With temperatures finally set to get in the 50’s and Spring Break just around the corner what better way to start your day than getting an upper body beatdown by Bodies by Rico. Tank tops were worn and the Pax got after it. Pax- Stick Up, Fertile Myrtle, Jimmy Neutron, Chapo, NPR, Methane, Schlitz, Kilo,Continue reading “BB – Uncle Rico – The Cliffs at The Garden – 2/23”
Get those tanks on for some warm weather as Bodies by Rico will get us ready to show off our guns out while the suns out. Bring coupons.
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 🧊 🥶”
Excited to make a return trip to Posh as Q of The Incubator tomorrow. We’re gonna move around the AO a bit while mixing in full helpings of upper body, lower body, core, and cardio work. No coupons necessary. Don’t let the Super Bowl tonight keep you in the fartsack tomorrow. Get out and accelerate!Continue reading “Pre-blast: 2/8/21- The Incubator @ Posh”
Conditions: 28°F and clear skies. Solid January gloom weather. PAX (12): Vincent (R), Harry Caray, Russdiculous, Shyster, Old Bay, Glen Ross, DiGiorno, Frosty, Tiger, No Nuts, Peeping Tom, Handbook (Q) Here’s how it went down: Got kicked off right @ 0700 with a quick disclaimer and a mosey around the building back to the rearContinue reading “Better Late Than Never BackBlast: 1/30/21 – The Hurt @ The Mutt”
Clearly I’m no plantsman because I had to Google the definition of Wisteria. My search returned the following results… Wisteria is a vining plant with cascades of blue to purple flowers that look spectacular hanging from a pergola or archway in spring and early summer. Historically, Wisteria symbolizes long-life and immortality. Wisteria can live upContinue reading “Preblast: 2/5/21- Wisteria @ Pleasantville”
Tomorrow I’ll be abandoning my site Q duties @ The Ruiner and heading across the zip code to lead the fine gentlemen of The Mutt. I can’t put my obligations @ The O aside and bring a soft workout to another AO so expect to get your fill in the morning. It’s gonna be aContinue reading “Pre-blast: 1/30/21 – The Hurt @ The Mutt”
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”
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
What it is: shooting for 2021 pull ups between now and March 31st. Why? Because Digiorno and Cousin Eddie asked if I’d be bringing it back. Where? At your home, at a park, on scaffolding (Grizzly), or wherever you can construct your homemade portable pull up bar… How does it work? Do pull-ups daily, OYOContinue reading “2021 Pull Up Challenge: BigBird Q”
I love the prospect of a new year. All the potential and possibilities. The ability to leave one year behind and start over fresh to work on the best possible version of oneself. 2020 was an interesting year. Just like you, I could have a lot to complain about. But also just like you, IContinue reading “1.2.21 BB-The Nest at The County-BigBird Q”
Bodies by Rico never lets anyone down and in this case what sounded like a great idea ended up being exactly that. How can you go wrong with murder bunnies, WMD (modified), thrusters and copperhead squats? Pax – Jitterbug (R), DryRub, Jimmy Neutron, Edward Scissorhands, Double Down (R), Schlitz, Little Jerry (R), Jewel, Stick Up,Continue reading “BB – 12-30-20 – Uncle Rico – Bridge at Poshlands”
Come join me at the beautiful Poshlands for a bodies by Rico beatdown. Guaranteed to get you ready to throw that pigskin. Coupons and gloves. SYITG
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”
Life has thrown me a couple of curveballs recently that have kept me out of the gloom for the most part over the past month. I’m back with a bang tomorrow as Q @ the one and only Vets. One of the curveballs I mentioned was a knee injury that I’m still not fully recoveredContinue reading “Pre-Blast: 12/23/20 – The Tank @ Vets”
Come celebrate Veteran’s Day with YHC on 11/11. We will do some 11s. This will be better than a Pelican triple HC. Come out and get better. Running shoes and gloves recommended. No coupons required. SYITG! -Meter Maid
What better way to start your Friday than a Bodies by Rico Q. As my coach in 1982 told me it’s not the type of car you drive but the size of the arm that hangs out. So with that in mind it was time for curls for the girls and tri’s for the guys.Continue reading “BB 11-6-2020 – Uncle Rico – The Baptizer at The Garden”
Get your Friday started off right tomorrow at the hardest working AO in the region with Bodies by Rico. Bring a coupon.
PAX: Jitterbug – RIceman – RPew Pew – RAntBob RossEndoLady Bird – RDrysdaleStick UpPit StopMethane 👻Q Mosey to the parking lot, COP:SSH, Imperial Walker, Mountain Climber, Abe Vigotas, Down Dog, Runners Stretch, Arm Circles Mosey to the Bridge, Thang 1: SEVENSOn one side of the bridge start with 1 exercise. Travel across the bridge toContinue reading “10/31/20 BB: TheFog @ The Posh – Methane’s String of Pumpkins”
The ghost Q for tomorrow’s Ruiner @ The O has spoken and here’s what he has to say… Get out to The O tomorrow and get the heart pumping and an early calorie burn. Because, let’s be honest. You’re probably going to steal the Reese’s Pumpkins out your kid’s stash tomorrow night and wash itContinue reading “Pre-blast: 🎃 10/31/20 🎃: The Ruiner @ The O”
Got to love ghost Q week. Everyone gathering around wondering who is going to step up. It’s 5:29 and all the PAX are still coming in and I hear “my first post was Monday in over three weeks as my shoulder has been really hurting” and Boom 5:30 I give the disclaimer and announce weContinue reading “10-28-2020 Uncle Rico – The Bridge at Posh”
The gloom was perfect today. YHC rolled in about 0640 to meet Glen Ross for some EC pull-ups. Fridge rolled in a little later and joined in the action. I was telling them I was out to eat last night with the M and we ended up seeing some friends. As we were talking, myContinue reading “BackBlast Digiorno Q The Hurt @ The Mutt #F3Counts”
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”
The #Footloose is going to make a reappearance. Get ready to dance. As always, wear shoes and gloves. #SYITG
Come join yours truly as we take a trip down memory lane with the best of IPC 2020. Bring coupons. SYITG
Anyone who’s had an old muscle car knows you’ve got to take it out and open up the throttle once in a while. We do a lot of moseying, but tomorrow we’re going to push a little harder. No coupons, just running shoes and gloves if you want them.
Boondocks is one of the site I had yet to Q at so I got on the calendar a month ago. At the end of July, I went with the family to a drive in County Concert sponsored by Q103.1 featuring Jimmie Allen. It was at the Sauerback Family Drive In located in Oldham County.Continue reading “BB- Meter Maid VQ at Boondocks- 9/1/20”
Bringing a workout to the fine gentlemen of the Posh for the first time tomorrow morning. We’ll cover the important stuff… cardio, upper body, lower body, and core. Keeping it simple yet difficult. SYITG -Handbook
3 Years!! WOOF. Thanks to all the great Pax for pushing me and holding me accountable over these 3 years. Special thank you to Starchild for not taking my continued excuse of 5:30 is to early 3 years ago. Remember like it was yesterday. Starchild: “Brad you should come out to this group I workoutContinue reading “BB – Uncle Rico 3 Year Postiversary Q Cloverfield @ The Garden -8/20/20”
Come out and enjoy the glory of The Garden as we reminisce about 1982 State Championship and the time I threw the pigskin a quarter mile. Bring Coupons as we will see who can throw what over the Hill of Stolen Souls.