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Board Problems

Posted on October 15, 2017 at 5:50 PM Comments comments (3)

    I just wanted to let some of the guys know if they don't know already. This board is having alot of problems. Technology is not my forte so I can't even begin to know what's going on.  For some reason You can get on everything else except the forum. Greg is doing what he feels is right. I'm not sure many people read the blog but if You do let me know and I'll write some stuff here. That way we can discuss what You want.  So if You read the blog, respond to it.

The Deceptive Selling of Aging

Posted on September 9, 2017 at 9:30 AM Comments comments (8)

I quit helping and supporting John Peterson for quite a few reasons. The split that finally divided the chasm had to do the concept of never growing old. There has been a prevalent myth among physical culturalists from McFadden on down, that if you ate right and exercised right, you'd live forever.


No, it doesn't work that way. You can give life to your years and years to your life by watching diet, and moderating stress levels and exercise, but aging and death are a fact of...

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Trust the Process

Posted on September 4, 2017 at 8:15 AM Comments comments (2)

Because my youngest son is a fan of basketball and the 76ers this title came to mind. When we're shooting for a goal we tend to focus on success. You may reach your goal and achieve success. But you realize the feeling of  success wasn't enough.  So You shoot for another goal thinking as soon as you get your goal things will be different. Sure You're happy when You get there but it doesn't normally last long. Then You're on to the next big thing.


We seem to fo...

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My Dad's Passing and Forgiveness

Posted on August 31, 2017 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (4)

It has been a ride since last Tuesday morning when I got word one of my Dad's brothers died after a lengthy bout with cancer. Late Wednesday night I got word that Dad was in ICU with an aneurysm that had begun bleeding. He went into a coma right after surgery early Thursday morning. The neuro-surgeon didn't want to risk an operation because of his age, but another uncle who is a cardiologist in Virginia called asked him to go ahead and try.


The following Monday we met with ...

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Erasing History

Posted on August 19, 2017 at 6:00 AM Comments comments (2)

I try to stay out of political commentary, but I liked this commentary by a Youtuber by the name of Mr. Holster. He makes some good points in this brief clip.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pHc6jIjDi3c


Sgt. Bruce Cann

Posted on August 13, 2017 at 11:25 AM Comments comments (2)

In my life I've been fortunate to be able to do and see a few things as opportunities have arisen over the years. Some people resent that, because a poor country boy from upstate S.C. isn't supposed to know or do anything out of the ordinary. But, being an anally compacted blowhard is their problem, not mine.


This blog isn't really about me though. What I am going to start doing occasionally is writing about people I've known, both good and bad, but who had character. I wan...

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To Push-up or Not?

Posted on August 8, 2017 at 7:35 AM Comments comments (7)

Ah - the venerable push-up. They are a good exercise, but they definitely can be overdone. Over the last ten years I fell into the push-ups everyday line of thinking. The perfect exercise and all that. For awhile I was even doing 500-700 a day, but 300 was considered the minimum. On the positive side you get great endurance that carries over to running and endurance tasks. On the negative side, your strength plateaus and there is a point where more doesn't translate to strength for other move...

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Enhancers to a Workout

Posted on August 4, 2017 at 7:40 AM Comments comments (1)

I've seen a lot of fads come and go in physical culture. What goes out in the forties, fifties, sixties, seventies, and eighties comes back in the Millenium. The process repeats itself over and over again. One thing though I learned a few years ago from watching Mike Chang workout videos was the use of "enhancers" or finishers to jack your heart rate up during a workout.


Now I never bought into the six pack short cuts program. Mike and the other trainers were obviously on PE...

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Good Morning Holy Spirit

Posted on August 1, 2017 at 8:10 AM Comments comments (1)

This morning as I started my day, with 30 minutes of exercise of course, I couldn't help but think about God's Blessings and being thankful. Thankful for another beautiful day of life, thankful for a home, thankful for a job, thankful for my family, thankful for being able to move without pain and able to do things and be productive...


Does that mean I don't ever have problems? Hardly. I deal with traumatic and stressful events and disapointments every day of my life. But y...

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Getting More Out of Your Exercise

Posted on July 31, 2017 at 9:00 AM Comments comments (0)

The longer I do the exercise kind of thing the more I realize that is not about training to performance - the numbers of reps, the faster you do work, or the amount of weight but it is about focus, concentration, and not exhausting yourself.


Stefan Molyneux is a Canadian philosopher and cultural commentator I like to follow. He has a saying - Resistance creates strength. What he describes is in context of mental development and success in life in general. In other words The ...

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