• 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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September 18, 2008

Birthday Challenge Thoughts

It hasn’t been much of an athletic year but it’s time to start thinking about a challenge. My new page is up. It’s still in the works, so suggestions are…

September 18, 2008

The Tao of Running

sunset over SLC It seems I’m finally able to run again pain free. Last week, the dogs (Beata and Copper, who is just hangin’ out with us for a bit)…

September 12, 2008

Maybe We Need A Senior’s Tour

The return of the Texan is getting more press than the presidential race. Not only that, it seems to have prompted a slew of possible comebacks. Landis, Chechu, Beloki, Boogerd….

September 11, 2008

The Lance Chronicles

As most of my friends’ “cycling friend” I’ve been asked a lot about the Texan’s big return. I’ll comment further on but, in general, I’m psyched. I’ve already bet a…

September 8, 2008

Charging Like Madmen

The Eagles’ strength and conditioning coach is a big advocate of P90X. He talked to Tony after yesterday’s season opener, after the Eagles laid a can of whoop-ass on the…

August 31, 2008

The China Chronicles

not your typical half time entertainment. I’m back in the States—writing at 4:30 in the morning because my jet lag abatement plan got diverted by a flu I picked up…

August 23, 2008

One World. One Dream.

not exactly communist archecture This Olympics is being called China’s coming out party. After a 45 billion (yes, billion, with a b), one would expect that things might be a…

August 22, 2008

Kings Of The Beach

the block that got bigger and bigger “I don’t think they should even call it beach volleyball anymore,” said Jon. “Because it’s really sand volleyball. Beaches no longer come into…