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Month: September 2011

Adventures in gymland

Sometimes I think there should be a sitcom called “Gym Rats” because of all the characters that find their way there. And I think this morning would qualify as an episode. So I arrive at the gym around 7:15 a.m., and as I step into the free weight area I see a couple working out […] Read more…

The WTF Workout

So apparently I have relatives that read my blog. And according to my father they have an issue with me cursing. Whatever. I don’t think I even curse that much. I’ve even tried to curtail it these past few posts…to be nice, or something. However I am not a fan of censorship. It was relayed […] Read more…

Farewell, Java

Dear Coffee, For the longest time I wholeheartedly believed that we were meant to be together. So it is with great sorrow that I must inform you that I’ve moved on. The past three days without you were not as difficult as I originally anticipated, and during that time I came to an important realization. […] Read more…

What does the way you workout say about you?

I recently became enamored with this article over at Stumptuous.com: Party Like It’s 1899: Physical Culture Interview with Craig Staufenberg. To give you the gist of it, “Craig Staufenberg is an author and illustrator who’s just released an ebook titled How to Live: A Manual of Sensible Physical Culture that focuses on the history and […] Read more…

A couple of lessons in humility

Lesson #1: Stop trying to be TUFF I like to lift heavy weights. But you probably already knew that. Heavy weights usually means lower reps. Keeping it in the 5-8 rep range is my favorite way to workout. So it is much to my chagrin when I must lower the amount of weight I lift […] Read more…