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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]

What Blogging in 2020 Feels Like

Remember that scene in the movie Titanic (spoiler ahead) when the ship started going down? The passengers were racing to get off the ship, but the musicians accepted their fate, sat back down, and kept playing music. That is what … [continue reading]

A Lead in the War Against the Common Cold

Another December, another cold.

The genesis of this blog ever discussing health-related topics goes back to June of 2007. I was still in San Diego and I had 2 brutal colds back to back. I wanted to solve the riddle. … [continue reading]

The Gift of Being Gluten-Intolerant or Celiac (if you accept it)

As someone that has had to give up gluten twice now, I want to share some wisdom with those of you that are having to deal with this issue.

STOP TRYING TO REPLACE YOUR GLUTEN BASED DIET WITH THE … [continue reading]