Pull Ups

horse sh*t.

How I love the Deadlift. who knew this would be the case. Especially if you read one of my older posts from 1972. Where my working Deadlift weight was 125 lbs. If ever inspiration was needed, must remember it’s really quite… Read More ›

Work.

“I like work: it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours.” ― Jerome K. Jerome For today’s WOD, three separate, 8 minute AMRAPs. WOD: I. 8 Minute AMRAP: 10 Wallballs 5 Handstand Pushups Rest 4 Minutes Completed: 6 rounds plus… Read More ›

No Pressure.

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” ― Confucius I grind my teeth when I sleep. The dentist gave me a mouth guard. It helps, but I don’t always wear it. It’s not very… Read More ›

Tabata

“The love, born of beauty was not mine; I had nothing in common with it: I could not dare to meddle with it, but another love, venturing diffidently into life after long acquaintance, furnace-tried by pain, stamped by constancy, consolidated… Read More ›

Dealifts!

WOD: I. Deadlift 3 x 10 Completed: @ 135lbs., then 155lbs., then 175lbs. The goal was to work up to approx. 70% of 1 Rep Max. Last I tested, my 1 Rep Max is 225lbs. The 10 reps at 175lbs. seemed… Read More ›

Friday Night Fights

Nothing like a little friendly competition to get the blood moving. Friendly. Damnit. I’m a competitive person. Call it growing up in a large family with lots of older male siblings, I don’t know. But, when the Team WoD’s come… Read More ›

Saturday Mornings

“Ever notice how ‘What the hell’ is always the right answer?” ― Marilyn Monroe Some Saturday mornings you just want to stay home and drink your coffee and sink into the knowing that you just don’t have to go anywhere. This morning… Read More ›

It’s About.

“You are not your job, you’re not how much money you have in the bank. You are not the car you drive. You’re not the contents of your wallet. You are not your fucking khakis. You are all singing, all… Read More ›