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Sometimes You Gotta Nerd Out
February 21, 2015

Seven weeks into the road to Yosemite, parts of the training regiment have become routine, others are harder to follow. For instance, one day on, two days off has become routine and easy to plan our lives around in advance....

The Time I Strayed...
February 16, 2015

Week 6 recap – the “Strength” phase is over and it’s on to the “Power” phase. The hang boarding ended on a high note and I was excited to enter the next phase. My climbing partner for Yosemite, Dan, and...

Finding Limits, Experiencing Failure - Bend or Break?
February 09, 2015

There had to be a limit. I couldn't just keep adding weight to each hand grip every workout, and yet, that's exactly what I was doing. I would write +5 in my logbook, then decide 10 pounds instead of 5 when...

The Ultimate Secret to Training the Books Don't Tell You
February 01, 2015

Here's the ultimate secret to a successful training program that none of the books out there talk about. It's her. Recognize her? No? It's my wife, the mother of my children, and my partner in everything I do. To achieve...