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So as I sit here waiting for the train to go to the office, I'm feeling pretty good after my early morning appointment with Dr. Paul Ackerman. I saw him, got my diagnosis, left, and will still arrive at...
Shock Doctor makes some pretty decent products. I picked up a pair of these athletic supporter compression shorts because I wanted to see how well these work in contrast to an average athletic cup holder. I also purchased a Shock...
So for many months now I have been keenly aware of this diet, or rather lifestyle called intermittent fasting. There are many philosophies and approaches that people take around it, too many that I don't care to name. This...
These days fitness goes beyond the road or the gym. Many folks have opted for at home online workouts. Gixo is a player in that space. I was tagged in to take a 3 month trial of the app and...
I'm always surprised at how few people wear a mouth guard when training Brazilian jujitsu. I know that most of us try to train safely and we don't want to hurt anyone. However, BJJ is a very physical sport...
I mentioned in a prior post about my surprise with people not wearing mouth guards while training. Well, imagine my even greater surprise in discovering that even less of them wear a damn cup! Say what son? It's one...
I bought these knee pads like 13 years ago. I haven't used them in a very long time. However, the fact that they still stay on, have their elasticity, don't smell like a dead body, and are still stitched...
Folks, I don't this that it is often someone actually reviews something like athletic tape. However, I had to make an exception for this product, because this product is dope. Look, athletic tape is athletic tape. You hurt yourself, need...
Ladies and gentlemen, until you've been a new instructor, and you've stood in front of up to 60 people to teach a fitness class, you have no idea how much pressure that is. It takes time and experience to...
I've recently started training Brazilian Jujitsu again. I have one blue Atama gi that I purchased the last time I was going to start training. I sold my other black, blue, and white gis. However, since I joined a...

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Those of you who are following my fitness journey know that I've come a long way since I started back on my fitness journey. I've dropped over 75 pounds and many inches since then. I'm still working towards that...
So.... I finally started training Brazilian Jujitsu again. I know I've been saying that I want to start training again for a few years now. I know, I know, there is no need to rub it in. In fact,...
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