With the Tough Mudder happily in my rear view mirrow I can finally take some time to reflect on the experience. In a word, all I can say is, "wow." The event was fun and for some a success, but the day did not go anything like I had expected, then again, rarely anything ever does. Weather I have … Continue reading There Will Be Mud..
I love this video, but I'm not under any false notion that I'm this guy. Or like this guy. Or that even on my best day, that time when I went real real hard, I went hard like this guy goes hard. It's just not true. If my fitness regimen, comprising of a blue-tooth enabled, … Continue reading Beast Mode
Yesterday I posted reasons 1-4 of why I love mud races. Here conclusion to the list. Enjoy! 5. It’s Mine A million years ago, in the midst of wedding planning I bought a play station 2 (it had just come out and was the hottest thing on the tech market). My fiancee’ flipped asking me … Continue reading Top 10 Reasons Why I Run the Tough Mudder (and why you should too) Part 2 of 2
Everywhere I turn these days there's a promotion for a new race. There are glow in the dark 5K's, zombie runs (the only reason I'm not doing the zombie run is because I'll be in attending a friend's wedding that weekend), and of course, mud runs. Mud races/runs are great. So far I have done two (a 4 mile Spartan Sprint in … Continue reading Top 10 Reasons I Run the Tough Mudder (and why you should too). Part 1 of 2
My boy Kobina (Kob) is a jerk. In his defense, we (our crew) 're all jerks. So much so, we refer to ourselves as "The Usual Suspects" (an homage the greatest ensemble of degenerate jerks cinema has ever depicted), or "The Jerks" (a nod the Steve Martin flick that took being a jackass to a whole different … Continue reading Fortifying my Foundation
The Good news is I have lost 25 pounds, and I am halfway to my 50 pound goal. While there is no bad news, there remains lots of room for growth. When I bowl I use a 12 pound ball. To think that I just dropped two of them is unbelievable. As an indicator that … Continue reading Halftime
The Olympics are over. I can't remember a time when I've enjoyed watching the games more. My favorite moments were the men's 10,000 meter race and the women's water polo match between China and Australia. As always, better than the competition were the stories. Olympians are not just amazing because of their physical feats, but … Continue reading 5 Reasons I Want Ella to be an Athlete