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LGN 59: Power

Inside:  Carbs; Gastropods, Power Strength Man, I’m getting strong.  Personal records going down left and right.  That’s always fun.  My grip is shot, though, from this cycle.  Not sure what’s up with that. When I first started at Underground Athlete, I couldn’t press a 20 lb. dumbbell 8x without pain and intense fatigue in my…

LGN 58: Why We Eat – Cheat Day!!!

Inside: Jump start (blow me away); Joy comes in the morning; Emotional eating; No carbs; A tough week; Discipline/habit; Cheat Day – you need it; Walking the line;  I’m standing while I write this In an effort to not be sedentary today (like I was yesterday) I’m writing this while standing.  Got the laptop on…

LGN 56: Challenge

Inside: Big legs;  Heart times; Hatin’ on skinny, athletic people; Challenged THIGH TIMES I’ve always been … sturdy. Even when I’m not all chunky and what not I have trouble finding clothes that fit right. Loose fit jeans are cool. Regular leg jeans — iffy. Those slim and boot cut jeans? Not a chance. This…

LGN 54: Maximum Maxim

Inside: The cherry experiment; Maximum overdrive; The male ego; Tough Mudder willies; SATP: Alcohol Alcohol I don’t drink much.  Never have.  Some of you, though.  Wow.  Alcohol is your culture. I’m going to say something that I don’t want you to take the wrong way. I’ve never been drunk. Allergiesdietfitnessfood allergieshealthLGNmale egotough mudderunderground athlete

LGN 51: Angstpiration

Inside:  Fat and fit?; Family health angst and frustration; Pro-ana and Thinspiration; Cultures and fitness; Fat and attraction This is a long one.  You’ve been warned. Let me say something about being overweight.  I still am. I’ve been obese, 5’7″ and 245 lbs at one point.  I’ve been very overweight and fat at 200 lbs.…

LGN 45: I like to move it move it!

Inside: A culture of fitness – old school & new school; What am I training for?; The kids are alright; Body image issues — it isn’t just for women; Liquid calories; A question for the runners out there When’s the last time you ran? I mean, all out run as as fast as you can.…

LGN 40: Years Old

Inside: The mid-way check point; Stop the clock – Time out, ref; Where I’m failing miserably; Cheer up, emo dude; Underground Athlete Year 2 – Ready Player One The Average Lifespan The average lifespan for African American men is 70 years.  That’s about 6 years longer than my grandfather and father lived.  But let’s call…