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...

Week of August 26-Sept 1

Sunday, August 26, 2018 7 AM Mindful Lifting, Aretha Franklin, I Never Loved a Man The Way I Loved You 8 AM Conditioning Class Monday, August 27, 2018 Warmup (10 min): Simple Seven x 2 Strength (30 min): 6-8 Rounds of Squat 40-50% x 2-3 *Level 1 5×5 Goblet Squat...
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...

Week of August 12-18

Sunday, August 12, 2018 7 AM Mindful Lifting, Lynyrd Skynyrd (Pronounced ‘Lĕh-‘nérd ‘Skin-‘nérd) 8 AM Conditioning Class, Strongman Circuit Monday, August 13, 2018 Warmup (10 min): 3-4 rounds of 10 second hip flexor stretch/side, 7-12 kb...
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....