Week of September 9-15

Sunday, September 9, 2018 7 AM Mindful Lifting, Mahler Symphony #2 in C Minor 8 AM Conditioning Class, 8×8 and “Helen” Monday, September 10, 2018 Warmup (10 min): 3 rounds of 8-12 goblet squats, 5-8 ball slams (40/20), :30 bike or row Strength (30...

Updated Strength Work for 2018-2019 School Year

We’re going back to our 5/3/1 strength programming for the upcoming school year.  This is great news: come in and every set is planned out for you to make lifting simpler, easier, and to maximize your time on the platform.  For those unfamiliar with 5/3/1,...

Week of Sept 2-8

Sunday, Sept 2, 2018 7 AM Mindful Lifting, Big Star, Third/Sister Lovers 8 AM Conditioning Class Monday, Sept 3, 2018–off for Labor Day Tuesday, Sept 4, 2018–6:30, 9:30, 12, 5:30 Open Gyms Wednesday, Sept 5, 2018 Goal: Set Training Maxes for Squat and...
Act As If

Act As If

This entry is an act of defiance. The voice in my head tells me that no one needs another email, that I’m just some dude in a small town and hey, who really gives a shit what I have to say?  If I really mattered, if my words carried any weight, wouldn’t I...
Davy Jones’ Locker

Davy Jones’ Locker

In one of my favorite novels, Richard Ford’s The Sportswriter, the title character bemoans a hypothetical novelist’s “clanking, obligatory trip into the Davy Jones’ locker of the past.”  What’s done is done, right? And yet, many of...
The Bedtime Story

The Bedtime Story

This will probably be a familiar story for busy parents.  At the end of the day yesterday, my younger son and I were sitting downstairs in our ‘person’ cave.  (It’s 2018, after all.)  He is a night owl, which is at turns hilarious and enervating....