Back-Blast 03.22.18 (Whineman’s Hill)

Where: Whineman’s Hill (aka – Hamburger, Wyman Woods)
When: 0530-0615
Who: Mariah, Grovetucky, Rash
QIC: Mariah

Pull in 0526 and see a familiar car… Grovetucky is back! Rash pulls in as I pop the hatch forgetting kids bikes have buried the flag so no flag planted, lets get to work…

Mosey to playground
It has been a rough leg week so plenty of stretches…
SSH x 20
Split legged toe touches with reach to sky x 20
Glute stretch (like teach stretch), but Rash style on back legs crossed
Toe touches close + reach IC x 20
Deep lunge elbows to ankle reach to sky trunk rotation x10 each side
Bent knee windshield wipers (trunk rotation), back flat on ground IC x15

Mosey to sidewalk hill.
Circuit run…
Run hill to top 5 burpees, run back 20 lunges at bottom
Repeato x2

Mosey to circle
Circuit legs…
One-legged bulgarian jump squats (back foot on wall) x15 each leg OYO
Step-ups 20 OYO
Decline (feet on wall) elbow plank with knee up heel to sky x15 each leg OYO
Repeato x2

10 count recover for 3 count speed up to max speed sprint to flag. Mariah is out. Grovetucky and Rash stayed to run laps until 0615.

1 Year Back Blast!

365 days of F3 Columbus and just getting started!

After 1 Year we gathered regardless of the weather forecast and conditions. While some of our brothers were unable to join us due to spring break travel arrangements the PAX was well represented by the 14 HIMs that posted to get better!

PAX: Spotlight, Mariah, Kournikova (Respect), Savannah (Respect), Bumper (Respect), Wildebeest, Crossgrain, Kibbles, Gimpy, Crash, Tony Packo, Teach, Brain, and Bo Schembechler.

With a 3-way Q lined up attempting to rinse and repeat Beatdown 1 on 3.18.17 we split the responsibility and the results are being felt.

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3.14.2018 Theater Back Blast Time’s Up

AO:     The Theater

QIC:     Spotlight

PAX:     Wildebeest, Brain, Dimon, Heads Up

It was a cold and icy morning.  No big deal we adjusted and utilized the traction of the grass.

Mosey around the soccer fields
Hillbillies in cadence X15
Sungods forward and backward
Cotton Pickers in cadence X15
Overhead Claps in cadence X15
Each member of the PAX has 1 minute to complete 20 merkins (some PAX pushed it to 30).  Rest for the remainder of the minute.  Repeat for 10 minutes total.
1 minute of LBCs
1 minute of flutter kicks
1 minute of bicycles
Grab your block
Overhead press X30
Curls X30
Bent over rows X30
On your 6
30 seconds of American Hammer
30 seconds of WWIs
1 minute of LBCs
Grab your Blocks
Front Shoulder Raises for 1 minute
Cinder Block swings for 1 minute
Mosey to the end of the soccer fields and back.
5 minutes AYG burpees
Quick stretch for the upper body to end it at 6:16

We kept Wildebeest’s family in our prayers as they prepare to welcome number 4 later this year.  Spotlight YHC asked for prayers for his father in law who is fighting cancer.

Wildebeest led us out in prayer asking for protection and guidance for not only our AO but for F3 men everywhere who were up early making themselves better.  Today was another reminder of why it feels so good to get up and punish your body with other men of like mind.

Back Blast (WMH) QYW-LEG DAY

when you cannot feel your legs!

QIC: Bo Schembechler

PAX: Ball_Bearing, Ahhh, and Mariah

0528- mumblechatter

0530- more mumblechatter while we streched followed by a shorter mosey than YHC had planned.

One Complete Mosey then C.O.P.

SSH- ic X50

Imperial Walkers- icX50

The Thang: on the soccer field

pair off… took awhile to count off in two’s with four guys, but we accomplished the task.

Form of Dora

Man 1: 10 Lunges followed by run to other end of field, turn and repeat.

Man 2: Low Slow squats until partners return.

Rinse and Repeat for 20ish Minutes: aka 0600


10 Jumping Squats run to other side of field 10 Jumping Squats and return.

Rinse and Repeat.

Mosey to parking stones:

Toe Taps X100

Forward & Back jump overs X20

Side to Side Jump overs X20

Toe Taps X100

Line up at 0608 for the following all the way back to the flag:

Squat, Lunge, Lunge, Mountain Climber 4ct, Burpee jump… REPEAT until destination is reached.

This concluded the Leg portion of our beatdown followed by MARY

Flutter Kicks X 4c 20

LBC X 4c 50

0615: laying contimplating our ability to stand and amount of tread wear on our cleats…

0618: Name O Rama, BOM, & Trip Home

YHC is reminded today, it isn’t about the numbers, its about not being alone! It’s about being able to go farther together! Thankful for you men both the ones that Posted and those that fartsacked.

