What happens in Vegas?

Once you find yourself diagnosed with a case of tendinosis, you’re committed to a rehab program for life. Even after you finish your stint of physical therapy, you’re not fully healed. Think of tendinopathy as a line on a graph. The line may rise above or fall below the threshold of pain depending on how…

Almost home

Each day after my workout, I find myself getting dressed next to a guy who is clearly homeless. Instead of unpacking a gym bag, he carries into the locker room a camping-style backpack with a compartment for a sleeping bag. He doesn’t seem like he’s preparing to exercise, but more like he’s found a place…

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No small thing

I’m a fan of basic, compound movements that work large muscle groups. Beyond building bulk, power movements like squats and deadlifts cause the body to release a flood of growth hormones, stimulating further gains. However, sometimes due to choice, but mostly due to necessity, gym members spend a great deal of time focusing on smaller…