Gym Review, Dynasty Crossfit

With my job as an Engineer I have the great fortune to be able to travel all over the United States. When I’m traveling my favorite thing to do is drop in to local boxes and buy up all their shirts.  Normally I send a quick email letting the coach know when I’ll be in…

Where Do You Get Your Fire?

How do you build a fire? You need  fuel, oxygen, and a spark. How do you build a fire as an athlete? You can look at fuel as your source of food, but fuel in any form is simply stored energy. In physics terms it’s potential energy. You can have all the potential in the…

Iron and the Soul

This is an excerpt from Henry Rollins essay “Iron and the Soul.” If you like this I highly recommend reading the whole essay. “The Iron is the best antidepressant I have ever found. There is no better way to fight weakness than with strength. Once the mind and body have been awakened to their true…

You’re getting married? Enjoy it while it lasts.

Warning, I’m about to get into a long rant here. If you have a short attention span just skip to the last few paragraphs, you wont hurt my feelings. I’m a newly married guy. I married the love of my life last October after having dated for about 3 fantastic years. I fell in love with…

First post!

I’ve been wanting to get a blog going for while now. I’m not sure if very many people will care to read what I have to say but fortunately this blog is more for me than it is for other people. Mainly this is for me to reflect on my personal journey into the fitness…