For a brief period in my teen years, I had a friend who owned a set of barbells. It must have been a Christmas present, because I don’t recall him ever being interested in lifting weights prior to that time. He was more of a free spirit; and, now that I think about it, the barbells may have been... Read more »
Sometimes I feel like Uncle Rico from Napoleon Dynamite. “Oh man, I wish I could go back in time. I’d take state.” For me, I’d take my old weight. A svelte 129 pounds. But that was seven years ago. And even though I was slim, I wasn’t necessarily healthy. The road I took to get... Read more »
The week after New Year’s is my favorite time in the gym. People feel like turning over a new leaf, and health and fitness seem to fall at the top of everyone’s list. Of course, there are those who overdo it, pushing themselves too far too fast, like the 20-something man that required assistance from... Read more »
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