“Do you even lift, bro?” was the cliched, but very real, sarcastic put-down of a heavily Italo-american US East Coast bodybuilding subculture that thrived from the early 80s until roughly 5 years ago. The pathos in this phrase is self-evident (to everyone except the person asking it) and Broscience Life is the brilliant comedic Youtube […]
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Yesterday I filled out an entry form for the first powerlifting meet I will do in 2018. It takes place in early April. I had to grapple with the fact that my nagging injuries will, barring a major miracle, have not healed so I while I enrolled for the traditional powerlifting (i.e. the 3 events) […]
Read More Age/Injury, women who lift and who’s that fat f*%$ in the video?
As the year 2017 draws to a close and the world is trying it’s utmost best to go hell in a hand-basket, I share with you the following utterly random and sometimes shallow observations: Adversity: “There is neither happiness nor unhappiness in this world; there is merely the comparison of one state to the other. […]
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Roughly 7 years ago I had one of those “damn, we’re really going to get a divorce” moments when you realize that something you’ve pondered so often is actually going to happen. Even if part of you welcomes the divorce, it’s a very strange feeling, especially after many years of marriage. It was a mutual […]
Read More Divorce and dating across cultures.
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
As a seasoned traveler and a person who has lived in 12 fairly different countries, I tend to embrace a bit of culture shock and see it as a positive experience. I embrace it precisely because years of experience has taught me the potential pitfalls and also the hidden joys of being immersed in a […]
Read More 5 hard-earned tips for alleviating culture shock