Lido Shuffle

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It was a wonderful morning with just a sprinkle of rain in the air.  1000% humidity and it wouldn’t take long to get the boys sweating.  Papa Smurf jumped out of the 4 Runner, planted the flag and we were off! Mosey past the 1 Gladiator performing impeccable Burpees while the instructor in charge sat […]

Make It Happen

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THE MESSAGE – “MAKE SH*T HAPPEN” ” IF YOU DON’T GO AFTER WHAT YOU WANT, YOU’LL NEVER HAVE IT. IF YOU NEVER ASK, THE ANSWER IS ALWAYS NO. IF YOU NEVER TAKE A STEP FORWARD, YOU’RE ALWAYS IN THE SAME PLACE.”     7 PAX POSTED ITG FOR A HUMID WEDNESDAY MORNING BEATDOWN BY YOURS […]

Bridge to Somewhere

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6 men descended on the Badlands with run day on their minds.   QIC was not secretive about the plan.  This would be a bridge suicide day, but the theme was Bridge to Somewhere as opposed to the more commonly used Bridge to Nowhere.   QIC encouraged the PAX to find those bridges to somewhere and use […]

How are You Running the Race?

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YHC awoke early and ventured down to Badlands excited to see who he could see…5 brave PAX ventured out ITG to jump start their weekend… Warm – O – Rama SSH – in cadence Michael Phelps  – in cadence LBAC – front and back – in cadence Hillbillies – in cadence Reacher – in cadence […]

The Power of Now

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4 Pax showed up this morning at the Pool Party eagerly awaiting a beatdown.  This was only my second Q, and YHC definitely did not want to disappoint the faithful PAX that regularly post.  Once again, I was hoping the PAX would not like the workout, which ironically makes the PAX like the workout!  I […]

So, F3 works.

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Tuesdays are run days in the Badlands. 4 men ventured out for a simple, yet challenging run in the early morning humidity. We even had a Jumanji sighting in the Badlands. It was impressive to see him run 4+ miles with latte in hand. Over the last 3+ months, I have not been able to […]

Poker Run – The Badlands

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14 PAX gathered ITG for the Inaugural Badlands Poker Run After taking a moment to recognize the significance of June 6th (D-DAY), we got down to business.. WARM-UP (IC) SSH x 10 Michael Phelps x 10 LBAC Forward x10 LBAC Backwards x10 THE THANG PAX divided into 4 teams, and where given 1 of 5 […]

156,000 Men Waiting…

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On the eve of the greatest battle perhaps in the history of mankind, 156,000 Allied troops slept knowing that the fate of the whole world was in their hands…their WHY was simple. Defeat Hitler and make him account for his atrocities. Ours can be simple as well but we can make them complicated. The Q’s […]