Nut Up

Well, you could see this one coming.

Ok, ok, we all know last week was a bad one here. We’ve walked through a three alarm fire and have come out stronger on the other side. People’s lives have changed, relationships have changed, but everyone over here will be ok. We’re thankful for that, as I’ve mentioned. There are so many people who’s week was far more devastating than ours.

As we walked through this hard time, both Bigg and I reached out in different ways. Obviously. I have an outlet…I pay, what, about $19 a year to rant as much as I want. Yeah me. But both Matt and I reached out in different ways on the Facebook. Why? Cuz we can. That’s why. There was no bashing; no whining; no posturing, just pain. Lots of peeps stepped up, so many, but I’ve already written about that.

Then there was one interesting comment coming from nowhere’sville from noclueman who jumped on this opportunity to showboat a bit all of his manliness. Nut up, he says. Go train, stop whining on the FB. Nut up. Even more lulz than some stranger taking time out of his day to call out a big, strong man showing pain, is anyone “liking” this comment.

Soooooo, just so I’m clear. Facebook is ok to post food porn; post soft porn; post various rants of varying degrees of little importance (including mine); kid pics, dog pics, dog’s poop pics. Your new haircut; your new glasses; your Christmas decorations; your political views (snore); your gym’s obnoxiously shitty form lift videos; your arts and crafts activities; your new kick ass S&C job; your new dining room table, blah, blah, blah. Everything under the sun. But post something real, maybe something painful, and the idiots come out with a Nut Up? Hmmmmmm.

At the end of the day, all this guy showed is that he’s a troll. Well done. The internet doesn’t have nearly as many trolls as it should. But I’m curious, how sad is your life that you troll the Facebook just looking for ways to prove how big of a man you want to be? I bet you say ‘Fuck’ a lot too, yes? Cuz that’s manly (yes, I say fuck a lot. I like it. But I’m a dainty girl so I don’t have to prove how big my TT is.) As if someone who regularly trains heavier than the majority of man needs advice from a troll? Shut up. You’re sad.

Showing pain isn’t self pity. By the way. It’s pain. A human emotion. I’d wonder why it evoked such an emotional response from a stranger?? Dude, you okay??? Need to talk? Need a hug? No? Ok, well then just GFY.

I feel better. Thanks WordPress. I heart you.

Half of life is fucking up, the other half is dealing with it.

Henry Rollins

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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 such as 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. She is a 2-time Master's Amercian Weightlifting Champion and holds six Master's American records. She is a Master's Weightlifting National Champion and holds three National records. She is a Master's Weightlifting World Championships Silver Medalist in 2016. Juli is also a Masters Highland Games World Champion and holds three World Records in the Braemar Stone; Heavy Weight for Distance, and Light Weight for Distance in the 45-49 class. Her 5 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. 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 retired Professional Strongman who competed frequently 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. This blog will be a mixture of strength notes, coaching and nutrition tips, personal shit; bacon delicacies, and a whole lot of fun.
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