The title of this post is actually a quote from the irascible Mike Tyson. Now, Iron Mike may no doubt be as crazy as a shit house mouse, but there’s a hell of a lot of wisdom in that “punched in the face” statement. And I don’t even care if the original saying can be… [More…]
“All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.” – Francis of Assisi I’ve been asked a number of times to do this; a week’s-worth, dip-in-the-river of what I do in a week, workout-wise. Long time TTP readers can guess the caveats, here: No two weeks are ever the same…. [More…]
Controlling those elements that you can makes you Wolverine-like to those things you can’t.
It’s no secret — I love hill sprints. But you need to know what you’re training for to get the most use out of them.
The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. -Nelson Mandela Hmmm…that guy on the front row doesn’t look too concerned about missing a workout or three… So I have this love/hate thing going on with traveling, and maybe you do, too. You see, I love going… [More…]
“To know oneself, one should assert oneself.” – Albert Camus I’ve written in a prior post my thoughts on where supplementation fits in to my “four pillars” approach to health, fitness and wellbeing. I’ve also discussed the pros, cons and limitations of both properly designed assessments and blood panels and, citing my own Omega-3 level… [More…]
“The new source of power is not money in the hands of a few, but information in the hands of many.” – John Naisbitt So I turned 49 this weekend. Which, if my math is correct, marks my 38th year of actively pursuing strength and conditioning as way to better myself. And even before my… [More…]
“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt I’ve fielded some very good questions about the concepts of “Autoregulation” and “drop-off” lately, so I think I’ll dive into a little deeper explanation and elaborate on these ideas using a couple of actual workouts. I’ll also toss a couple of new… [More…]
“You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take.” – Wayne Gretzky Old school — Walter Payton, “Sweetness”, chargin’ the hills Here’s a workout that I and my good friend, Bryan Barksdale, knocked-out this week. What I’d like to cover are some of the various ways we can Autoregulate this very basic MetCon… [More…]
“What we’ve got here is, failure to communicate. Some men you just can’t reach. So you get what we had here last week, which is the way he wants it. Well, he gets it. I don’t like it any more than you men…..” Captain, Road Prison 36; Cool Hand Luke Ahhh, one of my all-time… [More…]