I just realized how much time I put into keeping track of everything I do when it comes to my workouts. It's kind of pathetic actually. However, it really is the only way I know how to keep it all straight. I'm not at the point yet where I can just "feel it out." I … Continue reading Keeping Track
I have discovered an unknown (to me) aspect of my training: grip. Most often, people are content with one of two methods of grip training: Nothing at all Old-School Gripper While the first is, obviously, no good at all, the second could at least be considered a half-hearted attempt at improvement. The trouble is, unbeknowst … Continue reading Crushing It
I, quite literally, just had a conversation that inspired this post. I noticed yesterday I pretty much rambled on about nothing. Not really anyway. Today I wish to add a bit more focus to this post. A focus more in line with the idea of "Muscle Talk." So, today is my off day. I've been … Continue reading Feeling it Out
I'm sure most people that have an interest in bodybuilding are familiar with the Mr. Olympia competition. After all, it's been going on for over five decades now. As many know about it, only 13 men have claimed the title throughout those decades. One of those men held the title twice during the "Golden Era" … Continue reading A Lesson from Sardinia
I've now started, or more accurately, I'm a couple days in with the third week of the Shortcut to Size program. This week has me working in a fairly low rep range at 6 per set. What a difference that makes! For those of you that have read my previous posts you may have noticed … Continue reading Finally, The Pain!
Now that August here, it's time for me to start a new tracking sheet. I've become certifiably obsessed with tracking all my workouts. In the beginning of my newfound journey it was haphazard at best. I would log my efforts into my iPod app, but that was about it. Now I've got the app and … Continue reading A New Month
Week 2 is now upon me... Another week of sweat, hard work, and hopefully, gains! I know people don't necessarily care of about the trials and tribulations of someone simply blogging about their fitness pursuits, but I feel it's a good way to see where I'm at. It helps me to know my mental state … Continue reading Thus Begins Another