Social Media Addiction Enters the Gym

This smartphone user dozed off while live tweeting the new show, Scandal

Doctor Delts may be taking a break from his nearly constant habit of buying new exercise equipment.  I don’t know how he has been able to afford buying so much, although he has alluded to some inherited money from an eccentric uncle.  This odd relative gave up answering his mail for the last two years […]

Beat the Gym by Tom Holland – a Review

This poor weightlifter stood there for twelve hours until the artist finished the drawing.

I run across a lot of workout books. It’s nice to run into one that’s different. Tom Holland is one of the best-known and highly regarded trainers around, and he has written a good one. His list of credentials alone is one of the longest I’ve seen. But a heap of acronyms doesn’t necessarily make […]

When Restaurant Menus Attack

Super Strong Man Doing a Deadlift.  He was quoted as saying, "Arrrgh!"

Doctor Delts is really great at bench pressing, and is often able to hoist singles in the 400-500 pound range.  I still give him a hard time, as I do to anyone who benches at the expense of doing pullups.  He just laughs and tells me where I can go, and he’s not referring to […]

Twenty Pullups – How I Did It With Brett Stewart’s Help

I’ve always been a bit of a grind.  I like a challenge, and when it comes to exercise, it’s much more interesting to me if it’s difficult, or requires skill.  Acting like I’m strong by always working out on a Smith machine?  Pfffff.  Cheating on every dumbbell raise so I can feel manly?  Unacceptable! All […]