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First expedition training video

Please sit back and enjoy this short little expedition training video, knowing that you’re not having to drag a tire along a busy county highway. To enlarge the video to full screen, click on the little ...

Posted even better time

Slogging up the side of San Jacinto did have an immediate impact. I was able to get my standard tire towing route under 28 minutes. That’s a first! I was able to push much harder and feel my muscles ...

Still on this side

My legs and cardio are still on what I call this side of the Rubicon.  The Roman reference is very loose but it works for where I want to be.  Once you hit a certain level of being able to do something, you ...

Back in business

After a week of full down-time, I’m back in business!  My right foot didn’t hurt at all towing the tire on back-to-back days.  Woo hoo! This means I’ll have to be a little more careful about ...

Biding my time

After last weekend’s assault on the body, I’ve been taking several days off to let things heal up and not be sore.  As much as I like pushing it, “pushing” though the pain is usually ...

Achieved overtraining

Finally! I’ve achieved overtraining. It’s not really a positive accomplishment in the regimen but it tells me where the absolute limit is. My foot is hurting a bit after doing a 3 hour tow on ...

Better feeling big drag

Saturday was a long tire drag day, a full 5 miles.  It’s nothing like the 15-20 I’ll need to be doing in the winter.  It’s something you have to work up to.  After doing the assault ride 2 ...

Adding a dimension

I added a dimension to the basic tire dragging route.  My backpack came along with me for the drag.  Having that pack added a ton of load to my hips, making it feel as though I hadn’t backpacked in. ...

Still on this side of the Rubicon

After this morning’s tire tow, I found that my legs have stayed on the positive side of my training event last week.  After my hamstrings bothered me all week, everything felt great for this morning& ...

Upgrading the workout routine

After a recovery run this morning to the top of Tamarack, my hamstring started to feel better.  Once I got home, I did the un-manly thing and implemented a stretching routine.  After surfing the web for a ...

Back from the wilderness

I’m back from the Golden Trout Wilderness – had a great time! Aside from some seriously shredded legs from 2 miles of thorns, a close run-in with a fearless rattlesnake and the other outdoors ...

Wyoming Total Eclipse Guide

Sastrugi Press is super excited for our new book to come out this month: Wyoming Total Eclipse Guide, the Commemorative Official Keepsake Guidebook. It’s loaded with eclipse photography specifics, ...