BB – 9/7/22 – The Foundry at the County – Meter Maid Q

It was a great morning to get out and move some weight. I arrived in just enough time to get everything setup. I had strategic placed it under a light. The quote of the day was Double Pump asking me if I owned a gym. There were 5 (Double Pump, Brown Water, Pelican, Jerry MaguireContinue reading “BB – 9/7/22 – The Foundry at the County – Meter Maid Q”

8/24/22 – Meter Maid Q School – The Foundry at the County

It is Q school week and it was an opportunity to share our insights with pax. Checking out the weasel shaker, this was my 87th lifetime Q. It does get easier as you Q more. After 6 weeks I leapt into my VQ. It was fitting one as the first official County Q. To thoseContinue reading “8/24/22 – Meter Maid Q School – The Foundry at the County”

BB – 8/17/22 – The Foundry at the County – Meter Maid Q

YHC led an old school heavy where we met at the playground. I came in a few minutes early to unload the back of my Explorer. I had plenty of toys including the potted plants (Sorinex Center Mass Bells) and GoRuck sandbags. Brown Water was the first to show up. Others arrived (Honeycomb, Huey andContinue reading “BB – 8/17/22 – The Foundry at the County – Meter Maid Q”

BB- The Rooster at the Mutt – 1/4/22 – Meter Maid Q

At my last Q at the Mutt, I learned that they they don’t like to count. I planned a workout that would be more a heavy with a push requiring no counting. I got up early to get all setup because they always have strong attendance numbers at the Rooster. I placed each of theContinue reading “BB- The Rooster at the Mutt – 1/4/22 – Meter Maid Q”

1/3/22 – Big Mo at Vets – Meter Maid Q

I was excited to bring the potted plant 2022 tour to Vets this morning. It was still festive with all the Christmas lights and tree up in the park. I arrived early to spread out the potted plants, sandbags and ruck sacks. Through the workout, there was 500 pounds to move around. There were 11Continue reading “1/3/22 – Big Mo at Vets – Meter Maid Q”

BB- The Abyss- 11/19/21- Meter Maid Q

When Kitty Litter posted that he needed a Q, I jumped at the opportunity. He had recently Qed at the Foundry where I am site Q. It was chance to bring out my toys to the Abyss and first time Qing a regular workout at 5AM start time. I woke up at 415AM to getContinue reading “BB- The Abyss- 11/19/21- Meter Maid Q”

BB- The Baptizer at the Garden – 9/24/2021- Meter Maid Q

The Garden is a great AO, one with hills built upon hills. The PAX are always looking to push themselves and this workout was no exception. When I had originally signed up to Q, I had a new workout idea and to my knowledge had not been done there yet. With my right foot needingContinue reading “BB- The Baptizer at the Garden – 9/24/2021- Meter Maid Q”

BB- 9/8/2021- The Foundry at the County- Meter Maid Q

I had signed up for this Q about a month ago. With all the mini training, it forced me to Q and get back to the County where it all began for me. I had plans to use my potted plants (aka Sorinex Center Mass Bells). When I got up early this morning, it wasContinue reading “BB- 9/8/2021- The Foundry at the County- Meter Maid Q”

BB- 9/8/2021- The Foundry at the County- Meter Maid Q

I had signed up for this Q about a month ago. With all the mini training, it forced me to Q and get back to the County where it all began for me. I had plans to use my potted plants (aka Sorinex Center Mass Bells). When I got up early this morning, it wasContinue reading “BB- 9/8/2021- The Foundry at the County- Meter Maid Q”

BB- The Foundry at the County- 3/17/21 – Meter Maid Q

I got up early this morning to ensure that I could place all of my toys for heavy work before the PAX began arriving. I left my house and as I came up Ash Ave, I noticed a train that wasn’t moving. Below was my perspective at 5:07AM. As I peaked to the right, theContinue reading “BB- The Foundry at the County- 3/17/21 – Meter Maid Q”

BB- 1/27/21 – The Foundry @ The County – Meter Maid Q

I am starting to play catch-up on the 2021 Iron Horse challenge. Pelican recently agree to give me the Foundry Q since he had two other Qs this week. I rolled up 7 minutes early to see a few of the PAX there and starting to arrive. I had packed plenty of rucks in myContinue reading “BB- 1/27/21 – The Foundry @ The County – Meter Maid Q”

BB- The Foundry – 8/12/20 – Meter Q – Return of the Heavy

When I arrived over 10 minutes early, there were already several PAX there including Focker who was stretching. When I signed up to Q a few weeks ago, I didn’t know it would be our first true heavy since it transitioned to a normal boot camp given the COVID pandemic. The PAX kept on comingContinue reading “BB- The Foundry – 8/12/20 – Meter Q – Return of the Heavy”

PB- The Foundry – 8/12/20 Meter Q – Return of the Heavy

Make plans for the Foundry tomorrow morning. We are going back to the old school heavy but there will be NO shared weight. Bring a coupon (ruck sack or curl bar) and gloves. There will be no running. There will be some tabata, a BigBird favorite, along with some tunes. It will start with aContinue reading “PB- The Foundry – 8/12/20 Meter Q – Return of the Heavy”

BackBlast: 7/20/20 – Big Mo @ Vets

Conditions: 77°F and clear. Humidity: 81%. PAX (9): Diablo, Meatball, Cousin Eddie, Yoshi, OJ, Worm, ETO, McAfee, Handbook (Q) Here’s how it went down:  Quick disclaimer @ 0530 then straight into Warm-O-Rama. Warm-O-Rama: 20x SSHs IC 15x Grass Grabber IC 15x Abe Vigodas IC Calf/Quad Stretches Michael Phelps The one & only THANG: DECK OFContinue reading “BackBlast: 7/20/20 – Big Mo @ Vets”

Pre-Blast: 7/20/20 – Big Mo @ Vets

Start your week off right with a trip to Vets for a heavy workout led by YHC. We’ll keep safe distances between each other and there will be no sharing of any equipment or coupons. Please bring a ruck with appropriate weight or other coupon of your choice and be ready to get after it!Continue reading “Pre-Blast: 7/20/20 – Big Mo @ Vets”

BB- The Foundry 2/26/2020

It was my 2nd Q at the Foundry. I noticed a few cars by the playground. One was Dauber’s car. He had gone for an early morning run before the workout. I had came early to setup my the toys (including 3 GoRuck sandbags and 3 goruck rucksacks) I planned to use during the circuitContinue reading “BB- The Foundry 2/26/2020”

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”

Foundry BB 8-14-19 with Grizzly

Pax (10): Wildflower, Alexa, Holler, Big-bird, Gilligan, Crockpot, Jolly Rancher, Meter Maid, Bulletin (R), Grizzly (QIC) This was my VQ so I wanted to keep it simple and representative of a workout I would do on my own. I knew it was a good workout but was afraid it would disappoint with it’s simplicity. AfterContinue reading “Foundry BB 8-14-19 with Grizzly”

Pre Blast: Grizzly VQ at the Foundry Heavy – Aug 14, 2019

This will be simple (not easy) body-weight strength partner work.  Bring a vest or ruck if you are feeling extra. Be careful to lean into your partner and not the reps. It will be easy to get beat up by the number if you are not encouraging and pushing each other. #IronSharpensIron Never sacrifice full rangeContinue reading “Pre Blast: Grizzly VQ at the Foundry Heavy – Aug 14, 2019”