Is it true that it’s more about the journey than the destination? Sometimes the journey is painful, but the pain provides an opportunity for improvement.
I have spent the last 26 years getting strong, and now at 42 for the first time ever I’m obsessed with an endurance sport. I know some people think fitness is fitness but that’s like saying a defensive lineman can play hockey because if you’re an athlete, you can play all sports! Honestly I’ve competed […]
On the weekend around July 4th I was sitting at my son’s baseball tournament in Des Moines, Ia keeping the book. As his Cyclones 12U Red were playing in the Global World Series of youth baseball I saw these crazy people in tight clothing hop on bikes and take off like they were fleeing a […]
Just like you I too wake up in the morning with a bit more aches, pains, creaking and popping than I used to. Sometimes my warm up takes longer than the meat of the workout. Apparently, this is 40. I’d like to do the things the younger guys do in the gym but after eight […]
Remember playing outside in the backyard on a warm summer day with your real live friends and running inside for a big glass of Hi-C Ecto Cooler! The tasty green juice from a little tin barrel that needed two holes punched in the top. I remember riding my bike to school in the morning, home […]
Yesterday I had my second surgery in six months. In June they repaired a ruptured triceps in my right arm and today my left arm is in a cast from bicep repair surgery. Those closest to me know this one has been hard for me to deal with. I lost most of my summer recovering […]