Tag: wisdom

The High Road

This will be a quick post describing what happened after I ended the Tales From the Glitter Gym series in January after getting linked from Metafilter and receiving a huge amount of negative feedback. I was planning on ending the … [continue reading]

My Bench Press Sucks and I Don’t Care

I’m going to share my dark embarrassing secret. My bench press sucks!

Since I started lifting weights in 1994, there have only been three periods where I could bench more than my weight. And then I could only muster up … [continue reading]

Half the Ideas in this Blog Are Probably Wrong

I just finished reading The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature by Matt Ridley. It is an excellent book on the economics of sex from a genetic point of view. I’m not going to review the book, … [continue reading]

High Intensity Exercise is the Espresso of Weight Training

When it comes to coffee, my favorite drink for years has been espresso. No milk, no sugar. To me and others, espresso represents coffee at its ultimate potential. When I’m hosting an event for the Coffee Club of Seattle[continue reading]

Strength and Fitness For a Lifetime

Last week Fred Fornicola from Premiere Personal Fitness sent me a copy of his e-book Strength and Fitness For a Lifetime – How We Train to review.

Strength and Fitness For a Lifetime is a collection of older fitness enthusiasts … [continue reading]

Four New Books That I Can’t Wait To Read

Usually, I don’t mind waiting a few months or years to get my hands on a library copy of a book. Not right now though. Here are four books that either just came out or will be coming out before … [continue reading]