Date: 5/7/2019 Q.I.C.: Abraham The PAX: Sparty, Bluegrass, Hose, Decaf, Fieri, Omaha, Mr. Chow, Iceman, CatDaddy, Hardback (a.k.a. Soft Batch), Flipper, Airball, Vega, Tater, Chainsaw, Altar Boy, Abraham Conditions: Kinda nice. Low 60s, a little humid, but not bad. The Q took his life into his own hands this morning. Pulled up to our A.O. […]Read more "Accelerating #Swampskeg"
Date: 2/23/2019 Q.IC.: Abraham The PAX: Iceman, Airball, Cat Daddy, Buttermaker, Bluegrass, Sniff, Abraham Okay, so maybe somebody dropped #2 son James, a.k.a. Splinter, on his head when he was a baby (and if somebody did it wasn’t me, so how can I be blamed?). No telling why he is the way he is, but […]Read more "They Complained (well, sorta)"
Date: 1/14/19 Q.I.C.: Abraham The PAX: Sniff, Abraham, CatDaddy Conditions: Chilly but dry. Mid 30s By now you know the #LapDawg. It’s the run around the block with a weight vest workout, stopping at every corner to do either merkins or LBCs. That’s pretty much it. Thing is, it sucks. It’s hard. Makes you tired. […]Read more "#LapDawg – It’s Still a Thang"
Date: 1/8/19 Q.I.C.: Abraham The PAX: Pusher, Vega, Iceman, Cold Call, Buttermaker, Cat Daddy, Sniff, Air Ball, Bluegrass, Abraham Conditions: Perfect. 52, dry, no wind. Perfect. A new workout was introduced to the men of #swampskeg this morning: The LapDawg. It’s similar to the muthaship in Charlotte, the Bull in Columbia, and the ER in […]Read more "The LapDawg Debuts – and the PAX Hate IT!"
Date: 12/15/18 Q.I.C.: Abraham The PAX: IceMan, Cat Daddy, Bluegrass, Abraham Conditions: Swampy, 60ish, light rain YHC tried to pump this one up by sending out a challenging/encouraging Group Me text the day before in hopes of rallying the troops so we could have good attendance. Well, that didn’t work. But we had quality. Man, […]Read more "Wetter & Better"
Date: 12/1/18 Q.I.C.: Abraham The PAX: Vega, Iceman, Sniff, Bluegrass, Cat Daddy, Airball, Abraham Perfect conditions & a beautiful sunrise (God is such a showoff) greeted the Magnificent Seven who gathered in the gloom despite the fact that they already knew who was Qing the workout and what YHC was planning. But, in the immortal […]Read more "The Magnificent Seven"
Date: 11/3/18 Q.I.C.: Abraham The PAX: Bluegrass, Hose, Vega, Airball, Abraham Kotters to . . . (wait for it) . . . YHC. Yep, been gone for a week getting some work done and it was good to be back. YHC arrived early and ready to get after it. 4 other’s posted too, which means […]Read more "Ladders, Suicides, 6 Corners, & a Meth Deal"
Date: 10/23/18 Q.I.C.: Abraham The PAX: Airball, Bluegrass, Decaf, Sniff, Pusher, Hi-test, Fieri, Cold Call, Buttermaker, Ice Man, Hose, Lil’ Bit, Cat Daddy, Abraham Conditions: Pefect. About 50, low humidity, no wind Does YHC really deserve the “Angry Preacher” moniker? Isn’t he just a warm fuzzy fur ball that loves the world and everything in […]Read more "#Swampskeg at a Crossroads"
Date: 9/22/18 Q.IC.: Abraham The PAX: Hose, Omaha, Iceman, Cat Daddy, Airball, Bluegrass, Abraham Conditions: Nice, but dewey (which actually mattered) YHC is old enough to remember when Chicago was an up and coming rock band making hits like Saturday in the Park. I wish they were still making hits. I’d commission them to write Saturday in […]Read more "Who Brought the Ankle Weights?"
Date: 8/25/2018 Q.I.C.: Vega The PAX: Airball, Ice Man, Hi-test, Decaf, Mr. Chow, Fieri, Bluegrass, Omaha, Buttermaker, Cat Daddy, Pusher, Hose, Squealer, Sniff, Cold Call, Abraham, Vega Conditions: Pretty nice for an August morning in Manning A year ago Manning was a nice little town. Quiet. Peaceful. No cults roaming the streets in the gloom. […]Read more "#Swampskeg 1st Anniversary Convergence"