Seasons

This is about music, but really it’s about success. I miss David Letterman–for many reasons, not least because his show featured some remarkable musical performances. Here’s one from five years ago: Future Islands doing “Seasons” Whether...

Week of November 17-23

Monday, November 18, 2019 Warmup (10 min): 3 rounds of 10 light goblet squats, 5 unweighted split squats/side, 15 band pullthroughs, 12 KB swings Strength (20 min): 6 rounds a) Squat 40-60% x 2-4 reps, work speed *Level 1 warmup set then 5×5 at current work...

Why We Do What We Do

It’s been about a year since we moved into our newer, bigger, much shinier facility.  The passage of time is occasion for reflection and that can be great and weighty in equal measure.  When things are cooking with gas, I can’t imagine ever wanting to do...

Week of October 13-19

Monday, October 14, 2019 Warmup (10 min): 3-4 rounds 10 Shoulder Dislocates (Band/PVC), 5-10 Banded Overhead Squats, 10 Bench “Ys” (of IYT fame) Strength (30 min): 6 rounds a) Pause Squat,30%, 40%, 50% x 5, 60% x 3-4, 70% x 2-3, 80% x 1-3 (leave 1 in tank)...
How To Start A New Workout Routine

How To Start A New Workout Routine

When you own a gym, you get used to answering one question: How do I get in shape?  Or, how do I start working out?  Or, what should I do when I go to the gym? The answer: it depends.  (This is always the answer!) But because I’m asked this question most often...
Back To School: How Can I Hack My Fitness?

Back To School: How Can I Hack My Fitness?

Looking at Quora’s list of the most common gym-related questions, we see that “how can I hack my fitness?” is a biggie.  It’s understandable.  In this day and age, we are conditioned to look for quick fixes and magic bullets.  Social media and...