JTF’s Mount Crushmore, Week 6

This is the halfway week of JTF's Mount Crushmore, y'all! It's flying by and I still have so much to share! I'm writing this on a Monday morning with arms and shoulders that are in permanent "typing" position -- not because I am just SO HYPED about writing this post but because it's nearly all … Continue reading JTF’s Mount Crushmore, Week 6

TBC Announcements 5/1/2019

New thing! I'm going to start delivering select "center-post" announcements via my social and blog on Wednesdays! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3AGkq4fUR3Y This week we're talking about BOOT CAMP at TITLE Boxing Club Knoxville! It starts Saturday, June 1 and runs for eight weeks every Saturday at 8:00am! This is our fourth year doing summer boot camp and we're … Continue reading TBC Announcements 5/1/2019

JTF’s Mount Crushmore, Week 5

So at week five that means JTF's Mount Crushmore is starting its second month -- a third of the program is behind us! There's a lot to get through so let's get through it. As always, this week's weigh-in is brought to you by InBody and Nutrishop Knoxville. Weekly Weigh-In: 222.2 Pounds (Goal: 210 Pounds; … Continue reading JTF’s Mount Crushmore, Week 5

JTF’s Mount Crushmore, Week 3

Last week I started a 20g/day load on creatine while simultaneously de-loading on my weight training program. This week we're going all-in with muscles fully saturated with creatine and a workout plan that's going to go hard! I promise to detail my workout plan more closely in the coming weeks (I'm not playing; I've gotten … Continue reading JTF’s Mount Crushmore, Week 3

JTF’s Mount Crushmore, Week 2

And with that, Week 1 is done, y'all! We've got pesky introductions knocked out, gave an outline for workout and nutrition ... now we're going to start getting into the meat of things! Last week I shared ALL of my readings so we had a good starting point. This post won't be so dense, for … Continue reading JTF’s Mount Crushmore, Week 2

JTF’s Mount Crushmore, Week 1

Alright so we're on it. Mount Crushmore is a thing and it's pretty exciting! There's a lot to get through here so let's dive right in. I'll quickly say that this week my weekly weigh-in and bi-weekly measurements were all done with InBody Testing at my local Nutrishop. This is a free service they provide … Continue reading JTF’s Mount Crushmore, Week 1

State of the Viking Freak Address

Happy November, weirdos. October went by like a flash and we're now on the holiday road. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IbL3NfWJUQs The weather is getting cooler, the leaves are changing colors, it's (apparently) tornado season in East Tennessee and countless desks at the office have bowls of leftover Halloween candy on top of them. That All Hallow's Eve remnants … Continue reading State of the Viking Freak Address

Friday Fitness Finds 4/20/2018

While it seems like the rest of the world is making weed jokes today, I'm over here polishing off my meal plan for next week and looking forward to an early night. Lately I've been playing a lot of Tetris on my Roku because that's what all 33-year-old single guys do on Friday nights, right? … Continue reading Friday Fitness Finds 4/20/2018

FRIDAY FITNESS FINDS 1/19/2018

What a week, y'all. In the last week I've continued working with existing clients/members, finished a final session with another and picked up four new ones. And those four new ones all seemed to come about at very strange times and in very strange circumstances. I could be writing in this blog forever or posting … Continue reading FRIDAY FITNESS FINDS 1/19/2018

The Weekly Thing 1/8, aka “New Year, Who Dis?”

It's the second week of January, guys -- know what that means? Statistically a quarter of all New Year's resolutions involve eating better and getting in the gym more, yet by the second week of January -- again, statistically -- we're dangerously close to 40% failure already. This stat isn't new to me and it's … Continue reading The Weekly Thing 1/8, aka “New Year, Who Dis?”