Post Saturday 0700 THE THEATER For our 1 Year saint patricks day festival beatdown!

Backblast Camp Willis: 03.14.18 200 CC (400)

AO: Camp Willis

QIC: Francis

PAX: Mariah, Bo Schembechler

YHC arrived to Camp Willis at 0515 and mosied to the track to check the ice situation, almost fell twice on the way, but thankfully the track was good to go. Mariah and Bo emerged from their cars shortly before 0530 for some mumble chatter, and then a careful mosey to the track.

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Back-Blast 03.03.18 – The Van

The Van – 0600-0700
QIC – Mogul
PAX: Bo, Rash, Wildabeest, Mariah, Brain, Tony Packo, Mogul.

Chilly, but dry day at Griggs. Forecasted by a post by BO concerned about what was to come with Mogul as the Q. Everyone showed up ready to work with a great attitude. Props to 1st week PAX member Brain for making Saturday the 4th workout of the week for him.

Mozy to parking lot area. .75 mile
– side straddle hop x 30
– Cotton pickers x 15
– cotton pickers side to side x15
– quad stretch
– Sun gods forward and back
– Arnold mr Olympia stretch
– Jane Fonda’s: up, circle forward, circle back x 15 each
– warrior one
– flex wheeler Arnold classic flex.
1. Line up at guard rail Hand plant jumps over guard rail and back x 30
2. Derkin walk the guard rail.
3. 10 burpees at the end.

Indian run back to the beginning shelter house. .75 mile. Very fast pace. I stopped to tie my shoe and was about 300 yards back by the time I looked up.
– WHAT’S UP BRO: 1 arm pull ups. On your 6, Feet against wall and pulling one arm of partner. 10 each arm. For the meatheads.
– 7 MINUTE ABS: crunchy frog x 20
– pulse ups x 20
– heels to the heaven x 20
– leg climbers x 20 each leg.

Mozy to the bottom lot near the hill.
Teamed up in groups of 2.

SET 1: combined…150 merkins, 10 hill runs
Each team could borrow reps from teammates. Team event. Any order
PROPS to RASH and TONY PACKO for the win.
Winner did side straddle hops while others
Did 10 – 8 count body builders in cadence. Props again to RASH and PACKO for joining in on the body builders.

SET 2: winning team (PACKO and RASH) had wait 20 seconds before they could begin
– bear crawl the lot x 4
– 4 backwards hill runs
– 40 Close grip push ups.

Ended at exactly 7:00. QIC determined that all were winners for finishing that workout.

I appreciate the killer effort by all PAX and hope everyone is enjoyed their well deserved day off. Always humbled to lead this group.

Band of Brothers BB

After 5 days far from the PAX encouraging the forming core of F3 Dayton #giveitaway

QIC: YHC: Bo Schembechler

PAX: Grovetucky, Crossgrain, Mogul, Jumper (weighted down), Francis, Ahhh, and Wildebeest

Time away can spur some creativity, this morning was no exception. YHC came ready to take full advantage of the warm air 66° and dry morning.

0530 gave some rendition of a disclosure, followed by a brief delay as YHC decided to move… Mosey started and white lights pulled in, circling back to find Mogul prepared to work the PAX did a slow short mosey to a gloomy corner of the soccer field.


SSH- ic x30

Copper Head squats- ic x20

Sun God’s – during instructions

Claps- ic x25

Merkins – sc x25

The Thang

Circled up in Plank, each member completed x3 Merkins in round robin fashion. Once completed they were to run the field to the outhouse, retrieve 2 (Dos) Bricks, and return to plank position.

Rinse and Repeat

Once each member of PAX had 3-4 bricks they were to assemble a platform.

Step ups – x25 each leg (50 count)

Side Step ups- x10 each leg (20 count)

Merkins- sc x20

YHC split 8 into 2 groups of 4… One group assembled across field while second group picked up bricks and with them pressed overhead marched them to the first group. This continued until 32 bricks had moved from point A to point B.

While moving first group completed multiple movements

Merkins- sc x25

Squats- x25

Brick press- x25

Tricep press- xburnout

Curls- x25

More stuff until group 2 completed task.

Groups switched positioning and first group moved bricks from point B back to Point A while group 2 completed unknown amount of similar movements until all bricks had been returned.

Once task was Complete PAX re assembled in Plank position and completed x3 Merkins in round robin fashion grabbed 2 bricks and returned them to area around outhouse.

Once returned PAX assembled a bucket line and passed bricks to be stacked. Upon completion PAX assembled for x30 SSHs to punch the clock at 0615.

As always an honor to lead, be pushed, and challenged by the PAX.

Our hearts are broken and prayers are strong for the family of Jerome Gonzalez who passed during the Joe Warner GoRuck Heavy at Ft. Bragg this past week.


Bo Schembechler