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Of Iron and Bronze – 18

18. I woke up the next morning with the strangely disjointed feeling that accompanies sudden gaps in time and memory. I was aware of little more than a headache and a profound thirst. Slowly the pillow, the bedding, and then … Continue reading

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Secret Uzbeki training and Lu Xioajun’s dietary habits… The 2013 Arnold, Part Dos

Spending approximately 800 hours driving to and from the outstanding Arnold Championship of the Universe allows you and your driving companions to cover a lot of ground. Or pretty much every topic, ever. Twice. So it was only natural that at … Continue reading

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Day 2 at The Arnold: arm wrestling, the Expo floor, the ever-present specter of steroids, and lots of caffeine

Day two of The Arnold/Nationals started early. Too early, in my view. The Board of Governors meeting, the national assembly of USAW, where members can listen to the organization’s current state of affairs and complain loudly voice their concerns, started at … Continue reading

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Cold hot tubs, CrossFit, and the 2011 American Open in Mobile, AL

[Note: About a week or so after the 2011 American Open, USAW contacted me, asking for a short write-up of my experiences there. I said I was happy to provide something, so long as I wasn’t being asked to whitewash … Continue reading

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To Hell (and Back?): The Championships Continue…

The descent into progressively deeper and deeper circles of Hell continues here at EuroDisney, where every day brings new miseries. Just when you begin to think things can’t possibly get any worse, some asshole dressed as Goofy springs from around … Continue reading

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