This is a man that's an ordinary guy trying to make an extraordinary impact on the world. After starting his fitness journey playing football and wrestling in high school, he began studying exercise science in college. This propelled him into the world of bodybuilding, powerlifting, and competing for several years. 8 months ago, he decided... Continue Reading →
Can You Physically Prepare For Sufferfests?
What is a sufferfest? This is basically your household Spartan Races (although they're much funner), Tough Mudders (notable obstacles: Arctic Enema & Electro Shock Therapy); and then there are the upper echelon sufferfests. I'm talking about the marathons, ironmans, ultra-marathons, anything that involves you pushing yourself, like Amelia Boone does, to the absolute limit. Amelia... Continue Reading →
Joe De Sena – Co-Founder of Spartan/Death Race & His Story Behind It All
I was talking to someone on my blog earlier about ultramarathons after being introduced to them by a passerby at my investing job (better way of just tying myself down to 'job'), and the madness that goes on in these particular marathons are bananas. Joe De Sena, in particular, finished the Badwater Ultramarathon (135 miles at... Continue Reading →
Gelatin – Is It Good or Bad? America Takes The Affirmative & Thailand Takes The Negative
About a year ago, I was engagement in one of those idle-gossip-conversations at work that involved a teacher spewing rhetoric about factories in Thailand. At the time I was eating candy that contained Gelatin, an ingredient that's literally put into candy here and in Germany for some odd reason and the British teacher ERUPTED.... "Omg,... Continue Reading →