Month: December 2016

December 28, 2016 Patrick

This morning I did an all-barbell workout–why not? There is something about barbells, there really is. What? Hmmm… I’ve always been a lover of “old school,” for starters. My dad was old school. So were his friends. Some were WWW II vets, as he was. Simple men, not given to a lot of extraneous talk….

December 26, 2016 Patrick

The truth is, that whether it’s a sprint or a marathon, you’re still in a RACE. And lifelong fitness and health is not a race at all. This occurred to me when I saw some guys doing a PX 90-influenced workout this am. Nothing against it, in fact, there were some cool exercises they were…

December 24, 2016 Patrick

I have early memories of my dad taking me to the local YMCA. I remember playing in the gym, and seeing the gymnastics bars and mats, and the weight room, and the pool. Good memories. Even as I got much older, I’ve always found it thrilling to go to the gym! Now, I love to…

December 21, 2016 Patrick

Training this am in the cold but sunny, beautiful outdoors. Training full-body movements–with Kettlebells, Equalizer bars, and bodyweight. In defining what I do, I would say that my interest is training the whole body, as much as possible, as a unit, for the purpose of health, aesthetics, and hate to use this overused word, but…