A Case For Trying New Things: My First Cyclocross Race

Is there something that you’re interested in, but have yet to try? Maybe it’s because there isn’t a ‘bite sized’ version of the activity, or you don’t feel that you’re prepared for it. I’m here to tell you a little secret – you don’t have to be prepared for it. You just have to do it.

Movement Monday: Diversifying Your Movement Portfolio

  We're going to talk about movement.  Before we get to that, let's talk about identity.  In a past life, I completely identified as a powerlifter.  Three years ago, I was wholly interested in my squat, bench press, and deadlift.  That was it. Today, I'm far more interested in the lines that I choose going …

Talking Shop with Tony Gentilcore

If you’ve read read my blog or we’ve talked shop about training, you know I have some love for Tony Gentilcore. The interwebz led me to Tony’s blog while I was still studying music, and I latched on to his ability to make the complex concise.  The densest of exercise science seemed clear, and I …

You Are Not Joe Flacco

You had three options last night.  Perhaps you live under a rock, and were unaware of the biggest athletic event of the day.  There's a chance that you had 'better' things to do, which may be eating ice cream and cuddling with your cat.  Odds are, you watched the Superbowl, either for the commercials, Beyonce's …