Another Badlands Milestone…

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July 16th , 2018 marked the first anniversary of Ponte Vedra’s Badlands AO. And what a year it has been… YHC recounted the following stats to 33 HIM (record attendance!)  who posted in honor of their collective achievements in a pre- beatdown BOM: By the numbers…52 weeks of F3 = 150 workouts per person = […]

Dialing it in…or Phoning it in?

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YHC was awed at the eager anticipation of 13 men who greeted him in anticipation of the Badlands RUN day. They were forewarned of the RUN, asked to bring their RUNning shoes, and give ample opportunity to forego the RUN before we departed on said pre- announced RUN. And yet…as brethren do…all put their best […]

Superman turns 80…

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June 30th ,  1938…Superman first appears in DC Comics! The original story of Superman relates that he was born Kal-El on the planet Krypton, before being rocketed to Earth as infant. Discovered and adopted by a farm couple from Kansas, the child is raised as Clark Kent, who became a reported for the Daily Planet. […]

Secret Agent Man

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“There’s a man who leads a life of danger. To everyone he meets he stays a stranger. With every move he makes another chance he takes. Odds are he won’t live to see tomorrow” (theme song for Danger Man, a British TV series broadcast as Secret Agent in the U.S. from 1964 to 1966) A […]


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Uniting in the bug- enriched gloom of  our Badlands abode, 7 men arose to renew and refocus through a Brogafest. Unfortunately, Brogamaster Bada Bing was MIA (on a much deserved respite in Boston). YHC, having limited yoga knowledge and even less flexibility, offered to lead the event. In preparation, he sought  the way of the […]

Cowboy or Shepherd?

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Anticipating a small crowd (…because ‘we hate running’), YHC was treated to the almost smiling faces of 12 men who managed to fight off the gripping fartsack. Talk of past and present injuries seems to dominate our pre-workout routine lately. Everybody’s had one, has one, or fears the next… YHC asked them a single question: […]

March Madness!

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March Madness!! While we contemplate basketball this time of year, “madness” can have an alternative definition—extremely foolish behavior. Matthew 18 says, “If a man has a hundred sheep and one of them goes astray, will he not leave the ninety-nine on the hills and go out to search for the one that is lost?” Madness […]