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Learned a few hours ago that my gym is closed for at least the next two and a half weeks, seemingly as part of the measures to reduce the risk of spreading the new corona virus. I was planning to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2020 at 的射
One of the things that's hard to come by in Tokyo is decent American-style breakfast or brunch. One of my favorite things to do back in the States was to go out to brunch on Sundays and feast while throwing... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2020 at tonari no shibafu
from Vice Munchies Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2020 at tonari no shibafu
Gotta go to Lucca in Toronto. Pretty sure that's where Miyuki Adachi works and I've been addicted to his Instagram for quite some time now. If you've an interest in handmade pasta, do yourself a favor and check it out.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2020 at tonari no shibafu
Squats 3x3@100, deads 2x5@125, bentover rows 3 sets@25, single-leg leg curls 2 sets. Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2020 at 的射
From Rippetoe's Practical Programming for Strength Training: So what is the best way to address this potential problem? Start simple. Start cheap. If proper nutritional advice is ignored or difficult to follow, then vitamin and mineral supplementation can be recommended... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2020 at 的射
So I've been slowly but surely trying to increase the weights I'm using. It probably seems obvious, but the only way to get stronger is to constantly chase bigger poundages. There are many ways to go about it and I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2020 at 的射
I recently started listening to the Uncivilize podcast and I'm digging a lot of it. Since I'm very late to the party, I only just heard the podcast with John Barentine. I think the first time I remember being startled... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2020 at tonari no shibafu
So... my cell phone's screen just died. I suppose ten and a half years (albeit with one replacement battery) is a good run for such things. Everything's closed for the holidays just now, so it'll be a couple of days... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2020 at tonari no shibafu
I have a love of cookbooks. To be more p... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2020 at tonari no shibafu
The Guardian reports that Thai massage has gained UNESCO heritage recognition. My go-to therapeutic modality. Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2019 at tonari no shibafu
Got back on Wednesday from a trip to Iceland. My original itinerary had me flying out on October 12th, but typhoon Hagibis, had other plans. On Thursday, I found out that my flight (Haneda airport to Beijing) had been cancelled.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2019 at tonari no shibafu
Back from a week's vacation in Iceland. Got to go to a sweetie of a gym with Hler, but only had that one workout while I was gone. Did 5x5@80 on squats in that gym just to knock the rust... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2019 at 的射
New personal best Squats 107.5 kg Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2019 at 的射
Most people my age would remember Rip Taylor from the Hollywood Squares, but my strongest memories of him are from (Sid and Marty Krofft's) Sigmund and the Seamonsters. Thanks for the memories. Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2019 at tonari no shibafu
One off-handed email and Todd's sent me down a YouTube rabbit hole. He sent me this which was enough to pique my curiosity. I then watched/listened to this which led me to this landing me finally on Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2019 at tonari no shibafu
I started taking pictures on film again about a year ago. I finally got around to taking my rolls in to HCL. They scanned them to a CD and I now need to spend some time curating and uploading to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2019 at tonari no shibafu
Prepping for a trip to Iceland and found this helpful video. Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2019 at tonari no shibafu
Squats working up to a double at 92.5, standing overhead press 3x5@32.5, lat pulldown 3x5@31.5. Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2019 at 的射
Standing barbell curls 4 or 5 sets with 20 kg, cable triceps pushdowns 3 or 4 sets with 31 kg, 2 or 3 sets triceps cable extensions 31 kg, squats working up to a double with 90 kg, deads 1x4... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2019 at 的射
After taking a few weeks off around my birthday, I got back into the gym a couple of weeks ago. Here's what I did today: Squats 3x2@90, low incline db bench 2 or 3 sets at 12 kg (reps 15-20)... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2019 at 的射
Squats 3x5@82.5, bench press 3x5@62.5, bentover rows 3x5@62.5. Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2019 at 的射