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5 Gallon Blood Donation – Achievement Unlocked

Today, I made my 40th whole blood donation for the state of Washington. 40 pints works out to 5 gallons!

5 gallons blood

If an average-sized male has 12 pints of blood in their body, that means I’ve completely replaced mine 3 times … [continue reading]

Pavel’s Quick & Dead vs HIT

Greg left an interesting comment on the post Notes on Pavel’s – The Quick and the Dead that I felt deserved its own post. I might need some help from the HIT experts as I have not kept up with … [continue reading]

We Used to be Neighbors

Every 10,000 miles, I take my car over to my neighborhood Jiffy Lube for an oil change. It usually takes 12-14 months to hit that marker. I don’t mind going, in fact, I enjoy the fact knowing that I’ll be … [continue reading]

Notes on Pavel’s – The Quick and the Dead

Pavel published a new book last year titled The Quick and the Dead – Total Training for the Advanced Minimalist. After his appearance on Joe Rogan recently, I discovered a copy in my local library.

In this post, I will … [continue reading]

Fitness Mentors Then and Now

I thought I would do a post on the history of people that have most influenced me on fitness.

Dave Scott and Mark Allen

When I was in high school, I recall seeing the Ironman on TV. It was the … [continue reading]

You Look Too Thin

On two occasions I have been told: “You look too thin” or “You looked too thin”.

Once was in 2012 and the other time was early 2018. The first time I heard it, I sort of panicked. Whereas some people … [continue reading]