Category Archives: Recovery
We have completed the GORUCK Challenge.
12.5 hours (9:00 pm – 9:30am)
40 lb rucksacks (never to touch the ground)
2 x logs (at least 200 pounds ea.) ~ later to be substituted by one 250 pound log
1 x bag (110 lbs … Continue reading
B36 scored us these sweet new cups – and I decided to put mine to good use:
This might sound like a witches brew to B36, but I think AnvilDestroyer knows what I’m talking about here:
4 oz apple juice
1 1/2 … Continue reading
Excerpt from “Carry On!” by Robert Service:
And so in the strife of the battle of life
It’s easy to fight when you’re winning;
It’s easy to slave, and starve and be brave,
When the dawn of success is beginning.
But the man who can … Continue reading
The comfort zone is a behavioral state within which a person operates in an anxiety-neutral condition, using a limited set of behaviors to deliver a steady level of performance, usually without a sense of risk (Alisdair White 2009).
To step out … Continue reading
Prior to our November 2003 Mountain Resolve Operation, we assembled on the Bagram Air Field flight line for some CH-47 infil / exfil rehearsals. At the conclusion of the full-combat gear rehearsals, we were marched over to the post gym … Continue reading
I was half way into writing a light-hearted, potentially humorous post about my training week. But sitting in my living room with a roof and four intact walls, watching the news coverage of the tornado devastation across this midwest … Continue reading
There’s no better place to be than a day and a half before a race. Super Spartan Miami kicks off Saturday morning and I’m taking full advantage. I’m carbo-loading!!
I’m usually pretty good about my diet. Lots of lean meats and … Continue reading
It’s February. There is no snow. Everything is brown and dirty. No excuses.
Two weeks ago, I culminated my winter build-up with an 8.5 mile long slow run. My shoes, looking extremely treadless, caused me to begin a week of running … Continue reading
Bookends: To have a combat patch with your current unit. The same patch on each shoulder mimics the appearance of matching bookends.
Another example of bookends would be the beverages used to start and finish the day. Let us begin with … Continue reading