Month: March 2016

Temperance and the Post Contest Rebound

One of the most commonly followed, time honoured traditions is the post-contest assault on food commonly known as “The Binge”. The rubber band of huger and deprivation that has been stretched to its limit by many competitors for three months or more is released, snapping back in an obscene level of fury in the direction…

Five Bullet Friday

What I’m Reading The Big Payback: The History of the Business of Hip-Hop – Dan Charnas I remember falling in love with rap as a kid even as far back as the late 70s….I was obsessed with in the early 80s with breakdancing and it’s early style hip-hop beats; SugarHill Gang’s “Rappers-Delight” was one of the…

Wednesday – Hamstrings, Calves

Love to flick through some of the various fitness/bodybuilding Reddit forums every morning to keep up to date with the various goings on in bodybuilding as well as a range of other interests and I was quite surprised to see a pic of my back featured on the the Reddit Bodybuilding Forum. Training 4:00pm –…

Tuesday – Primary Back

The extreme headaches and lethargy settled down today. It’s been an awful past week and the searing 35+ degree days haven’t helped much with being able to achieve restorative sleep at night either. Cutting water on Sunday, although it felt very easy to do despite the hot day on Sunday, obviously took its toll physically more than…

5 Bullet Friday….err, Monday.

What I’m Reading Napoleon: A Life – Andrew Roberts Roberts trudged the European battlefields and literally followed in the footsteps of Napoleon to fully realise this exhaustively researched and multifaceted portrait of the man misunderstood by history.   Displaying a masterly command over the existing literature regarding Napoleon, Roberts has availed himself of the recently released 33,000…