Category Archives: exersise

  1. A Leap Of Faith

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    September 19, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    How To Stick The Landing Start with the best advice. A reliable guide shows the way. Once you arrive at …
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  2. One Boomer Gym At A Time

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    August 28, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    Rick Reilly, famous sports writer and fun guy by most accounts, wrote an espn.com column about gym characters. He’s seen …
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  3. Is ‘Better’ Good Enough

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    August 11, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    OR A SHORT FLIGHT TO CRASH AND BURN You can workout anywhere. It’s not all about the gym suit. Ask …
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  4. The Foundation Work

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    July 15, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    You’ve heard the saying “You can’t know someone until you’ve walked in their shoes.” Or walk in their footsteps. Or …
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  5. The Right Gym

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    March 19, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    (originally published: http://www.oregonlive.com/opinion/index.ssf/2012/03/the_right_gym_matters.html) Not everyone joins a gym to model the outfit they found under the Christmas tree, or test …
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  6. Know Your Sport, part 3

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    July 5, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    Boxing and Wrestling by David Gillaspie  The story of boxing can’t be told without Muhammad Ali, but it doesn’t need the …
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  7. The Sauna Difference-2

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    February 4, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    How To Hold Your Own Look through the window.  A decent sauna has a window.  No one likes a broiling …
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  8. The Sauna Difference-1

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    February 3, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    No Two Are The Same One hundred eighty degrees makes you do things you’ll apologize for, say things you’ll regret. …
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  9. The Esau Way

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    December 30, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    Inspired By http://www.shapeonline.com/healthy_eating/success_stories/34?show=all_comments And http://www.oregonlive.com/health/index.ssf/2009/02/combining_smaller_portions_lon.html Every pay-to-play gym has a familiar routine: people show up and sweat. Some go to the …
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  10. Better Answers Need Better Questions

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    September 21, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    (http://www.intermatwrestle.com/articles/7197) What do you tell a wrestling parent who says he has a freshman son? “He’s real skinny and not very strong, …
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  11. The Wolfe Match, Wrestling Writers, pt. 5

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    September 10, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    John Irving vs Tom Wolfe, NY, NY John Irving lies on a wrestling mat.  He breathes slowly, a yoga breath.  …
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  12. Compared To What?

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    September 2, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    (inspired by http://sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/) Compare a wrestling match to a ballgame, any ballgame. Football takes under an hour on the clock.  …
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  13. Death And Dying Again

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    August 11, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    A CYCLE Travelers to DG’s B&B come with travel stories from other parts of the world.  Some show up in …
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  14. THE MAT, THE TOOLS, AND THE DIVIDEND

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    July 28, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    The first time you feel it, you learn what you’ve got to work with. A sense of dread and uncertainty, …
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  15. GREEN WRESTLING INVESTMENT

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    July 22, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    FOR BEST RETURN ON SWEAT EQUITY Financial advisors come in all shapes and sizes.  Not all find the same audience, …
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  16. The Mick Says

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    July 11, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    If you didn’t know anything about sports and saw this shot, you’d be a baseball fan.  Mickey Mantle could do …
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  17. The Smart Coach

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    July 8, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    Coaches fall into one of two categories: A few benefit when they make their athletes better.  The more people they bring …
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  18. That Old Independence

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    July 4, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    Would a School Board cut PE during the time of one-room school houses?  Did they have PE to cut?  If kids …
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  19. Medically Sound Coaching

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    July 2, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    FOR PARKINSON’S My oldest son Tyler saw my approach to dealing with his grandfather’s Parkinson’s and called it ‘not medically …
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  20. PARKINSON’S COACH

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    June 30, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    shakeittillwemakeit.com I participated in my children’s’ sports and didn’t go crazy.  After one season watching kindergarten rec league soccer from the …
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