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Barbell Training As Rehab – A Look Back

Barbell Training as Rehab Brian Jones’ Story by Karl Schudt, SSC | May 29, 2013 “I’m glad you didn’t listen to your doctors.”  – Mark Rippetoe “I can’t go the gym. Weightlifting is hard. I’m too old. I’m a hard-gainer.” There are lots of excuses that people have for not getting under a barbell. We want life to be …

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A View from above – A Barbell Stoic’s Perspective Part 2

To recap – on a roof, very quickly came off a roof  – involuntarily.  Broke my legs bad.  Life had changed dramatically in an instant.  Now I was faced with a future of being dependent on either a wheelchair or walker to even get around.  I was an invalid.  Life became nothing more than existing …

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A VIEW FROM ABOVE – A BARBELL STOIC’S PERSPECTIVE PART 1

Brian Jones Stoicism is an ancient Greek school of philosophy founded at Athens by Zeno of Citium. To most, Stoicism is either unknown or misunderstood. This vibrant, action-oriented, and paradigm-shifting way of living has become shorthand for “emotionlessness.” Given the fact that the mere mention of philosophy makes most nervous or bored, “Stoic philosophy” on …

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Fate? Or Coincidence?

in flight

Several months ago, I was walking through the airport in Lexington, KY. My headphones ‘ charge had died so I was having to hear the ambient noise in the terminal! Horrible, right? Wrong. Walking along the airline counters row, I heard from my right and to the rear someone say, ‘Hey, that’s the Barbell Guy …

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