Seth Godin is a genius, and a really cool guy, to boot. Sometimes there are happenstances in the universe that suggest an invisible thread tying us all together in beautious harmony – like the feeling you get when you launch yourself 10 ft off the ground from a kicker and time stops, Or watching a […]
Happy New Year Everyone.
Happy New Year to all! Hope your ’06 was up to snuff and that you’ve all got ambitious plans and/or resolutions for ’07.
It Must Be Something In The Water.
Above: Maybe Nikita was right; there really is something to this Russian water embued with “human essence.” This Russian grandmother the next Donald Dinnie or Steve Jeck? Not really – read the whole story here. Just thought the pic would inspire you to head out to the gym and lift away with wild abandon (and […]
Ok, I’m Back. Happy New Year.
For those in the know, I apologize in advance, as this post will be a reiteration of what you already know. Anyone interested in what happened during my holidays? I crashed – big time. Too much work and too little sleep creates a perfect breeding ground for autoimmune disease, apparently. Well, things were not too […]
Don’t Try This at Home.
Above: Coach Ebers showing proper spotting technique for his trainee, Asher, during a set of squats at 365.
Today’s Challenge: Squat 6 Times Your Age For Reps.
Taking me up on today’s challenge, Asher Levitsky puts up a couple of sets of squats at 365. Ok, half-squats. And they were part of his workout with Coach Ebers today anyway. But it is still quite an impressive feat. And make no bones about it, those are 3 45’s and a 25 on each […]
Asher Levitsky, 61.5 years young.
Above: The new face of fitness.
A Great Slogan, But It Was Stolen.
I’m stealing and rephrasing from an entry on the Crossfit message board (must give credit where it’s due, no matter what the source): Strength training is doing something really hard for 20-40 minutes a week so the rest of your life is easy. Of course not everyone strength trains using the protocol I do, and […]
James Richard Christie: The man behind "The Soc Roc System" does it again.
Above: This man wishes to sell you a personal fitness system. And to date your hot sister. You heard it first here – James Richard Christie, personal trainer, exercise guru, and former pro-soccer player will soon be releasing his personal fitness system to the public. Rumor has it that it requires nothing more than a […]
Mornings are Hard. Even For Russians.
Above: Is this really what you want to see at 6:30 in the morning?Yes, we personal trainers love our jobs!!! We are so enthusiastic!!! “One more rep ovah heah!”