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2016 Review

At the start of 2016, I read a post by Nate Green using the “Start, Stop, Continue” framework to evaluate his progress over the past year, and create an action plan for the year ahead. Nate recounted his proclivity to focus on the future, and his struggle to reflect on the past, a problem I […]

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OMM12: Walking dead, testing the impossible, neck strength

With the holiday season coming to a close, here’s what’s on my mind right now: Testing the “impossible”: 17 questions that changed my life Whether or not you agree with Tim Ferriss’ methods, it’s always interesting to watch someone trace the steps they took leading to where they are today. With the new year just […]

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OMM#9 – Seated calf raises, emails, standing desks

It’s Friday again and you know what that means; Here’s what caught my eye this week: Don’t throw out your seated calf raise The seated calf raise seems like a relic of a long-forgotten bodybuilding age. Often relegated to collect dust in the corner, this recent post from Dr Peter Malliaras suggests it may be […]

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OMM #8 – Strength on dysfunction, group physio, enhanced clipboards

Here’s a short and sweet list of what’s on my mind heading into the October long weekend: Building strength on dysfunction I’ve been meaning to write a post on this concept for ages, but Greg Lehman beat me to it. Simple quotes like these spread like wildfire on twitter, but rarely reflect on the actual […]

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On my mind #6 – Ineptitude, ACL rehab & deep work

Ah, the first weekend of fall. That morning chill in the air, the subtle shifting of the leaves from vibrant greens to shades of orange, and Facebook feeds filling up with infographics on the purported dangers of the now infamous pumpkin-spice lattes. Here’s what’s on my mind this weekend: Ineptitude is a bigger problem than […]

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11 lessons from my first pec tear

I can remember it like it was yesterday. It was the second rep of a heavy set, not my working weight, but a heavy set on the bench press nonetheless. Lowering the bar to my chest, I started to feel a searing pain across the upper portion of my chest, like someone had jabbed something […]

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Dan Ogborn