Monthly Archives: January 2013

Got’cher Back

I have known a few people in life who have had catastrophic back injuries. Construction workers mostly. Men who lived for over 40 years in constant pain. In sleep and awake, they were never away from it. It terrified me … Continue reading

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Outside the Window

My friend and fellow strength coach, Good Ryan, is spending time in Kabul, Afghanistan these days for work. He was there last fall, home for a bit, and back again. He posted some pictures yesterday that gave me pause and … Continue reading

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The Bear

One of my favorite competition pictures of Bigg is from Lapland two years ago deadlifting the Iceman Bear. ¬†I found a story from a couple of years back on IronMind¬†that when Champions League promoter Ilkka Kinnunen announced to the athletes … Continue reading

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Monday Bacon: Walk it Off

I’ve been in sports since I was a tot. As much as I’d love to tell stories of hard nosed softball, soccer, or swimming coaches, the one coach/instructor that still brings chills of fear to my heart is my dance … Continue reading

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