Monthly Archives: September 2012

Can I Workout Today?

I love Tuesdays.  For me Tuesday is like everyone else’s Sunday because, as un-conventional as it is, it’s a regularly scheduled “day off” for me.  I know, that was all sorts of confusing, so let me try to clarify. I don’t have a standard weekend like most people. I work on Saturday (and sometimes even… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 9/11/12

I don’t like to be that guy who makes excuses, but there are some legit reasons why I wasn’t able to post a blog yesterday (and for that matter, why my blogging frequency may subside a bit within the next few weeks). On top of my normal writing demands and some smallish projects I have… Read more

Science For Smart People

In the strength and conditioning world, you generally have two camps:  those who base everything they do – from exercise selection, what order they place said exercises in, # of set/reps they prescribe, even rest periods – off of what some scientist or researcher has to say on the matter. I can respect that.  Truly,… Read more

Hold On For a Bigger Deadlift

I have a special treat for everyone today.  Anyone who’s read this blog for any length of time knows I have a special place in my heart for three things: Beef jerky (or any form of dead animal flesh, really), Star Wars, and deadlifts. Today I have a guest post by Adam T. Glass. Adam is… Read more

Ready to Kickass In the Gym?

I’m back! Yesterday was Labor Day, and for those who don’t live in the US, it’s basically a made up holiday that marks the un-official end to summer (and for the fashion police out there, the end of wearing anything white**). More importantly, for us Americans, Labor Day serves another, more meaningful purpose.  And that’s… Read more