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Shoulder Surgery - Biceps Tenodesis+ - Surgery Day

Shoulder Surgery – Biceps Tenodesis+ – Surgery Day

Surgery day for my SLAP tear. What did I prepare, what should I have prepared, and how was the first 24 hours? ...

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Namaste FAQ

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Where did you stay? The first time we went Jess and I stayed at the Wyndham Hotel in Durango. It was about 7 minutes from Namaste. This definitely made travel ...

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Shoulder Surgery – Biceps Tenodesis+ – Surgery Day

Shoulder Surgery - Biceps Tenodesis+ - Surgery Day
Surgery day for my SLAP tear. What did I prepare, what should I have prepared, and how was the first ...

Shoulder Surgery – Biceps Tenodesis+ – The Lead-Up

Shoulder Surgery - Biceps Tenodesis+ - The Lead-Up
After injuring myself with a SLAP tear in a martial arts class and doing physical therapy, then getting an arthrogram, ...

Arthrogram MRI

Arthrogram MRI
Well this was fun. Prior to having shoulder surgery which you can read about here I had to have a ...

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Arthrogram MRI

Arthrogram MRI

Well this was fun. Prior to having shoulder surgery which you can read about here I had to have a shoulder arthrogram MRI. This is basically a special type of MRI where they inject contrast fluid directly into the joint. This lets them see things that they can't really see ...
SSPT

SSPT

SSPT is run by two of the biggest names in the powerlifting world who also happen to be two of the nicest as well. Matt Gary and Sioux-Z Hartwig-Gary have been involved in powerlifting for decades both coaching and competing. Check out the bios on their site for more details ...
Grit

Grit

What is grit? Grit is the strength of mind that permits a person to withstand pain and overcome struggles. Grit is essential for every athlete. It is vital to your success to be mentally prepared. Athletics supply one of the best places to cultivate grit and determination. The most successful ...
REVIEW: It Starts With Food (and ends with great results!)

REVIEW: It Starts With Food (and ends with great results!)

Before I embarked on the strict Paleo type challenge created by Dallas and Melissa Hartwig, I was super skeptical. I thought the whole Paleo thing was just another fad that would soon fade out like bell bottom jeans! I was pleasantly surprised with how addicted I became to the 30 ...
Bazooka Jo is Back!

Bazooka Jo is Back!

God is so incredibly faithful. This past Saturday I competed in my first powerlifting meet in about two years. Shortly after my last competition we got the news about Jess being diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer. I believed God would heal her miraculously, but I was devastated. I absolutely ...
Nutrition Notes-Gerson and the Whole 9

Nutrition Notes-Gerson and the Whole 9

The following rules are based on a blend of the Whole30 program (http://whole9life.com), Gerson Therapy (www.gerson.org) and alkaline foods. These guidelines will promote an anti-cancer lifestyle, improve energy levels, weight loss, reduce or negate digestive issues, skin troubles, headaches and seasonal allergies. “The Gerson diet is entirely organic and vegetarian ...
Masada Tactical

Masada Tactical

Masada Tactical - this is the real deal. Led by BK Blankenstein, a former IDF recon team member and instructor to the Maryland State Police for years, each instructor shows a love for self-defense, protection, and instilling the grit to carry on in the members. Take a look here for ...
Quick Tip - Stinky Containers

Quick Tip – Stinky Containers

Protein shakes are a fantastic pre, post, and during workout drink. Sometimes I'll blend a fruit smoothie or even blend eggs to scramble. If they get washed out right away, no problem. If not... Then no matter how much you wash it, that stink remains. It's the putrid, disgusting scent ...
Time For a Little RMR

Time For a Little RMR

So you say you want to lose weight? One would think that lowering your caloric intake would help do the trick. Yes, this is true, but if you lower it too much you do more harm than good. How low can you go? This number is best determined by figuring ...