Beating Heart

During her opening match at the Australian Open (which she dominated), Serena Williams slightly rolled her ankle. Crap.

When asked the brilliantly idiotic question on whether or not she’ll still compete, she says, My heart’s beating, I’m alive, I’ll be fine.‘ See, Serena, and other elite athletes such as her took the YBF meds years ago when they began their journey to be the best. Awesome.

Of course, the commentators had to get a dig in there on her “extremely large frame” being a hindrance as someone who may be lighter could take an injury like that more in stride. The stupidity of sportscasters is astounding. Bigger+Stronger=disadvantage? Clearly it’s held Serena back all these years. Poor girl.

#douchenozzles.

As a spectator and a fan, I hope the injury isn’t too bad. Time will tell.

All hockey players are bilingual. They know English and Profanity.

Gordie Howe

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About tosabarbell

For training opportunities at tosabarbell, call or text Juli at 320-296-9313. jep6095@gmail.com tosabarbell is a private, home grown gym with three lifting platforms; squat rack; prowlers; throwing implements; bars, bumpers and everything else needed for an effective strength and conditioning program. Straightforward barbell programming including the Olympic lifts; sound (read: not fancy bullshit) diet advance for weight gain or loss; and strong coaching will ensure you will meet your goals of becoming stronger, more explosive, and better conditioned. Juli has been coaching teams and athletes for over 20 years. She grew up participating in various sports at various levels but was always drawn to those that require strength training. Her 4 years of training and coaching under Mark Rippetoe has honed her coaching skills to be a top choice for you to reach your strength and conditioning goals. She is an active competitor in Weightlifting, receiving the Silver Medal in the 2016 World Master's Championship; is a Master's World Champion in Highland Games, and competes in Highlander Games. Juli will strongly encourage tosabarbell athletes to compete (and prepare you to do so.) However; tosabarbell is also for those who just wish to be stronger and go through life feeling better. Matt WanAt is a Professional Strongman who competes regularly with Strongman Champions League in Europe. He played a year of D1 football with Iowa before concentrating on his Chemical Engineering degree in Iowa City. He is a native of Wauwatosa and still remains a staunch supporter of Tosa East. Matt will host many Strongman Saturdays at tosabarbell which are sure to be followed by food. Lots of food. This blog will be a mixture of strength notes, coaching and nutrition tips, bacon delicacies, and a whole lot of fun.
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