16
09
2017

Spectacular Small Machine

Yesterday I noticed a spectacular machine racing across the front interior of my van. It functioned something like a small hovercraft drone. Only a few millimeters in width and roughly a centimeter in length, the machine moved for three and a half hours, the entire duration of our journey, back and...

11
09
2017

The Slow, Bone-headed Way to a Huge Deadlift

This essay also known as, “Hey Bob can you write a program to get my dead lift up?”  What makes me an expert at dead lifts, other than liking deadlifts? I wrote this because being a strong dude plus personally experiencing my unscientific study of N=1 means that I know everything there i...

01
09
2017

Pride goes before the fall

There are six things the physical therapist hates, seven that are detestable to him: inflexible hips,        worn out shoes, a recliner chair that encourages kyphotic posture,        a forward head with no recourse a person with poor balance           yet goes to the gym and sits on machines.  ...

24
08
2017

The Perspective Diet

“What kind of diet do you follow …pretty clean, right?” “Nothing, really. By typical American standards, clean. By fitness culture, athletic and other standards, I eat like a garbage disposal.” I’m (semi) often asked about diet for fitness and sports performance....