Foundations Back in the mid-70s, when I first caught the incurable iron flu, training 6 days a week was commonplace. The intensity and modalities varied according to one’s ability to recover (What I now call the Wave and Weave method), but 2 hours a day, 6 days a week was, well… standard fare. All was… [More…]
People are fat and out of shape for a myriad of reasons. But those who are fit, lean and vibrant are so for ONE reason and one reason only: they consistently follow a species-appropriate diet and lifestyle.
What 40+ years in the iron game has taught me about entrepreneurship.
“What does following in the footsteps of everyone else get you? It gets you to exactly the same conclusions as everyone else.” — Ryan Holiday From warm-up to drop-off; 3 sets, 9 reps, done… I’m obviously utilizing ARXFit equipment here, well… because it’s awesome, and I have access to it. I employ this same idea, though,… [More…]
“A map is not the territory it represents, but, if correct, it has a similar structure to the territory, which accounts for its usefulness.” — Alfred Korzybski That above quote from Alfred Korzybski is one of my all-time favorites. And it carries all the punch of a profound spiritual metaphor if you meditate on the… [More…]
“I was always honest about my weak points. This helped me grow. I think it’s a key to success in everything: be honest, know where you’re weak; admit it.” — Arnold Schwarzenegger If you follow my training log over at the TTP Facebook group (and you should!) you’ll see the cornerstone of my training is done… [More…]
“We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.” – Anais Nin So on the heels of my All HIIT / HIIRT, All the Time? post, this: a post about nailing a HIIT / HIIRT workout. Because the training life is (or ought to be!) like that. Waving intensities, weaving modalities; for… [More…]
“I will either find a way or make one.” – Hannibal Not that I didn’t absolutely love it when I was training athletes, mind you — because I did. There is just something thoroughly intoxicating about “putting spinners on a Bentley”. And I totally respect those who treat that craft with the respect of a true… [More…]
Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad. – Miles Kington As this is somewhat a continuation of my Muscular Failure, Akhilandeshvari, and the Hypertrophy Response post, I’ll again (as I did there) lead with the punchline: slight genetic variation manifests in wildly different response to environmental… [More…]
“Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.” – Victor Hugo I find so many correlations between sports, successful training and a successful entrepreneurial life. “Individuals play the game, teams win championships” is something that ID Life CEO Logan Stout is fond of saying. Simple, but… [More…]