200# Deadlift: Done!
April 14, 2013

A few weeks ago, I mentioned that I was going to attempt a 200# deadlift PR this week. Well...  I did it! After completing my...

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Strength & Sprints & Satnam
March 28, 2013

Warning: workout war stories ahead. As I explained last week, although I've been lax about sharing my workouts in my blog, I have been doing...

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Strength Friday 1/25/13
January 26, 2013

[caption id="attachment_2853" align="aligncenter" width="592"] photo - flickr.com/photos/undergroundbastard/[/caption] In my quest for lean superhero-ness, I'm following the Wendler 5/3/1 strength training program. Twice a week, Dave...

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Spa(ish) Week: Day 5 Recap
July 27, 2012

From July 22 through July 28, I’m going to make it my job to be as fit, healthy, and well-rested as I can be. Because...

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Strength Thursday – 04/05/12 (w/ Bonus F*Yeah)
April 05, 2012

[caption id="attachment_2853" align="aligncenter" width="592" caption="photo - flickr.com/photos/undergroundbastard/"][/caption] In my quest for lean superhero-ness, I'm following the Wendler 5/3/1 strength training program. Twice a week, Dave...

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Suck It, Thrusters. New PR!
August 03, 2011

As I've said many times, I have no love for thrusters. I do, however, have a thing for sprint-y workouts going on right now, and...

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Strength Tuesday – 07/12/11
July 12, 2011

In my quest for lean superhero-ness, I tackle the Strength Training Workout posted by Coach Wes every Tuesday at CrossFit Austin. Between the corporate overlords'...

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One Year Anniversary
June 28, 2011

I got an email this morning to inform me today is my one-year anniversary with CrossFit Austin. Fun! It's time for a Very Special Episode...

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A Dirty Dozen of Double-Unders
April 07, 2011

Sucking it up with the double-unders on Monday paid off in spades today! I got 10 DUs unbroken and then... to my extreme surprise and...

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The Barbell & I: We Are Demon Fighters
March 15, 2011

I don't know what lives in your gym, but at my gym, there's a little demon that lives at the bottom of the squat. He...

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Fran = Lame | Clean = Awesome
January 24, 2011

Last night, I woke up to visit the bathroom around 12:30 a.m., and as I staggered back to bed, trying to keep my eyes closed,...

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Testing. Check 1, Check 2. Sibilance. Check, Check.
January 18, 2011

A few days ago, I told you about how I joined the Circle of Awesomeness Challenge at CrossFit Austin. Since then, our workouts have been...

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