Hurculean Triceps

I used to do a lot of triceps pushdowns next to a friend who was also doing a lot of triceps pushdowns. (Isn't this how all great stories start?!) We joked that I had Herculean-like* triceps because I could do a lot more volume. This went on for some time…

Workout Wednesday

For the past few weeks I've been cutting back on my workouts, adding leisure walks and really trying to auto-regulate, using intuition and some biofeedback testing to determine what I do. That being said, oftentimes I'm updating what I'm doing mid-workout because a movement doesn't feel great. (Learning how to do…

The Bigs of Bigness

I put it off for so long—The Bigness Project, I mean. I knew it was happening; there was chatter about it last fall after many of my friends signed up for an early access group and left me in the chalk dust flying off of my barbell. They were very excited…

The Sneaky Adductors

[Editor's note :This blog was first published in 2016, but it needed an update! When I learn more info you get more info. Win-win. Now, without further ado, here's the 2/26/18 update.] The Adductor Group is a set of 5 muscles that live on the inner thigh. Belonging to the group…

Adulting Friendships

In the weeks leading up to the Radiance Retreat 2015 I was filled with excited anxiety. I didn’t know anyone that was going, I was rooming with a woman I’d never met and I looked up to many of the attendees so the celebrity factor was pretty high. In the…
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