Month: June 2012

Cogan’s Heroes

Last year we received an Ataxian Athlete Initiative application from someone we didn’t know.  The story behind this applicant was that he had lost his Dad to cancer and took up cycling as a way to fight back.  He trained and trained and did the 25 mile ride at Livestrong Philly on a trike that Read More …

Book Update

In a recent blog post comment, I promised Coach Dory that I would blog once a month about my progress and perhaps my process with my goal to write a book by the end of the year. This book has been on my to do list for more than 5 years now and it’s time Read More …

The HOPE workout

Think of your most intense workout, perhaps it is something you are not very good at but you are giving it everything you have… Now imagine about 100 people watching and cheering including 10 people from your home gym that want nothing more than for you to give your full effort.  That’s what today was Read More …

I did a burpee!

Actually I did 20 of them. We had a crazy Workout Of the Day (WOD) at CrossFit today which included situps, thrusters, ring rows, front squats, and burpees. I was pretty confident with everything except the burpees.  Burpees are pretty much the most fundamental movement you can do.  You’re basically just getting on the ground Read More …