Posts in "Off Topic"

Sometimes I get sick of teaching people how to squat correctly or convincing people that not benching 3x per week won’t start the Apocalypse. Sometimes I just want to talk about Beast Wars, food, or a recent movie I saw. This section is what I do so that I don’t have to assume a fake identity and start trolling random message boards.

Movie Review: Sully

Director Clint Eastwood’s (American Sniper, Mystic River, Million Dollar Baby) latest movie Sully is, ironically, not centered around a random guy with the last name Sullivan or some obscure neighborhood bar located in the outskirts of Boston. It centers around the real-life event surrounding USA Airways Flight 1549 piloted by Chelsey Sullenberger (Tom Hanks) and Jeff… Read more

The Secret to Getting Good At Anything

I’m not a good writer. In fact, I don’t consider myself a “writer” in the first place. I’m a strength coach who happens to have the ability to write sentences that don’t suck. Sometimes back to back; and sometimes including the proper usage of the semicolon. Full Disclosure: I don’t even know if I used… Read more

Day 15: The Best Copenhagen Day Ever!

Day 15: The Best Copenhagen Day Ever! I didn’t really sleep. There were a number of young and drunk people yelling and chanting early 2000’s hip hop outside of our hotel window. Tony didn’t hear it because: He is the best sleeper on earth He wears earplugs, which worked out to be smart in this… Read more

Day #14: Stockholm to Copenhagen

Note From Lisa: Sorry this is a day late! Tony and I had such an amazing last day in Copenhagen that once we got back to our hotel it was time for bed. More to come soon. Day 14: Stockholm to Copenhagen God Morgon! Tony and I were up, packed, and ready to head to… Read more

Day 13: Mayo, Salmon, Lebanese!

Day 13: Mayo, Salmon, Lebanese! With one full day in Stockholm only, we had a full itinerary! Tony wanted to get a lift in, so we found the nearest SATS gym, and had a good bench day together. NOTE from Tony: kudos to the staff at SATS Odenplan for their professionalism and general level of awesomeness…. Read more

Day 12: Stockholm

Day 12: Stockholm 5:00am Sharp! That’s when our alarms went off. We popped out of bed and headed down to the Oslo Central Station. Once on our 6:00am train, Tony and I settled in for a five hour ride to Stockholm. Here’s some photos of the view: Tony working diligently catching up on emails and… Read more

Day 11: More Rain in Oslo

Day 11: More Rain in Oslo! Today is Tony’s only full day and our last day in Oslo. We’ve got a full itinerary. Unfortunately, the weather is not cooperating at all. Nasty, serious rain, all day! But that didn’t stop us. We got up and went right to the gym (where Tony and Dean just… Read more

Day 10: A Rainy Day in Oslo

Day 10: A Rainy Day in Oslo Tony and I woke up bright, early, and ready for that insane breakfast. We hit the little gym at the hotel, and got downstairs in time for Tony to eat before heading out for Day 2 of the workshop. I managed to sneak a little photo of breakfast:… Read more