Fat Tails: Life Outside of the Bell Curve

Fat Tails: Life Outside of the Bell Curve

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May

2017

Remember the bell curve? It's a figure of speech at this point, but the last time you probably saw one on paper was in high school. You can graph virtually any observable thing and with enough data points you'll likely find a naturally occurring bell curve. The height of DEUCE Gym members, the average time duration of worko ...
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A Practical Guide to Adding 100lbs to Your Lift

A Practical Guide to Adding 100lbs to Your Lift

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May

2017

Yesterday I put a hundred pounds on my one rep max split jerk. OK, I specifically put 97lbs, but you get the point. Now, I'm going to give you the details on how to do this, but like any classic "sell them what they want, give them what they need" scheme, it has a surprise.I actually remember June 16, 2015 very vividly. I h ...
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It’s Just Weather

It’s Just Weather

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May

2017

There are things that happen in this life that you observe that you are not able to dictate. These are things that you experience, but have no control over. Weather is one of these. The weather is present every single day. Depending on where you are on this lovely planet has a tremendous effect on the flavor you may experie ...
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DEUCE Presents: Memorial Day “Murph”

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May

2017

We invite you to join us on Memorial Day, Monday May 29, at 10AM for a DEUCE Gym tradition. All classes will be cancelled in observance of the holiday and we will perform one workout, a tribute to Michael Murphy. All are welcome to Memorial Day Murph.While Lt. Michael Murphy likely would have preferred his story not be the ...
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Your Fitness (of Lack thereof) Isn’t It

Your Fitness (of Lack thereof) Isn’t It

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May

2017

It's incredibly easy to assume that because you're new to fitness or weak in a particular area that this whole thing is just harder for you than it is for other people. This is a mistake. The Holy Grail of any pursuit is when the pursuer gives her best effort. In fact, the beauty of the elusive best effort lies in its rela ...
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MYTH: The Straight Shot at the Title

MYTH: The Straight Shot at the Title

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May

2017

The way I look at it no one gets a straight shot at the title. No one ever has and no one ever will. Not Dwight Eisenhower, not Tiger Woods, or even the damn Beastie Boys did it undefeated. Not even the Greatest of All Time got a straight shot at the title. Which one, you ask? That's a trick question. Pick one. Muhammad Ali ...
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Hand Over the Reigns

Hand Over the Reigns

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May

2017

Control. We all battle with control in our lives. We all have our own relationships with control, and life definitely has a way of testing your resolve with your own choices. I feel this all the time. Keeping this in check and controlling what is yours to control can be very fulfilling effort and a very challenging task.On ...
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Pro Shop: Black DEUCE Skull Pocket Tee

Pro Shop: Black DEUCE Skull Pocket Tee

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May

2017

The DEUCE Online Store is now stocked with this brand new black skull tee. The skate-style tee will resist the wear and tear of training better than its white predecessor. This shirt, too, features a pocket with "Venice" emblazoned on the front and the alternative DEUCE skull logo on the back.This is a unisex t-shirt and al ...
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The Self-Authoring Mind & Conscious Freedom

The Self-Authoring Mind & Conscious Freedom

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May

2017

In the process of writing a book, I’ve accidentally dipped my toes quite deeply into a sea of information regarding human consciousness. Before that word makes you roll your eyes with imagery of ayahuasca ceremonies and barefoot hippies, let’s just clear one thing up. That word, consciousness, just refers to your mind's ...
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FREE Community Workout Saturday

FREE Community Workout Saturday

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May

2017

How does "free" sound? I think we all can get behind that. This Saturday we invite you to train with us for FREE at 9AM. This is a monthly tradition at DEUCE Gym, and all are welcome.In fact, each and every first Saturday of the month we'll invite the community in to grab a sweat with us. All fitness levels and ages are we ...
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