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  • Home Climbing System: Old School Meets New Science »

    Even though I have one of the best climbing gyms in the country a five-minute bike ride from my house, a home training system is important given my busy lifestyle….

  • Evaluating Altitude & Breath Training »

    I was recently asked to evaluate the Training Mask, along with other altitude training devices and realized that, while I’ve been playing with breathing exercises for most of my life, I’ve…

  • Do Studies Still Mean Anything? »

    “We would never publish it, because then our competition would have it.” I wasn’t shocked when I heard this the other day. It made sense but, for some reason, I’d…

  • The Process »

    Looks like I’m going to have to migrate the site to another platform, or something, but in the mean time I’ll keep posting and maybe I’ll figure out what all…

  • Memory Lane: Joshua Tree Highballs »

    Second test post, with a nice climbing vid. Spent last weekend in Josh,  where I learned to climb in the 80s. The changes were not minor. “This is an entire…

  • Drink Coffee, Live Longer »

    Sorry for the infrequent and lack of depth in posts lately. I’ve been losing a hacking war, mainly because I haven’t had time to deal with it. But I may…

  • The John Gaskins Interview: 20 Years In Waiting »

    I’ve been waiting more than 20 years for this interview. Ever since David “Belt” Potter (aka The Reverend Speefnarkle) stopped reading climbing magazines until they honored his “Where’s the John…

  • Do You Really Need A Recovery Week? »

    This is the recovery week on the BODathon schedule and I’m pretty happy to be getting less sore. Training’s going well, perhaps very well, but without a full stock of blood…

  • BODathon Training For Sports »

    The BODathon is a intensive training program I set up for Beachbody CEO Carl Daikeler so he could train for something big in his limited time. Read more about it…

  • Ballistics, Blood & Biomechanics »

    Patience. It’s not my favorite word. While I work very hard at it when it comes to how I treat others, that interests wanes when it comes to myself. This…

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December 22, 2008

Road Trip

Man, the Internet can be a great tool. I lived most of my life on the road in the early 90s. During this time I climbed in about 20 countries…

Beachbody
December 17, 2008

Shaun T and Steve on Blog Talk Radio

I’ll be on Blog Talk Radio on Thursday night, 7PM Eastern Time, with Hip Hops Abs creator Shaun T and host Andrea Garrison. Check it out: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/onlinewithandrea/2008/12/19/Hip-Hop-Abs-with-Shaun-T This link will…

Beachbody
December 17, 2008

ChaLEAN Extreme

We’ve just released a new workout program that’s different than anything that’s ever been on the market. Turbo Jam creator Chalene Johnson has, essentially, taken personal training home. Her new…

training
December 14, 2008

Training Camps

Lately I’m just posting what my friend Sam sends to me. This is a pretty good article on off-season conditioning for professional cyclists from the NY Times. Majorca Training Camp…

challenges
December 13, 2008

10 in 10

I had planned on altering my birthday challenge goals as the year progressed. I’m may downgrade a few of my goals but, first, I’m going to upgrade one. Riding the…

ABC Training
December 8, 2008

A-B-Cs of Training, Part III

Let’s take a look at my current phase of training. It’s 5-week block, will be followed by a transitional week, and then another 4-5 week block. Each block of training…

ABC Training
December 5, 2008

A-B-Cs of Training, Part II

For part II we’ll take a look at how to construct a training cycle. When designing a training cycle you consider three main factors: your goals, your limitations (injuries mainly),…