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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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health news
August 5, 2008

Epidemic or Crisis?

In this article, parents are now going to receive letters if their children are obese in the UK. Okay, great. That’s a start. But at the bottom of the article…

P90X
August 4, 2008

P90X Pro Edition

Oh, wait, it already is the pro edition. Just how much more legitimacy could anyone want? This is from the Philadelphia Enquirer: David Akers gets a kick from new regimenBy…

challenges
August 3, 2008

Epic Dreaming

I’m supposed to be asleep so that I’m fresh enough to climb decent tomorrow but, instead, I find myself pouring over maps and all fired up about my latest concoction….

climbing
July 30, 2008

No Star Tuesdays

Being a sort who’s enjoys scruffy climbing I was pretty psyched to hear about No Star Tuesdays. I wanted to join Zac and the crew this week but it just…

One on One
July 28, 2008

Life After P90X

I spent the last few weeks just riding and climbing–no other training at all. Since my training is all to support a myriad of sports I don’t have the same…

cycling
July 22, 2008

Supplements, Dope, and The Tour, Part II

I’m officially bored of this topic. Well, I’m not really. It’s fascinating. But I’m ready for the cycling news to be about racing and training. It’s getting better, for sure….