyster (FNG), Handbook (QIC) Here’s how it went down: Quick disclaimer @Continue reading “Backblast: 11/09/19 – The Ruiner @ The O”

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”

PreBlast: 11/09/19 – The Ruiner @ The O – Handbook VQ

Tomorrow will most likely be the lowest temps The Ruiner has seen in about 9 months. The gloom is bringing the cold but YHC is bringing the VQ heat! We’ll mosey early and often to keep our blood flowing. There will be plenty of partner work sprinkled in along the way because no one likesContinue reading “PreBlast: 11/09/19 – The Ruiner @ The O – Handbook VQ”

PreBlast 11/07/19 Big Kapowski @ Bayside

Looking forward to Q’ing tomorrow! 90% chance of rain. Therefore we will move to the portico for cover and we will move quick! We will stay dry. Until we go through the waterfalls. With a little help from TLC tunes reminding us not to chase waterfalls.  You won’t need your headlamp.. you will need your glovesContinue reading “PreBlast 11/07/19 Big Kapowski @ Bayside”

Preblast: 10-9-19 The Bridge @ Posh – Sadie Q

Pumped to Q tomorrow at south Posh! We will be doing partner work with and without coupons. Coupons will be the lightweight. We will then reverse to test your muscle stamina with no weight as we hold on until the music stops. Choose your partner wisely. Be ready for a burn! We will get betterContinue reading “Preblast: 10-9-19 The Bridge @ Posh – Sadie Q”

10/3/19 PreBlast- Big Kapowski @ Bayside

I’ve had a crazy personal and work schedule which has kept me from posting as much as I would like the past two weeks. That is behind me. Tomorrow starts a new day. And it’s the beginning of a new month. We are going to use all 45 minutes we have together to the fullest. As muchContinue reading “10/3/19 PreBlast- Big Kapowski @ Bayside”

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”

BB 8/6 Uncle Rico @ The Cliffs

With The Garden becoming an official AO I knew I had to step up my game.  With it being back to Q School Week what better way to do it then read through the Lexicon and find some knew exercises.  Yours truly brought the full body beat down to 19 PAX at The Garden andContinue reading “BB 8/6 Uncle Rico @ The Cliffs”

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”