Weightlifting and Relationships....Yeesh
I once broke up with a girlfriend because I had a bad squat workout.
Seriously, I did. I was around twenty at the time, dating this saucy little redhead. We were having a lot of fun for a few months, baking brownies and playing Uno, all the cool stuff you d... Continue reading
Maybe They're Not THAT Bad: Personalities in the Gym
I’m just going to ask you a blunt question, okay? Here it goes.
How often do you have to spend time in the gym with people you don’t like?
Think ... Continue reading
A Thank You and a Warning
You don’t do sloppy work at your job, do you?
If you’re an airplane mechanic, you don’t just spray some WD40 on a malfunctioning engine and then say, “That’s all I can do. I hope this sucker holds together.”
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They'll Never Take Us Alive
Does anybody here ever feel like they suffer from paranoia? I guess before you all start answering yes or no, let’s get an actual definition of what paranoia is. Paranoid thinking is when a person is heavily influenced by the fear that there is some... Continue reading
A Few Words with Henry Rollins
I've been a big fan of Henry Rollins for many years, from Black Flag to Rollins Band to his books and spoken word shows/CDs/DVDs. He was a very early inspiration to me as a model of self-reliance, motivation and work ethic—a guy who just wanted to put hi... Continue reading
Love The One You're With: Appreciating What You Have
I'm writing this blog entry on September 11th, 2011. As the whole world is aware of, this is the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 World Trade Center terrorist attacks. Ten... Continue reading
Start of Days: Cortisol & Stress
There are movies, books, songs, political advertisements, religious texts and environmental organizations that use the phrase “end of days.” As a studied poet, I’m trained to flip clichés like rocks to see what is underneath. As an MMA... Continue reading
In Your Corner: Marketing, Media and PR for MMA Fighters and Managers (Book Excerpt)
The following is excerpted from In Your Corner: Marketing, Media and PR for MMA Fighters and Managers by Yael Grauer and Brant DeLorenzo.
Interview Tips & Tricks
There... Continue reading
Championship Weightlifting by Tommy Kono: Book Excerpt
We were fortunate enough to get a preview from Tommy Kono of his upcoming second book, expected out later this year. As the following article explains, this new book will delve int... Continue reading
2009: A Year in Review
My usual practice of blasting out last-minute articles as I suddenly realize the new issue of the PM is due out shortly has been failing me this month. Despite having a number of articles started and notes for a few more, I’ve been wholly unable to make ... Continue reading