Beast Fest Recap 5: Revenge of the Recap

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This is probably the most drawn out event recap of all time but I have enjoyed writing it almost as much as I enjoyed watching it. 10 days out from the competition I still get excited thinking about the events and the athletes as they fought for top honors through 5 challenging tests. Individual Event 4 7 deadlifts 110kg 400m … Read More

I heart Chipotle

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How could you not love a place that puts this much thought and effort into their marketing? This is in addition to delicious food and an incredibly friendly staff. Even when you shout at them regarding a cheese mix up. It doesn’t matter who. I love food. Real food. Whole food. Not Whole Foods. I like Whole Foods. Mostly because … Read More

Beast Fest Recap part 4(best part yet)

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Event 3 DB Snatch ladder :45 second to complete 1 db snatch with each arm :15 rest between stations Tiebreaker: max reps at the heaviest db you can lift within the :45 seconds   After two kick ass events the individual and team competitors lined up for my favorite event of the day. A dumbbell snatch ladder. Anyone who has … Read More

Beast Fest recap part 3

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Team Event 2 1 erg 1 bench station 20 min to row as many meters as possible and establish a 1 rm bench for each member of the team. Scored as two events. Combined load on bench press and total meters on the row. Event 2 for the teams involved a little strategy and a whole lot of grit. Obviously … Read More

Beast Fest Recap Part 2

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I hope you are ready to get a little bit excited and quite a bit emotional because event 2 on the individual side as well as the team side was one for the books. In fact I am actually thinking about writing a book that just covers the incredible details of event 2 at the 2013 Beast Fest. I am … Read More

Beast Fest Recap part 1

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What is there to say about Beast Fest? If you were there then you already know. If you weren’t I don’t think there is much that I can say to make you truly understand it. I will try to convey the essence of the day not just to share the event with folks who couldn’t be there but to commemorate … Read More

Chocolate muscle knows why he does it.

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  I read something today that made me thing of something I read the other day and the two things combined made me think about the sorts of things I think about everyday and often find myself without the words to say them let alone the space in which to speak them such that their impact is significantly felt and … Read More