Monthly Archives: August 2017

Never thought I’d be a kayak coach

Celebrity fitness trainer and best selling author of Fitness Confidential, Vinnie Tortorich, has asked me to coach him through his first 100-mile kayak trip.  He is coming from very little kayaking experience. I’m confident I’ll be able to get him … Continue reading

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Rich Piana

I admire this man for his honesty. May it now serve as a warning to the younger generation who might be considering the use of steroids. It just isn’t worth it. Don’t just think about your next, short-term goal, think … Continue reading

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Thank God for heroes, dramatic whitewater rescue

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Smokey gym

Yeah, that’s right. I was the old guy in the gym this evening who smelled like smoked pork. That’s because, well, I smoked a pork loin today. The gym would smell a whole lot better if everyone’s sweat smelled like … Continue reading

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Media Spreads Dangerous Lie That Bodybuilder Was Killed by Protein Shakes

From Mark Rippetoe…   I agree with Mark Rippetoe’s assessment.  The headlines and stories are sensationalized to make it sound like protein powders are out there silently killing people when in actuality, it was an increase in protein from all … Continue reading

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A vintage downriver racer, HiPP Mithril / Prijon Interceptor (?)

    A vintage, barn-found, downriver racing kayak will be heading to Central Virginia tomorrow from its roots in New England, (found outside of Hudson, MA.) If anyone knows anything about the history of Mithril Kayaks, Hingham, MA  please let … Continue reading

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Some of the worst but funniest nutrition advice I’ve seen

Oh.  You thought I was just talking about the guy. Yes, his mockery of the My Plate is very funny, but the plate itself is also a joke.

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