Columbia – Battle

Battle Battles Atascadero

11 PAX converged at AC Flora for the first Battle of 2019. This was YHC’s first battle Q after a few previous hurricane-related postponements and hopefully the PAX were not disappointed. Conditions: 46 and breezy, no rain! Excellent workout weather The Thang: Grab some pavers for the second half of the workout and drop them …

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On like Donkey Kong

Battle is an experience not matched at any other AO.  It had been a while since YHC had been attended, and 5 minutes into the workout YHC realized how much he’d missed.  Battle guys are not normal human beings.  They’re a little nuts (as is YHC) and crazy loves company.  This past weekend 13 crazies …

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F3 Columbia Homecoming Tailgate

The Details Date: Saturday, 10/27/18 Time: 2:30pm – 7:30pm What to Bring:  Something, preferably finger foods or dessert (I also really enjoy pigs in a blanket, wink wink).  This event is also BYOB.  McLovin and Bubbles has graciously allowed us to use their spot for tailgate and we can’t be drinkin all their beer. #therewillbechicken Who:  Everyone, M’s and 2.0’s, …

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Field of Dreams?

Maybe Field of Nightmares is more appropriate. As of this writing, YHC is still sore from this most recent unpleasantness! Here’s what went down… Conditions: Football Weather! The Thang Splinter up first with a Tabata from hell Mosey to the football field and get a lap. 5 Tabata Rounds of Merkins then sprint to the …

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The 3 Amigos

Short and sweet.  Lots of bricks, hills, and Prowlers.  Here’s what we did: Conditions – 69 degrees, pleasant overall, very wet field The Thang Misfire Grab the bricks Mosey to Falcon Dr hill Quick ab COP 25 big boys 25 iron cross 25 Russian twists Hill work on Falcon Dr 1stround Sprint 1/3 up hill …

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Weekly Battle Beatdown

YHC waited so long to get to the backblast to try and keep from reliving this workout.  It was hot, humid, exhausting, miserable, and every other adjective that a normal Battle workout is.  Here is what happened. Minion Mosey to the Battle Loop Partner Dora at the Battle Loop: While Partner 1 runs the loop, …

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Battle Report 7/14/18

Summer in full swing doesn’t bode well for any battlers. Q phenomenon only lasts while you are  actually calling excercises, as was evident today.   10 merkins, 10 squats, 10 LBC x2 up to 14 of each excercises (1 minute each round 10 total) Ladder- Bear crawl -15 squats, monkey humpers, LBCs Crab Wall back- …

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Battle on Tour

Another Saturday at #Battle where limits are pushed, sanity is questioned and the #DRP is served in a manner akin to drinking water from a fire hydrant. This week featured Battle on location at Finlay Park in honor of the anniversary of The Mission. With new locales to explore, the question had to be asked …

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Solo Battle Q

YHC has missed Battle for the last few weeks based on gaining more miles on the weekends. Rotation was up for a Co-Q with Misfire, but he has a back injury that kept him grounded. There is a reason Battle uses a CO-Q approach, and the Pax demand all out intensity for the full hour. …

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Battling on Rutland

Another Saturday at #Battle where limits are pushed, sanity is questioned and the #DRP is served in a manner akin to drinking water from a fire hydrant. This week featured a return home of one of F3 Columbia’s finest, morning fog, questionable decisions and an #IrishGoodbye. With both YHC and his co-Q, who each tend …

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