Three Lifting Cues I Use for Tango I started dancing tango about 7 months ago. I had done a bit in college, something like 5 years ago, but not enough to really count. I was never a great dancer, in … Continue reading Three Powerlifting Cues I Use for Tangoing
I signed up last week to compete in a fencing tournament on May 1st. Since then I’ve been contemplating how to approach the tournament. I haven’t done any fencing competitions for 2+ years. I’ve gained a lot of sophistication and … Continue reading Fencing Tournament Physical and Nutritional Preparation
The last few months have been frustrating physically for me. I injured my back a long time ago (December 2009). After doing physical therapy at 3 different places, getting an epidural shot, and working with a few different trainers, I’m still pretty clueless as to what to do. I have an aggravated nerve in my lower back that flares up during a number of activities, most notably while sitting and after working out. Well, I sit all day at work (although I recently acquired a standing desk, which helps). Because of all this sitting, my back stays in pain for … Continue reading Rebooting and the 100 Push-up Program
Check it out, I got my a picture of me (looking really haggard) featured in my gym’s post for the day. Check it out on the Dogtown Crossfit site. Not only that, but I had a good day of lifting today. Starting off the day with a 200lb hang power clean PR was pretty awesome. Continue reading Look I’m famous!