Diary of a Fat Kid

Diary of a Fat Kid

It was like being in sixth grade and waking up to eight inches of snow on the ground. I would liken it to walking into a bank with no tellers, an open vault, and a note which reads, “make yourself at home”. It was similar to having the key to every kart at...
The Beautiful View Behind the 8-Ball

The Beautiful View Behind the 8-Ball

I have done a fair amount of traveling. I have been exposed to some breathtaking views and witnessed some of the greatest splendor that the universe has to offer. I can safely say that the most spectacular view in the world is standing right behind the eight ball....
3 Plate Back Squat!

3 Plate Back Squat!

I think I’ve got 325 in me… 🙂 We were going for a 3 rep max.  I got 275 pretty easy and couldn’t resist going for 315 1RM.  I’m excited about getting this, but can’t help but wonder if I could get 325. Today’s WOD: Kind of a tough...
Monday and Tuesday!

Monday and Tuesday!

We had a great long weekend in Chattanooga, TN.  Lots of fun with the family and great cheat food.  I had the best wings I’ve ever tasted at a place called Sticky Fingers.  I may have to order some of their rub.  Lift big, eat big, right? 🙂 Coming back to the...
2 Pood Snatches and another Front Squat PR!

2 Pood Snatches and another Front Squat PR!

  Ugly 2 pood kettlebell snatches this morning!  I powered through it though!  Tough WOD: 10 Minute AMRAP 10 Ring Dips 5 Kettlebell Snatches per Arm (70/53) Got away with 6 complete rounds plus 5 Ring Dips.  Felt pretty good about it because those snatches...