One cannot swing a deceased feline in the fitness-related blogosphere without hitting a few dozen posts about “New Years Resolutioners”, aka the 2nd most well-known seasonal flood after the Nile. (OK, the construction of the Aswan High Dam largely took care of that phenomenon – just wanted to make sure you’re paying attention). I don’t […]
Read More Resolved.
Over the last few years I have realized that I tend to watch more Youtube content than I do mainstream TV. My habit began when I realized that YouTube contains some fairly solid powerlifting content. Then I discovered a number of good cooking resources, some excellent podcasts, alternative journalism and down the rabbit hole I […]
Read More Down the Youtube rabbit hole
Aside from spending time with family and friends my absolute favorite things in life are reading, physical activity and, during a certain period, booze. Reading, if one reads broadly, is obviously a way of cultivating one’s intellect. Physical activity (running, yoga, weight-lifting, etc) is the second part of the equation – Mens sana in corpore […]
Read More Life under the bar
This is a recipe that I am publishing for all my brothers and sisters in the Strength Sport community. It is a tasty method of injecting a tasty, highly nutritional component into your rice, stews, sauces and other recipes. What follows is a personal observation regarding the value of eating 100 percent organic. Please jump […]
Read More Sofrito/Epis – The delicious secret weapon for athletes – A recipe
What motivates people to train in the strength sports? Ask 100 different lifters why they lift and you will no doubt get a 100 different answers that are just variations of the same theme. The common thread running through their answers would be that it’s that it’s just flat out fun being strong. Being stronger […]
Read More The unexpected consequences of lifting.
The topics for this blog will range far and wide but suffice it to say I’ll spend a fair time talking about strength training, politics, culture, the expat life, languages, cooking, wine and anything else that strikes my fancy. For now I’ll do this on a somewhat anonymous basis as I plan to keep […]
Read More Random Musings