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Ladies Lifting Heavy!

Long time no blog! I’m sorry about that, life has been going 100 miles a minute in this neck of the woods. Quick mini update and then lets jump into today’s topic!! 904 more words


I'm Not Skinny: And That Is Okay

“You’re SO skinny these days!!”

“Of COURSE, YOU’RE not going to eat that…” followed by a sigh.

“What have you been doing?!” while looking me up and down. 996 more words

Battling The Inner Demons

WOD 2/13/2015

Skill: Jerk drills

Front Squat-Jerk

Work to a heavy single

Strength Day

Ripped Rule: Get Off the Ego Crack and Stop Using a Spotter, Damn It.

This morning at the gym a nice guy came over, unsolicited, to spot my back squat today. I like this guy, but he actually grasped my lats and assisted me through the lift. 378 more words


CrutchFit; The Problem with the CrossFit Craze

Like everything in life, fitness comes in fads.  The steroid of the 70s, took us to the “Let’s Get Physical” Olivia Newton John era of the 80’s, which ushered us into the Taebo Fitness era of the 90’s. 598 more words


Why Tabata Won't Make You Strong or Lean (And Why You're Probably Doing It Wrong Anyway)

In case you’ve never heard of it, Tabata is a form of HIIT that requires 20 seconds of ultra high intensity exercise to be followed by 10 seconds of rest and repeated eight times. 704 more words