First Half Marathon Training | Training for Your First 13.1 Mile Race

I’m right in the midst of my first half marathon training. I’m running 15-20 miles a week, and my first half marathon race is just two weeks away. Just two years ago I would have never contemplated running 13.1 miles in one outing. But with the right preparation, my body is not racked with pain, […]

4 Tips To Increase The Intensity Of Your Workouts

The following is a guest post. If interested in submitting a guest post please read our guest posting policy and then contact us. When you work out you want to get the most out of your workout routine every time. When you first start out you might find yourself only going so far. After a while […]

TRX Review | Suspension and RIP Training

“MAKE YOUR BODY YOUR MACHINE” ~TRX Slogan Last year I was looking for a new way to workout and a friend mentioned the TRX. I looked it up, did some research (which I provide below) and liked what I saw in the TRX Suspension Trainer so I purchased it. Here in San Diego we seem […]

Running for the Injured Man—How Barefoot Running Techniques Turned My Body Around

Man has been trekking fast on his feet since the dawn of his time. Whether walking, jogging or running, hoofing it on foot is a millennia old pastime. Whether getting away from predators or chasing down the little ones before they roll off a prehistoric cliff, moving on feet has been crucial to man’s survival, […]

How to do a Manly Pull Up

I can still remember the Sergeant Major giving that order as I’m hanging off the bar thinking in my head, “But I already did 9.” I finished with a final count of 6. As I dropped down and walked back towards my team mates I shook my head in shame. This was one of my […]

Michael Phelps | Is He the Greatest Olympian of All Time?

The past couple weeks I’ve seen countless articles discussing who the greatest Olympian is. Is it Michael Phelps? Is it Carl Lewis? What about Larisa Latynina? Or Paavo Nurmi? We can’t forget Mark Spitz. How do we determine and compare Olympic athletes? How do we know who the greatest Olympian truly is? Do we go […]

Grenade Launcher 101 | When in Doubt, Use A Grenade Launcher

When I joined the Army one of the first weapons I had an itch to fire was a grenade launcher. We’ve all seen Terminator II and have the scene imprinted in our heads of him coming up over the conveyor belt and shoots a grenade into the T1000, and then it explodes and splits him […]

The Marathon – Olympics First Event | London 2012 Summer Olympics

I’m no Olympic guru but with the London 2012 Summer Olympics going on right now across the ocean I got a bit curious.  I wanted to know some of the historical facts behind this great event that countries from all over the world participate in. I was talking with my friend Joe over dinner and […]

Man Lessons Learned from Anderson Silva vs Chael Sonnen II @ UFC 148

When you are a Champion how you handle a win over a disrespectful, vengeful, opponent who insults your country, your belt and your wife, can say more about you than how you handle a loss to a worthy and respectful opponent.

Free Fight: Anderson Silva vs Chael Sonnen UFC 117

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