Danny Lesslie

Diversion Hilarity

For about the past two months I have been riding my bike to work. The ride is about thirty minute each way, so at first it was a lot to get used to, but now I really enjoy the time. Each day starts with a healthy sweat, and lately a pretty brisk jaunt across town.

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Checklists and Brain Farts

Checklists are gold. They are gold in many instances, including lifting weights. There are a million things to talk about when you move a barbell. Ideally we can condense down a whole bunch of cues and positions into a couple actionable steps that will lead you home once you get your hands on the iron.

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Box Squat 1-2-3

The box squat is different than a traditional back squat. The goal here is to stretch the hamstrings and put the work into the hips. It should not feel the same as a back squat nor are you likely to have the same numbers that you do in a back squat when beginning. It’s easiest

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Signals

Part of living in and around other people is reading signals. Signals that people are giving to precede their upcoming actions or let you know what they just did. Sharing spaces, sharing roads, and sharing resources requires us to read signals from other people. A very simple example of this is someone using the blinker

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Balance

Lately, balance has been quite a struggle for me personally. Kids very commonly bring this on. How do we adjust our schedules to accommodate four humans as opposed to two? Where do we find us time? How does work fit in? How do we do fitness things? We have chosen not to put our kids

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