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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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P90X
June 17, 2008

Block III

My legs were pretty cooked from yesterday’s adventure so I began the third 90x block with Back & Biceps and now I’m so pumped that my arms are swollen up…

BAM – A Race Report
races
June 16, 2008

BAM – A Race Report

Since Tony likes to say “bam”, it seems fitting that it would be the name of my first event during this round of 90X. My friend Mike told me recently…

nutrition
June 12, 2008

Diet

I haven’t been too strict with diet over the course of the program. But since I always eat decently my results are progressing just fine. For the next two weeks,…

Beachbody
June 12, 2008

Thanks Tony

Actually it’s thanks Beachbody, which you’ll find here on our wedding site, but since this thread is about P90X I thought I’d throw some extra love Tony’s way for contributing…

P90X
June 9, 2008

Dilemmas Of A Weekend Warrior

The main problem with being an advanced weekend warrior is that even when you’re in shape for one sport you’re out of shape for another. Since I cycle my sports…

P90X
June 5, 2008

Things Are Startin’ To Stretch

Bagged Yoga today after the first few sun salutations and popped in X Stretch instead. I’m still tired and what I really needed today was a thorough stretching session. It…

P90X
June 4, 2008

Core Synergistics

I generally find this to be one of the more fun workouts in the 90x arsenal but yesterday it destroyed me. This is the sign of a good workout. One…