Go Forth and Delight!

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In his sporadic viewing of the ceremony surrounding the farewell to George H.W. Bush, YHC was touched by the words of George W. Bush. His father had lived a truly monumental life, but what seemed to resonate most with W. was something well within the grasp of us all — H.W.’s devotion to his wife, […]

Find Your Motivation!

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Mileage goal today was a 5k, or ~ 3 miles, with most of this accumulated via a series of sprints intermixed with some calesthenics. And we’re off… Warm-up mile mosey Michael Phelps Hillbilly Dirty Dog AO for the heart of the workout was the second parking lot. The Pax gathered at one end, around an […]

Celebrate Good Times!

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In the fall of 1980, when YHC was just beginning his junior year at Miami Palmetto Senior High School, a seminal event rocked the world of disco, and, dare I say, funk music. One Robert Bell — better known then to the world as “Kool” — brought together the collective resources of his “Gang” and […]

Nothing Grows in the Comfort Zone

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YHC has found that at the advanced age of 54 — albeit, a young 54 — nervousness rarely visits him. Today was one of those occasions, however, as YHC was Q’ing his first Badlands Broga Beatdown. YHC had long resisted such a Q; with the flexibility of a two-by-four, yoga does not come easy to […]

Thunderstruck in the Badlands

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After a brief lightning delay this morning, Badlands got it rolling, with 14 intrepid Badlanders ready to run! Big salute to the Clydesdales who stuck with a workout long on short bursts of intensity and pushed themselves hard. #inspiring! And big thanks to my sound man, MixMaster McD, for providing the audio support for the […]

Avoiding Blisters

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YHC was surfing through the F3 Nation web site the other day and was reminded of the five principles that define an F3 workout. He wondered – has the pax committed this to memory? (YHC certainly had not, but then did so). YHC’s original plan was to spring a pop quiz on the unsuspecting pax […]

Climbing the Pyramids

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Quick BB today — gotta get to work!!! Welcome No FNGs Disclaimer Warm-Up Mosey around the parking lot a couple of times Mosey interrupted by the arrival of Mr. Yuk at roughly 5:33am. The Pax collectively wished Mr. Yuk good morning and then embarked on 10 burpees. Cotton Pickers – IC Side straddle hops – […]

Leave No Man Behind

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The soothing (not) sound of a faux klaxon horn emanating from YHC’s phone abruptly snapped him out of an enjoyable slumber at 4:49am sharp. Fumbling for the phone, YHC punched up the weather app and was delighted at the data: temperature a delicious 59 degrees, humidity a mere 62%, sunrise at 5:24am, and – wait […]