Tag: gym

No Longer a Gym Germaphobe

I was just thinking today at the gym on how I no longer worry about catching some germ during my workouts. For a few years it was a concern of mine. From the post My 10 Gym Tips For 2010[continue reading]

The Mentor Workout

Due to my headache struggles this summer, the intensity of my workouts hasn’t been as high as I’d liked. However, this morning I felt great. The gym wasn’t crowded or too warm and an idea for a workout just came … [continue reading]

Rambling Thoughts About Gym Survivorship

How can you tell without any prior knowledge which members of the gym are good or poor role models? Look for the survivors that are successful. Success is someone who is both lean and muscular (drug-free). The cardio area is … [continue reading]

Caloric Nonsense at the Glitter Gym

While at my Glitter Gym, the gym paused the soccer mom workout music for an important announcement. It was a professionally made audio clip encouraging members to sign up for some nonsensical aerobic class, because it burned lots of calories[continue reading]

My 10 Gym Tips For 2010

It just pains me to see well intentioned people enter the gym just after the New Year and make the same mistakes year after year. Some last a month or two. Most will fail and sadly, most will blame themselves … [continue reading]

Tall Guys and the Bench Press Solution

Of all the gym exercises, the bench press is the one that has been the most challenging. Tall ectomorphs have long arms and small wrists. Getting under a decent amount of weight and pushing it straight up is tough. Guys … [continue reading]