Delts likes to get pretty bulked up. Like a bodybuilder, which could describe him, Delts wants to have balanced size across all his body parts. Many very strong people find that their calf muscles lag somewhat, and Delts is like that, so he asked me if I had any ideas for him. He'd been using the … [Read more...] about Woman Rides Horse, Calves Start Growing
Last night Doc Delts and I went to the gym pretty late. I got there after he did, and was greeted by an amazing sight. There was Delts doing bench presses, but there was some V-shaped contraption between his knees, and he was squeezing it. Blinking twice, I went over there to see what was going … [Read more...] about How I Saved My Workout Partner from Multi-Angle Exercise
I'm lucky to be very self-disciplined, and have trained on my own for years. But many people enjoy having workout partners, and now I occasionally have company on my workouts. Doctor Delts, my favorite workout partner, is not your typical doctor, but more of a doctor of distractibility, and a kind … [Read more...] about Meet My New Workout Partner, Doctor Delts
Earlier in the year, I got sick for awhile, which is unusual for me. While recovering, my fitness level slipped somewhat, and I was nursing some minor aches and pains. I gradually began to train again, and slowly returned to form. I've finally began to really hit my stride, and along with any … [Read more...] about You Are Your Own Gym – an Excellent Book!
During the winter, I got quite sick around the new year. I wasn't myself for weeks, and so I got out of shape. Not like gaining a ton of weight or anything, just not as fit as I like to be. Finally, my strength started to return, and with a new gym membership in hand at Planet Fitness, I got back … [Read more...] about Getting In Shape For Spring – Revisiting Squats
I was watching a NASA documentary recently. They were showing some of their coolest astronauts and engineers, clearly trying to sex up their image, and presumably help retain their always-threatened funding. It was fun to watch. One astronaut was talking about living on the space shuttle for … [Read more...] about Exercise in Space – Effective?