Monthly Archives: February 2007

injury
February 28, 2007 posted by

Finally Missed a Day of Training

So I’ve blown my goal of training every day this year. I got the flu, and after one day of attempting to moderately exercise to stay on track I was…

training
February 28, 2007 posted by

Feb Training Update

More base training. Unfortunately, my streak of training daily came to an end due to a quick bout with the flu. Ultimately, it was a decent month of adding to…

challenges
February 20, 2007 posted by

The Hardest Endurance Events on the Planet

“Grown men also cry.”– Jeffery Lebowski “You look like you need your ass kicked.”– Some guy named Chuck, in a bar There are times in life when hard just doesn’t…

personal
February 16, 2007 posted by

Victory and Why You Matter

We tend to feel insignificant when it comes to policy issues. This is why we shouldn’t. In the legal battle in San Diego county over climbing access the climbers have…

crossfit
February 10, 2007 posted by

Gym Jones

At the climbing gym the other night, a friend asked if I knew Mark Twight and sent my to his training facility’s page: Gym Jones Twight is famously a completely…

drugs
February 10, 2007 posted by

Trust Your Local Pharmaceutical Company

I really see no need for comment. More fun from Big Pharma, courtesy of Dr. Jay Rowen, MD. Inventing a Disease You’ve got to admire the chutzpah of the marketers…

drugs
February 10, 2007 posted by

New Diet Pill

This goes into the Friday dump, since that’s pretty much were it belongs: Diet Pill okay’d by FDA Funny thing is, you don’t even have to read the fine print….

challenges
February 10, 2007 posted by

The Hardest Endurance Events on the Planet

After receiving some feedback, here’s what I’ve come up with as the hardest recreational endurance events in the world. My definition of recreational is that anyone may enter. You may…

training
February 7, 2007 posted by

Groundhog Day

So some rodent named Phil doesn’t see his shadow (nice ‘stache, btw) and, voila, it’s instantly spring around here. I’m surprised the Bush administration hasn’t blamed Phil and his kind…