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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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What Makes Food More Or Less Bioavailable?
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May 14, 2014

What Makes Food More Or Less Bioavailable?

Following yesterday’s puff piece, I promised more heady stuff this week, so let’s start with a short post on bioavailibility of foods by my colleague, Denis Faye. He’s been busy…

3 Easy Steps To Weight Loss
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May 13, 2014

3 Easy Steps To Weight Loss

This week’s weight loss bloggery will contrast greatly. Today, it’s as simple as you can get. Thursday, not so much. We’ll kick it off some stuff “Duh Files” stuff, but…

The Basics Of Weight Loss
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May 8, 2014

The Basics Of Weight Loss

If I said I’d experienced a million successful weight loss stories I wouldn’t, technically, be lying.  As Beachbody’s “Director of Results,” I’ve seen a lot more than that. The actual…

Viva La Vie
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May 3, 2014

Viva La Vie

At the end of the month I get to climb in France. I’m excited. To answer why, check out this video. France is rad. Climbing there, even radder. Stay psyched,…

Peak Weight Month (aka last 10lbs)
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May 1, 2014

Peak Weight Month (aka last 10lbs)

Peaking, racing, fighting, competition, reunion, or whatever you want to qualify the part before “weight loss” with, the last ten pounds of is always the toughest. This month, The Straight…