Archive | Old School Muscle RSS feed for this section

Umbrella Drinks and The Siren Song of Mediocrity

The daily busyness of life is endless. Awakened only by the occasional events, both good and bad. Through the haze of regret, you come to see the power of choice. There would be no clearly marked signs to a higher road—no break in the action of daily life that so fully occupies you. Stepping out […]

Why Kubiak’s Sudden Retirement from Coaching Should Scare the Hell Out Of Every Over 40 Man

Much gratitude and respect for a job well done to coach Kubiak. As you may have heard, Gary Kubiak (aka Kube’s), coach of the World Champion Denver Broncos, stepped down. Retired this week. No question, by all players and everyone he’s worked with, Kube’s is a good a human as you’re gonna find anywhere. Certainly […]

In Celebration of Epic & Ordinary Lasts

Did you catch Phelps’ last Olympic race? His last victory. Last lap. Last warm up. Last medal. Last cool down. Last medal ceremony. Lasts are potent emotional events that wake us from the ordinary to be present — to fully take life in. Be it the last time you’ll tuck in your once baby girl, […]

21 Truths Only Masters of The Iron Will Understand

1. Training arms is the sweetest 2. Collars are for 4 plates or more. Only. 3. Functional Training makes as much sense as “non-invasive surgery” 4. Lifting weights is healthy, they say. Men who don’t lift won’t head and men who do don’t care. 5. The pump feels, as Arnold said, “like cuming.” 6. Training […]