Pre-blast: 09/02/21 – Temple of Gloom @ The O

It’s been awhile since we’ve had a coupon focused beatdown @ The O. Let’s have one tomorrow, shall we? Bring some weight like a cinder block/sandbag/ruck/etc. as well as gloves. If you have any extra weight, bring that with you in case we have anyone that shows up empty handed. Although any running will beContinue reading “Pre-blast: 09/02/21 – Temple of Gloom @ The O”

Pre-blast: 05/01/21- Derby Day Ruiner @ The O

Come witness the birth of a new Derby morning tradition at The O. Wear some shoes that you are comfortable moving around in and be ready for a few curls. Coupons will be provided so feel free to leave yours at home. Don’t miss this one… if you are reading this, you’ve earned it. SYITGContinue reading “Pre-blast: 05/01/21- Derby Day Ruiner @ The O”

Pre-blast: 3/25/21 – Temple of Gloom @ The O

I’m back on the Q at a The O tomorrow as I work towards closing out my IHC journey. My last Q there we explored some rarely charted territories but this time we’ll visit just one place that should be familiar to most who post at The O. Our coupons will be coming with usContinue reading “Pre-blast: 3/25/21 – Temple of Gloom @ The O”

Pre-blast: 3/16/21 – Bag of Wrenches @ The O – 300th POST

According to our Weasel Shaker, Bag of Wrenches tomorrow will be my 300th post with F3 Louisville We will celebrate by moseying around the AO while taking 300 second long stops at some pain stations along the way. No coupons but gloves are recommended. Be prepared to cover some ground and plan on working yourContinue reading “Pre-blast: 3/16/21 – Bag of Wrenches @ The O – 300th POST”

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”

Pre-blast: 🎃 10/31/20 🎃: The Ruiner @ The O

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”

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”

Pre-blast: 7/25/20 – The Ruiner @ The O

Haven’t Q’d The Ruiner on my own in quite a while so I figured what better way to shake the monthly ruck hangover than to get up early and do something difficult! We’ll venture out away from the friendly confines of The O and take in some the beautiful scenery that St. Matthews has toContinue reading “Pre-blast: 7/25/20 – The Ruiner @ The O”

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

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 – 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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

BB for BoW at the O 06/18/19 – Moving Meth!

It has been a while since I have Q’d at the O, but it is always nice to come back to where it all started. Especially on a beautiful 71° morning. Oh, and rain. I gave the disclaimer and then we moseyed to the tennis courts. PAX Pope Nugget Zartan Wham! Jeter Tron Violet TammyContinue reading “BB for BoW at the O 06/18/19 – Moving Meth!”

PreBlast for BoW 6/18/19 – Methane’s at the O!

Lot of choices on Tuesday. Diablo at Bayside, Catfish at the LOCO, Huggies kicking a BO at St. Pat’s, and then me, Methane back at where it all began- the O! Get ready to move and move a lot. Lots of back and forth and up and down. See you HIMs at Seneca park atContinue reading “PreBlast for BoW 6/18/19 – Methane’s at the O!”

BB for 1/25/19 Black Ops @ Seneca

PAX: @FloJo, @ScubaSteve, @PewPew (Q), @Facade (FNG) Weather: 11 degrees with 5 degree wind chill. Disclaimer given; FNG welcomed. And we’re off… Warm up: Arm circles, 15 SSH, 15 grass-grabbers, Plank up with alternating calf-stretches, rotating arm stretches pointing to the sky for something that resembled a yoga pose. Note: when looking skyward, one couldn’tContinue reading “BB for 1/25/19 Black Ops @ Seneca”

B.B. 9/22 TheRuiner: St.X vs. Trinity Pride Week

Well StX/Trinity pride week has officially started with the 1st Annual Pride Week Beatdown. Nugget captained for the Rocks and Methane for the Tigers. We gave the disclaimer to 28 PAX, divided up the teams and each team headed out to strategerize and COP. PAX: Nugget Co-Q Methane Co-Q Eastwood Meatball Red Roof Trump ScubaContinue reading “B.B. 9/22 TheRuiner: St.X vs. Trinity Pride Week”